More than half of the gardeners who answered a survey about indoor gardening said they talk to their plants—and 43% have named their plants. (The researchers didn’t ask if the plants talked back or if they liked the names they were given.)
Q: I saved seeds from several of my garden plants last year, including pumpkins, peppers and peas. I want to store more again this fall, but I wanted to start with a few and see how they worked. Besides just planting them and seeing what comes up, how can I be sure the seeds are […]
Roses entered into the AGRS are tested for two years in six different geographical regions, each containing two test gardens. Most of these test gardens are in botanical gardens, and all are open to the public.
Rakes don’t work as well as a leaf blower on paved surfaces such as driveways, patios and rooftops. Rakes don’t work as well as leaf blowers at removing leaves from the top of hedges or from evergreen branches. And finally, rakes don’t work as well as leaf blowers in tight areas like those between boulders, at the base of a fence or between boards on a deck.
If everything else about the tree is healthy, the dry spell won’t harm an older established tree.
Yes, you can, but you will not get Stella De Oro daylilies as a result. If you want more of any kind of daylily, you can do so through division rather easily.
Different lilies bloom in the spring, summer and fall, so the digging date depends on the time when the lily dies back in the ground.
So, how do you get rid of these plants in your garden? The same way you do for any other weed. Early identification while the plant is small and not letting it go to seed are the first steps.
If your plants have scale insects, first figure out what kind they are and when the crawlers are going to be out; then treat them as soon as you can.
Most of the time, the castings are small piles that are not a problem, but they can be large enough to make walking in a lawn uncomfortable.