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Greenhouse ginseng

So can you grow Ginseng with a greenhouse in Texas would that be better and how much does ginseng usually sell for

Dallas County Texas ginseng 12 months ago

Partial shade plants

I live in tune DFW Metroplex. I have a flower bed that gets morning shade and afternoon sun during the summer. Should I plant full sun plants? I tried Coral Bells and a few other shade plants and they didn't make it, but neither did the partial shade ones. Any thought on what to plant?

Dallas County Texas over 3 years ago


Actually testing. Calandiva-Texas Rose.


Dallas County Texas almost 4 years ago

How do I take sprigs from my fig tree and make them take root? Can my avocado...

How do I take sprigs from my fig tree and make them take root? Can my avocado tree stay in ground thru winter? I just planted it this spring. Same for my lemon tree, the lemon has to be brought in I am sure. One more I have three plum trees, each produced fruit the first year, but not since. What is wrong? I live in No. Dallas Texas. Thank you for your help!

Dallas County Texas trees and shrubs fruits and vegetables horticulture over 5 years ago

High altitude pumpkin pie

Just moved to Angel Fire N.M from Dallas and know NOTHING about high altitude baking. Want to make pumpkin pie for Tgiving. Sister is a pastry chef. She told me to blind bake the crust was not much help recipe wise, you know how little sisters are.... Any tips? More thanks than you can imagine, Carol Goodson, who wants her first Tgiving in her new place to be memorable for a great meal!


Dallas County Texas about 3 years ago

Glassy-Winged Sharpshooter - Biological Control

I have several heavily infested trees and the rain is quite a nuisance. I've read extensively about the use of parasitic wasps and viruses, but can't find a resource to purchase them. Before I resort to a chemical pesticide, are there any better and safer recommendations?


Dallas County Texas almost 4 years ago

Is this what root knot nematodes look like in hosta?

I sent a sample to a lab for diagnosis. It came back as root knot nematodes. This doesn't look anything like the roots of other plants with root knot nematodes. The roots are just gone in most cases.

could the lab have made a mistake?


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Dallas County Texas horticulture over 4 years ago

Crooked neck

Hello. I have a 20 year old California King Snake. In the last 2 months, about 1" from her head, her neck has kind of twisted one direction and the opposite direction about an inch further down her body. Typically, she eats 3 or 4 mice once a month. Her appetite seems to have decreased. ( I think she's having trouble swallowing the mice. I can take a picture, if you'd like.


Dallas County Texas reptile husbandry snake husbandry snake illness - injury 2 days ago

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