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  1. Thread: Imaptiens

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    I overwintered impatiens before by moving them...

    I overwintered impatiens before by moving them inside (treating them like regular houseplants) and they lost all their leaves and became a bunch of leggy stems. They refused to grow and became all...
  2. Thread: Petunias

    by Lily789
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    You can harvest the seeds, which are very easy to...

    You can harvest the seeds, which are very easy to sow the next year and to bloom. Usually the flowers pollinate themselves naturally and end up with seed pods with many little black seeds. Just wait...
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    Once I got this gigantic majesty palm that was...

    Once I got this gigantic majesty palm that was even taller than me! But unfortunately, it became infested with scale and the poor plant almost died. Well, it didn't. Now it's growing happily, though...
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    Cactus if you really don't like watering! ...

    Cactus if you really don't like watering!

    African Violets--regular water, not too much light, should bloom once per year

    Pothos--just water and fertilize, it'll grow like crazy

    Spider...
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    I meant "fun" in a way of helping people. I love...

    I meant "fun" in a way of helping people. I love to go on forums and post questions/help others out. Plus, I get to learn more about plants by posting. That's what I mean by "fun."

    I should have...
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    Orchid About to Bloom!

    Hurray! So happy...

    I'm no orchid expert...I got two phals in May last year, blooms lasted to about August. This January, they both spiked at about the same time and now I have lots of big fat...
  7. Thread: Peonies

    by Lily789
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    Peonies

    If I plant peony roots now, will they bloom this year? Or do they take a few years to bloom? My roots are pretty big and have lots of sprouts. Thanks for any help!
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    Or simply part the curtains so your seedlings get...

    Or simply part the curtains so your seedlings get more direct sunlight. Even sheer curtains like that can block out a lot of the light. Try to move to another window. I put mine on west windows or...
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    People should try to post more :). In my opinion,...

    People should try to post more :). In my opinion, it's fun to post.
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    I gave it a try...but it did not work. It was...

    I gave it a try...but it did not work. It was strange, because the minute I take them inside, they stop growing and lose their leaves. Then they died. Oh well, not a big deal because I discover...
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    Help! What is this weird/interesting thing?

    I was walking near my old, thin tomato plants when I noticed a white flash. Looking closer, I saw something that made my stomach churn and it totally grossed me out. It was a two inch long...
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    Overwintering Impatiens

    Last year I attempted to overwinter impatiens. I moved them indoors near a window, but soon all their leaves dropped off leaving bare stems. I was disappointed so I gave up. This year, I have a...
  13. Thread: Leaf Cuttings

    by Lily789
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    Leaf Cuttings

    Has anyone tried propagating aloe veras by cutting off a leaf and sticking it in soil? Does it work? :?: How do you propagate them?
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    Help! My Money Tree is going crazy!

    Something strange is going on...

    I bought this pretty money tree (pachira) about a month ago. It had 6 nicely braided stems and a neat ball of healthy, green leaves. It was less than 2 feet tall....
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    Gardenia Problem!!!

    I have a gardenia with iron deficiency because the soil is probably too alkaline. It has yellowing leaves, sometimes with green veins. I want to increase the soil acidity, so can I add this special...
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    Help! How am I supposed to repot this?

    I have a miltonidium that is very rootbound. The roots almost completely cover the whole rootball. So many roots! I want to repot it, but I know that when repotting, you should take the old medium...
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    Yeah. Make sure the tool you use is as sterile as...

    Yeah. Make sure the tool you use is as sterile as possible. You don't want to be transmitting any diseases. Just to be safe. :wink:
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    The orchid will make seeds. Different varieties...

    The orchid will make seeds. Different varieties take different amounts of time. Planting orchid seeds is actually a pretty complicated process. You may need special equipment, materials, and sterile...
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