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Q.White Flies - How can I prevent or eliminate white flies on veggie plants ie tomatoes, peppers, cucumbers? I live in New Ohio…

Anonymous added on September 22, 2018 | Answered

A. I live in England and grow mine in a greenhouse, but I grow Marigolds below the tomatoes and never see either white or green fly. I can't speak for outside? it might work..Read More

Q.Calla Lily – What Is This? - I found this growing in two of the calla lily flowers. Is it a bulb? Can it be planted and…

Jane Stapes added on September 22, 2018 | Answered

A. That is a seed pod. Growing seed from a hybrid plant is sometimes disappointing because the resultant plant doesn't have the same genetics as the parent. You never know so give it a try. Here is how: More

Q.What Zone Am I In - Hi I am just trying to learn what edible garden zone I am in. I would like to year round…

Cali added on September 22, 2018 | Answered

A. Here is a website from looking up your agricultural zone. Also search from your state's Extension Service. You'll find planting calendars for your location and a wealth of information on what grows well in your area.Read More

Q.Color Of Flowers Affects Pollination - how does the color of flowers affect their ability to pollinate?

Anonymous added on September 22, 2018 | Answered

A. Bees, flies and other pollinators rely on "built-in" memory of what is safe and beneficial to "eat". They aren't foodies willing to try new things like the latest, snazziest hybrid. Their meat and potatoes are native plants with naturalistic color…Read More

Q.Shrivelled Leaves On Cornus From Summer Through To Autumn - I have a small garden Cornus 5ftx 3 ft , had for 5 years . It over winters well and…

Anonymous added on September 22, 2018 | Answered

A. I suspect - BLS "bacterial leaf scorch". Although with your location, it could be a leaf scorch related to extreme environmental factors, wind, salt. Bacterial leaf scorch is a plant disease that is spread by an insect pest, and then…Read More

Q.Birds Nest Kokedma. Dry Tips On Leaves & Holes - Please help me fix my beautiful birds next kokedama! I bought it a month ago and it has been living…

Lucie added on September 22, 2018 | Answered

A. I suspect a bacterial blight disease that is common with birds nest ferns. Trim off the damaged leaves at their base to prevent further spread. Spray the foliage and drench the soil with a bio-fungicide-bactericide like this: More

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