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Ineffectiveness of hydrangea colourant
Last year I used hydrangea colourant to turn my deep pink mophead hydrangea blue. I diluted it in accordance with the instructions and applied it once a week from early May to early July. To my...
3 days ago
Re: Rose of Sharon - pruning?
Amen brother I just did a random tiny url lol I dint know it was dated to 1996 lol
3 weeks ago 1
Can you change colour of a Japanese whisteria?
We Bought A Japanese wisteria and is supposed to be pink but it is white and against the sky it does not have the WOW effect. The pale white flowers look very ordinary and hardly visible against a...
3 weeks ago
can you germinate horse chestnuts?
I tried sprouting horse chestnuts several times with no success however it seems there must be a way. I had success with grocery store chestnuts, and even got one to grow outside for a couple years,...
1 month ago 5
Mantis 4 cycle Making metal on Metal sound
Hello Everyone, Im new to this group. Hope someone can help me. I left my Mantis 4 cycle tiller on its side in the back of the shed for about a month. The tiller starts up fine, no problem. When I...
2 months ago
Agapanthus , Sap causing itchy rash !
I didn't realise Agapanthas is rated as a highly poisonous had been planted 20 yes ago and not pruned It's over taken so I decided with good tips from a magazine how to prune back. No mention of being...
2 months ago 2
is this poison ivy?
John Ozz writes: That looks a little funny. I did a Google search for: 3 leaves not poison ivy Take a look at the picture at the top of the search results, looks a lot like your picture. Dan Espen...
2 months ago 4
Codyline Australis
Very young plant but stem in bending to one side! Can I stake it
3 months ago
Fake News [was: "You Should Never Pile Mulch Around A Tree In Your Yard"]
At Yahoo news, an article had the headline "You Should Never Pile Mulch Around A Tree In Your Yard". The article links to another one at Women's Health, but that one does not have the same headline...
3 months ago
Tomato plants with small, misshapen leaves
I have several tomato plants which are generally doing well. They are 5' tall in the northeast US. However, some of them have tiny, wrinkled leaves on the upper 2/3s of the plants, but the lower 1/3...
3 months ago 1
Canary Island Palm root ball
I have a 30 ft Canary Island Palm, 25 inch diameter main trunk at 2 ft from the ground. Main trunk is about 2 ft from a wall. it has not been maintained for years. Smaller trunks have come up all...
4 months ago 10
What kind of critter eats flowers?
Over the course of the last two weeks something has bitten off the stems of the flours on four different plants at about 4 to 8 inches and then bitten off and removed/eaten/dragged off the flowers...
4 months ago 3
Best gloves for thorny plants?
Any recommendations for a good, quality pair of gloves for pulling thistle, pruning thorny plants and such? Prefer elbow-length and full protection against the sharp buggers. I'm in northeastern U.S....
4 months ago 9
Re: Hand-powered chipper/shredder?
Would that be called a "blender"? lol If you have a rotary mower you canrun that over the cut up smaller bits and it chops and collects. ... in almost 30 years it is likely that whatever it was is...
4 months ago 2
please identify this lawn weed
I need to know the name of this lawn weed. If I know the name I can get rid of the weed effectively. This is a common lawn weed. It spreads as a creeper. Thanks. Bill S. It appears to be oxalis (O....
4 months ago 4