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harvesting dill seeds

General    New York

i thought dill seeds were actually coriander- so can i harvest the seeds and have dill seedlings come up?

Asked by: barb neth (1 point)   Posted:September 14, 2017

1 answer    1114 views

Bug on kale
How do I get rid of this small bug on my plants?

General    None Given

Hi guys - wonder if you can help us figure out what this particular bug on our plants are. We took some macro shots at 20 times magnification. They are very tiny, literally a hair's width. We've found them on out all of our plants: kale, mustard, amaranth, nasturtium, a few scallions, a little...

Asked by: Wei Wei (2 points)   Posted:December 23, 2014

1 answer    1243 views

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Garlic seeds or butternut seeds?

General    Witbank

Please advise - I want to start growing either garlic or butternut under cover. What would you suggest. Where will I get the seeds from? Which of the above is the best? Thanking you Margaret

Asked by: Margaret (1 point)   Posted:January 14, 2014

3 answers    4140 views

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Pruning plants

General    None Given

is it ok to prune a good amount of the plant ? I do get very good growth on plants as the leaves grow massivley so i do prune them for better air circulation and less disease to the plant, not sure if its ok i mean how far can i prune

Asked by: reem (9 points)   Posted:January 21, 2015

1 answer    1267 views


General    Metán, Argentina

This is an aromatic plant. Can you help me? I need the KC for irrigation!

Asked by: florencia (1 point)   Posted:October 15, 2019

0 answers    229 views

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Treating seeds with fungicides

General    Malta

Hello, After visiting your website,which I found very interesting,I would like to know how do you treat seeds with fungicide. Thank you so much, Paul

Asked by: Paul Seisun (1 point)   Posted:March 17, 2015

1 answer    1191 views

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How to get rid of aphids on my chilli plants?

General    None Given

I have quite a lot of aphids on my young chilli plants (bird's eye chilli, tabasco, jalapeno) and would like to get rid of them asap. I already tried washing them away, removing them one by one and also spraying water with a tiny bit of liquid soap diluted into it. The result is that they always...

Asked by: Nuggets (1 point)   Posted:November 19, 2014

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Need help identifying this aquatic plant

General    Kitchener, Ontario

I bought an anubia from a local aquarium store but I don’t think that’s the plant I took home. I could go back and exchange it but there weren’t many other options and I do like the look of this plant quite a bit. I would just like to know what species this is. Is it an Echinodorus?

Asked by: Marc (1 point)   Posted:March 11, 2016

1 answer    822 views

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Plant & grow a nectarine tree from their stones

General    None Given

Can you plant & grow a nectarine tree from their stones?

Asked by: pauline (1 point)   Posted:August 19, 2013

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Pruning orchard

General    None Given

I am planning to prune my orchard, but in my place it is the end of winter and expecting rain in the coming week. Can I prune the orchard? Any suggestion will be appreciated.

Asked by: lordss (1 point)   Posted:March 5, 2017

0 answers    625 views

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How to grow Lavender and Hops Herbs

General    None Given

Question on behalf of Donga from Kenya:Hello,I would like to ask if you may help me with information on how to grow Lavender and Hops Herbs.Thank-you.

Asked by: deactivated (1 point)   Posted:March 11, 2013

1 answer    2141 views

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connecting to Dr David Hughes

General    Singapore,Singapore

Hello, we are very interested in working together on on digital partnership to help combat FAW in Asia, can someone point me in the direction of the team responsible for this great app Thank you Dave Shepherd

Asked by: Dave Shepherd (1 point)   Posted:April 8, 2019

1 answer    301 views

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Is is it safe to plant veg close to yew trees?

General    York, UK

There is an area of our garden in the SW corner that we pinpointed over the weekend for growing some veg in but our neighbour has some conifers growing close to the fence. I asked him what kind they were and he said that they are European Yews - which I thought were poisonous? Is it alright to...

Asked by: Johnboy (2 points)   Posted:April 8, 2013

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Preparing a vegetable garden for Fall

General    PA

So my vegetable garden is a complete disaster. The wet weather and storms caused so much damage and all of my plants have succumbed and died leaving me with no summer harvest this year. I am keen to have another shot and plant more for a late harvest into the Fall and perhaps even the winter...

Asked by: Marsha Anderson (5 points)   Posted:July 11, 2013

1 answer    2353 views

The red fruit of this plant form in late August/early September in San Antonio
What's its name and is it edible?

General    San Antonio, TX

I have a vine-type plant that makes lovely flowers and red fruit. I am including a not-so good photo of the flower and a better pic of the fruit ...

Asked by: Charlotte-Anne Lucas (2 points)   Posted:September 2, 2013

2 answers    3568 views

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Is it worth it to pot little herb plants you can buy at the grocery store?

