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* REQUESTING ASSISTANCE with specific plant problems.
Please provide detailed information on:
~ Name and age of plant;
~ Description of the problem
(when did it start, what parts of the plant are affected - new
growth, outside leaves etc.)
~ Location of the plant
(Southern Exposure, full sun)
~ How often you water the plant, where you apply the water, how much water is applied
~ Are other plants in the vicinity affected?
~ Other things that might be affecting the plant - (trenching, fire, etc.)
~ What do you think the problem might be and why
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SUBJECT: Question: Why did my agave disintegrate into a stinking putrid mass?
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SUBJECT: Answer: Agave Weevil, one cause for the demise of agaves
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* ADVERTISE UPCOMING GARDEN EVENTS, classes, workshops and conferences
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for people to quickly decide if the
information would be useful to them.
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~ Identify as Identify as Conference, Workshop, Class, Tour, etc. & Topic
~ Identify as Specify location
~ Identify as Specify Date
SUBJECT: Western Regional Master Gardener Conference, Mesa, AZ 10/14 - 10/16/10
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