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  • "California Home Gardener"

    I visited mastergardeners.org which led me to "Garden tips for Los Angeles County" (other Cali. County info. available). Thought people from Cali might want to know about the sites and people from Los Angeles (are there any? :( ) would want to read the following I copied from http://celosangeles.ucdavis.edu/Garden_Tips_for_Los_Angeles_County/January.htm "January… More

  • What size do turnips get?

    ...cause I couldn't find rutabaga seeds. My mouth is watering just… More

  • Why Flowers Change Colors

    Thought this info fitting enough for a sticky, so we can find it more easily. http://www.essortment.com/articles/flowers-change-color_104524.htm Article written by Written by Cindi Pearce - Colorful flowers exist for pollination purposes--the pollinators, bees and birds, are attracted to certain colors. However, as gardeners we often select flowers based on their hue,… More

  • Zoysia Seed Anxiety

    ...go. About 1 week after, I saw what I thought were seedlings growing, but turned out it was a weed (I believe… More

  • Planting Zone 9

    ... seeds, WOW! planted out side in a home made self watering tub on 8/05 came up on 8/8 I can't believe this! that's only 3 1/2 days ? they look healthy, the tomatoes took a… More

  • Newbie needs help!!

    Hi all!! I've just joined GG today, and I'm completely clueless, but I really want to learn, so any and all tips, suggestions, advice, books, websites, whatever...lay 'em on me!!:banana-wa Here's what I've got....flowering tobacco, sweet herb, parsley, basil, lavender, thyme, sage, oregano, St. Johnswort, chamomile, snapdragon, gomphrena, larkspur, fennel,… More

  • Zenith Zoysia Seeded June 21st 2009.

    Tilled lawn june 2 - june 21 2009. Cleaning out rock, weeds, everything. I added Sulfur because my soil test said PH was around 8. I did not add anything else to soil, just till it about 6 inches deep horizontal and vertically a few times. I planted zenith zoysia… More

  • avocado....

    ... grown by a hobby gardener is normally grown from seeds removed from ripened fruit. There are two acceptable methods of doing this, either by sprouting the seed in water or by actually planting the seed in soil. Many people start avocado trees as novelty… More

  • Starting tomatos from seed

    ...you tempt fate. Translate, you have lousy or dead seedlings. LOL First,… More

  • Seedlings dying :(

    ...gardening, and I''ve gotten good results starting seedlings this year using seed starter mix and strong southern light. The problem? While most of the sprouts are thriving (at least for now), my broccoli and cauliflower sprouts seem to be dying/wilting.… More

  • Practical Aspects of Herb Gardening

    Herbs have been around since time immemorial and served different kinds of purposes. They have been used to treat illness and flavour cooking; they were even believed to have magical powers. Do you want to have your own herb garden? Here are a few ideas on how to establish an… More

  • Hello from beginner gardener in B.C Canada!

    Hello, I am new to this site and somewhat new to gardening. I grew up on a small farm in Oregon, but now live with my husband and daughter (16 months old) in B.C. Canada. I have a small "rock" garden that I have been working on now for the… More

  • I'm a tab bit worried...

    ...ssing, some have a fuzzy coating on them. I'm not watering them but the dome of the greenhouse stays covered in moisture...do I take off the dome… More

  • Pumpkins

    Yeah, I've done the sulfer and watering from below. I trained them up a homemade trellis a few years back and then laying down last year like the above pic. Just not enough sunshine in my yard to ward off the mildew. We get lots of dew because of the… More

  • Seed HELP!?

    ...rs as well. INSIDE QUESTIONS: 1.) What causes the seedling to rot at the base near the soil line? (Is it caused by too much moisture?)… More

  • Watering of Newly Planted Bare Root Rose

    ... am wondering how often and how much it should be watered. Please help. This is my first rose and I have two others coming from Jackson & Perkins in a week or so and I want to give… More

  • Watering How do you know?

    ... laughing. Seems most veggies call for an inch of water a week. How the heck are you supposed to know when you have given them an inch? Is that all at once? As in once a week? Seems like in hot or windy weather it would require more… More

  • Watering question...

    ...'t seem to find the happy medium.....are you on a watering schedule, or do you just water when it occurs to you or ????? Thanks! Jessie More

  • Watering

    When is the best time to water your flower gardens. I water mine early in the morning. But a friend told me to do it in the evening so the water has time to soak in. Otherwise the sun drys it out before it can really soak in. Opinions anyone… More

  • Seedlings dying

    ... started some purple ruffles and siam queen basil seeds, and am getting plenty of healthy seedlings. I have two big round grow lights on them, and they are in front of a south facing window, but a tree blocks the sun part of the day. The seedlings start healthy,… More

  • Self Watering

    ...rilled holes in the bottom so the tubs would hold water. * the top insert tub was cut down… More

  • Watering seeds

    ...a small pots in a ziplock bag. How often should I water these seeds? More

  • Watering Systems???

    CAN SOMEONEPLEASE ENLIGHTEN ME WITH A watering SYSTEM THAT ACTUALLY WORKS FOR MORE THEN 15 MINUTES? Im talking attachements here every one I use drips and or sprays like mad.Anyone try the ORBIT 12 piece watering System?? Thank you! Kale :eek: :eek: :eek: More

  • Self watering gardens

    ...y for 1 week and afraid my garden will die if not watered. I have some container veggies but most are in the ground. I read somewhere on here where you can use plastic jugs… More

  • how to take care of plant watering when someone away from home.

    ... for 0ne month, what should be the best method to water the plants during the time, i have indoor plants like croton, daieffenbachia and others and i have placed them under florescent light, please note here we don't have… More

  • Homemade Self Watering Containers Instructions

    ...containers. And like me want to grow them in self-watering containers. I just got a line on a possible source of "blue boxes" that I might use....hehehe....ok...yeah,… More

  • Planting Tomato Seeds for 2007 (Method)

    ... of hardening off. 3 February 2007 Zone 5. Tomato seeds were started indoors. The plants will planted outdoors in… More

  • Watering vegetable gardens.

    ...er and allow the top of the soil dry a bit before watering. More

  • Watering using old bottles

    ...in the bottom or using string as a wick, and then watering buy topping up the bottles instead of using lots of water. It is supposed to save a… More

  • Watering on the third floor what to do?

    ...ke great pride in my hanging baskets each Summer. watering drives me nuts! I spend hours each week, holding my heavy watering can in one hand and a dishpan in the other to catch the water before it goes splashing… More

  • Watering Seedlings

    ...cently started my first vegetable garden ever. My seeds have germinated and the plants are 2-4 inches tall. I have them in (small) jiffy pots now. Anyway my question is how much should you water young plants. I have no idea. Thanks, pL More