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

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Slug control

General    United Kingdom

We got a major slug infestation in the vegetables last year and as we are starting to plan our planting for spring I figured I would get some advise about whether there is anything I can do to prepare my beds to keep them away this year. Is there anything I can do before planting that will...

Asked by: Greg Coyle (3 points)   Posted:March 9, 2013

2 answers    2398 views

The insect on the plant leaves.
What pest is this? How do I control it?

General    India

It eats the entire leaves of the plant affecting its productivity. Also, it multiplies very very fast.

Asked by: Shameem Javed (1 point)   Posted:July 6, 2017

1 answer    879 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    1264 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    1089 views

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chilli flower dying

General    Fife Scotland

the plant is healthy and showing no signs of distress the flower forms and turns brown as I believe it should then the stem holding it dies and it falls off the plant.

Asked by: Brian Wallder (1 point)   Posted:November 27, 2016

1 answer    672 views

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How have your gardening techniques changed?

General    zone 4

Traditional farming has always involved making making large changes to our local environment. It starts with stripping the site of native trees and plants, then altering the resulting water run-off with ditches, tilling the soil layers up and mixing them together, replacing the native plant...

Asked by: J.D. Archer (31 points)   Posted:May 26, 2013

1 answer    1826 views

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What about the pathological description about Leaf spot in Turmeric?

Asked by: Dhamayanthi (1 point)   Posted:September 20, 2016

1 answer    732 views

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Earthworms in raised gardens

General    None Given

I just harvested my compost worms and buried them with the spoiled stuff around the edge of the garden. How do I keep them alive and healthy?

Asked by: Diane Ingalls (1 point)   Posted:May 20, 2017

1 answer    508 views

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How to plan a succession planted garden?


I have three raised beds, each 7' x 3' and it was a very productive summer last year. I am confused about the idea of succession planting, it just seems overwhelming! Is there a simple way to get started with a plan for succession planting so that I can really get the most out my beds this year?

Asked by: Pamela Croft (1 point)   Posted:February 27, 2013

1 answer    2398 views

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tomatotos production

General    Mandamambge,Zimbabwe

Tomatoes not ripeng at maturity stage .the fruit remain hard and seeds germinate in the fruit

Asked by: Simeleni Dube (1 point)   Posted:October 4, 2019

0 answers    146 views

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Fertilizer: spray v. Non-spray

General    Alabama

Didn't know if the method of fertilizing made much of a difference but thought I would ask. Pros and cons?

Asked by: Kelsey King (1 point)   Posted:August 24, 2016

1 answer    672 views

Plant Diseases

General    Pakistan

Hey everyone, I am a cs student.I am currently working on a project involving recognition of some leaf and fruit based plant diseases.I require a dataset including healthy and affected plants mentioned for which plant it is.If anyone can help, let me know at saudiqbal159@gmail.com

Asked by: saud (1 point)   Posted:June 12, 2018

1 answer    694 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    2759 views

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Buckthorn Tree

General    None Given

I do have a buckthorn tree and it was full of aphids and I got rid of them, now it's not bushing or blooming and I can't find the reason ?!

Asked by: reem (9 points)   Posted:November 11, 2014

0 answers    448 views

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How plants grow in nature vs. how we make them grow

General    Saudi Arabia

This is a question I've been thinking about for a while. I've always thought that mimicking nature is the best way, whether in gardening or elsewhere in life. Sometimes I notice that there are some gardening practices that don't mimic nature. I'll give a few examples: - Avoid wetting foliage....

Asked by: Abdullah (1 point)   Posted:April 13, 2017

0 answers    378 views

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Does Basil (Tulsi in India) have medicinal properties?


Does this plant have medicinal properties? In India we have the same plant which is called Tulsi. Thanks

Asked by: Padam Jain (1 point)   Posted:July 27, 2013

4 answers    5177 views

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General    west godavari

how to give seed treatment in sunflower? which chemical are used in herbicide? sunflower spacing in row to row and plant to plant? can you give answer in telugu

Asked by: naidu (1 point)   Posted:October 2, 2015

2 answers    1339 views

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What root crops will grow in partial shade (if any)?

General    CT

I have an unused corner of my yard that I would like to plant in but it is shaded in the afternoon by the garage. I haven't planted any root vegetables and I would ideally like to use this space to do so. Would I be able to grow anything here? I would estimate that the area gets around 5 hours...

Asked by: Rod Morrison (2 points)   Posted:May 21, 2013

2 answers    2012 views

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Progeny Orchard

General    India

What is progeny orchard and how to describe its management ?

Asked by: Shailendra Pandey (1 point)   Posted:April 20, 2015

0 answers    734 views

Purple Hydrangea
Will my hydrangeas survive?

General    Philippines

Hi guys, I snipped some blooms fr my hydrangeas yesterday. I noticed a large black ant so I sprayed some organic pesticide made of baking soda, canola oil and water. And a few minutes later, they looked like this. And today they still look like this. What have I done?:( any hope to make their...

Asked by: Vittoria Perlas (2 points)   Posted:September 22, 2013

0 answers    855 views

White balls on plants - insects or disease?

General    None Given

I have been finding some little white spongy balls on my buckthorn leaves and my pomegranate fruits! Don't know what are they or how to get rid of them Please do help

Asked by: reem (9 points)   Posted:May 8, 2014

2 answers    3948 views

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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    1157 views

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famews application

General    Gonabad,Iran

Why this application don't supporte ios? My mobile is apple and I can't install famews application on my mobile.

Asked by: javad (1 point)   Posted:July 19, 2019

1 answer    171 views

Plant enemy (suncus etruscus)

General    georgia

This is a mole It destroys vegetable seeds , roots ... How can it be removed from the territory of the kitchen garden ?

Asked by: Agro Migros (agrochemical company) (1 point)   Posted:March 13, 2016

4 answers    1972 views

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Natural deterent to aphids on herbs

General    None Given

How do I use canola oil to control aphids on my plants?

Asked by: Lizz (1 point)   Posted:June 22, 2016

1 answer    843 views

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Iron toxicity

General    Nairobi-kenya

What quantity of iron can be toxic to vegetable crops?

Asked by: emmanuel Luseno (2 points)   Posted:October 6, 2016

0 answers    516 views

Co5 variety
Cumbu napier grass

General    Indiana

What are all the pests affect Cumbu napier fodder grass in india? & it's management.

Asked by: Ravi (1 point)   Posted:March 17, 2018

1 answer    877 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    4277 views

Dill not doing well
Dill - can't get it to grow properly

General    Lausanne, Switzerland

(I'm posting this under General since there's no entry for Dill yet) I've been trying to grow Dill for some time and just can't do. I'm attaching to images where you can see how it's doing - not looking good Last year, we tried to grow it outdoors directly, that didn't work either (same...

Asked by: deactivated (25 points)   Posted:March 17, 2013

3 answers    4373 views