Four_lo
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Are these baobab or acacia trees?
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In the first picture the closest two (that are fully in view) appear to be Baobab based on their thick trunk and the fact that they are leafless. Baobab are excellent survivers, hence why they ditch ...

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Utility lines blocking off areas of my designed sprinkler system entirely, what to do?
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I have three proposed solutions for your problem, with a better idea of your particular situation I could recommend one but here they are in order of most practical based on my opinion. (I believe in ...

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Should a compost bin have a roof?
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Not only flies consider how often you are going to be downhill from it, your distance and what you are mostly going to be putting in it. Grass clippings smell like cow manure after just a few days. ...

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What is an aggressive grass that will grow from seed in Maine?
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I like bstpierre's comment just embrace it, but it is hard to get ride of, but if you are looking for a non-chemical approach lay a tarp over it ever day for a month, but do not trap the moisture at ...

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Is this normal for a push reel mower?
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You should not set the blade lower when it gets this long, set it higher and just try not to let it get to bad until the rain stops. The grass is thicker the lower you go so it binds up even quicker. ...

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How bad is it to use colour newsprint for paper pots?
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It appears as though using any type of newspaper can be hazardous. Newspapers are whitened with bleach. The ink is either a petro-chemical compound or as of lately vegetable based but more likely a ...

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What care does yucca need outdoors in New Hampshire?
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Nah yuccas are very low maintenance, just spit on them once in a while. JK but they have many similar properties as cacti, but just not to the same degree. I am from NH as well, they did not bloom ...

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How do I water my full grown cherry tree?
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Cherry trees take at least 3-4 years to blossom, might explain why you are just getting them. I know some plants will also lay dormant for a number of seasons usually weather based. You should not ...

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How should I trim spent flowers from a sun star (Ornithogalum dubium)?
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You are supposed to remove the whole spike, but with your flower already coming into full bloom it should not be giving you to much effort in removing. It does not so much pull like a weed, but it ...

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What is this late-summer red flower?
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It has all the same qualities of a Scadoxus membranaceus. Except I can not find anywhere saying that they are known to grown in New Zealand, and the colors are much more vibrant than other images.

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Lawn Mower thinks blades are always on?
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Once you jump it let it get a full charge first, Take the key out of this model at night. Do you have a slight incline in your yard and if so do your blades stop when you are mowing tilted on the ...

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How to reseed my lawn?
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Yes yes, do not do that. Just spread it and then rake it in with a steel rake. You rake it in more just to hide it from the birds than even for its growth. Grass seed will find the soil if given the ...

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How can I stop a dead tree's roots from popping up in the grass?
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Put epsom salt on the roots. Multiple applications. Another option depending on there size is poke a few drill holes in the roots and poor in some high nitrogen fertilizer. The decomposers in the soil ...

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How to get rid of Smilax aspera
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Fire does not kill weeds permanently if they are big enough, I would guess no but I do not know. I was going to suggest an alternative to find a more aggressive ground cover to push it out, but I just ...

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What is causing thin asparagus spears?
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If you are living anywhere around New England it is because the temperature drops at night. Has dropped 40 degrees past two nights

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Is there a way to curb wisteria growth or to trim it quick and easy?
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Wisteria smishteria, It will grow back thicker so do not take it lightly on the wisteria if it is threatening your house. In my experience it is like pulling gum out of your hair. If there are any ...

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