Plant ID Photo taken yesterday at Cylburn Arboretum I know it is not winter aconite
I recently relocated to Torrington, WY from CO Springs where I had a lot of success with a 20-20-10 blend of lawn fertilizer branded as Super Crop. I believe it is produced by a co-op based out of Brighton , CO. I'm tempted to use the same fertilizer in Torrington but have had some people tell me I need a fertilizer that also contains sulfur. I've read that the sulfur is used as an attempt to change the pH balance of a soil but have also read that some WY soils are buffered and resist change in pH level. Is the sulfur a "must have" ingredient in my lawn fertilizer in WY? Thank you for your assistance.
Goshen County Wyoming over 3 years ago
The Charles County Master Gardeners are planning to run a "Can you tell what kind of bug this is" article in our quarterly publication THE COMPOST. These are the first two bugs to be put in. I'm pretty sure they are the monarch catapiller and the cicada but I would like the latin names
Charles County Maryland over 3 years ago
I am planting 4 North Blue and 4 Chippewa blueberries this spring,2yr.old,from Chisago Extension. My soil tested 6.5. Going by your hand out, I am tilling in 6" of acid peat before planting. Should I add elemental sulfur also at the prescribed rate, and do I till it in or top dress it prior to adding mulch on top ? Also can I use pine needles as mulch ?
Chisago County Minnesota over 3 years ago
I have major problems with my lawn (@ 1.5 acres) I have crabgrass, white grubs, and would like to overseed after aerating ( I have an aerator). I am not sure what to do first and to make sure one tx does not counteract another. Can you assist by providing a "plan of attack" with approximation of time frames? THANKS Rick Shaw email@example.com
I made a new type of jelly for me (sour cherry) and my jelly turned out leathery. I know what went wrong. My question is: can I place small amounts (if so, how much per pint) of this fruit leather jelly in the jars for a new batch, and have the hot liquid jelly melt the leather and the jelly set to proper consistency?
I have 20 acres in Kanarraville, Utah. 10 miles south of cedar city in iron county. What is my best bet for fruit trees and berry bushes?
I thought one of the locations of the homegrownlifestyle course was going to be Ames, IA
Boone County Iowa over 3 years ago
What tips or resources can you recommend for small-scale grain growing? I want to grow barley, and had little success with Wheat last year (although now I know why)
Ramsey County Minnesota over 3 years ago
Why do some of my seedlings seem to dry out so quickly? The soil dries out a lot quicker than other seedlings, why?
What is the best month to put down bark dust in Hillsboro area? Is March 18 too early?
Washington County Oregon horticulture over 3 years ago
I have 3 verigated ligustrum that had a severe mildew problem last summer.Deer have eaten all of the leaves from the plants. Is there something I can spray on the plants to try to get rid of the residual mildew? I live on the water in Grasonville so I must be especially careful about chemicals. Thanks for your help. Margaret Hardy
Nothing seems to grow we have new bushes we planted last spring and they look like they are dying the grass area dies. We water and fertilize, but nothing works. what should we do...add more dirt? amend soil? how?
We have a type of laurel bush in our back yard that was doing great the last couple of years, but this spring now looks like it's dying. The leaves are turning brown and wilting. Can we save it? Can you also identify what kind of bush it is? (It was here when we moved in 6 years ago.)
Prince George's County Maryland shrubs over 3 years ago
I live in Denver metro area with a lawn that I would like to even out and over-seed. We have mainly high old 100 yr elms over our lawn. What variety or mixture of grass seed would you recommend.
Denver County Colorado lawns and turf over 3 years ago
I have what looks like mole hills in my front yard . I have been trying to trap in or them for a year now . I have trapped lots of mole in the past and never had a problem .I now have mole traps and gopher traps set in active hole . Not once have they tripped the mole trap , and several times the gopher traps are pushed off to the side . All of the mounds are a round the base of two rhodenrons . What the heck have I got and how do I get rid of it ? HELP !
Tillamook County Oregon wildlife damage management over 3 years ago
The attached picture is of a weed that has spread out in several patches throughout my lawn. It is about 3-4 inches tall. Any idea what it is, and the best way to get rid of it? Thanks!
Please disregard this question. I didn't attach the correct picture. I submitted another question after this one. Please answer that one. - Attached is a picture of something that I presume is a weed growing in my yard. There are patches of them all over. They are about 3-4 inches tall. Any idea what it is, and what the best way to get rid of them is? Thank you!
Virginia Beach Virginia over 3 years ago
The past several years we have been decimated by late blight. We understand this is a fungal problem, but don't quite know how to deal with it. Our first two years were in the garden were very productive and clean, but the past three years have been nothing but late season blight. This past year we increased the spacing for more air circulation to keep the plants drier, to no avail. We would prefer an organic method of control, but have read conflicting information. I decided to turn to the area experts . . . you. Any information will be sincerely appreciated. Our garden is located in Burrell Township, just outside of Blairsville.
Our apple tree has small holes in it - perhaps millions of them - all around the trunk and limbs - a quarter to half inch apart - and they seem to be even all around the circumference. Our apples haven't been very good on that tree in the past few years. They have been smaller, oddly shaped, wormy insides. We didn't see the holes until last fall. Any suggestions?
hi what kills moths & their eggs when they r indoors ?? thks
Is there any success with growing fig trees for fruit in the zone 10 area? Will they grow in the open field or does some kind of protection need to be supplied. I have read in my western gardening book that only container growing is possible, moving them inside during the winter. Supposedly they have been growning there in New Mexico for four hundred years, being brought there by the early Spaniards. Do you have any info on that?
How do I treat Oyster Shell Scale on large Aspen trees? I also have scale on Lilac shrub stalks. Is there a systemic treatment? We live in Powell Butte OR. Thank you for your help.
What type/kind of apple trees is best to grow for a large amount of apples in the fall what kind of apple is not important thinking about 10 trees or so.I plan to plant them towards the woods for wildlife food. I also have 20 apples trees(different ages some 4 years old some planted last year) in a different location on the farm have a few trees eaten by the deer every year they eat the branches and leaves.
Goodhue County Minnesota over 3 years ago
Will the Herbs I planted last year regrow this year or will I need to plant new ones?
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