Starting a new garden is a lot of work, but a wonderful experience filled with endless possibilities. There is nothing quite like walking out into your yard, basking in the allure of a garden filled with beautiful plants, as you … Read Article
I have several houseplants in my window and recently they started dropping their leaves. They were doing well and I haven’t changed how I was treating them, so what could be the problem?
Can I prune my yew hedges now, in winter?
Wind chill is how cold the air “feels” outside, based on wind speed and the current temperature. For example, the outdoor temperature may be 40˚F but with the wind speed factored in, it may feel like it is 32˚ outside.
What can you tell me about growing African violets? I never have success.
What exactly does “semi-evergreen” mean? Is it the same as “semi-deciduous”?
What’s the key to success with growing caladium as a houseplant?
I have a small collection of cacti that I keep as houseplants and they never flower. Any ideas why?
I’ve been very successful in attracting birds to my garden and I’ve put bird feeders up to help them over the winter. However I am going away in January for two weeks and I’m afraid the birds will be dependent … Read Article
I planted several arborvitae this year. Should I protect them with an anti-dessicant spray this winter?
In past years we’ve seen lots of Monarch butterflies in our neighborhood, but we only saw one or two this past summer. What are some ways we can attract them to return?