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Roundup weed killer

Recently my lawn service sprayed round up in all my lawn beds without my permission. This included around my blueberry bushes and near my raised beds where I plant my edibles every summer. Now I feel it will not be safe to eat our blueberries or to go ahead and plant in my raised beds. Can you advise? Am I being overly cautious? Will I have to wait till next season to have blueberries? Thank you

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Multnomah County Oregon pesticide safety horticulture over 4 years ago

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Ramsey County Minnesota over 4 years ago

is an old horse yard a good place to plant as far as years old manure into...

is an old horse yard a good place to plant as far as years old manure into grassy area now. I know the corn sure shot up over an old cow yard.

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Chippewa County Minnesota over 4 years ago

do i need to buy more than 1 apple tree for pollination. can i get 2...

do i need to buy more than 1 apple tree for pollination. can i get 2 different, 2 same, or just 1 apple. whats the best kind for minnesota to eat and bake? what are pros and cons of planting burr oak trees in minnesota

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Chippewa County Minnesota over 4 years ago

Which Worms for Raised Bed Garden

I live in Metropolitan Detroit. We garden in a raised bed which is 4' wide by 20' long. It contains soil which is 50% screened topsoil and 50% organic compost. We add 1 to 2" of organic compost each spring. The garden bed is now 4 years old. We are thinking of adding worms to the garden soil. 1) Would this be a good thing to do? 2) How many worms would I need?, and 3) Which worm should I purchase (Alabama Jumper, African Nightcrawler, Canadian Nightcrawler, European Nightcrawler, etc.)?

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Wayne County Michigan worms horticulture over 4 years ago

Unknown weed taking over yard

Can someone identify these 2 weeds? They are taking over my yard and don't seem to respond to the weed killer I've sprayed on. I need to know how to get rid of them. Thanks!

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Hennepin County Minnesota lawns and turf weed issues horticulture over 4 years ago

Soil contaminants

I am interested in growing produce in the backyard of my Detroit home. However, I've read a few articles concerning soil contamination, especially within the Detroit city limits. My questions are: (1) whether a contaminant test is necessary in an area that has been residential for a very long time, if not always; and (2) if so, can you recommend a lab to which I can send a soil sample?

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Wayne County Michigan soil and fertility issues soil contamination lrk over 4 years ago

Forsthia damage. Root damage or fungus?

Immediatly after flowering several branches of a bank of forsythia wilted. The bushes are 20 years old or so. I purchased three bushes last year from home depot, which seemed to be hit first. I'm wondering if the damage is from winter or a blight. Also, as the bushes are next to a bush that the deer browse I am reluctant to trim the dead branches at this time due to tic season. Can I avoid trimming now if is a fungus? Regards, Joe

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Frederick County Maryland shrubs forsythia fungal disease sclerotinia over 4 years ago

Are these Cedar trees dead?

Hi, either the winter or deer got to these cedar trees. Are they dead?

or will they fill in and make a comeback?

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Washington County Minnesota trees and shrubs disease issues horticulture over 4 years ago

Quarter sized holes in yard wth dirt piled near

With the rains several quarter sized holes have appeared in the yard near the bird feeder. The sides of the hole are very smooth. The mud is piled outside the holes in one or two mounds per hole roughly 1 cup of dirt per hole. Two first appeared and I pushed the dirt back in and packed it down. Overnight those were reopened and two more have appeared. All are within a 2 foot radius. What is making these holes? Never saw these before getting 5 inches of rain this week. I haven't seen any other holes in any other part of the yard.

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Travis County Texas integrated pest management lawns and turf over 4 years ago

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