"I usually leave mine up in the winter because I think they are beautiful. I have never had any problem with them breaking or with reseeding. If you want to leave them up but are worried about reseeding, you could always use pre-emergent or…"
"I have read that you can place aluminum foil on the ground to reflect more light. I have personally not tried this so I don't know if this would help increase the amount of light or not. Dave's Garden is a great source of…"
"I hear you, Lorraine. Three or four years ago, we had a surprise snowstorm at the end of October. (That's VERY unusual for this area.) The leaves were still on the trees and the heavy snow made many branches break. We lost three 7-year-old…"
"I don,t fertilize very much, under trees mostly because the trees take from the plants under them. I use a week naturally manure liquid that I make in a 40 Lt container. Put a bit of manure in the bottom of container and fill with water and let…"
"Ive done some looking on the net, I think they could be a form of Gladioli nanus, or baby Gladioli. Gladioli or sword lily are South African to tropical Africa. They are really an Iris. A lot plants came in the early days on sailing ships and…"