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January 5, 2014
9:53 am
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sundams74
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hi everybody i am a new entry  to terrace gardening. i have got a ficus and hibiscus one month old.i see withering of leaves in ficus and some dark discoloration of hibiscus leaves.i have uploaded photos.kindly give your opinion.

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January 5, 2014
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[Image Can Not Be Found]hi as i am new i am not able to upload the photos to this post.can anybody suggest how to do it

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January 5, 2014
5:50 pm
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i have added images

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January 11, 2014
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from the images I am unable to pin point what is the problem. can you upload images that have the problem area focused?

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January 18, 2014
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In between what happened my son actually added 3 to 4 teaspoonful of stanes fertliser 19:19:19 to these plants and two more roses.all three plants had started shedding their leaves and become dry and dead.i felt the raw application of fertiliser as the reason.can u suggest in what proportions and frequency fertlisers need be added.

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January 24, 2014
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sirir i am uploading pinpoint photos.i transplanted it to compostmix pot.vermcompost +redsoil+cocpeat 1:1:1.after that only this occured.any contamination and infection from mix is posible?any remedy?

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January 28, 2014
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I see a problem of thrips. The leaves will curl and fold inward. if you open and see, you can spot thrips. Remove all the affected leaves and add some fertilizer

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January 29, 2014
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Sir I am finding some tiny insects inside the curled leaves.will it be infestation r nutritional deficiency

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January 29, 2014
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Sorry I didnt understand the word thrips.so I posted again the same question.now I got ur answer.thank you

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February 4, 2014
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thrips are tiny sucking pests that not only suck the sap out of the plants but also are a vehicle for viruses.

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