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 NEWBIES: stay out of your garden
       • Posted by: ken_adrian on Sat, Mar 6, 10 at 17:07
              • 75 follow-ups, last one posted on Fri, Mar 21, 14 at 16:05
ALL NEWBIES .... I KNOW YOU HAVE THE FEVER.... the hardest months of the gardening year.. are the transition from winter to spring... YOU CAN DO SO MUCH DAMAGE.. just put down the tools... and walk away .... clean up fallen sticks..
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 NEWBIES: what are the basic tools
       • Posted by: ken_adrian on Fri, Jan 15, 10 at 9:25
              • 47 follow-ups, last one posted on Mon, Mar 17, 14 at 23:41
do we have anything better to do??? ... how about some teachable moments ... WHAT ARE THE BASICS TOOLS A NEWBIE WOULD NEED .... presume no budget ... i know there are 1000 tools they might need someday .... but lets just talk about the bar
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 NEWBIES: dealing with heavy clay soil
       • Posted by: ken_adrian on Sat, Jan 16, 10 at 11:55
              • 38 follow-ups, last one posted on Tue, Aug 19, 14 at 23:19
i praise the Lord.. i have never had to deal with it .... so i cant even start this thread ... so i will leave it to my friends here ... HOW DO YOU START A NEW BED IN HEAVY CLAY ..... contemplate those who have nothing but their own fr
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 propagation newbie with questions
       • Posted by: bosewichte 5 on Mon, May 21, 12 at 15:23
              • 13 follow-ups, last one posted on Thu, May 31, 12 at 16:46
So I've officially been bitten by the propagation bug! Please tell me if I'm doing this right. I mixed up a well-draining soil of spaghum moss, perlite, and a tiny bit of potting soil. I made my cuttings: * two types of hydrangea *
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 Moving a large fully leafed out Hosta -- lots o pix
       • Posted by: ken_adrian z5 Adrian,MI on Tue, Jun 5, 07 at 14:15
              • 81 follow-ups, last one posted on Sat, Aug 16, 14 at 10:43
well .. time for this one again .... i am sure you wont mind ... since i renamed my files.. i had to start a new post ... enjoy .... you will need a rope .. like clothes line ... masking tape ... shovel ... pruning shears .... a strong back ..
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 Hosta Newbie Needs Help!!
       • Posted by: Hostanovice none on Sat, Aug 2, 14 at 12:32
              • 25 follow-ups, last one posted on Mon, Aug 4, 14 at 14:03
Hello hosta forum! We just purchased a new home and with it came a very extensive hosta collection. I am guessing we have about 500 hosta plants and at least 100 different varieties. I have tried to jump in head first and I am enjoying my plant
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 moore questions and advice neede by a newbie
       • Posted by: tonibaumgard none on Mon, Oct 27, 14 at 12:57
              • 11 follow-ups, last one posted on Thu, Oct 30, 14 at 2:19
I recently received a gift of a av from a lady who said she had had it a long time. It was not blooming, but she thought is was a pale pink, almost white. It is in a too large pot and the soil seems to be very rough bark like stuff. However the
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 Iris Newbie
       • Posted by: cadence 8b on Thu, Mar 17, 11 at 20:26
              • 8 follow-ups, last one posted on Sat, Mar 19, 11 at 14:53
About two years ago someone gave a couple of irises. They were in a small pot with pea gravel and I believe they were in their pond. I'm sorry but I don't know the name of them. Anyway, I planted them in my garden and there were no flowers last
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 Newbie Gardener Concerns
       • Posted by: roxannemelfina 8 on Mon, Jun 16, 14 at 19:25
              • 10 follow-ups, last one posted on Fri, Jun 20, 14 at 12:05
This is my garden: I brought these home from the nursery a few days ago, and am concerned over every minor change. Firstly, here are some concerns about my chocolate cosmos. The images show that half the plant myste
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 newbie gardener
       • Posted by: bonniejean 6, Canton, Ohio on Fri, Sep 13, 13 at 14:18
              • 22 follow-ups, last one posted on Mon, Sep 16, 13 at 22:02
A home I bought in January has a large perennial garden. Of things that are past blooming, can I cut them back now in preparation for winter (like phlox, shasta daisies)? Can I mulch them with leaves? I will have a lot of leaves soon. Then in
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 Newbie: Rejuvenation pruning of flowering shrubs
