I often see photos in Birds & Blooms of bird feeders or birdhouses nailed directly onto trees. Does this damage the tree?
There is yellowish-brown-beige stuff on my wood chip mulch. It looks like my neighbor's dog got sick in my garden. Will this hurt my plants?
My daffodils look healthy, but they never produce beautiful blooms. Any suggestions?
I can't seem to grow anything in our lousy soil. I've enhanced it with topsoil and water frequently, but even wildflowers refuse to sprout. What can I do?
Is there a way to get rid of bamboo? Nothing I've tried has worked. In fact, the bamboo seems to grow more vigorous every time I try to eliminate it.
My soil test says I have excessive levels of phosphorous and potassium. Will this hurt my plants? How can I lower the amount of phosphorus in the soil?
Most of the trees and plants on my lot were cleared away when the home was built, so there's nothing left to attract birds or other wildlife. Can you suggest some fast-growing plants?
I have an established perennial garden. How do I add organic matter and fertilizer to improve the soil without redoing the garden?
Are there any fish that can survive winter in a water garden? How deep would the pond have to be?
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What plants will grow well in flower boxes located in a shady front yard? Our soil tends to get mossy.