Garden questions & answers
- Aongking_jason j.
Creating a Corten steel flower sculpture involves a unique set of processes due to the characteristics of Corten steel. Corten steel, also known as weathering steel, develops a protective rust-like appearance when exposed to the elements, creating a natural and distinctive aesthetic. You will … Read more » Tuesday October 10 at 09:28
- Andrew S.
when to sow winter pansy seeds Sunday September 10 at 09:16
- Scott J.
Shrub like plant with small white star shape flowers can someone give me the name and how to take care of the shrub it's in a large pot on my balcony Friday August 18 at 02:22
- Mary Ellen B.
I need help with what to do with a Wisteria bush. It was lost in a hail/windstorm in 2020 and it coming back. Thanks for your help in advance. I'm located in Maine. Monday August 14 at 17:49
- Patty M.
What is this? Sunday May 28 at 18:58 • 1 gardener likes this
- Paula R.
Trying to find out if these are weeds or a specific plant. We moved in last year and they are all over three garden beds. Same up after winter. In Vermont. Thursday June 1 at 04:21
- Paula R.
Trying to find out if these are weeds or a specific plant. We moved in last year and they are all over three garden beds. Same up after winter. In Vermont. They appear as if they will be flowering soon. Thursday June 1 at 04:22
- Paula R.
Trying to find what this is. We moved in last year and there are three in the garden bed. There were dried tall stalks in their area when we moved in this past winter. In Vermont. Thursday June 1 at 04:24
- Marion N.
Does anyone know what this plant is? I thought it was pumpkin, but it looks like something straight out of Jurassic Park. Tuesday March 28 at 18:56 • 1 gardener likes this
- Sandra M.
Thanks Cindy. Do you know the name of the plant? Saturday March 4 at 20:15
- lyna l.
Hi everyone, I’m going to grow some grass on my backyard and i’m trying to figure out what type of grass like the photos, does anyone know? Thanks Tuesday December 13, 2022 at 21:11
- Tracy A.
My aunt has a couple of lilac bushes that came from the cuttings of a lilac bush belonging to my great-grandmother. My nana had an amazing green thumb and her garden was lush with the plants and flowers she grew there, and it is important to us to keep these lilac bushes in our family as it feels … Read more » Friday November 11, 2022 at 19:11 • 1 gardener likes this
- Kyle W.
What type of catcus is this from Friday September 16, 2022 at 03:49 • 1 gardener likes this
- Patricia M.
Hello. Can anyone identify this bush? I must have it! Monday August 1, 2022 at 00:15
- Ale R.
Hi, does anyone know how I could treat my plant. The leaves are getting yellow and dying. Don’t know what I am doing wrong. Thursday July 21, 2022 at 19:48 • 1 gardener likes this
What's going on with our grapes? It is the middle of July and we still do not have any grape clusters. Most of the previous seven years our grapes would have been almost ready to harvest by now. I looked at the previous garden notes to study their progress. Could it be the result of the drought … Read more » Saturday July 16, 2022 at 17:01
This basil plant was outside in an area that received shade but also sun. It had been there for about three weeks, then we moved it inside because it seemed to be wilting. The temperature during the hottest part of the day was about 79 degrees F. Other container plants near it seemed to be doing … Read more » Saturday June 18, 2022 at 17:12
- Krystal D.
Name? Tuesday May 25, 2021 at 01:56
- Adriana O.
I have 3 lemon trees in my garden in different areas. Never had one fruit. Someone told me to get another one so they are even pairs. Is this true? Tuesday May 17, 2022 at 22:01
- Lawrence R.
Anyone any idea what plant this is? An elderly lady has asked me and i don't know. Can you help? Wednesday September 2, 2020 at 12:30
- Lawrence R.
Can anyone tell me what plant this might be? Started growing near my bird-feeder, so I guess could have sprouted from some seeds ? Sunday August 23, 2020 at 12:00
- Caleb T.
What kind of hedge bush is this? The bees love it. Friday April 8, 2022 at 22:16
- Paulina X.
Anybody know what this is? I got it as filler in a potted plant and is growing quite large. Thursday December 10, 2020 at 05:33
Does another know why this succulent plant grows a "dragon tail" while others in the same species do not? Tuesday January 12, 2021 at 18:33
Does anyone know the name of the little bud-like plant in this photo? Monday January 10, 2022 at 19:45
- David R.
What is this and how do i get rid of it? It is intertwined with viola hederacae. I live on gold coast in Queensland Australia. Sunday April 17, 2022 at 05:58
- Elly D.
Anyone know what this is? 🤷🏻♀️ Sunday April 3, 2022 at 09:53
- Martin B.
