Leaf-roller caterpillars are feasting on my cannas. I hate spraying insecticides because of the other living creatures. Can you suggest any other control methods?
My carrots' tops look normal, but the roots are deformed and taste bitter. Any ideas?
During a backyard graduation party last summer, the main attraction was our century plant in full bloom. It grew to about 14 feet tall! Will we be able to witness this show again?
I put several planters on my deck each summer, but the chipmunks destroy them. How can I keep these pests at bay?
I have a 380-gallon water garden. It has an electric pump, a bell fountain and fish that eat mosquito larvae. My problem is algae.
I'd like to collect seeds from some of my annuals, such as impatiens, but I don't know where to start. Can you help?
Over the last few years, my sister-in-law's hybrid yellow irises have started producing purple flowers. Can you explain why?
Is there a nontoxic way to control bindweed?
I have some daylilies growing in a container. What's the best time to transplant them into my garden?
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We recently bought a house with a metal fence in the backyard. I'm a beginning gardener and would like to plant a border garden that would give the fence some character. Can you make some recommendations? I don't want plants that will spread into my neighbor's yard.