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  • Begonias

    Hey everybody, glad I found this. I just came to college two semester ago from living in the middle of nowhere with 27 acres of awesome outdoors. So now I'm stuck in a lovely little dorm room with a gigantic tree in front of my window blocking out all the… More

  • Begonias

    ...nt to a garden seminar and told me that they said begonias have a male and female flower and that one of them should be pinched off. Can anyone confirm this? And, if so, which is the male and which is the female?:confused: Thanks in advance… More

  • dragon begonias

    I have dragon begonias that I am over wintering. They seem really leggy. Do I pinch (no leaves on them except on top) or should I just leave them alone until spring?:confused: More

  • The J.Beetles Will Not Eat List.

    I came across this list and thought I would share it. I consider it a general guideline because some of the plants listed have been attacked by the beasties. For instance, I know that petunias and dogwoods have been affected by them here in my area. Sorry for the long… More

  • Rescued begonis

    ...y were clearing out their left overs. I got these begonias for .50 each. I cleaned them up and repotted them. I've never had much luck with begonias so wish me luck with these. More

  • Now what?

    I think my pansies have about had it for now. They are really leggy and have powdery mildew (and it is only the end of June!). I will cut them back and bring them inside until it gets cooler in the fall. In the meantime, what else can I plant… More

  • Survivor Canada

    ...le survivor ? The Rabbit ? The Blue Bell ? or The Begonias ? Don't miss the next exciting episode......on Survivor Canada !!!!!!!!!!!!!!! More

  • Wax Begonias?

    ... you seasoned green thumbs: I bought two flats of begonias a few weeks ago to plant in the front beds, which get moderate sun throughout the day. I asked the guy at… More

  • Propagating from cut leaves

    Besides Begonias, is there any other plant that can be propagated from cut leaves? Thank you..:) More

  • Mrs Robin Moved In!!!

    We have a busy large rectangle shaped Gazebo where we have built in seats for everybody to sit on and also trellising on 3 sides and its open in the front area and Mrs Robin built her nest in the rafters right above the vine trellising it is shaded and… More

  • Could this be Peperomia?

    ...to what this plant really is. I was told it was a Begonia but after some loose research, it looks more like Peperomia. Any thoughts? The shots were from a cell phone, that's why there is a… More

  • Angelwing begonia

    I found an angelwing begonia in a vacant apartment and am trying to save it. We cut it back and it gets new leaves, but in a few weeks they fall off. I saw pics on here and I want mine to be beautiful like those ones. What am I… More

  • mocca begonia

    new to garden-- planted mocca begonia in a large outside pot approx 16 inch diameter. i love this plant is there any way to keep it ? More

  • Begonia Identification

    ...hours and days trying to find this hanging basket Begonia's name, I am giving up and asking for help. Many thanks! Sharon More

  • Begonia trouble

    Having a problem with a begonia I bought this year. It's in a hanging basket. It was growing beautifully for the first week, then after the first time it rained, it started having problems. The blooms started sagging, and the leaves started turning brown around the edges. Also, some of… More

  • Angel Winged Begonia....

    I was given a beautiful Angel Winged Begonia by my mom early last year. She had it for 3 years and it never bloomed until I took it in. This winter I unfortunately killed it and am still heartbroken. I know what I did wrong and would love to try… More

  • 'Angel Wing' Mystery ~

    ...so taken with the pink foliage that I bought this Begonia with no tag, and the folks at the nursery were not able to give me an ID, either. http://i17.photobucket.com/albums/b77/ozonetraveler/the%20garden/the%20plants/9-25-06017.jpg Anyone recognize her? More

  • Would like bulb garden (full to partial shade)

    ...uple of bulbs that will take full shade are hardy Begonia (Begonia grandis), Zone 6, summer hardy cyclamen (Cyclamen hederifolium), Zone 7, late summer to fall Bulbs that I found do well in part shade are crocus (Crocus vernus), Zone 4, early spring anemone (Anemone blanda), Zone 6, early… More

  • African violet and begonia cuttings

    Vera are you saying the Stem of the leaf ( petiole) goes in the soil and not the leaf lying on the soil surface? I have always heard that you lay the leaf flat on the surface of the soil . swindyi More

  • Need ID? Begonia? How 2 start cutting? HELP!!

    ...Guy". He has this prehistoric looking monsterious Begonia (???) in his waiting room. IS it a Begonia? IS it IS....what kind? And just how do I start the cuttings I have? They've been in water for over two weeks....now what????… More

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