Can anyone identify this plant - seen on a roadside verge on high ground in Northumberland Sunday April 10, 2022 at 20:00
This plant is called a wormwood senna. I have noticed that it gets this type of bright yellow worm on it often. I have looked on the web for possible names of this creature, and the reason it seems to like this plant. The plant usually has 3 or 4 worm-like creatures on it. Does anyone know the name … Read more » Tuesday February 1, 2022 at 01:15
- Erin S.
New to gardening. Just moved to new home. Backyard is overgrown. Not sure what this is or if I should keep it. Anyone know what this is? Friday February 11, 2022 at 05:14 • 1 gardener likes this
- The Lush T.
Any idea what this is growing at the bottom of our steps? Monday February 7, 2022 at 20:15
- Toni E.
What kind of tree is this in san diego calif? Sunday March 22, 2020 at 17:30
- Lyssa P.
What kind of Ivy is this? Friday June 11, 2021 at 22:44
This plant has totally recovered from the Southern California drought. Will it turn back to stems looking like sticks and very dry leaves? Only time and the weather will show us. Monday January 3, 2022 at 21:21
- MARCIA K.
What is eating my buddleia? It's making lace of it's leaves. The same thing seems to be happening to my Japanese Kiera. I can't find any webbing (mites), Tuesday May 25, 2021 at 23:14
- Bernadette O.
Another photo of the unknown stowaway.. I'm not sure how many photos you can upload for a query.. hopefully this helps my enquiry. thanking you Tuesday January 21, 2020 at 12:22
- Madison W.
Can anyone identify? Wednesday April 22, 2020 at 17:50
- Todd H.
Another photo for id Thursday April 30, 2020 at 04:25
- Maria S.
Help .. I need expert advice .. something is eating my fatsia... I have checked and cannot see any slug or insects .. it is inside in the house ..I got it this new plant few weeks ago from a garden center Friday October 30, 2020 at 13:46
- Carly W.
Does anyone have any idea what this is? I thought it was a blueberry plant but it’s not looking that way now??? Saturday April 3, 2021 at 21:12
- Linda B.
What is this leaf, and what is growing off of it? Wednesday June 2, 2021 at 02:25
- Veronica A.
What is this growing on my trees? Wednesday August 11, 2021 at 04:29
- Lisa P.
How do I upload a photo please? Monday December 6, 2021 at 23:38
- Roy H.
I'm new and don't yet understand how to use this app. But I have been trying to id this plant for years, It has no flowers. a 3 prong leaf system, lives in deep woods on streams. would like to add more photos to help id this plant. thankyou for your help Sunday October 31, 2021 at 23:17 • 1 gardener likes this
- Roy H.
how can you add more photos to help id a plant Sunday October 31, 2021 at 23:02 • 1 gardener likes this
- Laurence W.
Does anyone know what this tree/shrub is please? The one with black berries? Saturday September 18, 2021 at 19:08
- Peter U.
What is this? Thursday September 9, 2021 at 20:44
- Catherine G.
Does anyone know what this plant is? The bullfinches like eating it. Wednesday September 1, 2021 at 17:53
- nils s.
does anyone have any idea what this might be? grows by the roadside in the northern arid part of the dominican republic Friday August 20, 2021 at 23:33
Grapes have started to blush. When will they be ready to harvest this year? Could the drought, humidity, and changes in the weather every couple of days affect them? (Southern California Weather) Last year, we did see a harvest in mid to late August. The picture was taken inside the vine "bush", … Read more » Thursday August 5, 2021 at 20:57
Does anyone know the name of this succulent? Thursday February 27, 2020 at 18:43 • 1 gardener likes this
- Ada C.
What is name of this plant? Thursday September 24, 2020 at 19:22
- nancy f.
What kind of flower/plant is this? Sunday June 13, 2021 at 13:55 • 1 gardener likes this
- Kathy G. Cucumber (Cucumis sativus)
What is happening to my cucumbers Tuesday July 20, 2021 at 16:45
- Sarah P.
Does anyone know what type of plant this is? I was thinking maybe a crassula of some sort but cant find the right one? Thursday July 9, 2020 at 16:15
- Yolanda H.
Anyone know the name of this 2 succulents? Thanks Thursday July 30, 2020 at 00:04
- Joshua D.
Does anyone know what this plant is? Some type of vine? Sunday December 6, 2020 at 20:54
- Althea R.
I don’t know what this plant is or what type of sunlight and soil requirements it needs. Please help. Monday July 12, 2021 at 19:18
- Nancy C.
I have a "gallery blue" lupine in my garden. Never have good luck with them, but I'm trying again. Live in Maine USA and we have very short growing seasons. Although they run wild in mid to northern Maine, my garden always seems to flake out. My question is after the flower has gone, can I use … Read more » Tuesday June 22, 2021 at 17:44 • 2 gardeners like this
- Olga H.
