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Chrysanthemum,how can i refresh them in the garden

My plants will flower in a month or two but have dead leaves up the stems already.
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Did this Elephants ear get sunburn?

I bought this plant and put it next to a south facing window on a sunny day. 2 days later I noticed the leaf had this big yellow/brown patch on it. Is this characteristic of being sunburnt or ...
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What causes a planted seed not have leaves

I started a avacado tree from seed and it is about two feet tall but it only has new leaves at the top of it and the rest is bare stalk. what do I need to do to make it make more leaves.
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Will lemon tree ever grow new leaves on on bare branches?

I have an apparently healthy lemon tree that exhibits a few isolated leafless branches, 10-30cm long. Can I assume these are dead wood and prune them, or should I wait longer for them to emit new ...
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could this be CLIVIA MINIATA?

If been told that this is an Amaryllis but I'm very doubtful. I have identified this plant as CLIVIA MINIATA but it's so battered I'm not so sure! It has a baby that looks slightly different Any ...
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Young mango tree leaves get blackish and fall off

I have planted a mango seed and it was growing fine until a few days ago I noticed that one of the leaves had started going blackish. When I touched it, it fell. Yesterday I noticed that another one ...
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2 year old avocado plant not doing too great, possible cold damage

I have 2 avocado plants that are not doing too well... Here is a photo: About week ago they looked fine, a couple of dying leaves but nothing too bad. In the last couple of days temperatures have ...
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8-month avocado plant developed large spots on leaves that are spreading… what do I do?

I have an ~8 month avocado plant that was growing really well until about two months ago, when it started developing large dark brown spots on the leafs. The spots continued to spread to the ...
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Brown streaks on neon pothos

l have this neon pothos, not sure if it's variegated (l suppose so) cause it has real neon leaves on top and the variegated one at the bottom, but the older leaves have these marks shown in the ...
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Brown mold on my reishi grow?

I'm growing a monotub of reishi. The tub is well colonised but it looks like there's a couple square inches where the reishi myc isn't growing and I noticed a small patch of brown eaten into the ...
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good plants for a marshy area?

I'm trying to add some plants to our backyard that can do well in healthy soil that does get very marshy several times during the summer. It's an area that receives some sun and some shade - probably ...
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Is the pruner bad or my technique? Cuts are not clean and nice

I got this pruner and the build quality is certainly good, but my cut experience is not going good. The cuts are not clean. Check the pics attached: This is how I do it: I place the pruner in ...
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What kind of beetle is this?

I found this guy climbing around my baby aloes today. I have no interest in killing it. I just want to identify it. In the very bottom of the photo is a brownish/reddish blob with a crater of ...
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Click & Grow Bug Infestation

Our 4 week old Click & Grow Basil pods are sprouting nicely, and suddenly we have a tiny white bug infestation!! How to get rid of them? Don't want to use chemicals as we plan to consume the basil,...
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Wondering why my Ocean Spider Plant is not thriving

A friend of mines had given me this Ocean Plant about six months ago. It has not made the long spider babies that normally come out. I was wondering if someone can suggest what Im doing wrong or if ...
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How Can I Turn Granular Mycorrhizae into Effective Liquid?

Looking to turn granulated mycorrhizae (combined with other beneficial bacteria) into a liquid to use. I use a low pressure aeroponics system and would like to use this granular product but unsure ...
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Heavy wet clayey soil - grit, sand or perlite?

I live in a rented house with a garden in North East of England. Last year I attempted to create a small bed for growing herbs and some vegetables but the soil appears to be very clayey and wet all ...
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Looking for a tall flower that blooms like a sparkler burns

It was several years since I saw it, so I'm unclear on some details. However, the short description is that it blooms in a manner that resembles a sparkler (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sparkler). ...
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Ivy growing through wood fence solutions! [closed]

Open to suggestions, & have one or two here, myself! Ok, after months of consideration, i've finally decided on galvalon metal roofing (slightly nicer than galvanized), set sideways, lengthwise, ...
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What is the best light timing for an indoor ficus bonsai in both the winter and summer?

I recently got an indoor ficus bonsai and it's doing well. I bought a grow light for it and I put it on a timer, but I'm not sure what the best light timing is for the plant. I'm having trouble ...
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How long do I wait to wire my ficus bonsai after re-potting it?

I recently got a ficus bonsai 3 days ago. It's responding well, however, it needs some wiring, pruning and general reshaping before the spring/summer growth. I was wondering how long should I wait ...
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Caffeine containing plants that will grow in Germany's climate

I plan on switching from coffee to a more regional alternative but can't quite figure out which plants would be suitable. I'm based in Germany so it would be great if the plant grows somewhere around ...
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Peace lily wilting even after watering, no root bound

I was looking for advice on what to do with my peace lily. For the last month or so it's always been a bit wilted. Even after watering it, it looks a bit happier but drops again shortly after with the ...
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How to trim an avocado tree?

I was recently given an avocado tree that is a 5 ft tall stalk. It is in a pot indoors. I would like to trim it to encourage bushiness. How much should I trim off? The top five leaves? The top three?...
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Is my miracle berry bush dead?

