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Interpreting Soil Content Survey Results

We moved into our new-build property in November 2018, and have been beset with garden (more specifically, lawn) issues since the start. After badgering and persisting, our developer agreed to ...
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Starting parsnips in cells

Everything I have read online has told me that parsnips need to be seeded directly as they don’t like being transplanted from pot to ground. However our allotment plot is renown for the mice getting ...
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Identifying this (locust?) tree?

I have a really nice tree in my front yard which unfortunately needs to be removed (and cannot be relocated). As I am going to be very sad to lose it and may wish to obtain another, I would really ...
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Killing weeds with a drill

Does anyone know if killing weeds mechanically using a rotary tool like a drill work? For example, the 'Weed Spinner': https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ld96e0mOrs4 How come they aren't so widely used ...
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Does anyone know what this soil insect is?

I bought a palm plant from Aldi a few weeks ago but only just notice some critters hanging around in the soil. Only spotted a couple so not riddled with them (yet). Just wondered if they're harmful ...
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Can anyone help me identify the problem with my Areca Palm

I got this plant some 2 months ago from a local nursery and recently I noticed dark brown and yellow spots and now It started dying as you can see int the second image. I am watering it when the upper ...
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Can you identify this plant with toothed leaves?

Are you able to identify this plant that is in my front yard? It is about 70cm high at the moment, and grows out in separate stems that come out from the ground that you see here. I live in Melbourne, ...
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At what age/size will an avocado tree survive a European winter?

Me and my brown thumb finally managed to grow an avocado tree. I'd like to grow it for a while and then plant it in the garden in a few years. I read that avocados shouldn't be left outside during the ...
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What happen to my hydroponic lettuce leaves

What may cause my lettuce leaves to look like in these pictures? I don't find any literature in my language (Bahasa Indonesia) that explain this phenomenon or find any similar images on the internet. ...
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Is this possibly Arum?

If so, any guess which? This is in my woods in the North Carolina mountains, late September. None other around that I see. I just spent quite a while removing invasives (the usual aggressive ones).
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White patches with black dots on leaves of Areca Palm

I have a small Areca Palm and today I noticed these small white patches appearing on the leaves, the patch is on the top and bottom side of the leaf, it almost looks like it's dried out? Whatever it ...
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Which nut is this?

I found this nut in the woods in Massachusetts. I had thought that it were a chestnut, but that does not seem to be the case. Thanks!
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Overwintering Lavender Meerlo

I have a lavender meerlo Picture source I live in Austria, I think zone 7A (-17.8°C - -15°C). My apartment is on the 4th floor, facing north. I'm reluctant to leave the plant on the balcony during ...
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How to kill off bramble roots?

I decided to start a vegetable garden so I started clearing my backyard after several years of bramble colonising it. I realize some roots go beyond 40cm deep. Instead of digging further to reach the ...
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Dendrobium with black spots on the leaves

There are these black spots on almost every leaf of our Dendrobium (?). It has flowered once but has kind of gone into a resting phase ever since, I guess that is normal (please correct me if it's not)...
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Help Identifying plant?

It started growing in one of the pots, but I have no idea what it is. It doesn’t look like a weed even though it’s growing at full sun and 90+ degree weather.
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Kentia Palm brown leaves

enter image description hereI’ve read a few previous Kentia Palm questions but unfortunately I’m still confused as to what is happening with my plant. I bought it about 3months ago from Harris Farm (...
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What flowers did Ponce De Leon find in La Florida?

When Ponce De Leon arrived somewhere near St. Augustine, looking for gold and the fabled Fountain of Youth, he famously named it La Florida, and an early theory to why he did so was because in 1513 (...
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Can you graft onto the stump of an established apple tree?

I have some well-established Bramley apple trees - 5 of them which is 2 more than I need, so my plan was to remove 2 ad plant other varieties. But is it possible to graft a new tree onto the existing ...
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Well-watered Fittonia is sad (droopy)

I've had a Fittonia (Nerve plant) for more than a year now, and it's been doing really great. I've repotted it once and until a month ago it was doing so well that I was considering dividing it. ...
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What causes a slimy feel on Goji berry stems below a label?

I was inspecting my freshly planted Goji Berry plants, and was wondering what would cause a slimy feel? It's between the plastic milk carton label, and the wood chips sitting at the base of the plant.
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New growth Dracaena Marginata leaves dropping

A little over month ago I posted about brown spots on my Dracaena Marginata (Dying leaves on "Dracaena marginata"). I reduced watering slightly, and now I'm running into another issue. On ...
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english ivy leaves browning suddenly

All of a sudden the leaves started turning brown and shriveling up and it started spreading to other plants. Anyone know the cause of this? The plants get regular water (soil is usually moist) and no ...
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When to bring potted calamondin tree indoor?

I have a potted calamondin tree (calamansi). I had to bring it to the balcony in summer because it does not fit on a window sill and it was too hot to keep the curtains open all day. Now I noticed ...
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How much water to use for very large indoor pot?

