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Snakes alive!

Q:    Is there a difference between a rat snake and a corn snake?  A:   The two are the same snake. It just depends on what you learned to call it when first encountered.  Q: just saw a red, yellow and black snake [Read More]

August 13, 2019 // 0 Comments

Info on Crown of Thorns

Q:    I have a crown of thorns that needs cutting back. Can some of these cuttings be rooted?  A:    Yes. A rootable cutting should be four to six inches in length. In this case, take the cutting and let it sit a [Read More]

July 30, 2019 // 0 Comments

About Spanish moss

 Q:   Can I use water that has been softened on plants? If you cannot use it on plants, what is it used for?  A:    Softened water is used in the home for cleaning, bathing and human consumption. It tends to leave [Read More]

July 24, 2019 // 0 Comments

Cyclamen – one time bloomer

Q:   The flowering cyclamen I bought is finishing up its blooming. Can I continue to grow the plant out and get more flowers? A:.    It is unlikely that the plant will bloom again. The climate in Florida is less than ideal [Read More]

July 17, 2019 // 0 Comments

Propagating a bat flower

Q:   I have a plant called a bat flower that has a black bloom. How would I propagate this plant?  A:    This is a bulbous plant so in time it should sen Q:    How do I water my bromeliad? Do I wet the [Read More]

July 12, 2019 // 0 Comments

Tips on African Violets

Q:   I have an aerosol can of insect spray. Can I use this on my houseplants? A:    Normally the labeling on such products warns against use on plants. The propellant in the spray can damage plants. The insecticide would not [Read More]

July 9, 2019 // 0 Comments

Definition of a tangelo

Q:   I live on Anastasia Island and have a grapefruit tree with fruit. Will deer eat the fruit off the tree? A:    Occasionally deer will eat some of the foliage off of citrus trees but I have not heard of them eating [Read More]

July 3, 2019 // 0 Comments

Info on acuba and much more

Q:  I saw a picture of a plant called acuba in a landscape book. I like the look of the plant. Will it grow here? A:    Acuba can be grown in North Florida. It will grow best in partial shade or an area with morning shade. They have an upright [Read More]

June 26, 2019 // 0 Comments

Something about althea

Q:   My althea has seed pods on it and they are covered with a red and black bug. Should I spray them or are they harmless?  A:    These are called cotton stainers or red cross bugs. They feed on the seeds of the althea. If you cut  off the [Read More]

June 7, 2019 // 0 Comments