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  • Photo-upload-136204?1333904591
    02 Jul 2010
    We have been trying to raise Rhubarb for several years. At first it did pretty well along side the edge of some trees. Then it started to decline each year until we decided to relocate it to the lower backyard garden, where it has been pretty wet ...

    Rhubarb 1

    20°C / 68°F
  • 01 Jul 2010
    I was working in the garden yesterday and started to notice that the flower buds on the daylilies, hostas, cranesbill and various wildflowers are all bitten off! Also – the tips of the branches on my young dogwood. No deer tracks and some ...

    Cloudy 12°C / 53°F
  • Photo-upload-135898?1333904558
    30 Jun 2010
    well i started out the least hopeful about the corn. but then the stalks really took off and the tassels started to open, then the silks appeared and i could see the ears of corn starting to bulge out from the stalks! then something went wrong. no...

    corn Under Attack

    16°C / 61°F
  • Photo-upload-135724?1333904521
    29 Jun 2010
    It is a vine, and some kind of gourd, but I lost track of what seed I used. It bloomed for the first time yesterday, so identification is easier. I can post additional pictures if clarification is required.

  • 30 Jun 2010
    My dear Folians, In the Overview page, we get to log “My [box] is [drop-down menu]”. Is there a difference between that and entering a journal saying “My XX plant is doing YY”? Thanks.

    Overcast 12°C / 53°F
  • 29 Jun 2010
    Well, ok I have done it again. Jumped in quickly with planting things in the garden without knowing a thing about what I was planting or planting in general. Purple carrots and assorted greens sounded great so in they went. Well apparently digg...

    Great Greens and backyard planting bed garden

    Sunny 28°C / 83°F
  • Photo-upload-135667?1333904482
    28 Jun 2010
    It’s the weirdest thing. No leaf drop, and they are just a wee bit yellow, but day by day their foliage appears to be shrinking. There’s some mild leaf curl, but mostly the leaves just appear smaller than they were before. First pic ...

    Tomato 'Brandywine Pink' and Raised Bed #1 in Sunray garden

    28°C / 82°F
  • 28 Jun 2010
    I am growing okra which is not in my plantings, but I need to know how to know when it is ready to be picked. I have never grown okra before but some of the pods are getting big.

    Vegetable garden

    Overcast 31°C / 88°F
  • 28 Jun 2010
    We’ve got these growing in our greenhouse but we’re not sure whether to remove the male flowers. Help please!

    Cloudy 21°C / 70°F
  • Photo-upload-135518?1333904458
    28 Jun 2010
    I have a small beavertail prickly pear pear pad that I planted a couple of months ago that is slowly but surely perishing. Can you help me save it? I’m specifically concerned about water (too much or too little?) and sun (full sun too much?...

    Beavertail Cactus Dying

    Sunny 40°C / 104°F
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