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Gardening is a hobby that can be enjoyed inside or outside your home. There are many subtopics under the gardening topic you can ask questions about. Example: How to start and get organized in a particular garden project including watering,fertilizers,containers,equipment you will need to get started.
Do you mean the plants next to the swimming pool edge or coping, decking? Even with splash out , the chlorine content will not be high enough to effect the plants. There will be no chlorine fumes unless you are having a company add chlorine gas to the pool and even then very little will escape -- w…
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Keep Snakes Out of YardTry using sulfur.Don't know re sulfur and am not a pro, but have had copperheads in and around our yard. Black snakes are not poisonous and keep copperheads at bay. Snakes know you are there by vibrations and that can warn them. You need also to know if you're dealing with pit…
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Installing Tomato Stakes In my garden I have 3 rows with 5 tomato plants in each. I have 2 stakes at either end of the 5 plants with string twine from stake to stake on each side. The stakes are 36 high and about 12 inches in the ground. Good luck. It is best to do this before the tomato grows v…
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You should determine what the effect of changing the slope will have on watershed water handling that affects your house and those around it. You may verify with the county as to whether a permit is needed. To level an uneven garden, you will need to fill one side with earth to bring it to level or …
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Answer Is a tomato a fruit or a vegetable? The confusion about 'fruit' and 'vegetable' arises because of the differences in usage between scientists and cooks. Scientifically speaking, a tomato is definitely a fruit. True fruits are developed from the ovary in the base of the flower, an…
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Answer First of all, ensure that the seeds are dry and free from any plant debris remaining from the seed head. Then store them in small envelopes and put the collection of envelopes in an airtight container and store that in a cool dark dry place until you need them. Alternatively, a friend of …
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I HATE YOUFlorida Gulf State University beat San Diego State 81-71 in the third round of the 2013 NCAA tournament to advance to the Sweet Sixteen. 
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You grow millet for your parakeets by planting the seed from the stalks you purchase (there are always a few in the bottom of the bag) in rich soil that is a little sandy for good drainage. Do not plant the seeds very deep, just cover them with soil slightly. Millet doesn't like to be waterlogged. Y…
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Heirloom Tomatoes Big Rainbow - One of dozens of large fruited yellow tomatoes with red swirls, having a mild, sweet flavor. Hillbilly - According to some sources, tomatoes of this color were never sold by American seed companies; their origin is not known. Blaby Special - A red fruited cultivar g…
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I think you mean mullet. You can grow a mullet by going to a barber or beautician and telling them to cut your hair to where you may grow a mullet. or you can just shave the front and sides of your hair and let the back grow out. You might want to look at some pictures of mullets first to see exactl…
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Answer Ok, the answer is yes, depending on what plants you are talking about, if you are talking about epsom salts that is a good thing for some plants. Also magnesium, and try to direct your pool discharge away from your landscape. The art of pool water discharge is easy. PVC pipe is very helpfu…
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It is an insect killer! I had a cricket in my house, and I dropped one drop of citronella essential oil on it. It died within 20 seconds.
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A few gardening tips If you have yet to plan out your garden, enlist the help of a good book or two that will have good information on plants that will do well specific to your area. A good book for this is Sunset. Think about how much time you want to put into doing upkeep in your garden, and answe…
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Answer I do not know for sure ,but I can tell you this:our Rosemary plants have mouse holes under them ...and wherever mice are, snakes will be!
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My answer would have to be a cactus. Probably a saguro.
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March 30 - April 30 Refer to related link.
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Answer It depends on how long you cook them for, if you cook lentil beans for over 20 min. it will not grow any thing less it will indeed grow.But anything more it will take a longer time to grow.
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Answer... What one associates with "burning in the sun" is usually sunburn. Plants are very different from animals; they do not even have all of the same cell organelles that animals do. Taking this into consideration, plants do not have the kind of epidermal tissue (skin) that animals do, making…
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light in the rainforest in the lower layers of the rainforest, there is little light because of the shadow caused by the canopy. this means the leaves need to be bigger to absorb more light to help them survive.
