Q: I want to give my mother a window box full of plants, but I can't seem to get plants to grow nicely together. They look pretty together at the beginning, but then something goes wrong and some of the plants begin ...Read More
Each morning I pull into my parking spot which is right in front of our cottage garden. This time of the year it is the bluest blue greeting me thanks to our native spiderwort. Spiderworts are known botanically as ...Read More
Hunting orchids reminds me a lot of hunting arrowheads. You have to find a couple and your eyes get trained to the goal or objective. I have treasured these moments as I climbed through rain forest or cloud forest on the ...Read More
Q: My wife loves peonies, and I want to surprise her with some for Mother's Day. But I know nothing about them and don't want to ask her too much, otherwise I might spoil the surprise. What do I need to know to pick the ...Read More
Q: We have a can of spray foam that says it can be used to fill cavities in tree trunks. There's a hole in one of our trees where a branch was removed -- it's about waist-high. The hole extends up and down inside the trunk...Read More
Recently the Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens in Savannah, Ga., has been building bridges, though they might look short, in reality they stretch all the way to Louisiana.
Thanks to almost a thousand rhizomes courtesy of ...Read More