Learn Plant Names

Q: I have a garden full of plants that I don’t know. What resources are there to help identify plants?

A: I have a couple of suggestions. First, take a couple of in-focus digital pictures of each unknown plant using your smartphone. Take them to your local independent nursery on a weekday morning when they are not too busy and ask an employee for help. Second, consider submitting your photos to my Name That Plant website (http://www.walterreeves.com/name-that-plant/). The group of volunteer plant experts there may be able to suggest your plants’ names.

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