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Much like humans, plants use sugar as fuel for energy. Plants make their own nutrients through a process known as photosynthesis. They combine water, sunlight and carbon dioxide and produce sugars. The glucose and sucrose they create is stored in the leaves and stems of the plant and used to fuel th…
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Sugar Content One of the traits that makes hybrids more desirable to some is that certain hybrids have been bred for their sugar content. Those varieties taste sweet and I believe hold their sugar content longer after being picked. more most traits cultivated are producer oriented rather then c…
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A coffee bean sir, is it's very own element, it's scientific name is cafineiom-oxide, or 'Cf'.
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Biggest Pea In 1995, Barnabas Chappell of Shropshire, England, grew a pea 20cm in diametre, roughly the size of a 6 month old baby's head. My brain is the same size as the smallest.
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Sunlight helps plants grow through the process of photosynthesis. the leaves on the plants absorbs the nutrients and turn them into energy.
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In general, sunlight is better for plant growth as it is intense and contains the full spectrum of electromagnetic radiation required for optimal plant growth. Artificial light, if it is an ordinary room light, will only support low-light tolerant plants. Most artificial light sources (fluorescent …
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If you have lived in Florida, you know that Crab Grass (known to Floridians as "Saint Augustine Grass") grows very well in Sandy soil. Crab Grass is a weed in California, and the grass of choice in Florida. Makes one wonder, hmmm...If you are in a desert area, or high desert, lavender grows well, ca…
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No, all rain is not good for plants. Heavy rains, especially ove a period of time, can be too much rain for plants. If rain has certain pollutants in it, those pollutants might harm the plants or the soil they are growing in.
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A turnip is a vegetable quite like potato but slightly sweeter. A turnip is a round root vegetable. It is white at the bottom and purple or red at the top.
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High concentrations of salt is toxic to almost all terrestrial plants and basically poisons the earth to which it is applied for an indefinite period of time. The application of salt to soil is destructive to the environment. The most common Herbicides are salt based Glyphosate products.When fire fi…
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Plants grow taller by using indoor grow lights.
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The amount of available plants (or foods that are derrived from plants, like seeds) that can be eaten by humans is vast. To begin with, you can have fruits and vegetables. Grains (like oats, wheat, and flour - all which make bread and pastas) come from a plant. Nuts (peanuts, almonds, pecans, pine n…
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with water and mud
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Using plug spawn, just drill holes in oak branches or small trunks. Place plug spawn in the holes, and seal with hot wax. Bury upright about 6 inches in ground, and keep wet.
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What will happen if I plant a peach pit? If you take the pit from a peach and plant it, a peach tree may grow. The pit should be put 2 to 3inches underneath the soil. The best time to plant a peach tree is in the fall. It can take a whole season for the tree to begin growing, so you may get a plant …
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If the plants get to little water they wilt. Plants wilt when they lose water faster than they gain it from the soil. Before the plant wilts the stomata pores close up. This helps keep water inside but means less carbon dioxide is able to enter the plant. The plant needs carbon dioxide to grow, so g…
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It depends on what type the seed is. Usually seeds need to be watered daily and to be in the sun. Rain is very good because it is fresh water.
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it grows fine in the worst dirt you can find, better dirt better plant. answer to second answer. it takes a couple of years to flower. for root sprouts, where do you live. six hours of sun a day. Answer Hi.....I have an Aloe Plant myself and have it planted in Miracle Grow soil....the kind with…
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It takes about a week soaked in water for the red bean to sprout a small white shoot, then about two months for it to grow to about ten centimetres high. I've done some research and it should take about 120 days to grow to full size. oh then crap i only have a few weeks and i am dead Is it a vine o…
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so they can grow bigger and produce food
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it takes about 90 to 120 days for beans to grow to largest size.
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Planting Pole Beans Beans are sensitive to cold temperatures and frost. They should be planted after all danger of frost is past in the spring. If the soil has warmed before the average last-frost date, an early planting may be made a week to 10 days before this date. You can assure yoursel…
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Coke Does Not Help Plants!I honestly don't believe Coke or any other soft drink is beneficial to the growth of plants.  IN ADDITION:The water in the cola is the only thing beneficial. The sugar in the cola will attract insects to it, so no help there. The acid in the cola is beneficial to the …
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Plants need pretty much what any living organism needs -- water, food (nutrients), shelter, light, warmth, space to grow and protection from enemies (including competitors for these resources).
