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  • Spider plant blooming!?

    ...n water until I had nice long roots, planted in a basic Miracle Grow potting soil and… More

  • My blooming carrion plant Here's Stinky!!!!

    Here's my Stinky. It's a carrion plant that's over 10 years old. Yesterday it popped open and today I've moved it from the sunny window where it was drawing flies to on top of my fridge with a plastic bag around the flower!! lol BUGS!!!! It doesn't smell as bad… More

  • Mystery Plant my #2 Mystery Plant!

    OK I'll tell you this much; it is a cactus! LOL.:p More

  • Invasive flowering plant

    ... nice flowering bed that suddenly has an invasive plant in the bed. The bed is pretty good sized. I basically need to identify the two plants in the bed (the one I want and the other I do not) in order to figure out a game… More

  • HELP with new house plant

    ... great deal so here I am. It is an "Indian Rubber Plant" or ficus elastica decora "Burgundy" as the tag says. It of course came with the very basic of… More

  • What to plant

    I am confused as to when to plant certain vegatables. I have carrot and spinach seeds, onion bulbs, collard and radish plants. I live in Maryland. Please tell me when I can plant these outside??? More

  • Need your help on this plant?

    If you can help me ID this flower, I would appreciate . Someone told me it is a Running Iris. ??? thanks ..reba More

  • What to plant under Buddleja? (Spring plant needed!)

    ...the garden looks very bare. Any idea what I could plant there… More

  • Need plant i.d. for pond plant

    ...ts on the water) -- but it's crowding out my lily plants. I don't know if this stuff is "good" stuff or "bad" stuff ... Hope the… More

  • Jade Plant

    This is a Giant Jade plant grown by someone in the Huntersville, NC area. The plant can be found at the Dearness Gardens. It must be more than 2 feet in diameter and pruned to a tee and is 8 to 9 years old. Rachel you would have loved seeing… More



  • Lavender when and what to plant?

    I'm in zone 6a and I wanted to plant some lavender. I tried to plant English lavender years ago by sprinkling a massive bag of seed that I bought but not a single plant surfaced (if I recall correctly I sprinkled in the fall). I figure I must have missed… More

  • Incense plant?

    I googled incense plant, but received mixed reults. Does anyone know the name of this plant? Thanks! More

  • Oleander Plant

    Need information on maintance of Oleander plant. Can they be trimmed or cut back to make a 'bushier' plant? More

  • What Is This Plant?

    Found this bloom on a plant (small bush) along a walking trail at the office park I work in. Small bush about 3-1/2ft tall. I do live in Texas so the plant I'm sure is drought tolerant. Any suggestions? More

  • Is it a herbal plant?

    This plant grows well in moisture soil, especially when rainy day it grows faster and greener than before, soft foliage in shiny green color with white edge and sometime blooms a mini white flower, propagate by separate one plant into several plants. according to our local people, this is a… More

  • What is this plant??

    I have one of these and know not what it is?? also any information about it would be great>> thanks Karen. More

  • Name that Plant Please

    Hi - Can someone identify this? It just started growing in my garden. More

  • my plant

    can some one please tell me what kind of plant this is? I got it for a present and it is very pretty and i would like to know how to take care of it More

  • Please HELP! I want this plant but don't know the name.

    We noticed this plant while we were out and We want to add it to our flower beds but cannot find out the name of it. Help please. More

  • when to plant

    ...m In Canada it is now April 22nd, 2009 what can I plant More

  • What is this plant?

    This is the flower. More

  • Who knows this plant?

    hehe More

  • Name of the plant

    God Blessing! Do you know the name of this plant please? Thanks! More

  • Does anyone know what this plant is?

    Can anyone identify this plant? More

  • What is this plant?

    I have a new garden which includes this plant unknown to me. Any ideas please? More

  • What is this Plant?????

    A friend of mine has this plant and we don't know what it is. Any help? 77831 More

  • Can anyone help me with this plant?

    Have this plant come up in my garden and just wondered what it is. Has silvery long leaves, but no flowers as yet. More

  • Anyone knows what this plant is?!!?

    ...ers like a plastic flower, anyone knows what this plant is???:confused: More

  • When to Plant

    I received my plants to late to plant, snow. So I am now wondering when is the best time to plant them. The snow is now all got, I hope...but we are still getting frost. Will it hurt them if I plant them to early? More

  • Plant Help!!

    I have these three plants and I don't know what they are. I need to know what they are so I can take care of them. Thanks!!!! More

  • What is this plant?

    ...slane to me...the leaves are to thin to be a jade plant. More

  • Can someone tell please me what the name of this plant?

    My husband who does lawn work saw this plant and had me come over where he was working and take a picture. He would like to have this plant but I do not know what to ask for at a garden store. We live in Florida but I do not… More

  • Can you name this Plant?

    I will be happy if anyone could name this plant. Thanks. Lionel More