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Wandering weedkiller

Dear Geeky, I sprayed weedkiller a little too liberally and it ended up wafting over into next door’s garden.

Now I hear that their lettuces have died and their tomato plants are heading in the same direction.

What do I do? Tell them I’m responsible or keep quiet? Read more

Grow, you f*cking plant, grow

If there’s anything guaranteed to damage a plant’s self-esteem it’s swearing at it, belittling it and directing all your vilest thoughts at it.

It’s enough to make a plant tremble, curl up its leaves and die. Read more

Should I remove pretty weeds?

Dear Geeky, Almost every plant on my property is a weed, especially all the pretty ones. Literally nine out of 10 plants are a weed.

Some of these weeds, like wild tobacco plants, are over-my-head tall. The lantana is so tall you could hide a lost city in it.

What to do? DH Read more