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Marianne’s Responses 2017-10-25T05:32:02+00:00

Marianne’s Responses

Hydroponic use

Posted by Ken Otto | August 20, 2018

Have you had any success in in the use of. 14-4-14 fertilizer as shown in the NASA Tech Briefs (August 2018 issue)? See attached file location. Ken Otto https://spinoff.nasa.gov/Spinoff2018/ee_3.html

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Lilac bushes

Posted by Dan Foley | August 20, 2018

I would like to know how to force my Lilac bushes into bloom. They are in their second year of life. They seem to be doing rather well. I get very small blooms every once in a while. Would really like to get more and bigger blooms. Thank you,Dan

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Tomato grwoth

Posted by Gene Edwards | August 20, 2018

I have planted ten Rutgers tomatoes and they have grown vigorously over the last few months almost 5-6 feet in height. However, they are producing very little fruit and as of this date only a few have even turned red. What could be the problem? The plants are growing like crazy but I am getting very little produce.

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Lilac bushes

Posted by Dan Foley | August 20, 2018

I would like to know how to force my Lilac bushes into bloom. They are in their second year of life. They seem to be doing rather well. I get very small blooms every once in a while. Would really like to get more and bigger blooms. Tha k you,Dan

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Tomatoes

Posted by Mary Burm | August 20, 2018

M'y tomatoes where ready to pick are black on the bottom. What us causing this?

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No zuchini or red tomatoes

Posted by Anna Templeton | August 20, 2018

Hello, I have big beautiful zucchini plants, but no zucchini. I have a huge tomato plant, with green tomatoes that will not turn red until picked. I'm growing both of these organically and fertilize periodically. I live in central North Carolina.

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Kind of flower

Posted by mdumaine | August 17, 2018

Do you know what kinda flower this is?

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Vinegar

Posted by Teresa Yantone | August 17, 2018

What happens if I accidently sprayed vinegar on my seeds that I just planted?

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Type of bug

Posted by | August 17, 2018

I live in. Port Townsend, Washington. I'm hoping you might be able to identify a flying insect without a picture.....Do you have any idea what a reddish-orange, slow-flying, lacy-winged, kinda long-bodied insect that is flying around right now (Mid-August) might be? They seem to be flying closer to my fruit vines (which no longer have fruit this year). The fly ...

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Fuchsia is acting like it’s fall.

Posted by Terre Krotzer | August 17, 2018

My Fuchsia is acting like it’s fall. My fuchsia is starting to develop seed pods and looking scraggly as if fall is upon us. Is there anyway I can stop it from doing this and give it a little more life. I see these beautiful fuchsia all the way into October and it just never seems to be the behavior ...

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