Garden questions & answers
- John L.
Was looking for baby tears.
Whats the name of this plant ?
Seller had no idea. Last Saturday at 01:03
- John L.
I ordered baby tears from Drummers, MN
Whats the real name of this plant.
I was told baby toes...lol Last Saturday at 01:00
- Jessie P.
I bought a windmill palm earlier this year. A little sprig came up next to it that I didn't recognize. I let it grow. This is what it turned into. I can't find it anywhere. Anyone know what it is??? Last Friday at 20:55
- Alana T. Candelabra Spurge (Euphorbia lactea)
I have had this cactus for actual decades now. Planting cactuses in pop-bottle terrariums was an activity one day during Sparks, the youngest level of Girl Guides. I must have been around kindergarten age at the time? My absent-mindedness through my life generally translated into something of a … Read more » Last Friday at 07:06
- Alana T.
I received two plants from my sister, cuttings from a prolific plant she's had for a while but has no idea what it is or where it came from. The larger plant initially looked similar to the smaller one but was struggling more, so I put it on the balcony for more sun and it promptly … Read more » Last Friday at 06:29
- Leanne T.
I have noticed that the leaves of my Pittosporum tobira have started to curl. I have looked online to see what could be the cause, however unable to find why this is happening. Can anyone help explain why the leaves are curling like this? Is it normal or is there something wrong? Any advice … Read more » Last Wednesday at 11:06
- Jane H.
What is the flower? Last Tuesday at 17:31
- Eugenia R.
Anyone knows the name of this plant? Sunday October 7 at 18:02 • 1 gardener likes this
Does anyone know what type of plant this is? Thursday October 4 at 15:45
- Craig P.
Anyone know what this could be? Approx 3ft high, flowers weep and are like an elongated hebe. Leaves look like a deutzia, floweing september/october. Thursday October 4 at 16:18
- Melanie R.
Thank you Michelle Bristow for identifying my plant as a variegated creeping fig. Melanie Friday October 5 at 23:46
- Tama C.
What is this plant species? Tuesday August 28 at 10:22
- Renee G.
Can somebody tell me what kind of plant this is? I asked this question once before but if somebody gave the answer I just couldn’t find it on my feeds. Sunday September 30 at 22:33
- Jamie M.
Can anyone tell me what kind of flower this is? I have all the seed packets from what I planted this year but none of them look like this! I've searched on line and can't find anything. Wednesday October 3 at 18:22
- Asteria D.
Can you please tell me the name of this plant.
It was found in Vietnam, a tropical country but in the Highlands region, so the climate was much cooler. Sunday September 30 at 05:39
- Alexa Y.
Is it normal for dahlias to have thicker upper stem than its lower stem? Monday September 24 at 16:42
- Joan B.
Bought some land and these bushes are on it. Does anyone know what they are and if safe for our goats to eat? Sunday September 23 at 22:55
- Karen L.
Can you help me identify this plant. It blooms at the end of August and lasts until the end of summer. Thursday September 13 at 17:02
- Amie W.
I have never really tried growing much, but I'd like to start adding a couple of house plants to my world. I've got several windows, but my house is in the woods (read: no direct sun). Do I have any options? Or should I resign myself to needing grow lights? Monday September 17 at 18:20 • 1 gardener likes this
- Vlad F.
Last weekend I trimmed my cypress hedge a bit too enthusiastic and I reached the brown dieback area. As far as I understand the new leaves won't appear from these branches. Is there anything I can do to remediate this problem? Thank you Saturday September 8 at 18:48
- Carol B.
Could you please tell me what this is. Thanks Friday September 7 at 20:09
- Tamara W.
Hi, I would like help identifying this plant please. Is it a type of weed? Thanks Friday September 7 at 04:07
- Miriam W.
any cacti enthusiasts out there? I'm pretty new to the hobby but I have quite a few cacti I can't seem to identify in books or on the internet...any help much appreciated. Thanks! Sunday September 2 at 13:51
- James K.
Two part query here. First, I'm pretty sure this is a variety of geranium, but not sure what specific kind (see attachments). Wondering if anyone here might know.
