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Are questions about installing artificial plants on-topic?

I see no reason why artificial turf questions should not be allowed. Its use is increasing in the UK, particularly since the advent of really good look alike artificial grass, and even the RHS allowed ...
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Questions about history of cultivation

Although there exists a dedicated History of science and mathematics SE site, the math or stats sites sometimes have questions about the history of a symbol, of a theorem. Those are quite interesting, ...
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Will a question about why a plant flowers only after rain be on-topic?

I think it will depend on the type of answer you expect. Our help center has this text in the "don't ask" section: plant biology, beyond what is generally gardening knowledge (try Biology instead) ...
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Are questions about installing artificial plants on-topic?

Artificial turf sounds like it's about landscaping to me (for aesthetics and ground cover/protection); it doesn't seem like as much of a gardening thing to me, though, although gardeners use it (maybe ...
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Are tree/log processing questions suitable for this site?

This site is about growing things in a garden ( not farm ), and of landscaping. It's not usually about the processing of things that have been grown in a garden unless you're using those plants/trees/...
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Are questions about eliminating parasites on topic?

My first impulse is to say off topic, as explained below, but I invite the community to chime in. We have in the past for example accepted questions on mosquito control (with some prior discussion and ...
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For identification, please only post one plant per question, and be specific when asking!

In general I agree, but there are exceptions: wild plants: sometime an image with a nearby flower (and thus identify the flower in one question) is much easier (or just possible). some plants require ...
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Where should I ask a question about a tree that was found on a trail but could be in a yard?

All aspects of your proposed question look on-topic to me. The initial hurdle appears to be the fact that the trees were in the woods, not in your garden, but we have other questions about stuff ...
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Are tree/log processing questions suitable for this site?

I think sustainability would be better, particularly if you were to phrase the question in terms of landscape management and what you want to do with the land after tree removal. Check permaculture ...
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Do we really want questions asking for off-site resources?

I'm a late-commer and newbie here - I came across this link from https://meta.gardening.stackexchange.com/questions/65956/looking-for-an-online-gardening-journal-app-site I hesitantly disagree with ...
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Are questions about eliminating parasites on topic?

While I'm at first inclined to say, no, it's not on-topic on G&L, the presence of hookworms in the soil could be a problem just as much as say, yellow jackets (and not just for pets). However, ...
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