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by mciuro
Sun Oct 08, 2017 8:40 am
Forum: Perennials and Bulbs
Topic: dahlia leaf problem
Replies: 0
Views: 398

dahlia leaf problem

all my dahlias have white veining on the leaves. I have small, medium and semi large flowered plants. I have started seeing it maybe a month or so ago here. I live at the south jersey shore 7b. it has been dry since early sept and windy. any ideas?
by mciuro
Sun Oct 08, 2017 8:28 am
Forum: Annuals, Tropicals, and Houseplants
Topic: failing containers
Replies: 0
Views: 637

failing containers

my sister lives in conneticut and makes her own compost and uses it in her containers. she says they dont really flourish. should she stop using the compost?
by mciuro
Sun Oct 08, 2017 8:17 am
Forum: Squirrels, Chipmunks, and Rats
Topic: digging in my flower bed?
Replies: 0
Views: 877

digging in my flower bed?

I am getting something digging in my flower beds. It is digging about a 3" wide and maybe a foot or two deep. I dont know what it is. I tried the mole /vole pellets and that didnt do anything. any ideas?. we dont have squirrels. only saw one in 20yrs. maybe a rat? I live at the south jersey shore. z...
by mciuro
Thu May 25, 2017 9:13 am
Forum: General Questions
Topic: planting bare root periennials
Replies: 1
Views: 199

planting bare root periennials

I got several bare root periennals. these werein plastic bags from walmart. I put them in water for about a day to hydrate them. what is the best way to treat this type of plant. and should I plant them in a pot beofore I put them in the ground? I don't always have success with them.
by mciuro
Thu May 25, 2017 9:05 am
Forum: Annuals, Tropicals, and Houseplants
Topic: too much rain?
Replies: 1
Views: 209

too much rain?

I live at the jersey shore and it has been raining all week. I put out some new plants in containers , geranium,petunias and they are loosing all the green. I heard that the plants are loosing nitrogen? if so what can I do. I replanted them in new soil and put in plantone and kept them in the garage...
by mciuro
Wed Sep 14, 2016 4:31 pm
Forum: General Questions
Topic: canna lilies
Replies: 1
Views: 194

canna lilies

I have several canna's growing this yr that I didnt think I planted. do they reseed. I see on the dried flowers many black seeds.
Michele
by mciuro
Fri Jun 26, 2015 4:35 pm
Forum: Annuals, Tropicals, and Houseplants
Topic: petunia wilt
Replies: 1
Views: 310

petunia wilt

I live on the south jersey coast, on the bay. I seem to have a problem with petunias wilting. is it moisture related. I have purchased superbells and wave and they both have it happened to them.
any suggestions
by mciuro
Mon Jun 01, 2015 10:34 am
Forum: General Questions
Topic: container grown hydrangea
Replies: 1
Views: 507

container grown hydrangea

I have a container grown hydrangea 3rd yr in the container ( about 20-24"wide and maybe 2' deep)it is turning a light yellow and green on leaves. I did fertilze about 1 month ago with 10 10 10. what should I do?
by mciuro
Mon Jun 01, 2015 10:28 am
Forum: Growing Perennials & Bulbs
Topic: ferilized w 10 10 10 - spring
Replies: 1
Views: 338

ferilized w 10 10 10 - spring

I fertilized with 10 10 10 about a month ago and some of my plants died,like heuchera,( coral bells) and some plants that were fairly newly planted at that time. some are still struggling, anything I can do for the ones that are struggling?
would epsoma be good to fertilize in spring
by mciuro
Tue Dec 02, 2014 5:20 pm
Forum: Trees including Evergreens and Ornamentals
Topic: fig tree
Replies: 1
Views: 713

fig tree

I have a brown fig tree that is my first yr with it. It is in a container, zone 7, jersey shore. I brought it into a basement with a large window. do I water it?

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