What tree is in this photo? It is a medium height tree with flat medium size white flowers and small white flower clusters blooming Mid-May in my neighborhood.
What is an acceptable herbicide to spray the thousands of garlic mustard seedlings on my property?
Kalamazoo County MI weed issues over 4 years ago
We are looking to identify a weed in our lawn. We have never seen it before. I have attached a picture. We live in northern coon rapids.
Anoka County MN over 4 years ago
Our backyard faces southeast and receives full sun. We have a lot of windows in back that reflect sunlight, killing plants and grass and leaving long angled streaks of dead lawn in late spring and summer. Needless to say it is really ugly. Irrigation would be too expensive and time consuming, so I would like to remove the dead grass from this area and create a heat tolerant garden. But I'm not sure there's anything out there that can survive the intense reflected light. Any thoughts? We are in zone 7b Georgia.
Lesion destroys my hibiscus.see attachment. How treat?
Hello -- I have three beautiful climbing rose bushes, they're about 5-6 years old. Healthy. All three were planted at the same time, and this past fall I noticed that all three had developed an offshoot a good two feet away from the base plant. Those offshoots are developing nicely, but I don't know what to do with them. They're too far from the base plant to incorporate into the trellis. If I dig in and just cut that out, will I harm the base plant? (I love the base plants and want to treat them with TLC). Are these offshoots baby plants that I should try to remove and plant elsewhere? Or should I just leave it all intact and let nature be what it is? Any help you can offer is greatly appreciated.
Hennepin County MN over 4 years ago
I live on Novi mi and my soil is heavy with clay. What soil do you recommend to grow vegetables and setup a raised garden bed?
Oakland County MI over 4 years ago
I have researched via internet and a couple books, I have not been able to identify, Would appreciate any help possible
Clinton County MI flowers: annuals and herbaceous perennials over 4 years ago
I have a burm on the south east side of the house with some afternoon sun of approximately 4 hours and would like ideas for plants
Jefferson County CO sustainable gardening and landscaping over 4 years ago
I noticed that all the Leyland Cypress trees in the Wolfsville, MD area are brown and look dead. Is this a blight or because of the cold winter?
Frederick County MD over 4 years ago
I am wanting to fertilize for the summer grasses in a week or two. Should I shred first?
Hunt County TX pastures and forages over 4 years ago
One rhododrendon in my yard has a disease that is exhibiting itself on the leaves. It has been here for over a year and has resulted is a slow dieoff of branches. Can you identify it and provide a treatment? Any reason why it is on this bush only and has not effected others?
my grapes are not budding out at all they are 6 years old and are huge. I,m kind a worried that they died I live in north iowa
Cerro Gordo County IA over 4 years ago
I have strawberries planted in a bed along the south side of my home. The house is old and the exterior has some lead based paint. I don't feel safe eating anything from the bed right next to the home because of possible lead contamination in the soil. My question is whether it is safe to transplant those strawberry plants to a clean location in the yard, or if I need to start with new plants altogether. Would a new soil/location eliminate the lead exposure and make the berries safe to eat, or are the plants themselves contaminated? Thanks for your help.
Please suggest some perennials to plant on the north side of my home.
how to plant leeks not from seed
Can I prune back my hedge bushes after several days of rain in May?
Hamilton County IN over 4 years ago
I am in central Massachusetts in a location with sandy soil. I planted two 5yr old espaliered Honeycrisp Apple trees as well as an espaliered Liberty Apple 3yrs ago. For 2 seasons the Honeycrisps have produced only 1-2 blossoms per tree while the Liberty is loaded with blossoms. Does anyone have any ideas what I can do to encourage the Honeycrisps?
I have a Red Japanese Maple Tree (apx. 12 years old). Has always been very healthy until this year. Not many leaves, just looks sick. Help.
Livingston County MI trees and shrubs over 4 years ago
I recently sent a question concerning amending soil for blueberries. The response I received was concerning soil amendments before planting the blueberries. My problem is the plants are already in the soil which I had tested - result 6.6 ph. How can I amend this soil when the blueberries are already planted - meaning how much of what can I add at once, every week withoug hurting the plants?
Multnomah County OR soil and fertility issues over 4 years ago
I just put quick release lime on my yard. It was a pretty heavy dose to compensate for years of oak tree leaves. I want to seed many pare spots that the winter created. Do I need to wait for a period before seeding?
Is comfrey invasive? It's good in shade and deer-resistant so it might be good for my wooded area, but worried it might take over!
Ingham County MI over 4 years ago
We have several three year old aspen trees that have started to lean over-on the top portion only. They were starting to bend prior to this last heavy May snow, but got much worse. We've trimmed and tied the trunks together to help support each other, but are wondering if there is anything else that can be done or if we should add support by tying the very tallest portions to help add support. It's as if the trunks haven't grown quick enough to support the weight.
Denver County CO trees and shrubs over 4 years ago
I need to know how I get a kit to test my well water and have it analyzed also
Lincoln County WY over 4 years ago
Japanese Spurge: I have a large circular area (20 -25') of Japanese Spurge around a large maple tree that started to get patchy, dying out, yellowish last year and now again this spring. I vacuumed and raked out a lot of matted leaves from the maple tree last fall but none this year yet. The Spurge has been growing well and healthy for 7 years since we moved in, but is now thinner and less vigorous looking. What can I do to help it? Does it have a life expectancy that's running out? I don't know how old it is beyond the 7 years we've owned it. I can send a photo if you like.
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