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A RUTABAGA IS AN edible root in the vegetable family. It is white/yellowish in color and is usually about the size of a softball or larger. Most times it is sold with a thin protective coat of wax. Most markets and customers call them TURNIPS, and even though they are technically a type of turnip, t…
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Large beans can provide more "food" for a seedling and increase its chances of survival if there are adverse conditions after germination. They also have greater chance of survival being "tougher" than small beans.-SO
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Light is an essential component in photosynthesis,light is absorbed by chlorophyll in leaves & is used to make food(glucose) through the process of photosynthesis,therefore helping them to grow & thrive.Yes, water and sunlight is needed for plants to photosynthesise and therefore grow. Photo…
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If you mean giving your garden and houseplants a drink of coffee instead of water every so often, then no, coffee will not give them the 'kick' it gives us humans. Do not give coffee or tea with sugar and/or milk to plants as you'll get bugs and fungus problems and a nasty sour milk smell. Cold plai…
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The same way you cultivate most mushrooms. You get spawn or spores. Usually, you can inoculate mason jars filled with wild bird seed or rye seeds. The jars must be sanitized with a pressure cooker. Then you inoculate when they cool. The mycelium will begin to grow in the jars. When the jars are full…
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this farmer tried to make a potato and added something inside the potato and it grew different and tasted different. the farmers name was yam
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Many herbal pills and supplements can affect birth control pills. When in doubt, it is best to ask the pharmacist which herbs and supplements affect your brand of pills. Wild yam, fennel seed, fenugreek, and saw palmetto can prevent contraceptives from working.
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This is the way I usually cook my artichokes. In a bowl, combine 1 cup olive oil and lemon juice. Working with 1 artichoke at a time, trim off the tough green outer leaves until you see the tender yellow leaves. Using a paring knife, trim off about 1 inch from the top until the center is visible. C…
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Other countries than the native plants. other areas to the area in which they are growing, for example Acacia saligna is native to Western Australia, but it is an invasive weed on the east coast of Australian. It gets even more locallised than that. Acacia elata is endemic tothe Blue Mountains ab…
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Answer The sprout would be longer, paler, and outstretched because it wants to reach the sunlight. The bean seedling would produce no leaves, and the plant wouldn't be as "attractive" as one grown in sunlight.
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a garden is a place where you can grow flowers, vegetables or fruit
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Obviously not, as they cannot have vocal cords because they are not animals.
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Inchworms eat air Dalica: Inch Worms don't JUST eat air. They can eat many variates of bark. And also i don't know how an inchworm could get water from underground because I've never heard of them digging, but a GREAT way to get one to drink is by placing individual cups of water on the ground. An …
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because sunlight is needed fro photosynthesis and photosynthesis process produces starch which helps it grows
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Phosphates are mineral salts used to make fertilizer.
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Urine from any predator can be used to deter damage by herbivores like ground squirrels, rabbits, and deer. Fox, coyote, bobcat, and lynx urine are good repellants for small herbivores like ground squirrels and rabbits. Place it on rocks in your garden starting in the spring and a few times through…
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Most types of hibiscus flowers are edible and many are used in teas throughout the world. If you are looking to harvest your own, make sure they haven't been sprayed with any pesticides.
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It is a plant with flowers!The name comes from the French Penser - to think. Translating it to a flower name is means 'thoughtful'
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Water made the plants grow big but the milk doesn't help at all. It attracts flies and pee U they stink with milk!
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roots grow using geotropism
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The most beautiful garden - no one has seen it or invented it. Answer Rumor has it that the Hanging Gardens of Babylon were a cool place to, umm, hang out....
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Answer Yes, it is possible to have a flashback from any psychedelic drug, although flashbacks appear most common with LSD (this may be merely because LSD is the most commonly used psychedelic).