I have a miracle berry bush (Synsepalum dulcificum) and its leaves are dry and brittle. I tried to water it, but it does not seem to be responding. Should I presume it is dead and get a new one?
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bottom watering for a baby avocado plant?

Can I use bottom watering for my avocado plant , instead of watering from the top . i thought that it would be easier to maintain.I would just have to monitor the level of water in the bottom of the ...
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indoor avacado tree care

I have an avacado tree that I grew from a pit. The tree is about a foot and a half tall and has 3 big green leaves on it. It's been the same way for about 3 months now and is not growing anymore ...
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New Orchid growing from main Plant

I have had this trusty orchid for many years and it has given me many lovely sprays of flowers but now it has given me a baby orchid! I have propagated from stem plants but not sure how to deal with ...
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Training Fruit trees to form low fences

I recently visited a country estate in the UK. The gardens had a number of large beds and the paths through these beds where all lined with low (2 foot or so) fences to create the barrier. The really ...
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Please can you help me identify this

I have found this growing through out a newly purchased allotment, the root is really thick and almost looks like asparagus stems but has these small leaves started to break through the surface! ...
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Why is my aloe vera plant having plant spots?

My aloe vera plant is having black and brown spots. Help me figure it out .
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What is this red football shaped fruit?

We encountered this fruit in a garden in Los Angeles. It was on a bush. We opened a small one and it had a soft but solid interior, with no obvious seeds or pits, but again, the one we opened was ...
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Will vine survive after this?

I have this vine that grew out of a pot, and it’s been wrapping around things. Then yesterday somebody kicked the pot and the vine “broke” (if that’s the word). I just stuck the end back in the soil,...
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Bark is falling off on our trees. Could it be Dutch elm disease?

We live in New York. Bark is falling off several of our trees. Could it be Dutch elm disease? It’s falling off in slivers.
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How to take care of White Sandalwood Plant in the Pot?

Previously, I have posted this question on SE and it was related to Red Sandalwood plant (dead now). Recently, I have purchased a new White Sandalwood plant. But, I think that the condition of this ...
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Potted indoor lemon tree

For the last few months my lemon tree has been losing its leaves. I recently discovered a lot of citrus scale on the tree. I cleaned them all off. Im wondering if the leaf drop is due to the scale ...
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Dog ate my blueberry bushes

We got a new puppy and she would chew everything is there something I can do to save my babies. !
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Fencing removal with an old beautiful rose on it

We need to replace our fencing but an old rose bush we’re desperate to keep and established ivy, which we’re happy to keep for privacy, is partly covering it. What’s the best time of year to do it and ...
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Why is the example photo on the Wikipedia article “McMansion” seemingly an actual mansion? [closed]

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/McMansion I didn't know what a "McMansion" was until just now, when I looked it up on Wikipedia after hearing it mentioned somewhere. Apparently, it's a "poor man's ...
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New Zealand weed with strong central stalk, narrow blade-like leaves, no flowers

Our garden in Christchurch New Zealand has been invaded this summer by what I have in my profound ignorance named stalky things. These weeds have a single, strong central stalk. No hint of flowers has ...
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Yucca Elephantipes' leaves are drying out

I have had this Yucca for almost a year and around two months ago I started noticing this happening. The plant is next to a north-east window. Generally, Yucca is watered every 10 days. I always make ...
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Help: New Kentia Palm with Leaves Yellowing/Browning from Leaf Tips

(for some reason it won't upload my pictures, so I will try to add later today; or or look at this link because I was able to post the photos on this site: https://garden.org/thread/view/119484/New-...
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What should I grow on soil which doesn't soak water to the underground?

I have a piece of land which has, I guess, large calcium content as it show white deposits in large quantities. I tried to grow various plants on it but could not succeed. The land does not absorb ...
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Gritty mix for cactus and succulents usage

I am seeing some gritty mixes for succulents and I cannot find any info on the product regarding it usage.. Will succulents or cactus do well if they are placed in those gritty mixes? Here are gritty ...
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Lotus-like succulent. What plant is this?

The plant is very small and looks similar to one I have that is quite bigger compared to this little fella. Is this Echeveria? What is the care and soil needs for this plant? Both the plants are in 4" ...
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Pumice or perlite for succulents?

Is pumice better for cactus and succulent mix and such than perlite? Is it all about the chunks? I am thinking of making my own soil mix for succulents and cactus and other plants like jade plants ...
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How hard or easy those Haworthias are to cultivate?

Those Haworthias are sold in the range of $40 to $50 equivalent, while standard ones are marketed in the range of $3 to $5, depending on size. This is from a local grower in my country, not an online ...
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Is our vascular plant alive or not?

We have one vascular plant (Araucaria heterophylla) which asjed about that it before here. So according the answer to the question, i have triyed to change it's soil by this kind: And And this GIF :...
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white stuff on olive tree leaves

I bought an olive tree a year ago and it is growing nicely since then. I keep it indoors in winter months, as the climate where I live would be too cold for it. In summer I move it to my balcony. ...
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Kentia Palm one of the stems dried out because of insects

We have a nice Kentia Palm within the office. The plant is watered regularly as per the guidance. It also gets occasional misting. Unfortunately I recently noticed the plant started drying out and ...

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