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Was wondering if seeds are still good with mold growing on them or need to be thrown out

I recently saved some seeds from the pumpkins I had for decorating this fall. I thought I had them completely dried out and put them in storage bags, but after a couple of weeks some of the seeds have ...
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pot and shaping for Bougainvillea

If I want to grow a bougainvillea in a pot or hanging basket, how big dies it need to be? Relatedly is there a metric for the size if the pot to the bougainvillea? Lastly, I've always perceived ...
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Heights of inlet and outlet pipes in NFT set up

I have read quite a few diy Nutrient Film Technique (NFT) guides online. Most are sparse on specific implementation details. In an NFT setup, does the water need to pool in the trough or must all the ...
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Can you identify this trailing plant from my old home?

It was an evergreen climber in our front porch back in the 1990s. We never took photos of it directly, but it has been in the background of our photos (so excuse the low quality image). The plant ...
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Can I use peat as a substrate for oyster mushroom growing?

I want to grow mushrooms at home. For small scale. I have done some research found that oysters are the easiest to start so I bought some grain spawn. For the substrate I am out of US and I dont knoe ...
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Can I coppice a cedar hedge

I have a 12' high cedar hedge. Unfortunately it is 8' wide. I have a narrow back yard, so would like it to be only 3' wide. Do I need to start again from seedlings, or is it possible to coppice the ...
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My palm plant is dead can I revive it?

My plant was growing well in summer but suddenly it started losing leaves and now as you can see in the picture has no leaves anymore. I changed the soil, changed the watering pattern but none helped ...
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Peace Lily very dehydrated, still drooping after watering

I didn't realize it, but I have been vastly underwatering my peace lily. It's always recovered after watering. This time, one day it was fine and then it drooped. When I watered it, some of the leaves ...
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what is this flowering succulent type plant?

The leaves feel little plump and watery. Is this succulent? How do I care for it?
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What is this plants with cup like flowers

What is this plants with cup like flowers? Are the cups flowers or something else?
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Plant whose leaves turn to pink. What is it?

What is this flower plant that turns its leaves to bright pink? How do I care for it? Location: Delhi. Stem:
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Is this Dracaena reflexa?

Dracaena reflexa? Does care requirement same for other dracaenas?
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Is this Areca Palm or bamboo palm?

Location Delhi. Care instructions?
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Is this plant Monstera?

Is this Monstera Deliciosa? How to care for this plant? Location: Delhi.
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Bush like flower plant. What is it?

Does this plant require full sun?
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Dwarf Zeylanica Snake Sansevieria Trifasciata no pup

I bought below Snake plant from nursery a year back , It had one pup growing i moved it to below pot, i put this one in bright spot but its been almost year no new pup has grown. i water it after 2-3 ...
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What is this bug? Is it a pest?

The other day I asked a question about keeping Japanese squash plants. Just now I discovered some bugs in the pot where I keep the squash plants. I saw maybe 10 of them creeping on or just below the ...
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Odd brown spots/patches on my Pilea. will someone ID for me please?

My chinese money plant has these weird little spots. Some leaves just have the brown rash looking patch, but the one has a dark solid spot that seems to have almost made a hole. this is the second ...
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Reusing soil with earthworms in pots?

I have several potted plants, and just today I noticed I have an infestation of small earthworms. I’ll be washing and repotting all these plants with fresh soil, but I don’t know what to do with the ...
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Crispy wave fern leaf skeletal

I have had a crispy wave fern for a couple of months now and its overall health seems pretty good with the exception of one leaf that has a skeletal look, see the picture below. It seems to propagate ...
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Anvil or by-pass pruner?

I have a few potted plants, and plan on expanding with more different variety of plants. Not sure what kinds. I am looking for good quality pruners that will be most suitable for my different kinds ...
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Houseplants care tips

I am a new plant mom and have a variety of plants ( peace lilies, anthuriums, dracaena, pothos etc.) And I am very particular about watering, soil check and pruning etc. I am leaving for a trip (...
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Does the type of mulch you use matter depending on where you are or the type of climate you have?

I plan on using mulch for the first time starting next year so I've been looking up you tube videos regarding the topic to get me started. So far, wood chips is what tops the list of all the people ...
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Does seeds from two tomatos from the same plant share the exact same genetics?

I have a tomato plant with a huge deformed tomato, and other normal ones. If I save seeds from the deformed tomato, could it result in plants with more chances of giving deformed tomatos than if I ...
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Elephant Ear Philodendrum not doing well!

This plant was huge when I first bought it but it had a severe infestation of millipedes and since then has been struggling. I'm also don't think the plant was getting enough light and probably too ...
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How do I stop the leaves falling off my Rubber plant?

After killing my last rubber plant through over watering, I've been very careful not to do the same. So much so, that I came back from holiday to find all the leaves drooping. I watered it but a month ...
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Why is the base of my pineapple plant so thin?