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10" x 10" x 3'A "Yard" refers to a cubic yard, which is 3'x3'x3'
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perennials
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Prune these flowers in the fall and leave about 2 inches so in so you will know where they are in the spring. Good luck!Roz
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It came from Ethiopia but some also argue that it originated from Armenia
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Soil is the top layer of the earth in which plants grow, a dark brown or black mixture usually of mineral and organic constituents, clay and rock particles. Soil is made of 45% minerals (sand,clay,silt), 25% Water, 25% Air and 5% Organics. Soil also includes dirt that is made of materials that pla…
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An application of fertilizer near the base of the stems would be a "basel application" while applying the fertilizer over the surface of the ground would be a "top dressing" Some people would say that basal is in the soil, near the roots. Top dressing would be on top of the soil.
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Once a plant, or any living being is dead, it is dead and can't be brought back to life. However, if they are nearly dead but still alive, they can recover. Plants have a survival mechanism where it will allow the visible parts die and store as much as they can in their root system. This allows the …
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Yes. They, like watermelon, cantaloupe and others have a main stem and 2 prominent leaves. They look identical till the fruit develops.
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That depends That depends upon how deep the soil bed is and how much moisture is in the topsoil. But here are some ballpark numbers for you: A yard of soil will cover a 10' by 10' area to a depth of three inches. In other words, figure a third of a yard per 100 square feet for every inch of dep…
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Through photosynthesis, plants use sunlight energy to convert Carbon Dioxide (CO2) and water (H2O) to make simple sugars. These simple sugars are the basis for the structural components of the plant, as well as chlorophyll, which allows the plant to gather more sunglight energy. The formula for thi…
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On one site I found the weight of one cubic yard of topsoil listed as 1,35 US tons
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Answer First, a seed gets planted. Then the roots push out of the seed and into the ground. After a while the stem pushes out of the growing seed. The roots carry water and food up to the plant to help it grow. Then the plant starts sprouting leaves.
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Yes. Mushrooms are a member of the fungi kingdom, and are technically not vegetables. However, they are technically not animals.
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It is a natural mineral that expands when heated.
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because then they can produce seeds y r they boy nad girl
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No. They are just plants that grow in the field. Sometimes kids play with them. They keep the flies off the fox.
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It is dependent on the depth of your material. One cubic yard is equal to 27 cubic feet, therefore, you could cover 27 square feet to a depth of one foot or one square foot to a depth of 27 feet. Both scenarios seem rather unlikely.To calculate your coverage, determine your target depth (in inches),…
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The life cycle of a string bean plant has four stages. These stages are, seed, germination, leaf growth, and flowering.
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Answer not enough water or too much fertilizer It is only 2 out of 15 plants that this is happening to so it's got to be something else.
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I do not believe that Burpee carries this product anymore. But you can find a very similar system by Wolf products called Wolf Multi-change tools. Happy Gardening! Burpee does not sell these tools anymore. They can be found a www.bluestonegarden.com
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By water and sun!
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talisay tree :)
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Answer You should always let one sprout go to seed every year to keep your plant healthy. First of all when asparagus crowns are planted they need to mature for a year so no picking the first year then use the fat stalk rule,that is for every crown leave the biggest and fattest stalk to grow. …
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If you have eaten asparagus your urine will stink pretty bad but also if you are not drinking enough water your urine will be so concentrated that makes it reek too.Asparagus makes your urine smell musty because it contains an enzyme that most humans can't break down in their digestive system. The e…
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Most coffee beans come from South Africa. e.g McDonalds claim they get there's from There.
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prevents the build up of disease. if you integrate legumes and a non growing season you also enable the soil to "recharge"
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Water cress is a perennial European herb that grows best in freshwater, is used in salads and as a garnish. It is also seen mostly as a variant of lettuce.
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The scientific name is one using Latin to describe the plant'animal's species, family, genus, etc. 'Mung bean' does not fill either requirement; phaseolus mungo does.
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Some are green ... can't really say all tomatoes are red. It all depends if it's ripe or not. Some are yellow too.
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the weight per bushel is 53 lbs.
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