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I've got little onions. I want big onions all season long. Help?

Onion starts. I got them in a bunch of 50 for cheaper than the seed packet. Can I save them for later planting? [more inside]
posted by SpecialK on Jan 25, 2009 - 4 answers

A taste of poison paradise?

How can I test my family's garden vegetables for nutrition/toxins? [more inside]
posted by gensubuser on Nov 15, 2008 - 7 answers

What's it like to live with bees?

What's it like to live with bees? [more inside]
posted by up in the old hotel on Nov 14, 2008 - 16 answers

Shade-tolerant plant that will prevent bank erosion?

Looking for a shade-tolerant plant that will prevent bank erosion that I can grow in North Carolina's triangle region. [more inside]
posted by jeffmshaw on Nov 5, 2008 - 3 answers

How can I stop whatever is chewing my basil plants?

My outdoor basil plants are being chewed away by something that leaves behind tiny black grains. Who is the culprit, and how can I stop it? [more inside]
posted by teem on Oct 31, 2008 - 5 answers

Help Me Get Hope

Election 08: Best way to mount my campaign signs? [more inside]
posted by Secret Life of Gravy on Oct 16, 2008 - 6 answers

Winter container vegetables in San Diego?

What winter vegetables can I grow in pots in a warm climate? [more inside]
posted by exceptinsects on Sep 27, 2008 - 5 answers

I don't own the land I want to garden on.

Where can I plant a tree if I don't own land? [more inside]
posted by twins named Lugubrious and Salubrious on Sep 26, 2008 - 6 answers

How to keep cats from bombing our yard?

How do I keep cats from crapping in our front yard? [more inside]
posted by canine epigram on Sep 24, 2008 - 14 answers

How do I fix my Houston backyard?

Garden project: I want to renovate the backyard since Hurricane Ike has given me some time off. Any ideas? [more inside]
posted by abdulf on Sep 18, 2008 - 7 answers

Creative winter container gardening?

Winter container gardening... or, to be more specific, what to do with the containers? [more inside]
posted by jal0021 on Sep 17, 2008 - 4 answers

Ineed some help here.

Another of the endless stream of "name this childhood book" questions that y'all are so good at answering. [more inside]
posted by ricochet biscuit on Sep 6, 2008 - 8 answers

Help me solve these garden mysteries.

Can you help me identify these strange things in my garden? [more inside]
posted by simplethings on Aug 13, 2008 - 10 answers

In Vino Victory?

Novice vintner seeks help turning backyard harvest of organically grown Chardonnay grapes into decent homemade wine. [more inside]
posted by Asparagirl on Aug 12, 2008 - 4 answers

What's this alien looking plant?

IdentifyThisPlantFilter: We have a garden plot at a local county park, and there is one plot behind us that is growing these. Any Idea what they are? We live in Maryland (Zone 7).
posted by ShawnString on Aug 10, 2008 - 11 answers

What is this weed?

What is this weed in my garden? [more inside]
posted by maniactown on Jul 19, 2008 - 14 answers

Help eradicate grass in my garden

My garden is being overrun by grass. How do I get rid of the grass but keep my existing perennial plants? [more inside]
posted by crazycanuck on Jul 19, 2008 - 14 answers

Can I transplant a 10-foot-tall eucalyptus?

Is it possible to transplant a 2-year-old, 10-foot-tall eucalyptus? [more inside]
posted by biwa-shu on Jul 16, 2008 - 3 answers

Pressure canning help?

Pressure canning recipes and technique? [more inside]
posted by peeedro on Jul 12, 2008 - 9 answers

How does your butternut squash garden grow?

I'm growing a butternut squash plant for the first time. The plant has gotten rather huge and I need to knock it back a bit or give it somewhere else to grow, but I'm not sure how. The most I've raised before is tomatoes or peppers. [more inside]
posted by SpecialK on Jul 3, 2008 - 7 answers

What can we do about the greedy pigeons in our garden?

We love watching wild birds coming to eat the seeds we put out in our garden but we're always just invaded by boring pigeons that hoover up the lot. How can we encourage more smaller, more interesting birds and discourage what our children call the "big fat pig-o pigeons"? [more inside]
posted by monster max on Jun 29, 2008 - 13 answers

When should a garden be watered?

What time of day should the garden be watered? [more inside]
posted by Brandon Blatcher on Jun 22, 2008 - 16 answers

right name for a type of plumbing thing?

what's-it-called-filter: I want to add a water spigot for gardening away from the house, rather than having it come directly out of the wall. What should I be searching/asking for?! [more inside]
posted by epersonae on Jun 18, 2008 - 8 answers

Welcome to the desert, please leave your lawn at the door

Converting to a drought-friendly lawn, should we use chemicals or not? [more inside]
posted by davejay on Jun 15, 2008 - 12 answers

Garlic and onion growing and harvesting advice

I’m growing garlic and onions for the first time in my new home. Can I harvest the greens from these plants while they’re growing without harming the bulbs? I’m in a colder climate that is very hot in the summer – Winnipeg. [more inside]
posted by Jupiter Jones on Jun 12, 2008 - 11 answers

Late start on gardening, tips?