This appeared in my garden this spring, (Pacific Northwest) It may have been included in a pot I bought at a local plant sale last year, if so, it survived the winter and seems extremely vigorous. I don’t remember planting it, wondering if it’s invasive. Does anyone know what it might be? Zebra … Read more » Tuesday April 6, 2021 at 19:44
- Molly W. Heavenly bamboo (Nandina domestica 'royal princess')
How do I add a description to a plant (that someone else added - there is just a picture and name)? Thursday June 24, 2021 at 15:25
- Patricia F.
I noticed these yellowish fungus-like patches on the soil around my potted thyme recently. What's that exactly, and does it harm the plant itself? Thanks! Tuesday June 22, 2021 at 10:22
- John T.
I repotted my sansevieria 3 weeks ago. I noticed this kind of mould on the soil now. The leaves still look ok and its growing new sprouts. What should I do? Thursday June 17, 2021 at 10:22
- Janet P.
Wondering what this is cause it's not what was planted. No matter what it is its one of my babies 🤣😂 Saturday June 12, 2021 at 13:22
- Lachelle L.
Do you know name of this plant? Monday June 7, 2021 at 04:46
- Sharon W.
Crabapple tree Sunday June 6, 2021 at 14:35
- Laura W.
Somethings eating my plants! A few days ago i found lots little black beatle type bugs, sprayed soapy water on plants and now cant see any, and less leaves were eaten. Now today lots of leaves are gone again (skeleton leaves now) but no bugs to be seen. Please help! Friday June 4, 2021 at 09:50
- Polly C.
What is this shrub please? Thursday June 3, 2021 at 19:39
- Linda B.
What is this plant? Saturday May 29, 2021 at 12:35 • 1 gardener likes this
- Roni S.
what is attacking my creeping jenny? Thursday May 27, 2021 at 20:33
- MARCIA K.
No visible mites or insects....... Tuesday May 25, 2021 at 23:14
- Krystal D.
What is this? Tuesday May 25, 2021 at 01:49
- Gary K.
I have re-blooming Iris that have recetnly been covered by baby tear ground cover. Will this hurt the iris ? Should I remove the baby tears? Sunday May 23, 2021 at 20:34
- Diva S.
Of what use is Lambs Ear's? Friday May 21, 2021 at 23:23
- Jj C.
Can someone tell if this is weed or vegetable? Thanks! Tuesday May 18, 2021 at 06:38
- Holly M.
How do i get rid of Cutleaft coneflowers? They have taken over my garden. Wednesday May 12, 2021 at 21:25
- patricia w.
Hi we gave had a starting of a tree growing in our garden which was not planted. I think it may have been carried by the wind and then took root. No idea what it is. Photo attached. We are in west sussex Uk. Any help would be grest in identifying iit. Thanks. Saturday April 24, 2021 at 13:41
- Ryan Z.
Can someone tell me what kind of plant this is? Sunday March 7, 2021 at 18:27
Here is a sample of the wormwood senna plant in my front yard garden. This little yellow worm seems attracted to the plant. Perhaps this is where the plant's name comes from. Any guesses? Monday February 15, 2021 at 21:56
This plant is called Wormwood Senna. It grows in my front yard. I cut some flowers from it yesterday, and the water turned a clear tan color overnight. None of my other plants have made the water change its color like this, Does anyone know why this happened? Monday February 15, 2021 at 21:53
Garden Bird Watching- Starting today, The Cornell Lab of Ornithology has their annual Great Backyard Bird Count. It runs from Feb. 12- Feb. 15, 2021. I plan to watch for birds again this year in my front and back yards. ( I believe it is a worldwide count. Check on their web site.) What birds will … Read more » Friday February 12, 2021 at 16:56
- Jacqueline C.
How much lawn seed do i need to do a new lawn for 84 sq metres garden Sunday February 7, 2021 at 21:40
- Susan H.
Continues re espalier. The previous year’s leader is very strong. Could I prune back below last years’s weak growth and let 3 new buds grow from there? Sunday February 7, 2021 at 21:09
- Susan H.
a I have an Apple espalier with 2 tiers last year’s leader hardly grew at all about 3 cm. the previos Sunday February 7, 2021 at 21:06
- Ann S.
Anyone know what kind of plant this is? Seems an evergreen ground cover. Growing well in sub-freezing weather. Sunday January 17, 2021 at 01:04
I noticed a hummingbird came by my back yard in late December. I didn't have any nectar in the feeder. I put in some new nectar in the feeder. Thus far, I haven't seen another hummingbird by it. The nectar has not gone down. It is early January in Southern California, and few birds are visiting. … Read more » Tuesday January 5, 2021 at 23:57
- kathleen c.