A while ago I rescued a couple of large cast iron plants (Aspidistra) from a dumpster. The largest pot is 38cm in internal diameter, about 30cm deep. Even that pot is probably a bit small for the ...
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Approach to dealing with sloping bed

The ground in front of my house slopes down fairly aggressively from right to left. This leaves an awkward sloping garden bed between my driveway, house, front steps, and sidewalk. See photo below. ...
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Browning cactus. Cut and repot or wait?

Not sure what type of cactus this is, but it was a grocery store purchase from 2 years ago and has been doing okay until the past 6 months. It sits in a western facing window with about 7 hours of ...
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What are these orange spots on my Dracaena Fragrans?

Sorry for the long question, feel free to just go off of the pictures! Background info.: I've had him for about 10 months. He gets bright indirect light in a SW window, watered with rain or de-...
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Entire apple seedling was eaten, but miraculously came back as two. Now what?

At the beginning of the pandemic, house bound, I decided I wanted to try germinating apple seeds from fruits I had consumed. After a dormancy, one of the seeds actually sprouted and I was obsessed ...
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Can a dry macadamia tree be saved?

I have a 5 year old macadamia tree. So far I used to water it daily using a watering computer. But I was not at home for two months and the computer battery went off. When I came back, I saw that all ...
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Can I plant the root vegetable tops for harvesting the seeds?

I have mistakenly forgotten to save some seeds of the root vegetables for planting separately for harvesting the seeds. I know that people plant the root vegetable tops for harvesting greens, so I ...
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What is this fruit tree that looks like lime and orange?

Can't remember what these are. They are no limes. They have a sweet sour taste. You can peel them and eat them, they are so good. Around December they turn yellowish orange color. Not oranges. Any ...
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Succulent with green/red leaves, small and multiple pink flowers, identification

I've already asked here but the none of the answer were correct and the picture I uploaded was without the flowers. It likes partial sun/bright shade. Does anyone know what succulent is this?
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Cold Weather Trees with Buttress Roots?

Are there cold-weather trees with buttress roots which would grow well in the Northeast of the US?
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Is watering a lawn wasteful?

I'm wondering since evaporation is 24/7. Does it really matter when you water? If I water in the heat of the day it may cool my yard down and such the evaporation may be less. Plus since it is a ...
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Possible weed identification

Good evening, This spring/summer, a plant emerged, and I'm not sure if it's a weed or not. It's grown about 3ft this year, and there are a few of the same plant within a radius of about a metre. If it'...
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Why are there holes in these green radishes?

I was at my local supermarket when I noticed these green radishes which all had these holes in their sides as seen in the photo. The skin of the radishes around the holes look too smooth to have been ...
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Brown splotches on leaves on Dracaena Fragrans

I have a Dracaena Fragrans that I've had for about 5 years with 4 stalks. About 9 months ago, I moved it to a bigger pot, and it continues to grow (almost to my ceiling!), but over the last month or ...
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Treating powdery mildew

Our tomato plants got powdery mildew problem, because of wildfire at west coast, there was not much sunlight, and even some leaves at top has powdery mildew problem, as you can see in the first ...
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When to move Euphorbia milii to full sun?

Yesterday I bought a Euphorbia milii (Crown of Thorn) in a 6" pot from my local Home Depot. At the store it never received full sun. I know that this plant thrives with direct sun, so I'll be ...
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How do I make weed killer at home?

I am looking to maintain a small patch of loose rock/pebbles in my yard: There's a fair bit of weed growing through the pebbles. I am hesitant to use Glyphosate as its an over kill and I've heard has ...
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Apple tree sapling blossoming in September?

I planted a Bramley Apple sapling 2 years ago and it has just (early September in the UK) started to blossom. Is this normal for the UK?
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Please identify cause of dead spots on my Malabar spinach

I noticed there are small spots on the plant, but they keep getting bigger and eventually turned brown, like dead spots on the leaf. How do I get rid of these? I've already cut all the affected leaves ...
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What is this little cedar-like plant/tree?

I believe this to be some kind of cedar (tree or bush), but would love to know which. Is it an actual cedar tree that could end up as a very large cedar tree? Or is it some kind of cedar scrub that ...
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trying to identify something that just popped up.?

Many brackets of 7 thin serrated leaves. has scent
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Farfugium Single Stem/Leaf Discolored?

I have two Farfugiums near each other in my garden: #1 looks good to me (the stuff accumulated in leaves is just throw-off from a nearby crepe myrtle): https://www.dropbox.com/s/h59trbmll5z7yk8/2020-...
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Succulent in need of repotting

My colleague had bought this succulent plant for our office in a supermarket, and it was left there before lockdown. Over the months it has grown in size (it had a small rose-like shape just above the ...
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Were can I buy punctureVine weevils? [closed]

I live in Utah and I've been googling for 20 minutes and can't seem to find any were that sells them. Were can i buy puncutrevine Weevils to control the puncturevine in my yard?
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Why are my daisy flowers dying? :((

Ive got Osteospermum (African Daisy), however I cant figure out why the flowers are getting their petals chopped and are mostly dying, The plant seems healthy and I cant see any insects or bugs around....
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White and black dots on basil

I have a basil plant and the tips are getting yellow with white and black dots does anyone know what this is Or how to treat it

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