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QUESTION: What Is This Plant?

QUESTION: What Is This Plant?

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I dont know the name of this plant??? does anyone know???

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QUESTION: Least-Toxic Whitefly Solution

QUESTION: Least-Toxic Whitefly Solution

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I have a lot of white fly on my kale and broccoli plants. Does anyone have a non-chemical solution to this problem?

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QUESTION: Soil Temperature

QUESTION: Soil Temperature

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I am always quite uncertain when I am planting certain vegetables in the spring with regard to those who are quite cold sensitive.  Is there a general rule of thumb regarding how to know when...

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QUESTION: Fishy Fertilizers - Is Mercury a Concern?

QUESTION: Fishy Fertilizers - Is Mercury a Concern?

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After reading about fish-based fertilizers in Volume 3 of Grow magazine, I began to wonder if mercury contamination was a concern. I know that when eating fish, mercury can be an issue. Is this also...

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QUESTION: Heat-resistant lettuce variety for Texas

QUESTION: Heat-resistant lettuce variety for Texas

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This question is for "Greg Holdsworth" since I have noticed that he lives in Plano, TX.Greg I live in the other side of town, near DFW airport. Can you recomend some heat resistance varieties of...

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QUESTION: Starting a veggie garden in zone 6

QUESTION: Starting a veggie garden in zone 6

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Hello all !! Just a couple of questions if you don't mind.  I love to garden and last year my kids and I started our seeds indoors on my dinning room table.  Well due to the scratches and...

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QUESTION:  How to keep cats out of raised bed garden

QUESTION: How to keep cats out of raised bed garden

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Hi all, Husband and I just built us a beautiful 4 x 8 raised bed garden from an idea out of this site.  My concern now is the 3 cats that my neighbor has.  They roam all about in my yard...

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QUESTION: Planting peas & tomatoes

QUESTION: Planting peas & tomatoes

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I had a terrible yied on my pea crop last year.  I am in zone 6 and started my peas indoors and transferred them outdoors.  They did very poorly.  Can you offer any...

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QUESTION: When is it too early to start...

QUESTION: When is it too early to start...

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I am in a zone 6 area (just moved here, havent had a full season yet)...I am very eager to start a vegetable garden, I have started a lot of seeds and they are all doing well indoors on a windowsill...

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QUESTION: Will double digging attract more worms?

QUESTION: Will double digging attract more worms?

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If I double dig my garden and add vegetable scraps at the lowest level, would I be able to attract more worms into my garden?

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QUESTION: Tomato Hornworms

QUESTION: Tomato Hornworms

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How do I prevent tomato green horned caterpillars from ruining my tomato plants?

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QUESTION: A Vegetable Garden near a Septic Leach Field

QUESTION: A Vegetable Garden near a Septic Leach Field

Is it a good idea? Will raised beds help?

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QUESTION: Using a compost tumbler in cold weather

QUESTION: Using a compost tumbler in cold weather

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Hey fellow gardeners!  I am reading up on composting a lot lately, and have a couple of questions for those of you who are experts!

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QUESTION: Aphids

QUESTION: Aphids

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What is the best way to keep aphids off of my green pepper plant?

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QUESTION: Keeping Groundhogs Out of Raised Beds

QUESTION: Keeping Groundhogs Out of Raised Beds

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Groundhogs (aka woodchucks) dug under the gate and wiped out my cabbages. What can I do?

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QUESTION: Tomatoes

QUESTION: Tomatoes

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I want to plant some tomatoes but i am unsure when i should plant them for my part of the country. I live in the south central part of Texas. We enjoy nice fall weather and our winters are...

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QUESTION: Cabbage

QUESTION: Cabbage

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I am curious as to how much square footage and soil depth 1 cabbage plant requires...

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QUESTION: Getting seeds off to the right start

QUESTION: Getting seeds off to the right start

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When starting out with seeds good soil then place the seed then cover loosely with more soil then water is this correct? then I want to be sure that the seeds are in the sun light and lightly watered...

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QUESTION for Patti Moreno (and other rabbit owners!)

QUESTION for Patti Moreno (and other rabbit owners!)

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How much work is involved in raising a rabbit?

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Covering gardens

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I have heard that covering gardens with black plastic in the fall will help suppress spring weeds fro sprouting/growing.  Is this true?

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