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 …
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?
My forsythia seems to be blooming now, in the fall. How is that possible, since this is a spring-blooming shrub?
My flowering quince (Chaenomeles speciosa) seems to have set and ripened fruit. Are these edible? What can I do with them?
What should I do about ladybugs that seem to be congregating at my windows and even showing up inside my house?