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What is a good book on agriculture and gardening for planters in Eastern Utah? [closed]

I am looking for a good book on agriculture for readers in eastern Utah. (https://www.utahfostercare.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/04/304x400-regions.jpg) The book needs to contain accurate, region-...
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Invasive Green Shoots and Tubers

I have these really annoying green shoots coming up all over my backyard and they all connect to bigger roots below the ground. Also, whenever I dig to put in a new plant I’m finding these ovular-...
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How to correct leaning dracaena

I have a dracaena (I think a dracaena malaika) that's probably about six years old. It has been in front of a kitchen window for a while and eventually started to lean towards the light. I don't think ...
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Why are the new leaves of my poly elephant’s ear turning yellow?

I just purchased a Poly Elephant’s Ear from my local nursery. It was in good condition prior to taking it home ( no yellowing of leaves). 3 days later, I noticed two new baby leaves have turned yellow/...
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Manage weeds around parkway strip with maple trees

Current State: I have a parkway strip of about 500 sq ft in MA. The picture included is 30 percent of it. Rest of it is also similar to picture. I have about 5 maple trees (2 year olds) in there. ...
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Planted New Elberta Peach Tree

everybody! I just planted an Elberta Peach tree that’s about a year old. When I got it from the nursery, it had holes in the leaves but no bugs. So I went and got some neem oil to spray it with. Well....
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Yellow leaves on snake plant

I have had this snake plant for over 6 years now and just recently repotted it with a mix of soil, orchid mix and perlite as I noticed it was going yellow. I'm not sure if half of it wasn't getting ...
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What kind of chilli is this that grows upwards?

This is a chilli I grew from some left over seeds. It's chillies grow upright. It's flowers are white on the inside and have purple lines on the outside. Any idea what kind of chilli it is?
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What kind of chilli plant is this?

I grew this chili plant from some seeds I had from some left over dried chillies a couple of years ago. It is now around 4 months old and has these nice chilli peppers. By the looks of it, it seems ...
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How to nurse a plant damaged from shipping back to health?

I ordered a Peperomia Argyreia (Watermelon) and it arrived today. 5 out of 7 of the leaves have some or a lot of browning/blackening on the underside of them, with the 3 biggest ones all having some ...
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Pink flower identification

I please need help identifying this flower for a friend:
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More Than One Harvest from Beans?

I planted a row of climbing green beans in the spring and enjoyed good healthy plants; they flowered and grew plenty of delicious beans. Now I am ready to tear them up and plant new seeds. My wife is ...
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What kind of plants are these

I got these plants at a nursery and I’m trying to figure out what they are called there are 3 of them in this bowl
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Drainage design for planter boxes

I am designing 2ft x 6ft planter boxes to be set on concrete. I'd rather not have to install a bottom. Could drainage be provided by using 1 inch PVC pipe with multiple holes drilled in them ...
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Corn plants breaking and falling

I have about 12 to 15 corn plants in my garden and it keeps breaking off about 6" - 12" from the ground and falling over. Some Google search indicates that it is not getting enough water. I ...
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Is it normal for a pineapple to grow more crowns direcly from the fruit?

I've read about shoots/slips/ratoons/suckers (I can't keep track of what is what, and I think 2 of those refer to the same thing). I know one of them grows from the stem, below where the pineapple ...
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Ficus elastica (robusta): what larva are these, and what is this white buildup?

my ficus has been doing well and growing well over the past 3 years. But recently two things have started happening: New leaves all become yellow and mushy, and sticky strings are sticking out of ...
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Vine like flowering plant

What could be this plant? Is this actually vine? Location is India
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What kind of plants are these?

I got these plants at a nursery but I can’t figure out what they are called so I can take care of them properly. The leaves are green and stiff the the stem has a red tint
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What's the best way to revive dead grass?

About 10 months ago we removed gravel from a narrow strip on the side of our house, tilled up the soil, laid a nice thick layer of top soil, and sowed new seeds. It took a few months but lawn grew in ...
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What kind of pump do I need for my giant rain barrel?

I have a giant rain barrel that holds 1,000 litres when filled. It was one of those industrial white cube barrels that are used for food. It was decommissioned and sold as a rain barrel. Anyhow, it's ...
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Does air layering work? [closed]

I saw this video, which describes how to air layer; air layering is a method of rooting trees and other plants (above ground, without taking cuttings; it involves removing some bark to interrupt the ...
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Best way to trim this cherry tree?

We have an older cherry tree in the garden, it feels like the previous owner never cared about trimming it? which branches should be cut ideally? when? what shape should the tree have? my gut feeling: ...
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Is this Johnsonsgrass

I have it all over my newly renovated yard. I believe it was brought in with the back fill when they used to grade my yard after I installed a pool... I think it's Johnsonsgrass, or at least that's ...
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caterpillar identification on fennel

Location: north Italy (alps) Yesterday while watering the plants in my garden I noticed a caterpillar on my fennel leaves, and it seemes to eat them. The caterpillar is about 4cm long. What kind of ...
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Tigger Melon growing a single female flower - any hope I can make it fruit?

