Union County, North Carolina
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All my Encore azaleas look dead. The leaves are brown, yet when I dig a fingernail in the branches I can see green on some of them. It is now April 16. Should I assume they aren't going to make it and dig them up and replace them? How long should I wait to see if they come back? Should I prune them? I have 12 of them, so this is a very big and expensive problem.
Hi. In my back wooded area there is a tree we previously cut down because of a beetle I believe, but now there is a white growth on the stump. It was a pine tree. My neighbor has the fast-growing cedars in between our yards and I noticed it was growing at the base of one of those as well. Do you know what it is? Is it an infestation?
I recently opened the A/C vent above my ivy that sits next to a sunny window shaded with a sheer curtain. After 2 weeks I went into room to water and found it was totally drooped over and some leaves were dry and crisp. Considering the new condition I realized I must have waited too long to water. Soil was dry so I watered minimally. But next day still the same. Should I water again and how much? How long will it take for leaves to stand up again?
Trying to find out if my mont plant is safe for my bay and dogs to get near.
Hi, I live in North Carolina, but my question concerns an ornamental plant I encountered on a recent trip to Indonesia. It was a bush about seven feet tall. Flowers are pink with five petals and what appear to be ten stamens arranged in two tiers. I should have looked harder for fruits, but none appear in the pictures.
I encountered the bush on Buton Island, near Sulawesi. Someone else snapped a picture of the same plant in Surabaya, but he didn't know what it was either. See http://www.fairfun.net/tour10/100327-Lombok/flora/flora.htm (third picture down).
Help!! My (2) Cleveland pear trees both have developed a condition that appears to be causing the leaves to turn and drop. It also shows signs of dying steams and has orange clusters of some kind growing. What can I do, if anything, to treat and save them?
Hello! I watched the webinar Have a Seat! Learning Through Play, and I would like to do then post test to get credit and a certificate. I am having trouble getting to the links do do that. Thank you! Ellen Martinez, M.Ed., ITFS
Union County NC almost 2 years ago
Can anyone identify what this is on my tree?