"Kathleen, I am no expert, but several of my potted flowers stopped blooming/growing. I called the garden shop and they said I needed to change the soil in the pot. Now I have A LOT of new growth! I need to change the soil in my…"
"Thank you Dawn. My next door neighbor ( of 19 years) always takes my cast off plants or extras when they grow too big. Ha! I think I'll give my current roses to her. I don't remember what variety they are, but they…"
"I have 2 rose bushes, but they have been getting this white powdery stuff all over the leaves. What is that? I just cut them all the way back, so hopefully that will help. And my roses are not very fragrant. Maybe I should…"
"I wish I had known this when I first started gardening. SOAKER HOSES!!!!! I now have them. But,when I was new to the world of gardening, I didn't even think to put them in. So, start with them before you put your perennial's in. Good…"
I just bought a pre-planned perennial flower garden for the first time for my new flower bed. I'm out in Southern California, zone 9 near the beach where we get mild winters and summers. It doesn't get hotter than 85 degrees here in the summer (we do not have AC in the house). Most of the flowers are zone 3-9 or zone 3-8. Do you all think they will grow? The flower bed is on the north side of the house and gets partial sun/shade and we have a drip sprinkler system. Thanks for your help!
"I do recommend agonis flexuosa variegata, the varigated weeping myrtle, its not really that big I just planted it in a silly place. Non invasive in the water pipes, nothing like weeping willows or pencil willows which should be avoided."
"Yes I thought it was on left, I see what you mean about it not flowering yet. Funny when we are only 1000 kms away and ours have flowered and dropped all their petals already.
Do like that Golden Ash, such a beautiful big tree and the variegated…"
"Keryn, this is the same as one I bought for $2 as a cutting from one of our local Asian grocery stores. It was flowering when I bought it and I noticed the flowers were a totally different shape to my other zygocactus I bought at Bunnings and Big W.…"
"Sorry Lyn , No I got my right and left mixed up, thats a Golden Ash and its one of the street trees.
Jacaranda is LH front stick figure the first year it has not flowered, the variegated willow myrtle behind it , has been trimmed and is just coming…"
"Yeah its quiet, wide nature strips a vacant block that wont ever be sold on one side and elderly neighbors who are gone 6 months of the year on the other. Neighbors over the back you never see or hear. The entrance to the football ground is at the…"