I need help identifying this plant. It grows in part to full shade and propagates by underground runners, in a dense thicket. In moderate shade, individual stalks grow about 3 feet tall. Leaves are elongated, slightly longer than an average human's hand.
I need help identifying this plant. This is a common low-growing weed (?) in our backyard. It grows on the lawn and in garden beds. Prefers partial sun to partial shade, shallow roots (no runners that I can see), and easy to pull up by hand. Often grows in clumps. Grows up to 1.5 feet tall. Leaves are elongated and dark green, 1.5-2 inches long. Flowers are a striking pink-purple, with most blooms in late September to mid-October.
Hello, How do I care for the following 'potted' plants in the winter ? I will not be planting them in the ground but wait for spring 2015. store them in unheated garage or warmer basement ? Does one have to water every few weeks so they don't completely dry out ? 3 gallon Centennial blush Magnolia (3 feet tall) 2 gallon David austin Mortimer sackler climbing rose
Dakota County Minnesota over 4 years ago
I am 13 and am interested in bonsai. My Grandpa got me this one at Gerten's, but the tag does not say what it is just "bonsai plant" I want to know what kind it is so I can take care of it. My mom says you can help.. thanks Madeline
Is there any place I could take the thousands of acorns in my tree/yard so they'd be useful? I am just collecting and putting out with the yard trash currently and would like to do something else if there is such a thing. Certain other grounds with large squirrel population? A place that would like them to start growing trees? I don't know, but the trash just seems such a waste. Thanks for any suggestions!
How and when to remove bats from barn
Sandusky County Ohio over 4 years ago
I have several rabbits in my yard I think two are cottontails and one seems a larger rabbit type. I have bought straw to put out for shelter for them near the food I provide for them. How should I use the straw? Would a heat pad or dog house like structure be better? I know I need it to open on both ends. Are rabbit houses available?
When is a good time to trim back bushes and hedges in the fall? Thanks.
Polk County Iowa over 4 years ago
I am interested in making fermented vegies to can and sell at farmers' markets. Where do I start? I need to have a certification for Michigan. How do I go about getting that in my area of Grand Rapids, MI
I do use http://nchfp.uga.edu/ as a resource on a regular basis, but I was curious if I can can a potato soup that has pureed potatoes in the broth or a corn chowder which is thicker than a traditional broth, neither of which containing milk. Thank you.
Ogemaw County Michigan over 4 years ago