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  • small bush

    Hello I have a small flower bed in front of the house size 3' by 5' and I would like to plant a small bush or tree in one corner of it and then plant different sized of zinnia's and some kind of small flower in front I like to… More

  • Small mystery tree

    this is a photo of a small tree taken near lake victoria in uganda. Can you help me to identify what it is? Thanks, Francesca More

  • Gardening in small spaces

    Hi all, I am new to successful gardening. Oh, I am no stranger to gardening, I just used to be a really good serial plant killer. I told you I was new to "Successful" gardening. :0 Anyway, I would love to expand my gardening horizons. Some of you probably have… More

  • Bog Garden

    I was camping over the weekend and discovered a magnificent bog filled with the neatest plants! The best of all was the carnivorous Purple Pitcher Plants! :tomatodan I had never seen them before in person, and would LOVE to grow one of my own! I will post some pics as… More

  • My first vegetable garden

    ...my first veggie garden. I have a lot planted in a small space. I tried to maximize the space by making trellises from small trees in the backyard. Still... I planted a little too much, and had to remove some plants. I had no idea how huge zucchini… More

  • What are you doing in the garden today?

    ...riendly forum! Anyway, what are you up to in your garden today? It's overcast and temperate here in southeast PA today (Saturday) --… More

  • A Small Purple Plant

    I am trying to identify this small purple plant. It is used as a ground cover here in California. The attached image is not great. I hope someone can supply the common name and/or the scientific name. Thanks More

  • small green catapillars

    Ok i have one rose that is getting eaten up by small green catapillars, I pulled 3 a couple weeks ago and another 2 this week, they are about 1/2 3/4 long and light green "hard to find on the plant" an ideas of what these might be?? More

  • Small wild flowers

    I don't know it's name and I haven't seen it before,however,I like it when I saw it.Does anyone see it before? More

  • Small flower clusters

    Can someone please tell me what this plant is called? It's a pretty common flower, but the pot came without a tag and I have no idea what it is called. Thanks! More

  • Small purple flower

    Hey guys, does anyone know what kind of flower this is? (note: photo appears below) Thanks! More

  • Mending a broken small trunk!

    ...his morning backing up my car a hit and broke the small trunk of a flower tree, I'm extremely upset. I tied up (like you do with a broken arm or leg) with string and used (sorry) duct tape around it hoping that the two broken parts will "glue" themselves.… More

  • Small mystery blue flower

    Hello, can anyone help me to idetify this small blue plant? The photo was taken near Lake Victoria in Uganda. The flower is about the same size as borage. Thank you for your help! Francesca More

  • small tomatoes and peppers?

    I have some 8-year-old tomato and bell pepper seeds that I'm trying to start. I figured if they didn't come up, I'd just go and get seedlings next month. However, I just lost my job and am not sure if I'll have a new one in time for spring planting.… More

  • Garden location

    ...age. Am putting in a 900 sq. ft. garden. Probably small to some of you but HUGE to me. Hello weeding! My first halfway large vegetable garden so I'll be loaded with questions. Anyway, the spot I… More

  • starting a garden

    ...t a garden and only want the following: tomatoes (small and medium), radishes, lemon cucumber, zucchini, squash, and 4 pumpkins. Can I do all of this in a 4x12x8 raised garden?? or does it… More

  • My garden...

    ... little whimsy to it whenever possible. We have a small hosta garden in the corner with lots to look at. The little fairy sits on a stump with creeping… More

  • The Small Roto tillers. My Experience 2006

    The Small Roto-tillers. Choice of a four stroke Honda or Mantiss is excellent NEVER a two stroke. They eventually become a hassle when starting, no mattter how careful one is with the gas and oil. I bought mine last year (Honda) and it has to be my most valuable tool… More

  • "My town is so small.,..........." Join in!

    ...didn't even have a stop light ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Garden Bear More

  • small blue perennial flowers to ID

    ...andmother brought it to me yesterday from her own garden. She called it a bluebell, but it doesn't look like any bluebell I could find online. Thanks! More

  • Looking for a small tree, please help!

    ... I recently moved into a ground floor flat with a small front garden. I would like to plant a small tree but I am struggling to find one. I was hoping to find a tree that will not grow much bigger than 2 meters as I do not want… More

  • replanting small trees

    ...ng trees in fall. I'm thinking about digging up a small mimosa and moving it to my new garden spot. When would be the best time to actually dig up a small tree? And how big a plant should I choose? More

  • My 1st Formal Garden

    ...riend of mine blessed me with a book, titled "The Garden Design Book" by, Cheryl Merser and the editors of Garden Design Magazine. I fell in love with the formal Gardens in the book and have wanted one of my own ever since! Soooooo........ I have… More

  • trouble with water hycinth and thinking of adding a small fountain

    I just started working on a water garden in my mother's backyard. I'm turning an inground swimming pool into a pond. The pool hasn't been used in 2 years and we just basically shut all the pool pumps off. I added lots of water plants like water hycinths, parrot feathers,… More

  • Small hedge?

    I need a hedge that will grow in full, and preferrably stay green or at least colorful (not just sticks) all year. I need to be able to keep the height of them uniform at about 3 1/2 to 4ft tall. I know there are box hedges, but I was… More

  • New to Garden Guides

    ... my state of Virginia and a vegetable garden in a small area of the yard. More

  • Small Favor

    I'll be going on vacation for a week and I need somebody to water my geraniums while I'm gone. They will need to be watered daily unless it is hot, then twice a day. Do you know anybody who lives in the area who could help? Because I don't have… More

  • Looking for small greenhouse

    I've been searching online at some of the stores and I can't find the one I'm looking for. I could swear Target had it last year but was sold out. I'm looking for something like a four to five shelf greenhouse that sort of looks like a bookcase. Just something… More

  • Planting small vegetable seeds. Durgan's Method.

    ...s/nh6x Planting small vegetable seeds in the home garden can be a difficult both in spacing and depth, and keeping moist until germination. Commercial seed tapes are one method, but they are difficult to handle, and all are often not available, plus the cost is high. My method is shown… More

  • Small victories...

    Yeah, the only thing that was missing was a nice dense scoop of French Vanilla ice cream! Just plop it in the seed cavity and go! More

  • Small Garden Idea's

    ...am currently working on idea's for my small urban garden and would like to know if any of you have any idea's. It would need to have a patio and I was thinking of not having any lawn as its such a small space. Also I like the… More