"My hummer numbers have grown greatly in the last 4 days. Can't even count them anymore. I'm sure there are more than a dozen. They've almost reached the stage where they quite fighting. I need to get some pics…"
"We've had a couple of females for a while now. Have also seen a male but not in a while. Does anyone here put out oranges or grape jelly for orioles? I have both out because I though I got a glimpse of a female this week, but…"
"Thanks for the hint about orbesia. You're right about the heat. I try not to go out at all after about 11 and if I do, I'm right back into AC and don't exert myself. I've got 1 or 2 hummers around my…"
"Sounds like you're off to a great start, John. A good friend of mine says that the best thing to put into your garden at least 3 times a week, or oftener, is "your shadow". You should be watching for pests and learning to…"
"I've grown Brandywine with little success. The fruit is good but not plentiful. I usually grow Early Girl and Celebrity but decided to go with EG and LaRoma III this year. I grew LaRoma last year with great success for cooking…"
Always happy to have another TX gardener as a friend! Quite a garden ya got there! I like you're old mail Jeep, by the way. I drive an old Jeep myself. I want to get my Master Gardener's Cert. I saw that you are a MG, so maybe you could tell me how to go about getting it?
Charlie - I saw your post saying gout was slowing you down - I only have gout in 1 toe butinstead of the prescription medicine (which gave me dry mouth) I am taking a time release black cherry extract tablet and it is working great! Just wondered if you had tried cherry extract , or tablets or pure juice or dried cherries!
"Keryn, try to find a local bonsai club; they would have all the info. I do not have much experience. On Curing Cuttings: you need a square cut on a start large enough to self-root. Leafy succulents can be potted fairly quickly,…"
When I was 12 we went to visit an Aunt y, who has an award winning garden, I instantly fell in love and knew right then and there that this was it.I left school at 15 and worked in a clothes store, the first thing I brought was a plant, an indoor…See More
"Keryn, Your little yellow ball cactus will not survive. Growers expose these to some gas, which kills all the chlorophyll, Making them unable to survive on their own. The host plant is a fast growing plant that usually will die out…"