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QUESTION: Electric netting to keep out ground squirrels?

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I had a horrible garden summer last year with the rats and squirrels stealing the tomatoes and carrots in my garden.  I was thinking about the electric netting to keep them out.  Any...

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QUESTION: Too late for cover crops?

QUESTION: Too late for cover crops?

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I live in the north east and forgot to plant cover crops in my raised beds last fall.  Is there anything I can do now, to get the beds ready for the new plants I'll be putting in this spring...

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QUESTION: need suggestions on heating my greenhouse.

QUESTION: need suggestions on heating my greenhouse.

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I have a small hobby greenhouse an trying to figure out HOW to heat it with out killing my pockets!   I had used a portable elctric one.  Any thoughts. ideas would be helpful. I live in...

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QUESTION: Sources for onions

QUESTION: Sources for onions

Hi,      I would like to buy two packages each of two onion varieties and can not find any for "Italian Torpedo Onions" and "Walla Walla Sweet Onions".      Do...

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QUESTION: Tropicals in Kentucky HELP!!

QUESTION: Tropicals in Kentucky HELP!!

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Since I live in North Western KY, I have to bring my tropicals (Limes,olive, tangerine, banana & palm trees) inside to our "Florida" room which faces Westerly sun.  I struggle especially...

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QUESTION: What kind of pepper plant is this?

QUESTION: What kind of pepper plant is this?

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Im not even sure if it is a pepper plant but the guy i bought the Thai Hots from said it was. It was in the same pot as the thai hots so i said whatever and got it. 2 for 1. now im thinking its a...

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QUESTION: Broccoli with lots of leaves & no stalk

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This is the 1st yr I have attempted to grow broccoli & I have lots of leaves but no stalk with any head of broccoli.   Can anyone help me? What do the plants need?

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QUESTION: What kind of Pepper plant is this?

QUESTION: What kind of Pepper plant is this?

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i had a mix pepper plant to years ago that was to be a variety of hot peppers it wasnt sucessful in growing anything and i cut it down somehow i must have gotten seeds in my daisy plants and now i...

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QUESTION: need tomatillo help asap!

QUESTION: need tomatillo help asap!

Hi everybody, here in Germany my tomatillos and tomatoes started out great cuz we had really hot weather in early summer and now it's been all rain for 4 weeks. so guess what? right, fungus! im...

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QUESTION: My tomato plant is not producing fruit

QUESTION: My tomato plant is not producing fruit

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  Hi! I am brand new at gardening this year, and planted an Heirloom Beefsteak plant the first week of June. The plant is now enormous... over 6 feet tall, and has branches that are taking over...

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QUESTION: Avoiding a corn problem

QUESTION: Avoiding a corn problem

I am not sure what went wrong but my corn had lots of nice ears, then suddenly the ears stopped growing and eventually turned bad.  I am thinking it was an insect but being rather new to...

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QUESTION: Bitter lettuce

QUESTION: Bitter lettuce

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My spring mix salad greens have been bitter from the first picking in early spring.  Is there an amendment I can add to my soil to "sweeten " the lettuce?..  Last year tomatoes were planted...

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QUESTION: Japanese Beetles

QUESTION: Japanese Beetles

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The Japanese beetles are back.  I hand pick them or knock them into soapy water in a little dish.  They drown immediately but I am wondering if there is another way to trap them.  I do...

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QUESTION: Pockmarked Zucchinis

QUESTION: Pockmarked Zucchinis

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My zucchini squashes are pockmarked. Can anyone tell me why?

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QUESTION: Tomato Trusses Keep on Growing

QUESTION: Tomato Trusses Keep on Growing

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I am growing indeterminate Ardwyna Paste tomatoes. The end of the bottom fruit trusses keeps on growing and producing more leaf and flowers. Should this tip growth be suppressed like leafaxil...

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QUESTION: Cucumber problem

QUESTION: Cucumber problem

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We have been planting a garden for the past 8 years and have never had a problem with the cucumbers They are plentiful but a day after we pick them they get real rubbery and soft. What are we diong...

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QUESTION: Excessive potato green

QUESTION: Excessive potato green

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I have good results with potato. I plant early, use specialized potato fertilizer and hill at least once. I get a good harvest but the plants have excessively tall plants. Last year the plants were...

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QUESTION: Staked tomatoes

QUESTION: Staked tomatoes

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I have staked my tomatoes for the first time this year.  I put in 8 ft stakes.  My tomato plants appear to be growing 4 inches a day.  I am about to the top of my stakes. Now what do I...

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QUESTION: Garden Beetles

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Every year, out of nowhere, comes the beetles, cukes, squash, pumpkins, melons are attacked and very quickly. sos Loriann

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QUESTION: Bitter Cucumbers

QUESTION: Bitter Cucumbers

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I just would like to know why some of my cucumbers are SO BITTER?   I have to taste each one to find out if it is good and then the bitter taste gets in my mouth and I can't tell.  I have a...

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