I have a 12-14' (mostly vertical) Tigger Melon vine growing that appears quite healthy. It has grown several male flowers in the past but currently it has it's first female flower and no visible male ...
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Brown spots on Philodendron Congo Green?

my philodendron congo green have brown spots on almost all leaves (even the newly sprouted ones). However, the older leaves don't have the problem, and they have much darker green color as well. I ...
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Why is my rubber tree's leave just falling?

Not sure when the last time the plant was watered. I had just purchased this from homedepot and brought it home. I went to water it today and noticed one leave had just fallen "cleanly" off. ...
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How do you deadhead a snapdragon?

I'm used to deadheading roses and mums and other "normal" flower shapes. We bought some gorgeous maroon snapdragons for way too much and I'd like to deadhead them to encourage more blooms. ...
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Extra soil near an existing tree

I have a steep hill and in attempting to control erosion I built a small bricked wall (18" tall") and filled behind it with soil. The wall is within the branches of a 15 year old maple. ...
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Zucchini leaves white, but not sure it's PM

I transplanted some zucchini seedlings about 2 weeks ago and one has developed this significant whitening on the leaves. I'm not sure it's powdery mildew. I've had that before, but this looks a bit ...
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Cucumber disease identification

Can anyone tell me what is happening with this cucumber plant?
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Purple rash on Espelette Pepper leaves

This is my first time posting on this stack, so excuse any ignorance! I have been growing Espelette Peppers in Paris (France) under a grow light during the colder days and hardening them off to our ...
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Weeping Willow in trouble

Something looks like it’s making holes in the limbs and trunk. No insects present, but Weeping Willow trees are dying. Any idea what it is and how to treat to save the trees?
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What is wrong with my tree?

There is a tree in my backyard that has gone quite black around the trunk. The bark seems to be splitting and a liquid is collecting on the ground near the black area. Bugs and insects have also taken ...
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I have a 11+year old 15ft tree in AZ that has only one live, leafy, seeding, healthy branch, all others are dead, can I save it?

I have a 15foot tree in front that has one living, healthy branch loaded with leaves with about 12+ totally dead, dried out branches? There are a few small branches sprouting from the living branch ...
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Should I expect multiple weeks of tree shock if I plant bare root?

Linda Chalker Scott (The Informed Gardener, and "The Great Courses" teacher for The Science of Gardening) suggests clearing off as much of the material from the roots of a tree before ...
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Dracena Happy Plant mould on Trunk

We bought home a Dracena plant about two months ago, it has been watered once since we have had it. We live in Melbourne Australia, so we are now in Winter. It is in a sunlit room in a corner out of ...
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Can I save my lucky bamboo by replanting its leaves?

My lucky bamboo is turning yellow from the middle outwards, most likely because of microbes which entered through a wound. I have already cut off a small green top of the bamboo, disinfected the wound ...
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Rot on queen palm, safe?

I have two small children so I’m concerned this tree may be unsafe. It’s about 35 feet tall, and the “rot” has been getting larger. It began as a discoloration/texture and has turned into a canker ...
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Does this look like green pepper or red pepper plants?

My hubby and I are NOT gardeners. Are these peppers (bell pepper) or weeds? Hate to be watering weeds lol
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White rot on some of my onions do I need to lift the whole crop

I have lifted a couple of my onions today that had gone a little dry and have discovered white rot on the roots, I lifted another and this one has no sign. Do I need to lift the whole crop straight ...
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Dying Marigolds

On uplifting dying Marigolds I have noted gold like crystals at the roots. The plants were purchased from a reputable garden centre and planted out by myself using a little bone meal to assist rooting....
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Am I over watering my sedums?

They look like these .., they all grew tall and flowered... it looks nice in the beginning but then they seem to over grow and they start leaning in different directions and then it does not look ...
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Can I save these hosta leaves by putting them in a glass of water?

As previously posted I am having issues with my hostsas One of them looks like this I cam across this article that says the leaves could be saved if cut and set in a glass of water like in this ...
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Why are my hosta leaves dying?

Am I over watering these ? Is it too much sun? They get sun in the afternoon starting with around 2-3PM till around 7PM in July. Very hot weather this year but I remember having the same issue last ...
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Blood fish and bonemeal

Because of its composition, this fertiliser is attractive to rodents. I find that a topical application often results in the soil in pots being tossed about - as they search for the meat/carcase which ...
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What would strip the bark off a 20+ foot American Elm tree overnight?

I have a 20+ foot tall American Elm tree. I believe it was unharmed yesterday. Today the bark was stripped almost entirely around the several-inch-wide trunk and in various places up to a height of ...
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How to open the motor cover of craftsman electric lawn mower?

Problem The lawn mower suddenly stopped working during grass cutting Lawn mower details I have an old model of craftsman lawn mower (2013 model?). It says 20" corded 12 Amp electric on the top. I ...
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Marigold flower partially wilting and leaves are curling

I bought a marigold plant two weeks ago and it started by a beautiful bloom. However, some of the biggest flower slowly becomes brown and wilted. The leaves are curling and dried too. So I cut out the ...

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