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I have houseplants outside that I will need to bring indoors. What is the lowest temperature at which I can leave them outside?

We are first-time gardeners and have planted Brussels sprouts and green and red cabbage that we are trying to grow organically. There are black egg sacs and small green worms eating the leaves. Is there an organic product we can use on the cabbage?

What is the correct distance from my house to plant a tree? What is the correct distance from the lot line to plant a tree?

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