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  • 14 Aug 2010
    My young hydrangea had been progressing nicely and producing some hot pink blooms. I wanted to tone the color down so about six weeks ago I added some ammonia sulfate to the soil to get a more lavendar-ish color and the results were just as I exp...

    Sunny 21°C / 70°F
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    14 Aug 2010
    I have been watching this pepper grow and noticed it was developing a reddish-brown spot. As the spot continued to grow larger, I finally decided to pick it. I’m wondering what the problem is and should I be concerned about the rest of the p...

    Sweet banana pepper

    Cloudy 26°C / 78°F
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    14 Aug 2010
    After spraying it with some fish emulsion and fertilizing the snot out of it the tree seems to be improving. We still have some critters hanging around but there is a little bit of new growth and the leaves have stopped dropping as rapidly. I have...


    31°C / 87°F
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    14 Aug 2010
    I had planted my beans and yellow crookneck squash a few weeks back. I don’t know if it is heat damage that is doing this or what but something is killing my plants. Everything was looking pretty happy and then whammo, brown dry leaves, shri...

    F-4x8' garden , E-4x8' garden , Blue Lake 274 , and Crookneck Squash 'Dixie Hybrid'

    30°C / 86°F
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    14 Aug 2010
    I’m not sure what this plant is either. There are two of them in my garden and it appears to spread like crazy. I try to keep them under control, but I’m not even sure I like them!! It has yellow blooms on it and the leaves are shap...

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    14 Aug 2010
    This little shrub was hidden by a hosta. It did have some beautiful pink blooms on it in spring and I later moved it to give it more space. I have no idea what it is!! I was hoping someone could help me out. TIA! :)

  • 13 Aug 2010
    Every watermelon that grows on my vine rots and dies. I’m sure it’s me but I don’t have a clue as to what I should be doing. I’ve never tried to grow any type of melon and it’s beginning to become apparent that I sh...

    Watermelon and 2010 Veggie and Herb garden [archived]

    32°C / 89°F
  • 13 Aug 2010
    Has anyone tried importing a rhizome or live plant.. (U.K. or U.S.A – to Victoria) from the approved Quarantine list? I would like advice on how to go about it…if you can help??

    Overcast 15°C / 59°F
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    11 Aug 2010
    I don’t know if the squash is going slow…

    Winter Squash 'Butternut' Showing True Leaves

    Sunny 16°C / 60°F
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    12 Aug 2010
    Still going strong and so far other watermelons on the vines havent gotten past the first stage of flowering. The bud stays closed and the fruit underneath turns yellow and dies off…… Any reason behind this?? One has started though and...

    Watermelon Established

    Overcast 17°C / 63°F
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