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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

Answers about fruit trees

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 grapefruit. Q:    [Read More]

June 5, 2019 // 0 Comments

Helpful tips on fruit trees

Q:   I just removed the first clump of bananas from my tree. When will it make another? A:    A banana plant only bears once. The stalk should now be cut down which will speed the growth of new suckers, speeding future production. Q:    My [Read More]

May 28, 2019 // 0 Comments

Tales of pineapples and pecans

Email your gardening questions to Keith at keithfuller602@att.net. Q:  How do I start a pineapple plant? A:   Get a cut off pineapple top from one you purchased or from the produce department at your grocer. Let the base of the pineapple top dry [Read More]

April 10, 2019 // 0 Comments

Tips to transplant tulips

Email your gardening questions to Keith at keithfuller602@att.net. Q:  How do I transplant tulips? I have a pot of them that have died back. A:   Tulips do not tend to flower but once in our area. Therefore, they are considered disposable. You [Read More]

March 11, 2019 // 0 Comments

Hydrangea grows in the shade

Email your gardening questions to Keith at keithfuller602@att.net. 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