Small regular purple dots on my marigold seedlings

Dear MGs, could you please help me. I have started some marigold seedlings very early as part of my horticulture course assignment. They are very healthy looking, are growing under their very own grow light, and are even beginning to…

Purple Leaves on Red Cherry Tomato Plant

My red cherry tomato plant’s leaves were purple when I went to check on them today, is there a natural explanation ? Also can I still eat the tomatoes off a purple leaf plant?(brief history – I use a community…

Fertilizing Emerald Cedars

Should we avoid throwing clumps of phosphorus-heavy fertilizer around the root stem of our six-foot cedars? I say yes and my husband says no, because of the big silver maple nearby is “choking the roots” and the “cedar needs something…

Rabbit raisins on my back patio

This past winter I’ve had rabbits taking shelter on my back patio, and of course there are rabbit raisins everywhere. Can I just sweep them into the garden?  And dig them into the soil?  Will they damage anything? Thanks for…