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Protection for plants against a Spring freeze from Easley SC
April 15, 2014
Is there anything we can do to protect our beautiful spring gardens from the freeze tonight? (April 15, 2014)
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Mulching tree root in San Angelo, TX
April 02, 2014
San Angelo, Texas is in a drought stage. Will it help our trees to mulch the base of them?
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Plants for science fair project using greywater
November 17, 2013
What kind of plants should we use for our science fair project.We are doing our project on how greywater affects plant growth. We saw your answer on how it affects it but we don't know what type of ...
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Problems with Mexican Olive tree from Edinburg TX
October 06, 2013
My Mexican olive (anacahuita) shows no obvious signs of pest or disease, but over the last years has more and more dead limbs and smaller and smaller leaves. It's in a yard with a sprinkler system t...
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Problems with water oaks from Laurel MS
October 05, 2013
The leaves on my mature water oak trees have been falling since the leaves matured. My area has had an abundance of rain this year, 11 inches above normal. All the trees in my area are doing the same....
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Yucca rostrata needs some help in Austin, TX.
September 16, 2013
We planted an expensive 5-6 foot Yucca rostrata last fall. It bloomed beautifully in the spring. We installed an irrigation link to water the recently planted areas with succulents, viburnums, spart...
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Wintering Purple Coneflowers in pots in Springfield MO
August 26, 2013
I have some 8 month old purple cone flowers in containers on my porch. They did not bloom this summer because they were seedlings when given to me. I can not put them in the ground. How can I keep the...
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Shriveling agave from Miami Florida
August 23, 2013
Dear Mr. Smarty Plants, Most upset - My beautiful agave (wish I could have submitted an image) has stared to misbehave. The once first liquid filled leaves, are starting to look more like the skin ...
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Dry browning leaves on Monterrey Oak from San Antonio
August 08, 2013
I have a Monterey Oak that was planted four years ago and was doing great until the last two weeks. It has turned brown and the ends of the branches are very dry and brittle. The root flare was cov...
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Gregg's Mistflower stressed in Fredericksburg TX
August 07, 2013
My Gregg's Mist Flower plants are very stressed. The blooms have turned brown and the leaves are drooping. Plants are receiving moderate sun, partial shade. Do they need daily watering this time o...
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