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Why did my hydroponic basil wither and die?

by fldhkybnva 3 years ago

I have been using a lot of basil and so I figured it'd be a good idea to get a hydropic plant. I have never had a gre...


Rachlee commented 1 day ago

Where to Purchase Bean or Pea Growing Frame (Trellis) in SF Area

by headranger 10 days ago

Vegetable planting season is here.....I am looking of where to buy a Pea or Bean Trellis Frame for growing sugar bea...


dfrostnh commented 5 days ago

Can I bury my kitchen waste in the garden rather than composting in a bin?

by janniecooks 6 years ago

It's difficult to keep the compost pile wet enough to produce good hot compost - the heat and the sun in Florida drie...


yogamed commented 10 days ago

Container gardening

by lilmomma 5 years ago

I have a sunny front yard and want to do container gardening. My husband said we can't have a veggie garden in the f...


breadfanatic commented 12 days ago

Teeny, tiny white bugs on my indoor parsley plant. What to do?

by Googs 6 years ago

How can I get rid of the insects without harming hubby or my cat? Yes, I know my cat shouldn't be eating my plants, ...


pmc777 commented 12 days ago

Fiskars Lopper: Replacement Blade?

by sbp 7 years ago

My Fiskars Powergear Bypass Lopper blad has some big chips in it. I want to replace the blade, have not been able to...


Bluejeans46 commented 19 days ago

ISO Italian Tomato and Pepper Plants

by itryalot 1 month ago

Want to continue my own farm to table experience. Are there any nurseries or special places where I can purchase plan...

prima commented 1 month ago

Bay Area Seed Lending Libraries

by Melanie Wong 3 years ago

Recently I learned about public libraries "loaning" seed. Then last month... commented 1 month ago

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California Seed Exchange Democracy Act

by Melanie Wong 1 month ago

Three years ago, I first heard about seed banks housed in public lending libraries.

Help with gardening questions

by cstout 2 months ago

Everyone has an opinion as to what works or does not work, but that is the interesting part of gardening. Since Chow ...


cstout commented 2 months ago

Wal Mart bags & kiddie pool gardening

by cstout 2 months ago

Larry Hall has started an internet revolution with using Wal Mart grocery bags filled with soil & plants sitting in k...

SunnyCalifGirl commented 2 months ago

Winter Cooking From the Garden

by dfrostnh 5 months ago

It's closing in on the end of December in NH - zone 5ish. It's been unusually warm but I have pulled the last of the ...


Cybrczch commented 2 months ago

fuyu persimmon from seed?

by pinstripeprincess 6 years ago

a batch of persimmons i got in chinatown had about 4 seeds each (usually mine are seedless) and since i thought i'd...


Fishgranny commented 2 months ago

Does anyone have experience with growing Beach Plums in their yard?

by coll 8 months ago

Luckily my area is as sandy as they come. But while I can take a stroll on any local beach (or grocery parking lot!)...

coll commented 2 months ago

Homegrown fresh herbs in winter

by AmySowder 3 months ago

I miss homegrown fresh herbs in winter. We have this balcony where we grew hot and sweet peppers, large and small t...

Shrinkrap commented 2 months ago

Getting rid of roly-poly's (or pill bugs)?

by baloney 7 years ago

How do I get rid of these pests? They aren't a huge army but they are all spread out over my garden. They like to h...


gjhawk commented 4 months ago

Kaffir lime is failing

by sippy 4 months ago

I live in southern TN. My tree did great outdoors in the late spring/summer. Since bringing the tree indoors in S...


MikeG commented 4 months ago

Can someone tell me what kind of bug this is?

by JoeSof 9 months ago

I just found these bugs on a weed near my garbage can. I haven't see any in my garden yet, but there are lots of the...

PoppiYYZ commented 4 months ago

Indoor Dwarf Meyer Lemon Tree

by amanda3571 6 months ago

First...whoa! What happened to CH? This place is confusing (sorry, been about 2 years since my last log in). Sec...


medlar commented 5 months ago

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