• Outdoor Flowers & Foliage

    Abnormally large tithonia

    Q: I plant tithonia every year for the butterflies and pollinators. This year in one group…

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    ‘Sharpblue’ And ‘Sunshine Blue’ Blueberry Bush

    Q: Would a ‘Sharpblue’ blueberry bush work well with a ‘Sunshine Blue’ blueberry? A: Both of…

  • Houseplants

    Aftercare for poinsettia, amaryllis and paperwhite narcissus plants

    Decisions, decisions…what to do with the poinsettia, amaryllis and paperwhite narcissus plants you got for the…


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    Dwarf Alberta Spruce Turned Brown

    Q: About a month ago my dwarf Alberta spruce started turning brown and dropping needles. Now…

  • General Garden Info

    English Ivy Survived All Year After Being Cut

    Q: Last winter, I cut all of the English ivy vines off my hardwoods at the…

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    Celosia Plants – When To Cut Back

    Q: Our celosia plants bloom in late summer. They return each year with new plants in…

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    Few Grapes On Grapevine

    Q: I have a grapevine that I planted some years ago. The vine grows nicely but…

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