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Racoons and squirrels eating avocados


January 19, 2017, 12:30 am

Well, the rascals are back. I don't mind them eating the fruit but there have been some raccoons caught around here with rabies. The squirrels run around like crazy - more than normal - there ... Read more »

Identify Tree?


January 15, 2017, 10:39 pm

Location: Southern California, Sunset zone 21, US Department of Agriculture zone 10b Photo: My friend asked me to help her identify this tree. It is growing at the house she recently bought. ... Read more »

Unknown tropical tree


January 14, 2017, 2:25 pm

Hello! A question from the German de.rec.garten-group: Does anyone know this tree from North-Thailand? https://www.flickr.com/photos/der-reissbrettstift/32151801912/in/album-72157677159834852/ ht... Read more »

Is this related


January 13, 2017, 6:45 pm

Is this Hoya carnosa plant related to the Orchid? https://i.imgur.com/DkJbrV2.jpg James Read more »

Is this flower related to the orchid?


January 13, 2017, 6:08 pm

https://i.imgur.com/DkJbrV2.jpg James Read more »

Running waterline into a barn

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December 19, 2016, 11:32 am

I have a yard hydrant about 40 ft away from a barn. Every winter its the same fight with garden hoses freezing up. I need to fill a water tank in the barn for a few horses about every 2 days. Thi... Read more »

Help identifying


December 14, 2016, 5:12 pm

Hi all I've been asked by a neighbour too plant some more of these plants does anyone know what they are called? '[image: http://i86.photobucket.com/albums/k103/chriz2006_2006/700215CD-8187-4E2B-B8... Read more »

Please identify this tree with an interesting fruit


November 28, 2016, 11:26 pm

Hello all, In the yard of the place I work, I noticed crushed fruits and bluish stains. When I looked up I saw clusters of interesting fruits. (See photo link below) I noticed the thin and graceful... Read more »

Happy Thanksgiving to All My Buddies at RC


November 25, 2016, 1:45 am

Hope it is a happy one for everybody. I have not bin doing much in the back 40 lately, due to my decision to try and watch more TV and goof off in general (aka real work). Happy Thanksgiving, fe... Read more »

Gardening questionnaire for dissertation. quick, easy, anonymous


November 14, 2016, 9:14 pm

Hello, my name is James Avison. I am in my third year of University at Liverpool John Moores. I am doing a feasibility study on a garden maintenance company and I am in need of volunteers to fill my... Read more »

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Where can I find Thuricide for sale in Boston (kills winter moth caterpilla... rating: 5

Anyone know where I can buy Thuricide in the Boston area or surrounding suburbs? I have two trees that are getting decimated by winter moth caterpillars and I want to spray at least a portion of the ... Read more »

Growing Monotropa uniflora - indian pipe in a closed terrarium system. rating: 5

One of my neighbors threw out a cracked 10 gallon glass aquarium the other day. It doesn't hold water, but I figured to try a temperate decidious forest floor ecotone tank. Maybe have some limited ... Read more »

Scorched Earth Gardening rating: 5

First time post so would appreciate some advice. Just bought a house with a neglected garden. To the back I had 10 foot tall ivy which I have cut down and a mat of ivy just below what was once the ... Read more »

Lawn aeration and sprinkler system rating: 5

I live in zone 7b with heavy clay soil. I have to aerate my lawn may be next year. I have sprinkler system in my yard and the builder has done an awful job. You never know where you're going to dig ... Read more »

Veronica or Salvia rating: 5

Have a very hard time remembering if I put in Veronica (spikey) or salvia. Is there any surefire way to distinquish the perennial varieties? I am certain the leaves are different. My salvia/veroni... Read more »

Planting bulbs under pea gravel? rating: 5

Hiya, I have a few beds with bulbs in them and was looking to put pea gravel down on top. I realize the pea gravel will help keep the weeds down but will it also prevent the bulbs from sprouting?... Read more »

Watering tomato plants w/sea water rating: 5

Interesting article from Science Daily. ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ WATERING TOMATO PLANTS WITH DILUTED SEAWATER BOOSTS LEVELS OF ANTIOXIDANTS Watering tomatoes with diluted seawater ca... Read more »

Bare root strawberries (shelf life, indoor life - to survive in the frost,... rating: 5

Hi, Yesterday, I bought a bag of =93bare root strawberries=94 from my local Lowes. It contains 10 bare-root plants. I am trying to find out what is the option for me; Option 1: (a) Keep in shelf ind... Read more »

Killing Honeysuckle/bleach rating: 5

I am trying to kill some well established Honeysuckle bushes. I cannot dig down far enough to remove the root. What do you think about pouring straight bleach on the plants? Would that make the ... Read more »

Uncovered a rabbit nest iin my half-barrel planter rating: 5

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Just discovered them while trying to put in some big Coleus. What on earth made them think it was a good place for a nest up off the ground, and what, if anything, should I do? I don't want them in t... Read more »

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