       • Posted by: ken_adrian z5 on Tue, Mar 27, 12 at 13:04
              • 7 follow-ups, last one posted on Sun, Mar 16, 14 at 17:18
ok .. first.. you get a hate on for the monster ... it really helps you clarify your thought process ... first.. we enjoy the flowers ... after flowering is past ... we get to work ... as you can see.. its getting ready to get into the la
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 Newbie and introduce myself
       • Posted by: greendale 6B on Thu, Oct 24, 13 at 13:34
              • 14 follow-ups, last one posted on Fri, Oct 25, 13 at 20:20
Hi, Everyone: First I want to say thanks for all the contributors and enablers on this forum, expecially those pictures - I learned how to appreciate the beauty of the conifers. I have been lurking here for about one year now. It all started
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 Newbie looking for help with shrubs
       • Posted by: agurkas 5 on Mon, Jun 16, 14 at 0:58
              • 18 follow-ups, last one posted on Sat, Jun 21, 14 at 9:15
So around the house we just bought previous owner just went hog wild and planted shrubs pictured below right next to the house. One side of the house is basically mosquito breeding central thanks to these. Question 1: what is this shrub Ques
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 I'm a newbie
       • Posted by: sherrygirl none5 on Fri, Jul 18, 14 at 16:30
              • 10 follow-ups, last one posted on Sat, Jul 19, 14 at 21:05
I everyone! Ive been checking out pictures and such and finally decided to join Garden Web. I have been gardening in my yard for over 20 years, learning through trial and error. My favorites are hostas, of course , and daylilies. Thought i would a
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 For Our Newbies...The Hosta Library; If You Haven't Seen...
       • Posted by: Don_in_Colorado 6a on Thu, Jul 17, 14 at 19:59
              • 38 follow-ups, last one posted on Sun, Aug 10, 14 at 21:54
You all know what this is by now? If not, here's a link...Several different people here post this every so often for new members. So, if SOMEHOW you haven't been to this yet, or heard of it...enjoy. AND it's free. Thanks, Bob Axmear. Don B
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 how to transpalnt a conifer/tree -- huge pix post
       • Posted by: ken_adrian on Mon, Feb 8, 10 at 9:18
              • 34 follow-ups, last one posted on Wed, May 14, 14 at 0:52
most of all.. timing is the utmost consideration ... in my z5.. as soon as the ground thaws.... 6 to 8 weeks before bud burst and the heat of summer.... or basically october .... when the other trees are in full color.. most all trees ar
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 how to plant petunia & vinca together..newbie question
       • Posted by: ttonk 6A on Tue, May 14, 13 at 10:58
              • 21 follow-ups, last one posted on Sat, May 18, 13 at 19:07
Hi all, I'd like to ask what is a proper way to fill in planters with the annuals I've just purchased. Any advice would be greatly appreciated. My first annuals.. 2 trays of petunias & 2 trays of vincas. Each tray has 36 plants (or 12 pot
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 Newbie
       • Posted by: donnie_007uk Scotland on Mon, Jun 18, 07 at 20:36
              • 17 follow-ups, last one posted on Thu, Jun 28, 07 at 1:24
Hi. I am new to Hostas. I got three plants last year from a friend (dont know the names of them) Things have gone crazy, and I cant stop buying hostas!! Living on a Scottish Island, I dont have problems with too much sun!!Highest ever recorded tem
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 Market newbie looking for advice
       • Posted by: tripleione 6b on Wed, Oct 15, 14 at 15:17
              • 25 follow-ups, last one posted on Sat, Oct 18, 14 at 16:52
Hey everyone. Hope you all are having great fall day! I apologize in advance for this behemoth of a post, but I wanted to include as many details as I can to get the most accurate advice. Before I get to my questions, I'll share a little bit
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 Newbie, gifted irises,......
       • Posted by: alaMel 4a on Fri, Jul 1, 11 at 21:23
              • 7 follow-ups, last one posted on Tue, Jul 5, 11 at 17:45
Ok, first of all, can I just say I'm SO creeped out by the whole 'iris borer' thing. A few of us ladies can admit to being a total 'girlie girl' when it comes to something. Shoes, clothes, snakes, whatever. For me it's moths/bugs and hence moth wo
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