Full shade produce? Does it exist?
I am moving into a condo in Culver City CA (90230) with a patio with an approximate 4' x 6' area where I had hoped to have a lovely vegetable garden and some citrus trees. To my disappointment, I realized the reason there's nothing but rocks over soil there now… More
Camellia leaf problem
My camellia japonica's leaves have turned a choclatey brown on a lime green/yellow base. It is a recently aquired large pot specimen that was, in the nursery's words, overdue for a re-pot. On arrival the leaves were OK apart from a few frosted tips. It is now in our fairly… More
...ndpa in Savannah. I can still remember when those Camellias where only about as high as my knee :p More
Do you know this camellia reticulata?
Can you identify this camellia? My mother has forgotten its name. Thanks. Irene More
Identifying a camellia
Can anyone help me identify a camellia? I have a photo but first need to figure out how to post it. It's a reticulata. Thanks Irene More
Camellia blooms for Christmas
...t a new digital camera and had to share the first camellia bloom of the season. The Christmas cactus looks pretty good also. I know nothing about camellias, the bush is about 12' tall. Is that unusual or not? More
...ime next spring or summer I'm looking at adding a Camellia or two to the garden. I know the basic differences between C. japonica and C. sasanqua (leaves, flowers, etc.) but have been reading all kinds of differing opinions and stories about the cold hardiness, drought tolerance, and cultural requirements… More
Camellia and eucalyptus
A friend of mine asked me to root her some camellia and eucalyptus. My first thought was that you can't root either one of those plants, can you? Please let me know what to tell her. More
My first Camellia
...he unsightly forsythia along the back fence. This Camellia is an Ackerman hybrid called Camellia oleifera 'Winter Star' I don't think I'll miss the forsythia much, hehe :p More