the Move starts again
Well folks for those of you that were hanging in here with me last Nov. when was going through the trama of attempting to move out of my house , then deciding to give it another shot -- I am ready to give up the gost . i think I… More
Azalea hedge to prune or not to prune?
In my front foundation "garden" (I use the term lightly since I haven't made it as much of a garden in the past year as I would have liked) I have this hedge of 3 azalea bushes. They are the purple azaleas that are the first bloomers of the season.… More
I need to pick out shrubs for this design
...esign.JPG The nursery originally picked out hicks yew for #1 and a falsecypress for the tree by the sidewalk neither of which I like. I also don't like mugo pines, aborvitae or junipers. I was thinking about hydrangea for… More
Plants Poisonous to your cats!!!
This does not mean the whole plant but sometimes parts but is best to keep them out of reach regardless Plants Poisonous to Cats Almond (Pits of) Aloe Vera Alocasia Amaryllis Apple (seeds) Apple Leaf Croton Apricot (Pits of) Arrowgrass Asparagus Fern Autumn Crocus Avacado (fuit and pit) Azalea Baby's… More
ID this tree
...e in town. this lady called it and 'old fashioned Yew'. It does not look like any Yew I can find. The picture was just taken this week, so you… More
Trouble with Japanese yew topiary HELP!
I have two japanese yew topiary trees at my front door and one of them has turned brown and the opther one is just fine. The leaves are not crispy as if they still have moisture in them but they are brown. It gets enough water that I am sure… More
Frostbite on pyramid yews
I have two pyramid yews in the front of my house and one of them was really hit hard by the late frost. The front of the yew is totally brown with a small bit of green, while the back of them is full green. Do I cut back the… More
When gardens go bad?
...d that it is planted in has a couple of hostas, a yew, an astible, and a jacob's ladder. The giant hosta and the astible were fabulous this year. The other hosta did not flower… More
How long does it take cuttings to root?
I have planted some boxwood, rhododendron, and yew cuttings in potted soil. Since they are not in water, I cannot see whether or not roots have developed. I'm wondering how long will it take for them to root before I can plant them directly into the ground. Does anyone have… More
japanese yew can I plant seeds successfully
...dly and roots quickly. I would like to plant some Yew seeds and get them to… More