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Hydrangea grows in the shade

Email your gardening questions to Keith at Q:   Are there any flowering plants for the shade?  A:    You can try hydrangea, camellia, impatiens, begonia, gingers, lycoris, fire spike and dogwood. Q:    I have a bed [Read More]

February 18, 2019 // 0 Comments

Ornamental peppers are edible

Q:  I have an ornamental pepper plant. It has purple, orange and green peppers on it. Are they edible? A:    The ornamental peppers are hot. I have seen this plant offered in catalogs and it is listed as edible. Q:    Can I use wild onions [Read More]

January 15, 2019 // 0 Comments

How is your garden growing????

Q:    I have a Cherokee rose which was grown from a cutting and is now three years old. The plant is big but I get no blooms. What can I do? A:    The plant should be in a sunny area. In late winter cut the plant back lightly and fertilize it. [Read More]

January 4, 2019 // 0 Comments

Confederate roses and fruit trees

Q:    When do I cut back my Confederate rose to take cuttings for rooting. Also, when is a good time to set out a fruit tree from a pot? A:    This is a good time to root plant cuttings. As fall approaches growth slows and the optimal time has [Read More]

October 15, 2018 // 0 Comments

Store gladiolus bulbs for next year

Q:    Now that my gladiolus have bloomed, can I dig up the bulbs and save them for next year? A:    You need to let the gladiolus plant grow so it can produce and save food for its bulb next year. After the leaves turn brown and decline in the [Read More]

October 1, 2018 // 0 Comments