My vegetable garden currently consists of tomato's, sweet corn, and strawberries. What else would you suggest I plant at this late date? [more inside]
posted by TheDukeofLancaster on Jun 11, 2008 - 12 answers

Grass or weed?

Why can't I have a weed lawn? [more inside]
posted by walla on Jun 5, 2008 - 46 answers

What is this fountain made of?

What material is this fountain made out of? What material should I use to make it myself? [more inside]
posted by yellowbkpk on May 28, 2008 - 6 answers

Can I plant these bulbs now?

Bulbs filter...Can I plant these or should I stick them in the fridge? [more inside]
posted by stormygrey on May 22, 2008 - 7 answers

Pimp My Radish

What do I do with all these radishes? [more inside]
posted by electroboy on May 22, 2008 - 24 answers

Back to the garden!

Advice and plant identification help for a novice gardener? [more inside]
posted by qxntpqbbbqxl on May 21, 2008 - 25 answers

Can I water my garden from two stories up?

I recently planted a vegetable patch. There is no outdoor water, so water must come from the apartment. My window is around thirty feet from the ground. Would it be bad for the plants if I misted them with water out the window? [more inside]
posted by arnicae on May 21, 2008 - 23 answers

Help me grow some salsa!

Growing a few green chile plants in the hot desert. Any tips or tricks? [more inside]
posted by azpenguin on May 20, 2008 - 10 answers

Help me identify this muted-purple plant

Help me identify this live-forever lookalike (sort of) [more inside]
posted by aleahey on May 17, 2008 - 5 answers

What am I smoking?

What herb am I growing? Here's the wide view, the buds, and the leaves. [more inside]
posted by mzurer on May 16, 2008 - 10 answers

Help me de-vole my garden. Humanely.

Help! I have voles! How do I get rid of them? Do those repellent sprays work? How about those sonic things? [more inside]
posted by chowflap on May 12, 2008 - 8 answers

It's a Wonder I got Through it at All

GuitarChordFilter: What are the chords being played in this video? [more inside]
posted by wittgenstein on Apr 23, 2008 - 7 answers

Portable DAB radio recommendation

I'm looking for a good, cheap, portable DAB radio to use outside. [more inside]
posted by TheDonF on Apr 19, 2008 - 4 answers

Environmentally friendly end to tree trimmings

Is there some easy, cheap and useful way to deal with twiggy tree branch trimmings at home? [more inside]
posted by b33j on Apr 14, 2008 - 7 answers

Swamp thing/you make my heart sing

Home Drainage Filter: What can I do about a corner of my yard that develops standing water for ~36 hours after a good rain? [more inside]
posted by hecho de la basura on Apr 7, 2008 - 14 answers

ideas for a big planter box?

What should I do with this giant brick planter box that fronts my house? [more inside]
posted by peep on Apr 4, 2008 - 13 answers

Bugs - OUT!

Anyone have a good recommendation for a manufacturer of screen doors? [more inside]
posted by lilboo on Mar 20, 2008 - 3 answers

Need Some Kiwi Love

My females are lonely. Help me find a male kiwi plant. [more inside]
posted by Big_B on Mar 17, 2008 - 8 answers

Help me build a raised herb garden bed

Help me construct a 3' tall raised herb garden in my backyard. Materials? Subtrate Levels? [more inside]
posted by blastrid on Mar 13, 2008 - 8 answers

Good gardening podcasts?

Can anyone recommend interesting and useful podcasts about gardening and garden design? [more inside]
posted by brighton on Mar 12, 2008 - 2 answers

Grow little buddy, grow!

How do I get started with germinating cactus seeds? [more inside]
posted by the dief on Mar 7, 2008 - 7 answers

Veggies instead of Cheetos

Childhood obesity prevention programs that incorporate (or center around) community vegetable gardens. Know any? [more inside]
posted by Stewriffic on Mar 7, 2008 - 4 answers

How can I get my hands on higher-concentration vinegar?

How can I get my hands on higher-concentration vinegar / acetic acid? [more inside]
posted by madmethods on Feb 23, 2008 - 11 answers

Help me do some apartment gardening.

Help me with my (potential) indoor apartment garden. [more inside]
posted by bindasj on Feb 18, 2008 - 5 answers

Do any plants compete successfully with poison ivy?

I've been looking around (books, Google), trying to find a plant which can compete successfully against poison ivy for land/space. So far no luck so giving AskMeFi a try. I live in New England and want to eliminate this pest from wooded areas of my lot in an environmentally friendly manner.
posted by evilelf on Feb 7, 2008 - 15 answers

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