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    24 Jun 2010
    So as I go into the greenhouse everyday I see more and more of these little guys…(note the pic) What are they and do I need to get rid of them?

    Overcast 30°C / 86°F
  • Photo-upload-134542?1333904289
    24 Jun 2010
    Ok posting this today but actually we found these gall’s a week ago. From what I read the only way to get rid of them is to cut off the infected sections of the vine….anyone have any other idea’s?

    Grape - Old Vine Under Attack and Deck garden

    Overcast 29°C / 84°F
  • 24 Jun 2010
    Has anyone else had a problem with the stem of their climbing sugar snap peas breaking? My peas plants are about 4-5 tall, I have them climbing a trellis and have had handful of them completely break in half about a foot or two up from the ground...

    27°C / 81°F
  • 22 Jun 2010
    Gardeners love plants and landscaping. They care about all forms of life in the garden and the harmony between nature and human, bla bla bla. I am just curious… When vandalism occurs to the garden you maintain with love and care, how ‘...

    18°C / 64°F
  • Photo-upload-134088?1333904222
    22 Jun 2010
    … (lyrics by Toyah Wilcox circa 1981) and I wonder if anyone can help me solve it? My friend and her husband spent the winter in southern coastal Spain (the Algarve I believe) in their motorhome (yes, lucky folk!) and she returned with vario...

    Sunny 17°C / 63°F
  • 21 Jun 2010
    I noticed yesterday that one of my zucchini seems to be under siege with lots of ants. There is a nearby ant hill … but I don’t know what to make of this development. Do I need tiny little knights to fight back or are they symbiotic? ...


    24°C / 75°F
  • 20 Jun 2010
    I’ve sown chards (erbette) one month ago. Last summer they grew very well, but now they are barely able to sprout. The few leaves sprouted from the dirt are half eaten (full of tiny round holes).Could someone help me to understand the problem and...

    chard bieta liscia da taglio Under Attack

    Partly Sunny 15°C / 59°F
  • Photo-upload-133612?1333751883
    20 Jun 2010
    to me anyway…. has anyone else had this happen? I got this plant from my MIL last December. It is kinda tall and has a weak stem so it leans over. It has grown maybe 6" or so (maybe more) since I got it and is really leaning even with s...

    Dragon tree

    31°C / 88°F
  • 19 Jun 2010
    One of my tomato plants has suddenly started to wilt on its upper leaves. It’s been given water and has flowers forming on it. What happened?

    Partly Sunny 17°C / 63°F
  • 19 Jun 2010
    how well do fig trees do in zone eight here in france???

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