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    Hi Marney, Sounds like you've made your...

    Hi Marney,

    Sounds like you've made your Anthurium very happy. Do be careful with repotting and handling this plant as the sap can cause an allergic reaction in some people.

    Carefully unpot it...
  2. Thread: peonies & ants

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    Hi Unklbil, Peonies and ants have a symbiotic...

    Hi Unklbil,

    Peonies and ants have a symbiotic relationship. The ants that protect them generally eat sweets. To be sure they arean't attracted to your camper, don't leave out sweets or any food...
  3. Thread: unusual question

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    Molly, you are so very welcome! I'm sure you...

    Molly, you are so very welcome! I'm sure you know that there are edible flowers. Nasturtium flowers have a bit of a peppery taste, lavender flowers can be eaten in lots of foods from cakes to...
  4. Thread: zucchni & tomatos

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    Dave, good to know the site was helpful for the...

    Dave, good to know the site was helpful for the tomatoes. :smile: For your zucchini, these plants tend to produce more male then female flowers when they first start to flower. Both male and...
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    Hi Molly, It really isn't a 'strange'...

    Hi Molly,

    It really isn't a 'strange' question, but it's a bit different then ones I've heard/read about bell peppers. Most folks say that you shouldn't plant sweet bell peppers next to hot...
  6. Thread: Weed or squash?

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    Not to fret, it happens all the time. Most folks...

    Not to fret, it happens all the time. Most folks think of that Gingrich guy when they see my name. :eek:


    Organic dump? That's fantastic that you have such a wonderful resource. If you have the...
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    Since you mentioned that you've done alot of...

    Since you mentioned that you've done alot of reading, you probably realize that the new growth comes from the center of the plant. So pruning the new growth will probably slow it down. I've never...
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    Slshank, you are very welcome! Probably,...

    Slshank, you are very welcome!



    Probably, but unless they give the botanical name (Latin), it would be difficult to know for certain. I suspect they are the same as the white grows much larger...
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    Oh, I see now. Thanks. :smile: Newt

    Oh, I see now. Thanks. :smile:

    Newt
  10. Hi Chicky, It's a bit difficult to see the...

    Hi Chicky,

    It's a bit difficult to see the flowers and leaves clearly from the picture. Can you post a picture of a close up of the flowers and a leaf or two? Also, where on the planet does this...
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    Urbanol'mcnld, isn't Disneyland in Los Angelos? ...

    Urbanol'mcnld, isn't Disneyland in Los Angelos? I've been there, both to Disneyland and to visit relatives that live in Los Angelos. I didn't find it as hot and dry as say Phoenix, Az. I'll bet...
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    Hi Urbanol'mcnld, I have found gardening to...

    Hi Urbanol'mcnld,

    I have found gardening to become a passion over the years. Veggie gardening is rather new to me as my hubby usually does that, but it certainly can be rewarding to the budget,...
  13. Thread: introductions

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    Hi Urbanol'mcnld, Welcome to Backyard...

    Hi Urbanol'mcnld,

    Welcome to Backyard Gardener! I'm glad to know that you find it easy to navigate here. I think that you have an excellent suggestion and I will take it up with Backyard...
  14. Thread: Weed or squash?

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    Hi Tall, So glad to know your garden is doing...

    Hi Tall,

    So glad to know your garden is doing so well. I think you have an imposter growing next to your watermelon. The one with the thorns looks like buffalo bur. Those thorns are a give...
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    Hi Slslank, I'm going to start with your...

    Hi Slslank,

    I'm going to start with your question:



    No limit, so ask away! :smile:

    First let me say that using abbreviations when talking 'plant talk' makes it very difficult to know...
  16. Thread: too much rain

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    Yes, I witnessed the hail on tv from the comfort...

    Yes, I witnessed the hail on tv from the comfort of home. :smile: It seems to be an unusually wet and cool spring this year too. We started the winter with a drought and now we are 5" over what we...
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    You are very welcome! You may have to seek out...

    You are very welcome! You may have to seek out other begonia forums to see if anyone has these plants and would be willing to trade or send cuttings for SASE.

    I'd love to know if you find them.
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    Mike, you are very welcome! I have two sites...

    Mike, you are very welcome! I have two sites about St. Augustine grass and both recommend plugs and not seed for this grass. Maybe you can dig out some plugs from a spot that isn't too noticeable...
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    Furiousbunny, you are so very welcome! I'm glad...

    Furiousbunny, you are so very welcome! I'm glad you didn't eat the berries! :eek:

    Newt
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    Hi Wallance, I don't think the insects that...

    Hi Wallance,

    I don't think the insects that are blurred in the picture would be aphids as they feed on leaves and stems of plants. These black spots appear to be on the hardened bark of the tree....
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    Hi Henry, I realize it's probably a bit late...

    Hi Henry,

    I realize it's probably a bit late for this, but there really isn't enough info here to know exactly what is going on. Hyacinth grows from a bulb that is planted in the fall. It blooms...
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    Hi Dollyplant, I've not heard of a Dracaena...

    Hi Dollyplant,

    I've not heard of a Dracaena being sold as a piece of stem as you describe. Dracaena is native to Cameroon in West Africa where their native languages are English and French. So now...
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    You might be able to find it with a google...

    You might be able to find it with a google search.

    Newt
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    It appears to be a popular variety in the UK. I...

    It appears to be a popular variety in the UK. I would suggest a google search.

    Newt
  25. Thread: Mandevilla

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    From this site with other helpful info:...

    From this site with other helpful info:
    http://www.garden-services.com/mandevilla.htm




    Newt
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