Petunias

Can someone tell me the variety of Petunias we see in planters around the city they are usually pink and cascade all the way to the ground and flower all summer and if one can purchase seed some where…

overwintering Pennisetum setaceum ‘Fireworks’

Good morning, I have grown, Fireworks Fountain Grass, Pennisetum setaceum ‘Fireworks’ all summer in a pot on my patio. It still looks beautiful. I would like to overwinter it. Online I am reading conflicting information on keep it in the…

Potted Calla Lily – dividing

A year ago I was given a calla lily. In the fall I cut it down and put it in the cool, dark basement and just left it until spring. Brought it out in the spring and it was beautiful.…

Over wintering dragon begonia

I bought several pots of dragon begonia last year and more or less successfully over wintered them until we got that blast of cool weather this spring which set them back. Once outside in summer, the straggling stems eventually took…

Jimsonweed

Three Jimson weed plants have invaded my garden. I understand this plant is toxic and dangerous. How can I get rid of it safely?…

Plants in a pot

I have a Supertunia, Royal Velvet Pentunia hybrid and a Superbena Red Verbena hybrid in a pot. Now that it is getting close to fall, can I keep them, maybe in my garage, and keep them watered to bloom in…

Torenia Not Blooming

I purchased five Torenia annuals in 4″ pots from a greenhouse. They were all planted with fresh container soil in clean hanging baskets. Of the five only one has bloomed. I have fertilized with Miracle Grow 15-30-15 bloom booster monthly.…

geraniums – asian beetle

I think the blooms on my geraniums are being attacked by asian beetles. I have seen them on the plant lately. Is it coincidental that the flower petals look mushy? what can i do? move the plant entirely? not sure…