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  • Photo-upload-144640?1333829305
    23 Aug 2010
    Hi guys i have a lemon tree i have grown from seed. It was planted April 2009 so its about a year and a half years old. It seems to be growing in all angles and at the minute looks a bit of a bushy mess. What do you suggest i do?? Shall i prune it...

    Lemon Trees Established

    Indoors 18°C / 64°F
  • Photo-upload-144360?1333905812
    21 Aug 2010
    This weekend is the first sunny one in months. Seriously, we broke a record of 33 consecutive days of rain. A week more and we could have told Noah to shove it…but I digress. The sun has come out and I feel the need to ditch all indoor en...

    Wild Rose Pruning

    Partly Sunny 18°C / 64°F
  • 18 Aug 2010
    Last year I very optimistically let my tomatoes continue to bloom into late September! How I ever thought those little fruits would ever turn into anything before the Minnesota cold came I don’t know. Anyway, my understanding is that it is b...

    Overcast 25°C / 77°F
  • 18 Aug 2010
    My plant produced 4 small round black seeds in a soft skin. How am I to plant them after they have dried a bit ? This is my first attempt at growing them from seed ,please help ,Tony .

  • 17 Aug 2010
    I have bought an Emperor Mandarin, and am thinking about buying a companion plant which will overlap for cross-pollination (for larger fruit). But this might be pointless – I know some people have grown Mandarins here – but not if the ...

    Mandarin 'Emperor'

    Cloudy 11°C / 52°F
  • Photo-upload-143916?1333905745
    16 Aug 2010
    I noticed some plants in my garden a couple of days ago covered amidst weeds. Can you look at the pic and tell me if they are tomato plants. I would appreciate it so much:D

    34°C / 93°F
  • 16 Aug 2010
    Female flowers are developing 3" squash, then turning black before they open. Is it heat?

    Costata Romanesco Zucchini

    34°C / 94°F
  • 16 Aug 2010
    I am growing 4 sallow thorn plants, I live in greece so it is very hot, how often do they need water and should they be in the direct sun all day

  • 15 Aug 2010
    The raised bed is in the sunniest spot, north of the invisible wall. Nowhere else to move it. “Full sun” does not mean what I thought it meant. It bakes in the sun. I need to find plants which will grow quickly, before or during next J...

    Random Raised Bed garden [archived] , Invisible Courtyard Wall garden , and Sweet Pepp...

    37°C / 98°F
  • Photo-upload-143701?1333905717
    14 Aug 2010
    found this tiny nursery set up on one of my mandevilla plants today. no idea what kind of critters they’ll turn out to be…guess i’d better look into it in case they’re the sort that might devour the plant, or be tempted ove...

    Mandevilla Group - trellis and South Balcony (summer) garden

    Rainy 28°C / 83°F
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Help other gardeners identify mystery plants in their gardens - take a look at the photos below and leave a comment with your guess.

  • Madudhan's Fern
  • CDfolia's Iris - unknown maroon/gold
  • BasilKween's Established Indian Hawthorne
  • diwani's talig harap
  • diwani's Goldcrest
  • plantfriends's Mystery Cactus
  • philo's Rose
  • christi89's Aruba cactus
  • vivvy's hollyhock
  • toe_beans's Mystery Succulent
  • rutabaga's Crassula pellucida
  • diwani's TALILONG or Talinum