Second, what would be the proper way to grow this? We are located in NorCal > Oakland to be specific. The plant is in a … Read more » Tuesday August 28 at 19:50
Hello. I have this tall tree/shrub growing with berries that look similar to blueberries. They are growing in clusters and now just blooming in late Summer. I live in Blue Ridge, North Georgia, USA. If anyone could help identify, I would appreciate it. Wondering if they were poisonous and/or good … Read more » Thursday August 30 at 20:16
- Romie H.
Hi. I am relatively late to the beauty of gardening and keen to learn what plants I have, which are weeds, which are perennial and the rest!
Thank you for any help.
Firstly i have 3 or 4 bunches of the plant in the pic, i have googled it and it resembles snowdrops but it is almost September!? Thursday August 30 at 18:01
- Carrie B.
Could anyone tell me what this is please? Monday August 27 at 22:07
- Louanne R.
The is a wild bush with a pink lady slipper like flower growing lakeside in central Sask. Any idea what it could be? Monday August 27 at 00:40
- Greta P.
What is this plant ? Saturday August 25 at 23:15 • 1 gardener likes this
- Teresa G.
I just started a profile here. Can anyone tell me how do I add tasks to the calendar? Thanks! Thursday August 23 at 18:37
- Rebecca M.
I have no idea what this plant is. It just magically started growing in my garden this spring. Any ideas? Saturday August 11 at 17:45
- Laurel N.
Does anyone know what this NH shrub could be? Saturday August 11 at 14:28
- Juliana C.
Can someone help with any pointers about this "grass"? Anything is helpful, so far the closest thing I have found is some hawkweed and dymondia but that is not it. I believe it's in the dandelion family.
It grows very much like grass, each "tuft" is very tiny, about the size of a small coin. The … Read more » Tuesday August 21 at 13:46
What kind of plant could this be? Monday August 20 at 20:48
- Colene B.
What kind of bonsaia is this? Sunday August 19 at 07:54
- jenne s.
Can anyone help me what Tree is this? Monday August 13 at 12:55
- Linda A.
This vine type plant is growing all over my son's new home in New Mexico, I thought it was poison ivy, we pulled a lot out. It is covering a fence and now has berries. It this a Virginia Creeper? Sunday July 29 at 18:13
- Brittany G.
Anyone know what type of flower this is? They just bloomed not too long ago. Wednesday August 8 at 12:59
- Jeff F.
What is the plant/weed? Ignore my feet :) Wednesday August 8 at 19:44
- Changela ..
Can you identify my plant please? This was taken a few months ago. It had grown quite a lot now. Friday August 10 at 04:42
- Nathan M.
What is this succulent called Friday August 3 at 22:58
- Laura C.
What kind of trees are these (in the kettle moraine forest)? Sunday August 5 at 14:40
- Richa S.
Which flower is this?
It grows on a 35 to 40 feet tree. The head of the flower has yellow pods and the upper 3/4th portion is pink in colour the lower portion is white in shade.
Thankyou! :D Friday June 29 at 02:46
- Jeanne S.
Can someone tell me what kind of plant this is?? Wednesday August 1 at 23:41 • 1 gardener likes this
- Samantha A.
Does anyone know what this little starter is? It popped up in my organic soil Wednesday July 25 at 00:54
- Debra M.
What is tahat Wednesday July 25 at 13:52
- Janie K.
Melon or cucumber? Saturday July 21 at 18:30
- Adelaide B.
What is this plant I saw on a pond shore. Sunday July 15 at 23:39
- Carol R.
What is this perennial? Sunday July 15 at 20:34
- Carol R.
What is this plant Sunday July 15 at 20:24
- David S.
Saw this shrub in Shetland Isles in July - has grey/green narrow leaves with masses of daisy-like flowers of white & mauve - any idea what it is? Friday July 13 at 09:30
- Jai K.
Name the plant Thursday July 12 at 13:29
- Jai K.
Name the plant Thursday July 12 at 13:29
- Jai K.
Name th plant Thursday July 12 at 13:28
- Jai K.
Name the plant Thursday July 12 at 13:25
- Himanshu S.
Hello gardners.. does someone know what plant is this Monday July 9 at 17:16
- Amber H.
What is this? Saturday July 7 at 20:29
- Curtis R.
This just started to flower and I can't figure out what it is. Does anyone know? It has broad leaves and a thick stalk. I'm in New Jersey. Saturday July 7 at 06:09
- Elizabeth H.
