Should I be adding nitrogen to my garden soil because I spread wood shavings mixed with rabbit droppings onto it? Some people say the wood shavings use up the nitrogen when they decompose while others say it does not matter.
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I have a passion flower plant that’s growing green leaves but not many flowers. Last year it grew in a tight mass of leaves and plenty of flowers, but they were mostly on the inside so they were hard to see. This year I made it a trellis so it could grow freely and that it has, but there have not been many flowers to enjoy.
When I bring my rosemary plants into the house for the winter, they get a powdery mildew that kills new growth. How do I treat this?
Why won’t my eucomis bloom? They did bloom the first few years, but for the past three, they have grown only leaves. I give them lots of sun and water, and occasional fertilizer.
How can I eliminate crabgrass? Unfortunately with this year’s drought the only thing growing is crabgrass. So far, I have been digging it out.
I stopped watering my amaryllis at the beginning of September as usual. As I was about to store them, they started growing new flower stems! I have been growing amaryllis for 20 years and this has never happened. What should I do?
What are suitable plants for a windy north facing fifth floor balcony in Toronto (zone 6)? I am looking for plants that can withstand the wind, and can do reasonably well without much direct sunlight.
I planted cuttings of my variegated pothos that had been rooted in water. That was over a year ago and they have not grown a centimetre.
How to eradicate rose slug sawflies? Each year they devastate my roses, and this year they added Mountain Ash to their menu. I try and keep up by picking them off daily, and I spray with the appropriate bug spray. Even so I cannot keep up. The Mountain Ash is now a skeleton, except for a few of the lower branches!