General    Pennsylvania, USA

This is something I am always wondering when I buy herbs at the grocery store that come in a little bit of potting soil: would it be worth it to put them in a bigger pot? Will they continue growing if I don't harvest too much leaves at once? For instance my favorite: basil. It would be would be...

Asked by: Charissa (3 points)   Posted:February 26, 2013

3 answers    4316 views

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Animal health

General    Nigeria

Does this platform help proffering solutions to animal health too or only plant/vegetables

Asked by: Moses ANYANWU (1 point)   Posted:November 12, 2017

1 answer    644 views

fall armyworm insect

General    Phulambri,India

maze crop affected in army worms insect please tell me how can i control

Asked by: RAHUL RANJAN (1 point)   Posted:September 20, 2019

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some of the onion sets were pushed out of the ground but when I picked up others
are my onions going to the worms?

General    zone 4

I came out this morning to check on the garden after a chillier than expected night. What I found was something that has been driving me crazy, onion sets laying out on the ground! Not just out of the ground but a few inches from where they were planted, with some of the tops disappearing down...

Asked by: J.D. Archer (31 points)   Posted:April 24, 2013

2 answers    5134 views

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Flea Beetles

General    None Given

What can I do about flea beetles attacking the leaves of recently planted starts?

Asked by: Sherry (1 point)   Posted:June 14, 2017

1 answer    656 views

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Preparing a garden in a weed patch

General    northern California

I got a couple additional community garden plots over a month ago, and I've spent hours pulling weeds. Each plot is about 100-120 sq. ft. One plot had bermuda grass, mostly around the edges. I pulled up the landscape fabric around the edges, dug down to get every piece of bermuda-grass root I...

Asked by: Tanya in the Garden (128 points)   Posted:May 29, 2013

3 answers    6049 views

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How can I keep deer out of my garden?

General    NY

They cause so much damage and I really want to stop them getting in. They even knocked part of my fence down! Does anyone know of an effective way of deterring them permanently?!

Asked by: Cat Sullivan (2 points)   Posted:February 18, 2013

1 answer    1988 views

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General    None Given

Where can I find the best tables/charts/examples for intercropping? I could only find some simple lists with a few classic examples (such as combine your strawberrys with spinach to boost them). Is there any useful big database (or even an app?) available?

Asked by: Nica (1 point)   Posted:May 16, 2013

4 answers    4258 views

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Cross-pollination among pear trees?

General    Texas

I only have one pear tree, but I cannot remember the type of pear. Can different pear tree breeds pollinate each other?

Asked by: Sophia B (1 point)   Posted:April 22, 2015

1 answer    1164 views

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Reuse of compost

General    None Given

Sometimes I do have a plant that gets aphids or just dies of stress or any other reason and it has good soil? Can I reuse it specially if I kept it in the sun and sprayed it with neem oil and some baking soda for any fungus contamination ? or shall I not reuse it thanks

Asked by: reem (9 points)   Posted:June 28, 2015

1 answer    1062 views

Is It Safe To Use Compost Made From Treated Human Waste?
Is it safe to use biosolids on edibles?

General    Pennsylvania, USA

I read this article from NPR with interest http://www.npr.org/blogs/thesalt/2013/05/07/182010827/is-it-safe-to-use-compost-made-from-treated-human-waste?utm_medium=Email&utm_source=share and I wondered if anybody would be able to provide me with some further information. The article...

Asked by: Lindsay McMenemy (2 points)   Posted:May 14, 2013

3 answers    2735 views

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Rhamnus or buckthorn

General    None Given

I do have a good 5' tree and it's outdoors in high heat here in Saudi Arabia, watered every few days, it was hacked by aphids and ants but beem oil took control of that yet it haven't produced yet? Why

Asked by: reem (9 points)   Posted:November 26, 2014

0 answers    503 views

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Link to list of dioecious and monoecious plants?

General    None Given

can someone direct me to a link or a chart that lists the dioescious and the monoecious vegetables, leaves, and fruits please. Thanks

Asked by: reem (9 points)   Posted:November 18, 2014

1 answer    6515 views

White seedlike things growing on plants

General    Philippines

Hi! I noticed these white, seedlike shapes first behind one leaf of my flowering plant and now they have spread to the stem. Help!

Asked by: Vittoria Perlas (2 points)   Posted:September 11, 2013

1 answer    2416 views

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Can anyone help identifying the following insect?

General    Nepal

Can anyone help identifying the following insect? Think i'am mistaken it for a beetle. http://tinyurl.com/p9n2xax

Asked by: Deependra Dhakal (2 points)   Posted:December 22, 2015

1 answer    1072 views