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Wednesday 3rd of March 2021

Please advise some of my leaves at the bottom has turned dark brown and soft thanks

Carol Speake

Thursday 4th of March 2021

Hi Jent. I can't diagnose any plant problems without seeing them in person. A local landscaper might be able to help you.

Mary Cruise

Monday 14th of August 2017

I just found your website today and just started scanning threw it...Thank you I'm excited about this! I JUST saw a reply from a terri about being excited about a recipe for homemade "Miracle Grow" can you send it to me ? looking forward to all of this!


Monday 14th of August 2017

Hi Mary, You can find the recipe for miracle grow here Carol


Wednesday 20th of January 2016

wow I have been trying to find out how to grow ginger I never knew it was this easy , so from the ginger growing to your website I have found many fantastic ideas and recipes thank you so much I really envy people with this much USEFUL information to share


Wednesday 20th of January 2016

Hi Corina. Welcome to my site. I am glad that you find the information useful. Kind regards, Carol


Sunday 10th of January 2016

Just found love at first site.


Monday 11th of January 2016

Awww...cute comment. Glad you like the site!

terri dates

Monday 30th of March 2015

Love the recipe for homemade miracle grow


Monday 30th of March 2015

HI Terri. Glad you found the article useful! Carol