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  • Moist/shady area planting suggestions?

    I have a tiny strip of planting bed next to my front walkway, right up against the foundation of my house that gets pretty much no direct sunlight, and stays fairly damp because of it. I've always been at a loss for what to plant there. I'm a HUGE hosta… More

  • container planting??

    ...er. i'm am going to grow vegetables. is container planting suitable for a vegetable garden? my container is about 2 feet by 8 feet and 1 foot deep. is this going to be difficult? More

  • Growing lavender from seeds

    Im new at planting "from scratch", I know lavender requires a pot with well drainage but just to get it to sprout can I put it in a jar..kinda make my own small green house? More

  • Whatcha Growing This Year?

    ...pers in the ground right now, and I'm planning on planting squash, beans, and some more hot peppers, as soon as I get rid of a pesky groundhog.:mad: More

  • Advice on Thinning Out Bulbs and Planting New Ones

    ...e and I planted some Lilies. The Lilies have been growing and blooming nicely these past two summers. We just recently bought a bunch of bulbs from Lowes, some Crocus, Narcissus, Allium and Fritillaria Imperialis.… More

  • Shady/moist planting suggestions?

    I have a tiny strip of planting bed next to my front walkway, right up against the foundation of my house that gets pretty much no direct sunlight, and stays fairly damp because of it. I've always been at a loss for what to plant there. I'm a HUGE hosta… More

  • Planting in Sand

    ...orthern Michigan and it's on a beach. I'd like to grow wild flowers along the edge but it needs to be able to grow in sand. Any ideas? More

  • Planting Irises

    ...o care for them and how long it takes for them to grow? More

  • i need advice planting flowers

    ...ony garden, I really thought it wuld be very easy planting flowers,(from seeds) but NO!! all the other balconies around us are blooming with… More

  • Planting under pine trees??

    ...but they do shield us from the highway. What will grow well under them? Thanks for all replies. Brandy More

  • planting in summer

    ...nyone have any ideas about what seeds I can still plant this late in the year? I have @ 1 acre disced up in a field and I want to put *something* there. I live in Courtland, AL which is zone 7. I also am pretty determined to… More

  • Planting under Walnut trees?

    ...ve just found this forum and would love advice on plants to grow under my english walnut trees. The only plants that grow well so far are daylily and bleeding heart along with spring bulbs like grape hyacinth,daffodils and bluebells. Help a newbie out...please! :D Thanks More

  • Planting seeds in summer

    ... in a new raised perennial bed. Is it too late to plant seeds directly in the ground? If I do will they grow very large or flower this year? I live in Central Texas and high temps are in the 90's. More

  • Companion Planting

    Does anybody utilize companion planting? And have you had success or failure? Im thinking of doing all companion planting this year. Any suggestions? Thanks in advance Kris More

  • What kind of "TOMATO PLANTS" are you planting?

    ... see what kind of tomato plants everyone else are growing this year. Last 2 years I planted 444 and they are a nice tomato. Doesn't have so much acid in it and they are nice in size. As a matter of fact, last… More

  • Planting flowers in Singapore

    ...hlias and zinnias as well as a few other types of plant in Singapore. They are plants of Mexican origins so I suppose they might survive in a tropical country (or so I hope). Most of the data online didn't mention Singapore's zone, but… More

  • Too late to plant herbs?

    I am thinking about planting some herbs, but don't know if it is too late here on the southeast coast of Florida. Temps running in the 80's-90's with the heat index in the 100's. I have dappled shade areas that I was thinking about using to keep them a little… More

  • Companion Planting

    ...ne have any advice for us on how to do "companion planting" in raised beds? We love vegetables and I love to use fresh herbs.… More

  • GROWING TOMATOES AND CILANTRO FROM THE SEED

    ...nue my garden for years to come by extracting and planting their seeds. Specifically, the tomato and cilantro tree, but a general… More

  • 9.00 planting and seed growing table

    :D I just wanted to show off! I went to the thrift store here on post ( Army Base, Fort Campbell ) one day a week they offer a free shopping for 15 minutes. You can take one large item a carry out that will not fit in a bag… More

  • Please Don't Laugh "Herbs here I Come"

    Ok I was thinking about planting some Herbs, But bear with me here, I would like to start with four. ("No More No Less" I love that Oswald Cartoon). So what is the best four to start with ? What dishes should I use them on as far as food… More

  • my herbs have arised, what now??

    ...eck do I do with them now? theres about 300 holes planting holes in which I planted the seeds in just have to see where to place them? if in pots what sort of pots and I… More

  • planting pototoes

    ... need to make sure I get the right stuff! So, I'm growing them in tires, and forgot what they like for soil.… More

  • mint planting??

    Okay folks, WHEN can I plant mint and expect it to survive? So by NEXT summer at least I can start clipping for my iced tea? I live in NW GA, north of Atlanta, zone 7 -- zone 7A if we must be specific. Our winters do commonly dip to… More

  • companion planting for fruit

    ...trees mulched, but was wondering if any plants or herbs can protect them from pests or improve their flavours thanks! More

  • companion planting for fruit

    ...trees mulched, but was wondering if any plants or herbs can protect them from pests or improve their flavours thanks! More

  • Growing garlic

    I really enjoy this website but it is interfering with getting anything done these days! There is so much good information that I just keep reading and reading and hours later I'm still reading! You all are great resources and I find myself continuely chucking outloud at many of the… More

  • Culinary and Medicinal Herbs

    ... scale it down to 3 pages. Culinary and Medicinal Herbs Anise Annual, Height: 18 to 24 inches… More

  • GROWING POTATOES

    ...ind of fertilizer should I use? How do I go about planting the potatoe? How long should I wait before checking for potatoes? More

  • Spreading/Blanketing Herbs

    I'm new to herb planting and want to plant some herbs behind my house. I have banana trees planted about 6-7 feet from the back side of my house and hate cutting the grass behind the trees. I'm thinking that I can find some spreading herbs that would prevent the… More