Does anyone know the identity of these flowers? They grow in Colorado. Thanks much! Thursday July 5 at 01:48
- Martha C.
Yeah, it worked Wednesday July 4 at 18:46
- Martha C.
I am trying again.
This plant grows wild around my house, any ideas what it is and is it good for anything? Wednesday July 4 at 18:45
- Martha C.
I’ve just signed up and do not see my photo. Where do I find it? Wednesday July 4 at 18:40
- Katina C.
What type of shrub/tree is this, located in Arizona Friday May 18 at 19:02
- David B.
Hello fellow gardeners,
Can anyone identify the wild Scottish flower/plant for me. I came across it while hiking up one of the local hills in Argyllshire. Tuesday July 3 at 09:00
- Scott R.
What plant is this? Monday July 2 at 21:55
- David M.
New here. Wonder if anyone can ID this.
This plant is 20cm in height. It has only one leaf and have a stalk that looks like spores stem. It suddenly appeared in my catus pot one day. Tuesday June 26 at 02:38
- Green T. Protea (Proteaceae)
Australian native and NSW state emblem Monday July 2 at 17:45
Will this agave transplanted plant make it? It fell from a bigger plant, then I had it in water for about 3 weeks. I planted it yesterday with a strong array of an intact root system. I hope this works/ Thursday June 28 at 01:47
- Karen B.
Is this poison ivy? Sunday May 27 at 15:25 • 1 gardener likes this
- Trinity G.
What is this? Is it bonsai? If so what kind? Wednesday June 20 at 15:54
- Sharon C.
What is this plant? Tuesday June 19 at 16:13
- Gigi C.
What is this plant or is it a weed? What is the name of it? Friday June 15 at 18:49
- Jules A.
Saw this strange purple flower cluster on the ground while hiking in Napa California. Any idea what it is??? It’s got me stumped.... Wednesday June 13 at 01:16 • 1 gardener likes this
- Nel M.
Looking forward to improving my gardening Tuesday June 12 at 11:02 • 1 gardener likes this
- Laurah G.
I went looking in the city for anything that smelt like mint and found this. I’m not sure exactly what it is though. #1 Friday May 18 at 01:41
- Christy D.
Know what this is? Friday June 8 at 23:07
- Heather H.
I'm perplexed about this plant. I've been told it's Queen Anne lace. Also been told it's hemlock. My concern is, I've looked up both plants and it seems like both plants have different leaves than this plant. Any information would be welcome! Wednesday June 10, 2015 at 19:54
- James A.
Hi, can anyone tell me what plant this is? Tuesday June 5 at 20:58
Mystery 5 of 5! Last one! Can someone just give me the name of this perennial? I want to plant it behind an azalea bush! :-) THANK YOU FOR YOUR HELP EVERYONE!!! Sunday June 3 at 14:57
- Ginny D.
Trying to identify a bush. I was told it was a butterfly bush but it doesn't look like it. Tuesday June 5 at 13:46
- Dee I.
Can anyone tell me what this plant is please? Thursday May 31 at 13:13 • 1 gardener likes this
- Penny K.
What is this plant? Monday June 4 at 22:59
- Ace P.
what is this Monday May 28 at 22:43
- Eric F.
Found this while walking through the woods in Maryland. Looks like a little Pineapple or Magnolia seed pod. Was growing on the forest floor when I picked it. It has a very woody stem. Any ideas what this is? I have been searching for years! (And yes I still have the seed pod stored away) Monday June 4 at 21:31
- Dennis T.
My young Red Maples have a problem.....recently the nice healthy leaves have these small black spots on them. Anyone able to tell me what this is and how to combat it? Friday June 1 at 17:19
A garden full of mysteries! Can someone tell me what kind of plant this is? (Mystery 2 of 5) Sunday June 3 at 14:51
- Heidi S.
Please can you identify this shrub? A woody; leggy; slightly weeping shrub. Green waxy leaves; some turn reddish. Small bell shaped white/pale pink flowers. Likes shade moist soil. Monday June 4 at 00:39
Mystery 4 of 5: just a shrub, a weed, or will it flower? What is this?! Sunday June 3 at 14:55
Mystery 3 of 5: is this a weed or... ? Sunday June 3 at 14:52
What kind of flower is this? I'm in Ottawa, Canada. It is a perennial. Sunday May 27 at 15:18 • 1 gardener likes this
- Rani S.
