The Aztec lily, Sprekelia formosissima, is a member of the Amaryllis family and is actually pretty easy to grow.
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These are some of the men and women responsible for cannabis' overwhelmingly successful start in Southern Nevada.
Alyssum blooms are abundant on this plant, they provide excellent ground cover. (Photo by Ottillia "Toots" Bier)
A condition commonly called bitter pit, causes spots on apples. Master Gardener tells you how to keep apples healthy.
. Halloween special, from master gardener / photographer Ozark Hillbilly: This is a Galeux d’ Eysines squash, a French type they favor for soups but I dearly love for its oh-so-sweet flesh. They say the more warts it has the sweeter it is. I use it a lot for baking... I love growing […]
Chateau de la Hulpe in Belgium is straight out of a fairytale and will 100% fulfill all of your princess fantasies from childhood. With perfectly tailored gardens, towers and, it's the perfect backdrop for this elegant affair masterminded by RedWhiteBluePink along with take-your-breath-away images captured by Alexandra Vonk.Continue reading on Style Me Pretty
Jerry Baker, the self-styled “America’s Master Gardener” and highly successful huckster for home-remedy books and products died in March of this year at the age of 85. I was curious to see how the gardening world would note his passing, especially those who attacked his teachings, some repeatedly. I myself started attacking Baker’s advice on […]
Control of the western grape leaf skeletonizer in home gardens is best accomplished by the well-timed application of Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt).
Eataly World will feature more than 40 restaurants, a hydroponic vegetable garden, and cooking classes taught by master chefs. After opening outposts in 31 cities in 12 countries across the globe, the Italian fooderie Eataly is returning to its birthplace with its newest launch: a $118 million experiential park called FICO Eataly World. Read Full Story
However, they are such robust plants that, if necessary, they can be successfully divided virtually any time of the year.
Q. I planted some Naked Lady bulbs several years ago. I had almost given up on them but they finally started to bloom a couple of weeks ago. Now I realize that they are too tall for the spot where I planted them. When is the best time to move them? A. Naked Ladies, Amaryllis belladonna, […]
When LCD Soundsystem called it quits in 2011 after three masterful studio albums and a joyful, teary, and allegedly final concert at Madison Square Garden, it seemed as if the band’s mastermind James Murphy had achieved that rarest of music-world maneuvers — the graceful bow-out. But just underneath the meticulous ... More »
Q. The newest leaves of my citrus trees have dark green areas around the veins but the rest of the leaf is light green. What is wrong? A. The leaf condition you describe is called interveinal chlorosis and is most commonly caused by a deficiency of iron in the plant. However, zinc and manganese deficiencies […]
noaasanctuaries: Quick, find the spotted scorpionfish! These fish are masters of disguise at Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary. Much easier to find in this photo, however, is the invasive orange cup coral. This species from the Indo-Pacific crowds out native corals. Show More Summary
Looking for water-wise, easy-care perennials that will thrive in border areas of your yard? Master Gardener Ottillia “Toots” Bier has some suggestions.
There was a certain irony in the timing, given America’s withdrawal from the Paris Climate Agreement. Still, last week was the time when a group of Master Gardeners had asked me to give them a lecture about the possible effects on gardening of global climate change – and how gardeners can do their part […]
Q: “Denise, I have a dilemma. I have a seller who is a Master Gardener with a number of specimens that she doesn’t want to leave behind when she moves. The challenge is she isn’t going to be moving directly into a new home due to the timing in the market. She wants to be […]
Anonymer Brabanter Meister, Verschlossener Garten / Anonymous Brabant Master, Enclosed Garden by HEN-Magonza Via Flickr: Anonymer Brabanter Meister, Verschlossener Garten, frühes 16. Jh. Anonymous Brabant Master, Enclosed Garden, early...Show More Summary
Mildew can thrive in both humid and dry conditions -- which describes much of Southern California. So, what's a gardener to do?