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CristinaM900
May 18, 2017 3:07 PM CST
Hi everyone. I just started trying my hand at gardening and I'm not having the best go at it.

Photos "garden" and "garden4" are of my cabbage plants, these were started in the pots about March 15th and they seemed to have stopped growing. The bottom leaves turn orange or purple and dye off and the stems seemed to have turned woody. I'm not sure what happened because they were going so well and then they just weren't

"garden2" is of my radishes. I started them about 1week ago, they sprouted up nicely and strong then 2 days ago a few fell over, the next day they all fell over when I plucked this one out of the ground for further inspection it seems to be thinning in some parts of the stem-- again not sure why.

Last photo "garden 3" is of my zucchini plant. This one bummed me out the most. I start it from seed it was going great, transplanted really well. I started this about March 15th. 2 days ago all the leaves start browning and shriveling up. I have NO clue why. I'm so sad about this one. Please help. Thank you in advanced!!


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Name: greene
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greene
May 18, 2017 3:51 PM CST
It would help if you would take a moment to complete your profile page so we may know where you live...approximate location is fine...and garden climate zone. You will get much better answers if you provide this bit of information.
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Philipwonel
May 18, 2017 5:28 PM CST
I agree with greene !!! Location. Climare. Temps. Etc.
Please post your questions seperality also. Its confusing ! Pic 1. Pic 4. Pic 3. Pic 2.
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Weedwhacker
May 18, 2017 9:44 PM CST
Welcome to NGA, @CristinaM900 .

I agree that we need some idea of your location to give you any meaningful advice. Are your plants getting enough sunlight? The stems appear quite long and spindly.

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DaisyI
May 18, 2017 10:01 PM CST
The seedlings with the skinny spots in their stems are damping off. I believe its caused by a fungus in cold wet conditions.
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