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.
I am sowing seeds in pots indoors this winter and I will transplant them outdoors this spring. How deep should I plant the seeds in my pots?
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?
What is the shelf life of packaged seeds? I have some seeds I didn’t start this past year, can I start them next spring?
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?