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    23 Sep 2010
    As many of you know, we have moved into a new place. I have never had a walnut tree before and the wind knocked a bunch of partially ripened walnuts out of the tree. The outer skins are drying, but the nut shells are soft. What do I look for? ...

    Rainy 21°C / 70°F
  • 22 Sep 2010
    I planted a huge amount of tomatoes for spring, however I have noticed that the Amish Paste and Principe Borghese both sprouted, got to about 1.5" then stopped, been the same for a few weeks. The Moneymaker, Red Fig, Verna Orange and Mortgage...

    Cloudy 17°C / 63°F
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    22 Sep 2010

    Overcast 30°C / 86°F
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    18 Sep 2010
    There’s something strange going on with my zinnias: new growth (upper leaves) and blooms look healthy, but the bottom portion of the leaves are shriveling and drying up. Some of the lower leaves were dry when I bought the plants (perhaps it ...

    Zinnia (multicolor) and zinnia (white)

    Cloudy 18°C / 65°F
  • 17 Sep 2010
    I’m wondering if I can use the water from my washing machine safely on my gardens. I use Earth Choice washing liquid and to be honest I only use half the recommended amount per wash, cause really, the agitator should be knocking out most the...

    Sunny 21°C / 70°F
  • 16 Sep 2010
    Hi I have only just started gardening and would like to like to know what kind of vegetable I can grow. This time of year. Finny

    Cloudy 15°C / 59°F
  • 16 Sep 2010
    I planted a small herb garden this past July. Its about 6′×8′ patch with basil oregano cilantro and jalapeno and of course the green onion. The green onion row is on one end with the basil row next to it. Everything is coming up g...

  • 14 Sep 2010
    Everything I want to plant is supposed to be grown in zones 4-9. And all the advice I find online for planting anything online is always talking about frost. Watchout for the frost! When is your first frost? when is your last frost? move your plan...

    Cosmos 'Sensation' , Hanging Tomatoes , Jasmine , Purple tiny flower bush , and Avocado...

    Sunny 22°C / 72°F
  • 14 Sep 2010
    I just planted cosmos sensation mix from seeds from cheapseeds.com because my neighbors have them and their height and delicate beauty blew me away. i guess i’ll turn this into a two parter: 1) i love butterflies. is it a good/cool idea to b...

    Cosmos 'Sensation' Sown

    Sunny 22°C / 72°F
  • 14 Sep 2010
    Paulownia Trees aka Royal Paulownia Wanted! Looking to buy mature Paulownia Trees aka Royal Paulownia ASAP! Can be your trees that you own or a referral to someone else….and I’ll pay you a referral fee that’s fair (once the trans...

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