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  • Hola from Vermont!

    ...ouse in October 2007 and I cannot wait to do some gardening! It's an old farmhouse that has not been maintained at ALL… More

  • Need help selecting plants/flowers for a high floor terrace

    ...rhead but lots of sun (and wind). I would like to maintain the area in the center… More

  • Hello hello!

    ...sts out there. I am trying to start a little herb garden for your basic herbs so that when I cook I can get them fresh! :D:D. I'm sure you all can reflect on the difference in taste when using fresh herbs vs the packaged… More

  • Is my apple tree diseased?

    ... which the previous owners maintained a beautiful garden. One of the things they left us was a mature apple tree. When we moved in I noticed that one entire limb was dead. I promptly cut it off. I happened… More

  • Insects threatening to take over!

    ...rarely applied insecticides because I've tried to maintain as organic and natural an environment as possible. My fruit trees all seem relatively pest free...mostly because I keep a constant eye on them. I pick off any pests and squash them on an almost daily basis. My problem has been… More

  • Hello from Middle Tennessee

    Hi all. I am new to this board and new to gardening. I am hoping to get enough seeds ready to try a variety of veggies and herbs and have a good selection of perennials to plant along with some annuals next year. I would also like to try growing… More

  • Starting seeds

    I was wondering if there are any gardeners on site that are in the zone 6 area that start there own vegetable plants from seed and how soon do they start there various seed plantings. Do they use heated mats and grow lights as I do, and if so what… More

  • Plant ID Help

    ...ener. Unfortunatley in her last years she stopped maintaining them and the gardens are all overgrown. The plant in the attached photos is choking out many others. Is it a keeper or should we cut… More

  • News from Soekershof, South Africa

    ;) 'Tag' a celebrity in a blog and get the hits (1200+ in 20 hrs for 007). Our marketing is primary Internet related; combined with word of mouth and media exposure. It brings us more than 80 percent of the visitors (around 20 percent solely on account of Internet). In… More

  • Boston fern tips and tricks??

    ...auties because I've heard they're pretty tough to maintain. Now,… More

  • Low maintenance garden

    Shrubs in general tend to be less maintenance than perennials for many of the reasons,no need for deadheading, dividing, staking, cutting back or cleaning up seasonally and typically require less watering once established due to wider, more extensive root systems. But to decrease maintenance even further, select those shrubs which… More

  • Spring Children's Garden program

    ...n teaching garden, where children learn to plant, maintain and harvest their own flowers, vegetables and herbs. Our weekly spring classes will consist of different theme days, including topics such as plants, insects, international gardening, and health. We will spend most of our… More

  • wanted lilacs

    ...both in scooters now and unable to care for their garden/yard like they used to. It has gone wild for about three years now but I have finally talked them into letting me clean it up and maintain it for them. I have most of the lean… More

  • My beloved apple tree is in danger some friendly advice needed!

    ...autiful apple tree growing on the edge of my back garden, which borders directly onto meadows (I really love this tree!) has had one of its large roots snap. We had strong winds last night, perhaps it was that. I can't help wondering if the team who… More

  • Update Soekershof, South Africa

    'Tag' a celebrity in a blog and get the hits (1200+ in 20 hrs for 007). Our marketing is primary Internet related; combined with word of mouth and media exposure. It brings us more than 80 percent of the visitors (around 20 percent solely on account of Internet). In the… More

  • My own little magic cottage

    I grew up spending a few weeks each summer in this cabin... My Pap built it in 1980 as a retirement home for him and Gramma; unfortunately, he passed away in 1985 and didn't get to enjoy many summers here with Gram. My Grandmother and her mom continued to spend… More

  • Rediscovering the Rock Garden

    Hi Everyone, We moved into a new house last winter. This spring, while raking the old pinestraw (commonly used as mulch in GA)out of the front bed, I discovered a number of large rocks (ranging from 1 SF to about 6 SF) in the front bed. the house is on… More