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Weeping cherry looks lame

Our mature weeping cherry (15 years old) had very sparse blossoms this year. Now the leaves are also very sparse. Do you think it will recover to its usual beauty or did this cold winter finish it off?

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Harford County MD trees ornamental cherries dieback about 2 hours ago

Leaves dying after leafing out

A number of trees and shrubs leafed out this spring, then started dying back from the tip back toward the trunk. The leaves are brown and crispy. Most affected are ornamental cherries and birches. No obvious signs of infestation. What could be causing this?

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MD shrubs trees disease issues about 3 hours ago

Wild strawberries removal

do you have tips on how to get rid of wild strawberries? thanks!

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Anne Arundel County MD lawns and turf mock strawberries about 3 hours ago

Lawn brown spots

Over the past couple of weeks, I've began to notice what appears to be some sort of mold/fungus on clumps of the grass in my yard, early in the morning when the grass is wet. By the afternoon when the sun has dried the grass, the area where the mold/fungus was earlier has turned brown. So I now have these nasty brown areas all over my yard. Sorry, I've attached pictures of the brown spots, but I haven't taken any of the mold/fungus for reference. I'm hoping that because of the area, you've had experience with this and know what the problem is and can suggest a solution. Is there any way to green the yard back up for this season? Or will these brown spots mean that my grass is going to permanently die and I've got to replace it?

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Howard County MD lawns and turf disease issues about 4 hours ago

Oystershell Scale

How do I eradicate and control Oystershell scale on my Aspen trees and Lilac plants

Thank you
Eric

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El Paso County CO trees and shrubs about 4 hours ago

Grass fungus causing brown out

Hello, I haven't taken pictures in the early morning when the grass is wet—which has been lots lately because of the days of rain—but I've been noticing lots of rather large (hand size when your fingers are open) areas, where it appears that a fungus is growing on the grass. The fungus disappears when the sun dries the moisture up and the grass turns brown. My mower broke and I wasn't able to cut the grass for two weeks. I just cut it yesterday. So I'm certain that with all the rain and the grass being so tall exasperated the problem. The pictures I've attached show the results of the fungus. Is there anything I can do to get rid of the brown spots and green the lawn back up? Note: The difference between the pictures: The more yellow in tone one was taken in the sun. The bluer toned photo was taken in the shade.

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Howard County MD lawns and turf disease issues about 4 hours ago

Foundation Evergreens

I would like a recommendation for Evergreen foundation planting’s on the southside. Something that would fill-in to be 2-4’ high. Ihave two Holmstrop arborvitae at each corner and would like a bush line between them, set behind front border of variegated hostas. Shaded until about noon. I am in Southwest/Worthington. In the process of pulling out wood mulch and these scruffy junipers. Thank you for your assistance

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Nobles County MN about 5 hours ago

More than just Sun Damage on Hostas?

I would have thought this was just sun damage except this sort of foliar damage is occurring on hostas that are in full shade. Is this more than just sun damage?

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Montgomery County MD groundcovers hosta discoloration about 5 hours ago

Shriveling leaves on a dogwood

Background: We have three dogwoods in a community garden all of which were planted about nine years ago. They have similar soil conditions and get the same sun exposure. Two are healthy but one has about 2/3 of its leaves shriveling. The first two attached pictures show the dogwood with shriveling leaves. In the third picture one of the two healthy dogwoods is on the left and the problematic dogwood is on the right. Question: Do you have any ideas about what has caused this and are there remediation steps I can take?

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Baltimore MD possible herbicide damage trees dogwood with elongated leaves about 6 hours ago

The Death of my Staghorn ferns

I have a large shaded bed of staghorn ferns which have been regularly reappearing every spring for about 15 years. This year for some unknown reason about half have died. The brown woody bases are dry and shriveled. Nothing has really changed in their environment. I am at a loss as to the cause, and hope you have some ideas. Thanks, Betsy Romano

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Oakland County MI trees and shrubs herbaceous perennials about 6 hours ago

Hardy Almond not looking very hardy

I bought a Hardy almond tree that I am growing indoors. It did very well so far and I got some flowers on it but no fruit yet. It is a young tree. Recently, I noticed that the leaves are looking wilted. I added water but then I read that could be a problem. Also, I noticed the leaves have sap on them. As you can see in the pics, they don't look very healthy. The tree is getting plenty of sun. Should I try to prune it? If so, how do I go about doing that? Any help or assistance is greatly appreciated.

