should I cut off all of the lower branches of my tomatoes - those which touch the ground? Every year my tomoatoes get a disease - what should I be spraying them with now?
Montgomery County Maryland vegetables almost 5 years ago
Is there a legume that is resistant to the fungus/mold that causes the slaframine poisoning (slobbers) in horses? I am seeding a pasture into a hayfield and trying to get a legume that can be grazed by horses and goats and also put the nitrogen back into the soil for the tall fescue and the orchard grass.
Preble County Ohio almost 5 years ago
Hi, I found this little guy behind a basket on a china hutch. When I shined the light on him, he seemed un-enthused and was nice enough to pose for the shot. We live on a wooded lot, but my son has also moved back in and is not as thorough as I would like about cleaning up "snacks" in his room. I'm going to be breathing into a paper bag until I feel certain it is a wood roach. Please advise so I can determine whom to kick out...the bug out...or my son (only kidding). Thank you.
Albemarle County Virginia almost 5 years ago
Do you know who to contact for haying about 4-5 acres? We live outside of Lebanon, off Rock Hill Rd. Thank you.
Linn County Oregon pastures and forages almost 5 years ago
What is Moringa?
We have an infestation of black bugs in our junipers and other trees. They are like a big horse fly that makes a cicada type noise. What is it and can we keep them out of our maple and fruit trees?
Crook County Oregon insect issues almost 5 years ago
I have a Hew Bush on my property. I was cutting the bush and I notice these white spots on it and was wondering what they were? If it was something that harms the bush how you would treat it? Thanks in advance.
Please tell me what the chill hours are for Rosebud, Texas 76570. Also, which peach, plum and pear varieties will do well in this area. I have determined that "Lovell" or "Halford" root stock will be best for the alkaline clay soils in this area. Will addition of iron and zinc help the peaches and plums grow better? What is a general application rate?.
What is a good fertilizer for old growth pecan trees to be applied to alkaline clay soil?
Hey Folks! I'm over here at UMD's Small Business and Technology Development Center. We have a client producing, packaging and labeling sauces without the use of a co-packer. Do you know if the College of AGNR or Extension offer nutritional analysis and labeling information for small, independently owned producers? Thanks. Casey Willson Main Street and Sustainability Programs Mgr. UMD SBTDC College Park
Is there any way to prune a honey locust sapling into a shrub? I love the flowers, but don't want another large tree. The "mother" tree was felled during a storm.
Hi there! I recently moved to Oregon and would love to start gardening (both edible and decorative). In starting up my plants, I want to make sure that I get seeds that support local farmers. Is there anywhere I can look for organic and local seeds? I really would like to avoid supporting big name companies like Monsanto.
Multnomah County Oregon horticulture almost 5 years ago
I have 3 aspen trees I planted in the spring of 2011. They have been doing great, even new ones coming up this year for the first time. About a month ago I noticed the new one developing a black 'rot' on the leaves.(photos attached) Shortly after, the big one started getting it. This one also is hugely tilting for the first time. It gets pretty strong NW winds and with the water this year, it makes sense. I have 2 questions: Should I stake the tree for support? What is the rot and what can I do about it?
Linn County Iowa almost 5 years ago
I have two red grapevines that grow very vigorously but do not bear fruit. I have them planted in a large pot, and they are three years old. What am I doing wrong? Any insight you could offer would be very much appreciated.
Thank you, Clarence D. Ward
Bexar County Texas grapes almost 5 years ago
One variety of pyramidal arborvitae is mostly brown. There are many such affected plants in the neighborhood. Should I cut it down or will it recover--there is some green intermixed.
A globe variety seems unaffected.
Boulder County Colorado trees and shrubs almost 5 years ago
I bought a Euphorbia polychroma at the Botanic Gardens plant sale. It has the code
s/x on it. I assume s means sun. What does x stand for?
my Weeping Willow has small red growths on the trunk. What is it and what should I do?
Calvert County Maryland almost 5 years ago
What can I do about a serious problem with Voles? They are destroying my landscaping
El Paso County Colorado trees and shrubs almost 5 years ago
home garden question: something is eating the leaves of my bush beans in my backyard plot. Leaves are denuded leaving only the stem and root in the ground. Can't seem to find evidence of insects, leaves have yellow spots before disappearing. ANy ideas?
Any idea what these spots are on my tomatoes? Is there anything I can do to help them?
This is a volunteer plant. It is two years old and this is the first year it has bloomed. The base of the plant is woody. I've done a lot of searching, but can't figure it out. Please help!
Cass County North Dakota horticulture almost 5 years ago
We have an oceanfront home in VA Beach and the lawn has become home to sand fiddler crabs. How can we discourage them and get them to go elsewhere?
Virginia Beach Virginia almost 5 years ago
Just got a phone call about a small grower of impatiens. His sales are being impacted because the LARGER companies are saying NOT to buy impatiens because of the mildew problems. Can he legally tell them to stop telling consumers NOT to buy them?
Macomb County Michigan almost 5 years ago
For the past 3 yrs, I've observed that wisteria will not entangle itself with the Hydreanga bush. Wisteria will avoid the Hydreanga bush and its vines make a U-turn in the opposite direction. Does anyone know why? Are there any other plants that the wisteria will Not entangle itself with?
Can Quash be tank mixed with Guthion?
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