"In the long run it's easier to get the soil in balance and plant companions that attract beneficial insects, then the plants will take care of themselves. Otherwise it will be a constant battle. I do little more than deadhead my…"
Has anyone grown both to know the difference? If so, would you recommend one over the other, and if so, why? Even if you have only grown one, what was your experience? I'm trying to determine which I would like to order.See More
"I've tried a few hens and chicks inside under grow lights and they did not do well. Since they are alpine plants, cold generally doesn't bother them, though the excess moisture of a lot of snow very well could. I take backups…"
"A gardening philosophy that I love is, instead of feeding the plant, you feed the soil, and in turn, the soil feeds the plant everything it needs. Healthy soil = healthy plants. That's a big part of organic gardening.
I do the same…"
"I just literally got 'little lime' hydrengia's this year. We had an additon made to our landscaping and those were the first ones i bought. I have never grown hydrengia's, kinda scared. But thought i'd give…"
"I am what appears to some people to be vicious when it comes to pruning many plants, but they thrive because of it. That's definitely what I would do. Make sure you have beautiful soil with lots of organic matter. I've…"
"I'm still learning about roses, but from my experience in the garden, I would suggest cutting them back somewhat hard for a couple of reasons. Most plants transplant better if they are cut back. Transpiration is hard on newly…"
I just literally got 'little lime' hydrengia's this year. We had an additon made to our landscaping and those were the first ones i bought. I have never grown hydrengia's, kinda scared. But thought i'd give it a try. So far so good though :)
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"Jeff, That price tag would deter me too! Notice above, that my wife found a six hole (or pod) model at a yard sale for $5, not a misprint. Just search www.youtube.com for AeroGarden for a hosts of cost saving ideas,…"
"I live in San Diego and with the help of 6-8 huge feeders and my hibiscus bushes I get to entertain tons of hummingbirds. At times I have 40-50 hummingbirds floating around in my yard. Wonderful feeling having their company. A few times a…"
I've grafted a few of my hibiscus bushes and amazingly some have taken. Trying to find out how long before I see flowers on grafted branches? I haven't found anything specific on internet and even contacted the master gardener association in San…See More