Hi, how do I prune wisteria? Saturday June 2 at 21:03
- Donna A.
What is this? Monday May 28 at 16:09
- Suzanne D.
Hi, please can you tell me what plant/ weed this is
Thanks Tuesday May 29 at 08:25
- Donna A.
What is this? Monday May 28 at 16:10
- Denys C.
Can someone tell me the name of this plant? it is a perennial and has small clusters of purple flowers in early spring.
Denys Saturday May 26 at 21:02
- Maria S.
I have this in my garden .. not Sure if weed or i should jeep it Sunday May 20 at 17:29
- gustavo s.
What is this? Saturday May 26 at 05:26
- Winston P.
Can anyone tell me what this deciduous shrub is. Wednesday May 23 at 09:11
- Laura D.
This volunteer baby "tree"(?) started growing in my strawberries this year. What is it? Tuesday May 22 at 06:22
- Sharron D.
I have this growing in my allotment and have no clue what it is would appreciate any info plz Saturday May 19 at 23:30
- Inga H.
I have gone to 3 garden centers with this photo and nobody can identify this flower. Any help appreciated. Saturday May 19 at 03:23
- Charly G.
I was sent 3 times to ‘click the link’. My photo still isn’t on here. I’m probably doing something wrong..... Friday May 18 at 02:20
- Steven C.
I have 4 plants if anyone can help. Thank you Tuesday May 15 at 18:21
- Cheryl R.
Does anyone know the name of this plant? I believe it is a type of zinnia. I have looked at several greenhouses with no luck in finding. Sunday May 13 at 14:51
I am seeing new blossoms on my tree. Will our orange tree produce a good crop this year? Will our weather become more normalized to its season? Our constant weather change does affect our garden. One day we might have a high of 58 F. and the next two or three days it is in the high 80's F. This … Read more » Monday May 14 at 01:51 • 1 gardener likes this
- Grizou W. Jerusalem Artichoke (Helianthus tuberosus)
Hello to all,
I signed up today on your wonderful website to find out about a piece of root crop I am planning to cook soon. I believe that thanks to 3 photos on your website, I have come to believe that what I have in my fridge is the root of the Jerusalem artichoke. See here my profile photo.
… Read more » Sunday May 13 at 23:11
- Lindsey O.
Can anyone please help me identify this succulent??? I’ve searched tons of pages on internet and can’t seem to find a match!! Sunday January 28 at 06:17 • 2 gardeners like this
- Simone K.
Can you indentify this plant Friday February 9 at 06:02 • 1 gardener likes this
- Maninderpal S.
Which plant is this? Sunday February 11 at 09:32
- Preeti Saini U.
Which plant is this? Monday May 7 at 23:35
- Ray M.
Does anyone know what this is? We just bought it from our local flower shop & forgot to ask!
Ray Saturday May 12 at 17:06
- MJ T.
What plant/flower is this? It just showed up in my garden Saturday May 12 at 12:36
This is a picture of our jasmine flower plant. It seems to bloom best during May and June. It is located in a shady part of our east back yard. Do jasmine plants also tolerate more sunny areas? Friday May 11 at 01:33
- Hamza S.
What is the tallest growing mint? One that grows 2 meters or higher? Some varieties flourish quite well, mine barely passes the 20cm threshold. I was wondering if this variety (of the long sort) could be identified as I am eager to get planting. It is not a ‘weird’ variety either, the ones with … Read more » Friday May 11 at 18:29
- Holly W.
Please can somebody tell me what this is? Thanks Wednesday May 9 at 00:02
- Dave S.
Can anyone tell me what plant this is please?
Its about 15 ft x 6 ft high
Located in North east England
Many thanks Monday May 7 at 20:45
- Simon H.
What is this please? Monday May 7 at 19:00
- Amy D.
Does anyone know what this is? Can’t quite tell.. thanks! Sunday May 6 at 17:20
- Karen A.
Please can someone identify this plant? Sunday May 6 at 17:08
- jason r.
can anyone identify the tree or flower. the stem is 1 single stem about 2" in diameter and the height of the tree is around 6' Tuesday May 1 at 03:24 • 1 gardener likes this