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  • Photo-upload-143360?1333905670
    11 Aug 2010
    This morning I noticed that my dill was full of caterpillars. Not sure as to what kind they are, anyone out there know? My guess is the Black Swallowtail Caterpillar. I took them off my dill plants, but know, upon reading more, I could have put it...

    Dill 'Dukat' Under Attack and Patio garden

    33°C / 92°F
  • 10 Aug 2010
    My neighbor cleared two beds under her trees but never got the opportunity to transplant the Iris before selling to me…yes that’s right… those pics of the Iris that we have? Those are now MY iris!! So if anyone can tell me what...

    22°C / 72°F
  • Photo-upload-142995?1333905594
    08 Aug 2010
    my tomatoes have been getting progressively worse—some kind of fungus, i think, though i’m not sure what kind, or if i can treat it with a general fungicide. hope to consult with someone at the co-op this week to get a solution. does a...

    Tomato - group 1 , North Balcony (summer) garden , and Tomato - group 2

    Sunny 20°C / 68°F
  • Photo-upload-142959?1333905589
    08 Aug 2010
    I’ve been noticing some dense brownish spots on the leaves of my Zinnia’s. I’m not sure if this if rust or a fungus, or something else. Before the spots appeared the Zinnia’s were being snacked on by something, as you can s...

    Zinnia 'Profusion Mix' and Foundation Garden garden

    Sunny 32°C / 90°F
  • Photo-upload-142570?1333905547
    05 Aug 2010
    Whereas my other pepper was cited to have slug damage, I found a much smaller hole in this one and it was located at the bottom of the plant versus the top. When I opened it up, this is what I saw…black. No bugs or anything, but something ...

    Ace (F1) Peppers

    24°C / 76°F
  • Photo-upload-142525?1333905533
    29 Jul 2010
    So I decided that enough was enough with the turnip box. I knew from several days to maybe up to a couple of weeks prior to this journal entry, that I had at least ONE purple top turnip growing under the ground because I was going to pull them al...

    Turnips (Purple Top) Consumed, Backyard Veggie Pots (Sown) garden , and Garden Harvest...

    21°C / 69°F
  • Photo-upload-142383?1333905512
    04 Aug 2010
    Something is going on in the orange tree and whatever it is I know it’s no good. Last week I noticed what looked like bird poop on one of my green oranges. It was at the blossom end and as I looked around at the fruit, I noticed that it was ...

    27°C / 80°F
  • Photo-upload-142289?1333456441
    03 Aug 2010
    Trying to find out what this bean is. The neighbor who gave it to me swears it is not a scarlet runner, but I’m not sure I believe him.

    Mystery Beans Growing

    22°C / 71°F
  • 02 Aug 2010
    My plant looks healthy except the blossom stems slowly dry up and fall off, before fruiting. What’s happening?

    Sweet Pepper 'Sweet Lipstick' Flowering and Backyard garden

    22°C / 71°F
  • 01 Aug 2010
    hi i am going to try the crimson sweet watermelon next year but trailing it up a trellis can anybody tell me if a 4 foot trellis is high enough and if there are any tricks e.g taking sideshoots out the correct fertiliser and things thanks for any ...

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