I've recently discovered that the base of my pineapple plant is very thin (see the attached pictures). It almost seems that if it grows bigger, it will just snap! How can I help it not break under ...
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Which fast growing evergreen will provide the most privacy from the road?

There is a ravine behind our house (much of which is our property) with a busy road behind it. The ravine is home to many big leaf maples, alders, and shrubs, with a creek at the bottom. When the ...
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How large can areca palm grow?

I've been researching to buy plants for my rooftop. We live in the Caribbean, so the plants will receive at least 6 hours of direct sun. The heat is also unbearable. With that said, I saw an ad where ...
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My Tulsi plant has white thing

Can anyone help why my Tulsi (Holy Basil) plant has the white thing and how I can fix it?
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Why did my blackberry plant fail to set fruit?

I planted a dwarf everbearing blackberry ("Baby Cakes" cultivar) in a container this past spring. After growing vigorously through the summer to fill a 30-35 gallon trough, it flowered voluminously on ...
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Should I remove a secondary tree that sprouted from a dwarf apple tree?

Last year I planted a dwarf apple tree, and this year after returning from vacation it has a secondary tree that's sprouted up from around the base. Here's a photo showing what I mean: https://...
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Camomile and oregano stopped growing after sprouting

I planted oregano and camomile from seeds, and shortly after sprouting they stopped growing. I tried moving them to a more sunny or shaded areas, but they still don't grow. They keep being the same ...
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Philodendron Brasil unfurl deformed

The leaves unfurl in a deformed manner, it will unfurl in a unusual shape, or be crinkled or translucent in some parts. I cant see any bugs, however it typically only happens on new leaves. I apply a ...
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Please identify pine tree?

I’m in the Caribbean, and someone’s selling a 6-ft potted tree that seller identifies as “pine”. I’m including pictures. Can anyone identify this tree? I only have these pictures. Can this remain in ...
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Please explain how leaving turf 1/8" longer equals 30% increase in leaf area

A number of eco-friendly turf management sources say something along the lines of Increasing grass height only 1/8 inch adds about 300 square feet more energy-collecting leaf surface for each 1,...
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What kind of disease is this, which is ruining my crop

I have grown castor in 5 acres, Castor is not traditionally grown in our area, but in the last two years my father has been growing this crop, because its price is high in the market. Last year's ...
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Which plant is this one?

A friend received this plant as a present and we are trying to figure out which kind it is, and how to best take care of it. So any tips in that regard will be welcome :)
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Does the Plant Breeders Rights in CA & US Plant Patent Act inhibit me from using a protected plant for purposes of creating a new hybrid?

This is merely hypothetical; 'Plant A' is a non-protected hybrid plant. 'Plant B' is a protected Hybrid. Can I use the pollen to 'Plant B' to pollinate 'Plant A' to create a new hybrid, 'Plant X', ...
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Do roots develop where there is room?

I was wondering if I were to plant a seedling in one end of a rectangular container, as pictured below, would it affect root development, or would the plant develop roots where there is space?
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Care for unplanted saplings in winter

I was recently shipped 10 Norway Spruce saplings from the Arbor Day foundation. The problem is that it's mid December and the ground is frozen. I was thinking I should plant them indoors to let the ...
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Japanese squash seedlings are going limp

Having boned up on online articles on how to grow kabocha (Japanese squash), I understand that it is not ideal to have them indoors and in planters. However, I live in a high-rise and there is nothing ...
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Plumbago plant spacing in areas that get frost

I bought this plumbago plant that i wanna use in my perennial border but i dont know where to put it exactly (front or back) and how far from the rest of the plants. I read that it can get up to 10 ...
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Why are my lemon tree’s leaves curling?

Help! Our lemon tree’s leaves are completely curled. They started curling around four days ago or so. We thought it was an under-watering issue, but since a heavy watering nothing has changed (maybe ...
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What is causing these circular spots on my pepper's leaves?

I recently posted about a pepper plant that I got from the local market. Lately, I have noticed circular whitish-brown spots on a lot of the leaves and this seems to be gradually spreading to other ...
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What is this house-plant?

What plant is it? It's dying and I don't know why!
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Level lawn to Laying plastic shed with membrane

I have ordered a shed and whole slab pavement/patio seem like a big job I ordered plastic based 8*6 shed base with membrane. Now I want to lay it, some suggest we can just lay builder’s sand as base, ...
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what kind of pest is this, and how to get rid of it?

Hello, this is a pest that invaded my kalanchoe after I had overwatered it for a few weeks. I am not completely sure what is it, though I narrowed it down to gnats or scale bugs. I stopped watering ...
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What kind of (acacia) tree is this?

It's some sort of acacia, but I am not sure which. Nilotica? https://photos.app.goo.gl/4N4fXk4aMpZPWMUo6
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What went wrong with my potted creeping fig?

I bought this ice caps creeping fig in September, and it's just not doing very well. The leaves are very dry and brown looking, and I haven't seen any new leaves since shortly after we got it; I'm not ...

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