some of my potato plants are developing brown streaks on the leaves and the plants are wilting. Picture attached.
Albemarle County Virginia almost 6 years ago
The leaves on my Bradford Pear tree are turning dark brown almost black and falling off. This is happening all over the tree, not just in one spot. It must be some kind of disease. How can I treat it and what is the name of the disease ? I think it may have started at the end of the season last year because some of the leaves that fell in October were more shriveled looking than normal. Thank you for whatever info you can provide.
Why are some of my asparagus plants spears very thin and others very thick? They've been more consistent in the past.(Plants are 5 years old.)
What is affecting this tree and what should I do about it? Almost all of the leaves on this small tree have this gall=like symptom.
I have a six-sided composter that is divided into two sides internally—one for cooking and one for finished compost. It has an opening to put in fresh waste and take compost out. It is on a stand, so I can spin it. The problem is that the composter is molding inside, and the dust is nasty. I am mixing Colorado dirt with leftover vegetables and fruits from the kitchen. I add occasional water. How should I proceed? I opened the composter to the air today. Am I doing this right, and do I need to start all over?
Pueblo County Colorado compost almost 6 years ago
are organic insecticides in the garden such as spinosid or even "safer SOAP" safe for bees? Is there a resource available to review all the organic pesticides for safety?
Where can I find good info on woolly bear caterpillars? Found a lively all black one this evening. Have a very keen 6 y/o grandchild who is very interested in caterpillars. Would like to keep this critter in our terrarium and watch the metamorphosis.
I have a dead patch of St. Augustine grass (about 5x5) that has been dead for awhile. In the past couple of days there are now a lot of dead white snails. The grass died suddenly and the rest of my yard is mostly green and healthy except for another isolated patch of dead grass. I haven't been able to get anything to grow back except for a few blades here and there. I don't see any snails in the second patch of dead grass. Do the snails indicate anything either about the soil or about why the grass died?