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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

Dealing with wilting impatiens

Q:  My impatiens seem to wilt every day. My neighbor has some and they do not do this. Is there something wrong with my plants?  A:    Impatiens are a good choice for color in the shade. When planted in a sunny area they will frequently wilt. [Read More]

September 20, 2018 // 0 Comments

Learn about container gardening

SAINT AUGUSTINE – An emphasis on container gardening will be part of a program on fall and spring vegetable gardening in northeast Florida presented from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday Sept. 22 at Durbin Creek Nursery, 4286 Race Track Road, St. Johns. [Read More]

September 16, 2018 // 0 Comments

Why isn’t Blazing Star blooming?

Q:   This spring I bought a Liatrus or Blazing Star. It was in a two gallon pot. It has not bloomed and no new growth has occurred. What can I do for the plant? A:   Liatrus is a late summer bloomer so if it is now flowerless, that is normal. [Read More]

August 30, 2018 // 0 Comments

When do sweet potatoes appear?

Q:   I planted sweet potatoes in a 30-gallon pot. It is now growing over everything. When do I get sweet potatoes? A:   Sweet potatoes take four to five months from planting to harvest. Being in a pot the soil temperature may slow tuber [Read More]

August 8, 2018 // 0 Comments

Questions on mums and marigolds

Q:   Some of the leaves on my mums look like they have spit on them. Is this anything to be concerned about?  A:    The mum has been visited by spittle bugs. The sticky white encasement contains eggs. Spittle bugs are not know to be harmful. [Read More]

July 25, 2018 // 0 Comments