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How should I care for newly planted saplings on a slope?
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ViSu, You reminded me of the same experience I and my friends had before. In our college days, we planted a number of saplings on a barren land\hill slope. As you are going to plant in a hilly area (...

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What is this plant and does it require a lot of sunshine?
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This is Money Plant, also called as Pothos and has many names. It is easy to grow, requires very low care. Good for new gardeners. It does not requires a lot of sunshine, grows very well indoors with ...

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How should I save a palm I repotted too high?
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What happens if I leave it as-is? Your roots may get infected, that would ruin health of your plant. Also, insects\ants can start feeding on roots. Will the plant adapt? No. At least not this ...

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List of Native trees
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Not the whole list of plants, but I can suggest a few names: Neem, Chickoo, Mango, Banana will grow well. However a generic solution is below: Being in Maharashtra, India, according to average ...

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What can I plant in a container on my south-facing balcony that requires the least attention (watering etc.)?
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Aloe vera plant have following good points for you Except Eating, even though people consume it or use it as cosmetic. Requires low water - Water every after 2-3 days Bug Resistant. Green around the ...

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Can you propagate a bamboo plant from cuttings?
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Bamboo cuttings (both cases) can be kept in water for a few days until new roots begin to appear. The cuttings can then be transplanted to potting soil.

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Looking for an small indoor desk plant
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Common and successful one is Lucky Bamboo, you can get this at any gift shop or malls or at any plant store. Image Courtesy Wikipedia You can also check more plants here.

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Soil of a potted plant is holding water. Should I loosen it?
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If water goes down in sometime then you don't need to do anything. Water moves slowly inside. Else you can read below: Water gets accumulated above the soil when the soil is more concentrated with ...

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Leafiest Tropical Tree
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Consider growing following:- Teak Broad shape, Grows faster(approx 9 mtr/year), durability in weather and against insects. Acacia Mangium Grows 3-5 mtr/year, fixes nitrogen in the soil, susceptible ...

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Should I cut leafless stem off of plant?
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If you notice that plant isn't healthy state and not growing, then you can give them a CUT to promote their growth. please note following while trimming a plant Make a sharp and clean cut. Cut where ...

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Why are my aloe's leaves bent and drying up, and what can I do to help it grow?
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I will suggest that you check on the following: Is it getting proper sunlight and moderate amount of water to keeps its soil moist. Has your plant has overgrown that pot, i.e. if the plant has grown ...

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Should I use tap water for my Aloe and Lucky Bamboo?
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I have a very healthy Aloe Vera as well as giant Lucky Bamboo (potted in soil), I use regular tap water for them and they are growing well. (You can use normal drinking water if you want!) Both of ...

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Where and when to pinch back for bushy basil
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If you are asking about Holy Basil then I have something for you. In India, this plant is very religiously sacred and has potential medicinal uses, hence this plant is common at homes in India. This ...

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Help identifying this vine with green and white heart shaped leaves?
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Agree with Kevinsky, its Money plant (Epipremnum aureum). I am just showing the propagation pictures by stem cutting and placing it in water filled bottle for few days till fresh roots develop. Then ...

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How to propagate Norfolk Island pine and asparagus fern ?
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Araucaria heterophylla It is propogated by seeds. Asparagus setaceus It can be propogated by divisions i.e. cutting a stem and plant it at other place. You can place it in water bottle for few ...

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What should I do after daffodils and tulips have bloomed?
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You can: Cut them and enjoy their fragrance (if they are fragrant) Put them on your dining table for decoration, or wherever you feel like. Or if they are dried\dead, compost them (if you compost) or ...

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What is the best way to identify a Saintpaulia (African violet)?
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As there are about 20 different species of Saintpaulia, I am able to put images of few species with their names. Other users can edit this answer to update the list for remaining species. ...

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How do I stop the leaves from curling on my Stromanthe "Burle Marx"?
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Leaves curl for various reasons like too much or too less sun light, overwatering, extreme underwatering, lack of humidity. I suggest to loosen up the soil and place the plant near moderate sunlight ...

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How do I avoid overfilling raised beds if I'm adding substantial manure annually?
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The only option is to remove old stuff before adding new manure in order to have similar level. Personally, when I refill soil mixed with manure to my plants, I try to remove all unwanted old soil ...

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Should I re-pot an Aloe vera when it is still blooming?
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Never worry about Aloe Vera, they are strong by nature. You can move them now as Matt had said, just make sure that you pot them correctly and water 'moderate to low' regularly.

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Received a plant; need help identifying it
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Its very same question I answered few mins back..! Agreeing with Kevinsky, its Money plant (Epipremnum aureum). I am just showing the propagation pictures by stem cutting and placing it in water ...

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What are some good shade-tolerant climbers for zones 6 and 7?
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Money Plant grows very well in India (USDA Hardiness 11-13), I am not sure for your zone. However if it grows near you, it will not take much attention. It grows very fast, likes to hang.

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