Garden questions & answers
- Trinity G.
What is this? Is it bonsai? If so what kind? Yesterday at 15:54
- Sharon C.
What is this plant? Last Tuesday at 16:13
- Gigi C.
What is this plant or is it a weed? What is the name of it? Last Friday 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
- Karen B.
Is this poison ivy? Sunday May 27 at 15:25 • 1 gardener likes this
- 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
- Katina C.
What type of shrub/tree is this, located in Arizona Friday May 18 at 19:02
- 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
- Alisha S.
Does anyone know what type of plant this is? It grows kind of like a vine, seems to be a ground cover, and also doesn’t bloom, but doesn’t really die either when it is cold. It blooms every early spring, so far since we moved in 3 years ago. I can also stick any pieces that break off into the … Read more » Thursday May 3 at 14:03
- Kay P.
Does anyone know what this is? It’s a groundcover in Florida if that helps
Thanks! Wednesday May 2 at 21:55
- Me T.
Anyone knows the name of this indoor plant? Sunday March 11 at 11:05
- Ujwala R.
Second one Wednesday May 2 at 07:36
- Ujwala R.
Can anybody identify these for me Wednesday May 2 at 07:35
- Elizabeth K.
Can anyone ID this plant? In a foundation planting at my "new" residence. Soft, feathery leaves surround a center bud, together about 3" across. 4/30/2018 in upper midwest USA, about 1 foot across and 8" tall overall at this time. Thanks. Monday April 30 at 19:38
- Carol P.
My heleborus seems to be dying .Are the black spots on back of plant blackfly or disease? Sunday April 29 at 20:20
- Lindsay G.
Trying to figure out what kind of plant this is. Any ideas? Sunday April 29 at 16:08
- Lindsay G.
Diana Soliz, this is what the stem looks like.. Sunday April 29 at 18:55
- Misti G.
What kind of plant is this? Sunday April 29 at 04:02
- Laura O.
What kind of tree is this? Saturday April 28 at 13:48
- Maricela Y.
Whay kind of plant is this ? Monday April 23 at 03:54
- Maricela Y.
What kind of plant is this Monday April 23 at 03:53
We were a bit worried to see the tiny grape buds bursting. Was this normal? Yes, we did a search on YouTube and found out that this was part of the grape's growth cycle. The buds were flowering. So happy to know this information. This vine is bursting with buds, unlike last year's vine that only … Read more » Friday April 20 at 00:38
- Bentley R.
Unknown plant. Thursday April 19 at 23:24
Fruitless Tangerine Tree: Our tangerine tree has never produced fruit in the two or three years we have had it. Today, I noticed our California Lilac bush was crowding the tree a bit, but I decided against cutting it back because I saw a lot of bees buzzing around the lilac tree, intertwining with … Read more » Wednesday April 18 at 02:25
- Les N.
I think it may be alscepia ? Sunday April 15 at 21:09
- Liz K.
Any good recommendation for "desert garden", in Chandler, AZ besides palm trees and cactus? Sunday April 15 at 18:00
- Steven G.
How do I get name of plant Saturday April 14 at 17:57
- Nancy N.
Another view...is it madrone? Saturday April 14 at 16:10
- Nancy N.
Is this madrone (Arbutus menziesii)? Saturday April 14 at 16:08
- Denise M.
does anyone knows the name of this plant?
thanks! Wednesday April 11 at 09:03
- Steven M.
Good Afternoon! I am sorry to bother you, but does anyone know what this little plant/flower is? We found it at Home Depot. Thanks Tuesday April 10 at 21:13
- Bev S.
What is this little flower found at 3000 feet elevation in Bedford County Virginia in the Blue Ridge Mountains Saturday April 7 at 01:31 • 2 gardeners like this
Will our tomatoes do better this year without the drought and a sprinkle of rain? Saturday April 7 at 23:57
- Patrick M.
What is this and how is it eliminated? Wednesday April 4 at 19:34
- Julie K.
Can anyone help identify this flower/plant? Not sure if its a type of ground orchid or perhaps, as a friend suggested, a type of fungi. Thanks Monday March 26 at 23:14
We have put in a drought type garden in part of our front lawn. It has the special plastic used for this purpose underneath, then we filled it with drought control type plants and wood bark chips on the top. This winter we have had more rain than expected, but we also had an increase of weeds in … Read more » Wednesday April 4 at 00:08 • 1 gardener likes this
- Kevin A.
The tree... Monday April 2 at 23:37
- Kevin A.
The tree bark.... Monday April 2 at 23:37
- Kevin A.
I have this tree out front. it's abut 20 ft tall and is in partial sunlight. I've Monday April 2 at 23:35
- Lauren F.
Any idea what this is? Indoor houseplant, about a foot tall. Sunday April 1 at 23:43
This year, our cactus plant is thriving, because we have had more rain. This plant seems stronger than ever! The downside of the extra rain has been an abundant of weeds in both the front and back yards. I have tried a mixture of 50% vinegar and 50% water in a spray bottle to discourage the weeds' … Read more » Sunday April 1 at 00:00 • 1 gardener likes this
- Glenda N.
Anyone know what flowering bush this is? Shady area. In NC Saturday March 31 at 17:34 • 1 gardener likes this
- Brenda M.
