Kilobyte
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  • NY, USA
Garden weed or something else
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Looks like Lily of the Valley, Convallaria majalis. Bindweed has large flowers, grows as a vine, and smaller leaves than Lily of the Valley.

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When to harvest sunflower seeds
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The question of when to harvest the seeds depends a lot on how safe the seeds are in their current location. If not eaten by birds or varmints, the sunflower's seeds will remain viable outdoors until ...

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Why are these bean plant leaves misshapen?
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My bean sprouts have had mangled cotyledons in the past too, and it seems to be physical damage to the young leaves. For instance, perhaps the bean skin was too tough for the leaves to emerge without ...

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Need help identifying this flower (male/female) on a Big Max pumpkin; also, why is it growing flowers already?
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That's a female flower that hasn't opened yet. If the flower opens and is pollinated, a fruit will start to grow, but if the flower isn't pollinated, the fruit will just wither. Male flowers have much ...

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What kind of shrubby willow is this (in central New York)?
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Perhaps it is Salix purpurea, the Streamco Willow?

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Tomato plants in NY
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If your tomatoes aren't protected in a greenhouse, then the first frost will mark the end of your tomato season. Tomatoes are tender plants that will be injured or killed even by light frosts. For ...

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Companionship planting spacing
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My suggestion is to consider the spacing requirements of each variety of plant you'll be growing in a companion plant setting (or any setting, for that matter). The spacing requirements are almost ...

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Evergreen screening tree/shrub which will grow well in ~3-4 hours of sun?
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The Canadian Hemlock (Tsuga canadensis) is a very shade-tolerant tree that can supposedly be pruned into a hedge. Below is info from https://chiefrivernursery.com/canadian-hemlock-tsuga-canadensis-...

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Which nut is this?
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It looks like a hickory nut. Hickory nuts have 4 quadrants, like your nut. Try looking up pictures of hickory nut and see what you think (I've never seen such a nut in real life).

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Please, could You help me identify this plant?
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It looks and sounds like kalanchoe, a common houseplant. Yours is more leggy than normal, so it would probably benefit from stronger light. I've had mine for years, and when I put it outside in the ...

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Can anyone tell me what kind of tree this is?
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It looks like a persimmon to me. I live in NY and have no direct experience with persimmons, but it seems like a close match judging from images online.

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Big Max pumpkin leaves shrivel/go limp in hot afternoon, even with frequent waterings; how to stop this?
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Wilting can be caused by either too little or too much water. In this case though, your Big Max plant seems to be distressed mostly from the midday heat, judging from the wilting cycle and its ...

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Natural Organic slug/snail/pest repellants
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I've had a slug problem this year too. I read that watering in the evening is a huge attractant for slugs because it leaves your garden moist all night, so if you're watering in the evening like I was,...

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Mealybug infection or not?
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I've never seen your kind of succulent before, or mealybugs, so I'm just guessing here. It looks like your plant may be a normal healthy plant that is growing fuzz from the ends of its leaves. Like ...

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How to get healthier an old kalanchoe plant?
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I've had kalanchoe plants get leggy in the past, and I've always trimmed off the ends and either rooted them in water or planted them in well-watered soil. If you trim the ends, your original plant ...

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Whats wrong with my Aloe Vera plant how do I fix it?
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Your aloe might be "sunburned". My aloe plants seem very intolerant of strong light and are happy getting little to no direct sunlight each day. Sometimes I've put them in an eastern or southern ...

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Can you please help me identify this tree is it a spruce?
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The droopy needles I think I see in the pictures remind me of Norway spruce. (Clearer pictures of needles, bark, and cones would be beneficial for accurate identification.) Mature Norway spruce is ...

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Trying to identify something that just popped up?
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It looks like a young marigold. Marigold leaves are aromatic.

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What kind of grass is this? It is found in one of zen garden my friend took the picture from
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It looks more like a type of moss to me rather than grass. It's so short and dense, like a carpet. Perhaps searching for "Zen garden moss" would give you some ideas for species to grow in ...

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Tiny white blobs on plan leaves
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To answer the first part of your question, your plant looks like Kalanchoe blossfeldiana. Not sure about the white blobs.

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What is this pest on my oregano?
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It looks like spider mites. I've had problems with spider mites on many of my indoor plants. They spread easily and sure are a problem - take action against them soon! Remove damaged plant sections ...

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