I bought this plant at a grocery store and it grew quite fast. It has thick stems (about 8) that grow in different directions. My guess is that it is a type of cactus? Any idea? Wednesday December 30, 2020 at 15:56
- Ivan S.
What is the name of this plant? Saturday November 7, 2020 at 08:26 • 1 gardener likes this
- Alka M.
Can dry orange peel be used for making orange peel enzyme or only the fresh ones? Wednesday December 16, 2020 at 15:43
- Maria S.
Hi I have this. Hosta o Proiphys And I noticed the viscous liquid .. is this normal (kind of sap) or is infected ? Sunday October 18, 2020 at 12:53
- Maria S.
Hi I have these 2 plants but I am not sure of name . They are suffering a bit and I would to check how to best take care of them Saturday September 19, 2020 at 12:46
- Richard Y.
What is the name of this plant and does it repel mosquito like citronella? Sunday September 27, 2020 at 22:10 • 1 gardener likes this
- E F.
The rhizomes on my society garlic are above the ground. Do I need to replant or can I just add soil/mulch? If I replant how deep? Monday September 21, 2020 at 22:30
- Maria S.
Hi I have these 2 plants but I am not sure of name . They are suffering a bit and I would to check how to best take care of them Saturday September 19, 2020 at 12:44
- Lucy S.
Please can you tell me what this plant is, stands about 4 feet tall, just starting to flower bud Sunday September 6, 2020 at 13:26
- thomas b.
Hi, I have a Clematis and it's just starting to flower but as soon as it dose this happens see photo once this happens it never flowers again until next year why dose this happen is it weather or disease? Thanks Tom Monday March 30, 2020 at 13:34
- Abbie B.
These are growing in the same pot as my aloes and I was wondering what they are and if they are a risk to my plants? They are about 2-3 weeks old. Wednesday August 19, 2020 at 10:54
- Catherine D.
Mom passed me the seeds and called them Moon Lily but they are not of the lily family. Monday August 17, 2020 at 21:47
- Catherine D.
Any one know what this flowing shrb is called? Monday August 17, 2020 at 21:44
- Juliet H.
I thought this was arugula, but now I don’t know. Anyone know what this is? Friday August 14, 2020 at 15:35
- Alice S.
Hello everyone. I just took delivery of a plum tree and all the leaves have holes. What should I do? It’s about 2foot high.
Thanks (new to gardening) Thursday August 13, 2020 at 16:18
- Kathy E.
Can anyone identify the tall plant in the middle? I planted a perennial wild flower mix and this is what I have growing. Tuesday July 21, 2020 at 12:52
- Mej J.
What kind of plant is this? It grew randomly in my garden. It is NOT growing like a squash vine at all - it is totally upright. At first I thought it was a type of squash because of the orange little flowers sprouting the way they do on squash, but this isn’t viney. Tuesday August 4, 2020 at 21:04
- Jennifer B.
Does my spider plant need to be placed into a bigger pot? 1st timer Monday August 3, 2020 at 03:24
- Amy E.
What is this Monday May 4, 2020 at 23:09
- Eva P.
What is this white/yellow spot on this cactus please? Monday July 6, 2020 at 19:28
- Kirsty S.
What is this - is it a weed? Saturday July 18, 2020 at 14:28
- Carl H.
This plant is growing wild and trailing all over garden wall, any idea what it is please Saturday July 25, 2020 at 15:17
- Sarah T.
I posted a picture of this dahlia but i would like to know what it is called. Thanks Friday July 31, 2020 at 08:42
- Jennifer M.
Here a pic of a leaf off the tree. Any idea what it is? Monday July 27, 2020 at 00:45
- Jennifer M.
What kind of tree is this? Monday July 27, 2020 at 00:44
- jane w.
Anyone any ideas what is eating my Wisteria please? Sunday July 26, 2020 at 11:37
- Tina M.
Looking to identify this plant. Someone seemed to think maybe choke cherry. In Indiana. About 4ft tall. Sunday July 19, 2020 at 23:50
- Justine H.
I have apples, potatoes, oranges, peaches, etc. Can I grow any of these with their very own seeds? Potatoes do not have seeds, therefore can I grow them or do I need seeds? If I plant the Tuesday June 23, 2020 at 17:57
- Siva K.
What plant is this? Are the fruit edible? Monday June 29, 2020 at 00:44
- Susan K.
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- Susan K.
What is this plant Wednesday July 15, 2020 at 23:58
- Cathy K.
What is this plant ? Monday July 13, 2020 at 22:01
- jane w.
Can anyone tell me what these spots are on my Hollyhock please? It's on both sides of the leaves and they eventually die off but it doesn't affect the flowering which is profuse. Tuesday July 7, 2020 at 14:30
- Trisha D.
Two of my green bean plants have bolted. Will they produce beans? Wednesday July 8, 2020 at 16:32