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Ottawa County MI houseplants about 6 hours ago

Garden Fertilizing the Second Time

Hello. Planted the vegetable garden yesterday (320 sq ft) and tilled in 1.6 lbs of Urea (45-0-0) per the recommendation. All are plants except for bean seeds. I have mulched the garden with straw. How can I easily apply the second round of Urea in 3 weeks? Instructions say to apply between rows and till in. With the straw this won't be possible. Any advice will be appreciated?

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Oakland County MI about 7 hours ago

WHAT IS THIS SPIDER !!!!!

Can someone PLEASE tell me what the heck is this , im i going to die , it touched me im having a meltdown , and what is it’s aspect on the spiritual level like what does it mean that i have it in my room

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OUTSIDEUS spider identification about 13 hours ago

Tree problem

Hello, I have a tree that was planted 2 years or so ago. The trees bark is cracked and a white moldy substance is growing on the trunck. 5he tree came back eith leaves this year. But what does the future hold? Is this a major problem? If so is there a way to save the tree or make it better? Maple tree Thanks any help would be appreciated, Michael

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Dakota County MN horticulture tree diagnosis of plant problems about 18 hours ago

Tree problem

Hello, I have a tree that was planted 2 years or so ago. The trees bark is cracked and a white moldy substance is growing on the trunck. 5he tree came back eith leaves this year. But what does the future hold? Is this a major problem? If so is there a way to save the tree or make it better? Maple tree
Thanks any help would be appreciated, Michael

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Dakota County MN about 18 hours ago

Name this plant

My neighbor has this flower growing in their backyard. It blooms each spring. I would love to buy some for my home but I do not know what it is. I live in Dodge County Wisconsin. I am afraid there was not anyone available in WI to answer my question. The leaves look ferny or hairy, not sure how you would describe it.

Thank you,
Patti

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MN about 18 hours ago

Salvageable arborvitae?

Did I plant the arborvitae too close to the brick ledge and can it be saved, or should i start over?

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Ramsey County MN about 18 hours ago

Ground Bees

How did our property go from no ground bees to several hundred square feet of nests.? Are they actually valuable pollinators, as one YouTube video claims? How upset are they going to become if I drive the lawnmower over the area?

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Baltimore County MD beneficial insects and pollinators lawns and turf about 19 hours ago

can you I.D. this little bug

found it on my screen. It is about 3/16" long. It does not appear to have wings, but I am not certain. I do not want it to escape before I know what it is! I live in Old Cottage Grove on a semi-wooded lot

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Washington County MN horticulture insect identification about 19 hours ago

Help identifying pests or diseases affecting young melon plants

Hello, I need your help to identify and treat some problems that I'm having with some melon plants. I planted some melon seeds in my garden about four weeks ago. Some plants are showing signs of sickness - brown spot on leaves, and yellowing along the leave's edge. I also spotted a strange bug on a leaf. The plant the bug was on looks healthy. I've attached pics of the problem plants and the bug.
Please help.

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Anne Arundel County MD gardening melons horticulture disease issues about 19 hours ago

My sick Japanese Maple

I have a Japanese maple in my front yard that is struggling. It has a light bark complexion and cracking and peeling bark on several branches. About a third of the branches have fullish leaves. The rest are sporadic. This past winter I removed a 3 inch diameter branch that was completely bark chipped and exposed. I was hoping this would reduce stress on the tree. Not sure what to do to help this one out. Attached are a few images. Can you help me with any advice? Should I send more images? Thanks!

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Baltimore County MD trees dieback on japanese maple about 19 hours ago

Growing sprouts at home

One source of advice, from university of California at Davis, recommends pre-treating the seeds by heating them in a mixture of 3% hydrogen peroxide heated to 150F for five minutes. This is to prevent E. coli and salmonella. Is this necessary? I am using seeds especially grown for sprouts? Thank you!

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Anne Arundel County MD sprouts about 20 hours ago

Blueberries

What type of blueberry bush will grow and produce here in Aurora, Colorado?

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Arapahoe County CO about 20 hours ago

I have a Bradford pear tree that appears to have insects birthing on it. What...

I have a Bradford pear tree that appears to have insects birthing on it. What could it be

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What kind of snake is this?

This snake was next to my house in Florence, SC. What kind is it?

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Florence County SC snake identification about 21 hours ago

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