Is this a money plant? Friday March 30 at 20:14 • 1 gardener likes this
- Jane W.
I would like to know the name of this plant. We thought it was Dusty miller but it is not. The leaves are smaller and it looks more like an evergreen. Tuesday March 27 at 19:49
- Eugenia R.
I need to know what is this bush. It smells amazing! Tuesday January 23 at 15:46
- Shay G.
Anyone know what this vine is? We bought this house in October, and it’s jusr starting to bloom. So pretty! Tuesday March 27 at 15:25
- Linda H.
Does anyone know what the name of this tree is? Sunday March 25 at 18:48
- Anthony S.
Hi, new here but sounds good...wondering if anyone knows this shrub? Seems it's not feeling well and wondered if freeze in england caused it?! Thanks Monday March 26 at 11:10
- Linda H.
Is this normal for a trees bark to do I do not know what kind of tree it is Sunday March 25 at 18:50
I'm wondering how much progress our lemon tree will make this year. Will the extra rain help? The tree is yielding new blossoms on the southern and eastern sides of it. The western and northern sides didn't yield much fruit last year. Monday March 19 at 00:54
I wonder if we will get a good crop of oranges this year. We have had more rain this month, thus I do think it is possible. What will our more increased rain do for our orange plant? At least we are not on water control for every week as we were during the drought of a year or two ago. Sunday March 18 at 01:40
Today, March 12th is National Plant a Flower Day, according to our Parade Magazine that came in our Sunday newspaper. How many of us will be planting a flower of tending to one? Monday March 12 at 14:26 • 1 gardener likes this
- Ilze C.
Any help with the name of this plant? Sunday February 25 at 15:46
Does anyone know the name of this flower-plant? It has blue berry-type fruit and pink tiny flowers. Thursday March 8 at 22:40
These flowers tend to blossom every year towards the spring. Will we get more flowers on it? I don't know. The weather in Southern California is up and down. A few days of cool weather, then back to high 80's or even 90"s. A little rain, then floods in some areas, then back to drought . Saturday February 17 at 01:23
- Rachel T.
Anyone know what this sweet indoor plant is? The leaves are almost velvet to the touch. Thursday March 1 at 15:34
- Hope R.
Forgot completely what I started in fall and need to know when to put this out. Any clue as to what it is? Could be a number of things Tuesday February 27 at 17:22
- andy t.
Hi I have this shiny leaved plant a small brittle , woody branched miniature tree-like bush. I have had it for years and it hasn't flowered. The shiny glossy leaves I find very attractive along with its mini tree-like growth, I just wish I knew what it is as I grew it from some unknown seed.
Any … Read more » Friday February 16 at 00:59
- Peggy T.
Can anyone identify this flower? I received in a mixed planter over a year ago & it’s the only one that survived & now needs repotted. Sunday February 11 at 23:24
This is a new crop of calamondin citrus fruit. I wonder how much the dwarf tree will produce this year? This fruit is bitter inside and sweet in the peel. Does anyone out there use this fruit for food? I went on the internet and found some recipes for desserts to make with it. Otherwise, I believe … Read more » Sunday February 11 at 20:49
- Suzi K.
Please identify this plant? I live in Sydney Australia, it seems to prefer a south facing aspect under cover with no direct light. Does it flower? How do I care for it please too? Manyy thanks Sunday February 11 at 19:07
This tree is progressing nicely. Does anyone know how often it should be cut back? Saturday February 10 at 00:15
- Jennifer A.
Can anyone tell me what this plant is, when it blooms it has red flowers. I NEED to know what it is so I can properly care for it. Please help! Tuesday February 6 at 18:28
- MURRAY G.
I saw this climber in Bali, Indonesia - does anyone know what is is? Monday February 5 at 02:37
- MURRAY G.
I saw this climber in Bali, Indonesia - does anyone know what is is? Monday February 5 at 02:36
- Michael V.
Does someone know the name of this Shrub? I've tried multiple garden centres without any results.
We found this as a "cast-off" half buried under piles of shrubs, trees and plants thrown out by a Nursery or Garden centre some years ago.
It grows to about 8ft high with a 6ft spread. The new leaves … Read more » Sunday February 4 at 11:38
- Pam K.
Can you identify this orchid Saturday January 27 at 05:37
- Jai K.
Name the flower Thursday January 25 at 07:38
Hello, can someone please tell me what plant this is and how to care for it? Tuesday October 31, 2017 at 02:14
- Steve Y.
What is this tree/bush? Maybe early (immature) Water Oak? I took the picture in July in Peachtree City, GA, USA. Friday January 19 at 22:00
- Steve Y.
Here is a vine, I think. What is it? Also taken in Peachtree City, GA in July. Friday January 19 at 22:05
Our ornamental grass is doing much better since the cooler weather and the added rain. Will our garden be sustained by light rain instead of flooding rain every few years? Will Southern California continue this strange pattern of drought, drought, flood? (etc., etc,..) Friday January 19 at 21:53
- Tea C.
Does anyone know what plant is this? Friday January 19 at 04:51
- Leslie C.
I want to thank Rosa Glauca for identifying my plant. I can't figure out how to send messages on this app. so Thank you Rosa! Monday January 15 at 17:05 • 2 gardeners like this
- A. L.
What is the name of this white flower? Monday January 15 at 04:07 • 1 gardener likes this