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I got a surprise with my potted mini-rose


February 17, 2018, 10:17 pm

On Valentine's day, my husband bought me a potted miniature rose. It had white blossoms with a pink flush to the petals. I put it in my bathroom under the skylight on the shelf, and it is doing f... Read more »

Do deciduous plants grow in the winter?


February 10, 2018, 2:59 am

Hi All, I may just be my eyes, but it looks like my Goji Berries have grown about a foot over the winter with all their leaves gone. IS this possible? Goji Berry is a dicot and a member of the ... Read more »

FODMAP


February 7, 2018, 8:05 pm

Thought group might be interested in this: https://cen.acs.org/articles/96/i6/the-chemistry-based-diet-thats-treating-irritable-bowel-syndrome.html Fortunately I do not have this problem as a lot o... Read more »

Chinese gooseberry


February 1, 2018, 4:47 pm

CBC radio podcast < hope the link works ? > https://podcast-a.akamaihd.net/mp3/podcasts/undertheinfluence-kp2oUxnBdipPw8E.mp3 John T. Read more »

anybody home?


January 30, 2018, 2:26 am

it has been a while and not much new to report when it comes down to garden items. at least until the weather warms up and spring gets closer... however, before then i have to test out a fe... Read more »

bug cycles


January 14, 2018, 8:43 pm

this winter it is box elder bugs. when the weather fluctuates they are around the house (inside). last fall there were a large number around the outside of the house so i figured there would b... Read more »

cut from linden


January 5, 2018, 2:40 am

How close to the stem do you cut branches on a small-leaved linden or Tilia cordata? Right now it is mostly about getting the downmost smaller branches away so people don't get them in their head... Read more »

Winter Gardening


January 5, 2018, 2:36 am

My wife has started planting seeds in the greenhouse, inspired by all the s eed catalogues we've been getting recently. She likes to work out there whe n it's bitter winter outside. The people at L... Read more »

Feeding plants flies for protein using soapy water


December 31, 2017, 12:52 am

How does a single soap drop of flak incapacitate a housefly? Do you think the dish soap is bad or good for the plants? What is it about soapy water that knocks house flies right out of the air? ... Read more »

George says hello


December 24, 2017, 3:36 pm

he's still kicking. he e-mail works. rattle his brain. :) songbird Read more »

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Help...!!!

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Squirrels attacking my tomatoes. Even eating the green ones. Tried mothballs. Yeah right. Trapped and released one. Two more showed up this am. any ideas ASAP. I haven't had a ripe tomato in ... Read more »

Horse manure over asparagus and elephant garlic

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Anyone done this before? Got about 10# of year old manure that I spreaded over the beds 2 thick. Didn't have any unused beds to work the shit in so I just dumped it on top of occupied beds. Hope... Read more »

recipie for homemade organic fertilizer

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Anyone want to share their recipe for homemade organic fertilizer ? Now that winter is here in zone5, I want to plan my garden out while I wait for the warm weather to return. Thanks everyon... Read more »

possum IQ?

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I've seen a possum near our garden. We have a decent fence, but we've lost stuff in the past. (Probably to woodchucks.) I'm not getting a clear answer from google as to whether possums are much of... Read more »

protein in cow manure

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does anyone have an idea of how much protein is typically found in cow manure? -- Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Cras lobortis volutpat commodo. Morbi lobortis, massa frin... Read more »

Wood/Bark/Mulch attracting tiny ants close to the house?

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We only started mulching with commercial mulches(Bagged) a couple of years = ago. Since them we have been seeing more tiny ants in the house. And DH say= s they are outside, he saw a column of them c... Read more »

Does rototilling kill worms?

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The soil is starting to get pretty good my garden. It use to be basic clay. Over the years I've put in a ton of manure. Now after a couple years I'm seeing a worm or two when I turn over a s... Read more »

Clover in Pumpkin Patch

rating: 5

I tilled the pumpkin patch the other day, an area roughly 40' X 25'. Next week, I'll be planting hills of pumpkins and squash about 6' apart, which leaves a lot of empty space that I'll be tilling to... Read more »

What would cause really fibrous pea pors and snap peas?

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This years crop for me is really bad, especially the snap peas. You pick them, even ones that are still small, and eat them. Chew, chew, chew, and you end up with a mouthful of green fiber. I am... Read more »

Lumpy zucchini

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My zucchini have become lumpy. I'm used to nice smooth fruit so this is disconcerting. Some are more misshapen than others. They seem to taste just fine. Has anyone here any idea as to why the zu... Read more »

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