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  • 03 Sep 2010
    Hi this is an answer but the only way I could work out how to put it on the site was to ask the question and answer it to. I was looking for the USDA Zone equivalent, I found it here http://www.anbg.gov.au/gardens/research/hort.research/zones.html...

    Overcast 10°C / 50°F
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    21 Aug 2010
    My husband says its a type of lady bug. It does have a lady bug shape, but I have never seen lady bugs in this color…AND…i don’t think lady bugs all get together in one spot to do harm to maters….. Although….. I have...

    Tomato (Heirloom Red Cherry Tom) #1 and Backyard Veggie Pots (Purchased) garden

    21°C / 70°F
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    31 Aug 2010
    Thanks in advance! :)

    Tomato 'Italian Goliath'

    33°C / 92°F
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    30 Aug 2010
    I am having a BIG problem with little green & black “inch worm” looking caterpillars infesting and devouring my flowers and some buds too. First my Coneflowers and now my Zinnias and Marigolds. I’m really not sure how to addr...

    Foundation Garden garden , Zinnia 'Profusion Mix' , French Marigold , Coneflower "Whit...

    24°C / 75°F
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    29 Aug 2010
    Tonight while I was harvesting peppers I looked down and saw a frog sitting in my raised bed. Being that I have no water in my whole yard, I have to assume that he came from my neighbor’s waterfall pond. Besides this guy, I’ve only e...

    Old Backyard garden [archived]

    31°C / 88°F
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    28 Aug 2010
    After a major aphid infestation (yuck) my bonsai is looking good again. Waiting to see if it will develop more blooms. One concern is that the soil seems compacted — anyone have suggestions for repotting a teat tree bonsai, i.e. when, how?

    bonsai (hers) and Indoor garden

    23°C / 73°F
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    28 Aug 2010
    My red canna finally started booming again (yay). However the new blooms are droopy, with some of them even dropping prematurely. Anyone know what the problem might be? My coral canna has yet to bloom again, the leaves have been in the same unfurl...

    canna (red)

    21°C / 70°F
  • 28 Aug 2010
    and falling over. Too far from grow light? Start over?

    Cabbage 'Golden Acre' Sprouting and 2010 Fall garden [archived]

    Sunny 19°C / 67°F
  • 28 Aug 2010
    and laying over. Too far from the grow light? Start over?

    Broccoli 'Packman' Sprouting and 2010 Fall garden [archived]

    Sunny 19°C / 67°F
  • 28 Aug 2010
    …again. All sprouted, but they’re laying over. They were 6" from the grow light. Perhaps start over again and put them closer?

    Brussels Sprout 'Long Island Improved' Sprouting and 2010 Fall garden [archived]

    Sunny 19°C / 67°F
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