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47 votes
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What's an organic way to discourage crabgrass from a large "lawn"?

28 votes
3 answers
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Do legumes provide nitrogen to their companions?

24 votes
4 answers
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Why did my jalapeños turn black?

23 votes
2 answers
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How can I correct a nutrient excess in soil?

22 votes
4 answers
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Why is it a problem to use manure as a fertilizing amendment over the long term?

16 votes
1 answer
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How many bean plants will corn / sunflower support?

16 votes
1 answer
461 views

Can I harvest celery a stalk at a time?

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4 answers
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What are some good plants to put in a guild built around plums/stone fruit?

16 votes
1 answer
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When do I need to protect a fruit tree from cold, and how do I do it?

15 votes
4 answers
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Hardy edible perennials that are easy to propagate?

15 votes
2 answers
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Do brassicas like to be transplanted deeper than the previous pot?

15 votes
5 answers
39k views

Why did my basil leaves turn black?

14 votes
1 answer
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What is the proper technique for using a flame weeder?

13 votes
1 answer
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How long does it take to start sweet potato slips?

13 votes
1 answer
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How should I choose which trees to cull?

13 votes
1 answer
1k views

How does vacuuming beetles work?

13 votes
3 answers
5k views

Will my lupines grow back next year if I cut them to the ground?

13 votes
2 answers
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Can cereal boxes be used for mulch?

12 votes
1 answer
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How do I know when winter rye seed is ready to harvest?

12 votes
3 answers
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How much time does clover need to establish before winter?

12 votes
1 answer
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How much soil do I need on top of my hugelkultur beds?

11 votes
2 answers
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Why were my parsnips fat with a woody core?

11 votes
2 answers
2k views

What's a hardy plum tree for prunes?

10 votes
1 answer
1k views

How far does a gallon of fish fertilizer go?

10 votes
2 answers
259 views

Is it too late for row cover to help with insects?

10 votes
1 answer
196 views

Tilled under buckwheat, how long to wait before replanting?

10 votes
1 answer
6k views

How can I control erosion on a steep trail?

9 votes
2 answers
7k views

What varieties of sweet corn are best for freezing?

9 votes
2 answers
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Soybean oil as insect repellent?

8 votes
2 answers
2k views

What time of year to mulch/feed trees?