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What kind of tree is this with reddish leaves?
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Looks like a dogwood to me, w the reddish leaves. https://selectree.calpoly.edu/tree-detail/cornus-florida-cherokee-princess Now that there are photos of the flowers, it's very clearly a pink ...

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What plant is this?
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Looks like perilla frutescens, also known as Shiso. These leaves also have a distinctive smell, and are used in Japanese cuisine. It is invasive here in the USA and could well be in your area as ...

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What are the right tools and techniques to dig a hole in stony or heavily rooted ground?
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I've never found anything better than a digging bar for stony soil. https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Digging_bar If you need to hack through big roots you may want something sharper or loppers, but ...

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How can I soften clay soil and enrich it for plants?
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I'll add in to the fine answer above that the unwanted plants can do a rather good job at loosening up the soil, so don't look at them as enemies, but as limited term employees that will help in your ...

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What to do with fig cutting in water?
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Figs are very susceptible to fungal disease while rooting, so managing moisture well is important, and using a rooting hormone w a fungicide is a good.option. I typically cut the leaves to reduce ...

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How to create a sapling from a figtree
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I highly recommend winter hardwood cuttings. If you girdle the branch 30 days prior to taking the cutting you will have a higher success rate, but even w no girdling and no hormone you can easily get ...

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F1 Cherry Tomato Plant Temperature
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That is quite hot, but in my experience they can handle a few hot days (with adequate water). Proper Nighttime temp is critical for fruit set - if nights are too hot they just won't set fruit and ...

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Help Identify this Pink Flowering Landscape Plant
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Looks like Chinese fringe flower / Loropetalum chinensis http://www.absolutewonder.com/loropetalum.html

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What is this weed and how can I get rid of it?
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It looks to me like a type of sorrel, along the lines of https://gobotany.newenglandwild.org/species/rumex/acetosella/ This PDF from davis has some detailed info on how to control two rumex species. ...

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Cloning currants shouldnt be this hard..?
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Try winter hardwood cuttings instead of softwood summer cuttings. With a little rooting hormone (I like good old dip n grow), and almost no effort, you can get 40-60% survival, which works out pretty ...

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