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Sage (also Common Sage) 07 Jun, Stephen Gunthorpe (Australia - sub-tropical climate)
My Grandmother had an old tin bucket with a herb she used in Stuffing. She was the best cook ever. this plant has a thick leaf about 1/8 inch or more thick with a green colour. The leaves were about 30 mm long and 25 mm wide, I think it was a bit hairy. I am trying to identify it but this was 60 years ago. Can anyone provide me with some idea of what it was Thank You Stephen g
Strawberry Plants 05 Jun, Murray Dillner - (New Zealand - cool/mountain climate)
Hi, I livein a cold climate during the winter, how do I look after strawberry plants when they stop flowing. They have heaps of runners. Do I cut them off and store in a container out of the cold? Should I cover them and keep the frost off them and leave in the ground? Novice grower of strawberries Thanks Murray Lake Tarawera Rotorua
Strawberry Plants 07 Jun, (Australia - temperate climate)
If you spot any dead or dying leaves on your strawberry plants, go ahead and pluck them off. This will make way for new leaves to sprout up. When it comes to runners it depends on how old the plant is. During the initial couple of years, it's a good idea to snip off the runners as soon as they pop up. This way, the plant can channel its energy into producing more fruit. However, once the third year rolls around, you can start utilizing some of those runners to create new plants through propagation. If you're worried about frost, you can try mulching them. Or, if you prefer, use a row cover, burlap, or even plastic to cover and protect them.
Sweet corn (also corn,maize) 04 Jun, German Martinez (USA - Zone 8b climate)
What’s the best soil either potting mix or soil mix outdoors for growing corn from seeds
Mustard greens (also gai choy) 04 Jun, Carole liddell (Australia - temperate climate)
They don’t sell mustard greens in any supermarket or grocery store near me - what is the next best thing to it.
Mustard greens (also gai choy) 07 Jun, deidre (Australia - arid climate)
Kale or chard would work, as would bok choi / pak choy. Mustard greens are very fast and very easy to grow in pots or the ground, you only harvest what you need, a few leaves at a time.
Collards (also Collard greens, Borekale) 02 Jun, Jackie (Australia - temperate climate)
I’m in south coast area of NSW, can I plant collard seeds now 2nd June or should I wait till spring?
Collards (also Collard greens, Borekale) 03 Jun, (Australia - temperate climate)
It says to plant Spring. Reason - soil temperature.
Spinach (also English spinach) 02 Jun, Pete (Australia - temperate climate)
Perpetual Spinach. This year I planted some perpetual spinach in a fairly large pot. It has grown quite well but the leaves are quite bitter. I have grown Pepetual Spinach in my Veg plot and the leaves were fine, however everything wanted to eat it. Hence planting in a pot any ideas?. Cheers Pete
Garlic 01 Jun, Opal Ezell (USA - Zone 8b climate)
Which garlic can I plant in Ms?.When is the best time to plant cloves?
Garlic 02 Jun, (USA - Zone 8b climate)
For MS (zone 8b), February and March are suitable months for planting cloves. Most garlic varieties are suitable for this region.
Eggplant (also Aubergine) 01 Jun, Julie Tasker (South Africa - Summer rainfall climate)
Do I pull the eggplant bush up or cut back over winter?
Silverbeet (also Swiss Chard or Mangold) 30 May, Trish (New Zealand - temperate climate)
Hi, I have no issue growing spinach, but I haven't been able to grow silverbeet for a long time now. Any ideas please? Also, can I dig my fresh lambs pellets from the farm into my garden?
Silverbeet (also Swiss Chard or Mangold) 01 Jun, (New Zealand - temperate climate)
Grow the right time of the yearn. Good rich soil, water regularly and full sun.
Silverbeet (also Swiss Chard or Mangold) 01 Jun, (New Zealand - sub-tropical climate)
Don't put fresh manure into soil where you are going to plant soon. It needs to breakdown first.
Leeks 29 May, Dave (Australia - sub-tropical climate)
I have stopped trying to grow ordinary leeks and now grow perpetual ones. They absolutely thrive in our subtropical garden and continually keep making side shoots so I never have to plant seeds. I thoroughly recommend them for people if they want to set and forget
Celery 28 May, Pete (Australia - temperate climate)
I have been growing celery for a few years. I always blanch the Celery for about 2 weeks using a piece of downpipe. When I harvest the Celery it looks terrific. Store it in the crisper in a plastic bag with a paper towel. After about 2 weeks it turns all mushy. Any ideas what I am doing wrong?. Thanks in advance. Pete.
Celery 01 Jun, (Australia - temperate climate)
Make sure it is dry and put in the plastic bag. Maybe put a few small holes in the bag and use a tie.If it goes limp stand in some water for a few hours.
Jerusalem Artichokes (also Sunchoke) 26 May, I lived in zone (USA - Zone 4a climate)
I lived in zone 5a. Yes you can grow sun chokes. I now live in zone 4 I'm still growing sunchokes And a full garden, you just have to be creative, lol.
Sweet corn (also corn,maize) 25 May, Renee Bowman (USA - Zone 9b climate)
Something is eating my corn stalks leaves leaving holes in them and inside center of stalks looks like wet corn meal or mash can it still be salvaged and what could be causing this? How do I prevent and stop this infestation?
Sweet corn (also corn,maize) 01 Jun, (USA - Zone 9b climate)
Check for big grubs.
Rosella (also Queensland Jam Plant, Roselle) 24 May, Iman (Canada - Zone 6b Temperate Warm Summer climate)
Does roselle grow in Edmonton as a perennial or annual?
Rosella (also Queensland Jam Plant, Roselle) 25 May, Liz (New Zealand - sub-tropical climate)
Winter in Edmonton would be too cold for Roselle to survive, so treat it as an annual.
Garlic 20 May, Rich (USA - Zone 8a climate)
If you planted your garlic in early November it should be up now in mid-May. I'm in 6B and mine broke ground in March and April. One thing that will slow it down is if you have a lot of light-colored mulch. That reflects the sunlight so the soil stays cold. If that's the case scrape it back and see what happens. Also if mulch is too thick straw the soil may be too soggy for garlic, although garlic does like quite a lot of water. But not sogginess.
Sunflower 20 May, David (USA - Zone 4b climate)
Am in zone 4b. Is there a Sunflower I can plant that only gets 2 feet tall?
Sweet Potato (also Kumara) 20 May, Mireya (USA - Zone 7a climate)
What kind/type of sweet potato can I grow in Northern Virginia (zone 7A)?
Sweet Potato (also Kumara) 01 Jun, (USA - Zone 3b climate)
Probably any type.
Sweet Potato (also Kumara) 31 May, JJ Penza (USA - Zone 7b climate)
I am on the Va/NC line zone 7B.I have had success growing Beauregards, Okinawas, and Covingtons, The best producers at my place were in that order.
Strawberry Plants 18 May, Mari (USA - Zone 9b climate)
How best to get rid of worms in my strawberry plants?
Strawberry Plants 19 May, (USA - Zone 11a climate)
Pick them out.
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