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I would like to start seeds under lights. When is the best time to start flower seeds? The seed packet always says to sow a number of weeks before the last frost. When is the last frost?

What causes black spots on my orchid leaves?

My lilac had a grayish blight on the leaves this summer. What caused this and how can I prevent it?

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