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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
              • 37 follow-ups, last one posted on Sun, Mar 16, 14 at 17:16
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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 Newbie question: Walkers Low catmint
       • Posted by: ourhappyhome 10 on Tue, Mar 19, 13 at 8:18
              • 34 follow-ups, last one posted on Fri, Apr 5, 13 at 12:30
Hi, I'm new to the Perennial forum, but not so new to Gardenweb. I wander around here occasionally to see what I can learn. Fields of lavendar are so beautiful and calming. I Absolutely love them. They are rare here in Georgia however.
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 Newbie panic and subsequent questions
       • Posted by: brownthumbs789 6b on Sat, Nov 3, 12 at 5:43
              • 19 follow-ups, last one posted on Mon, Nov 5, 12 at 23:59
Ok, conifer addicts - FRESH MEAT!!! :) Seriously though, I seem to have done things a touch backwards - as in read as many posts as my little brain can handle... AFTER ordering 7 dwarf conifers (from somewhere where it sounds like I might be get
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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 on Tue, Jun 5, 07 at 14:15
              • 78 follow-ups, last one posted on Fri, Jul 12, 13 at 22:53
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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 Newbie
       • Posted by: ashik none on Mon, Mar 25, 13 at 15:31
              • 34 follow-ups, last one posted on Fri, Apr 26, 13 at 19:08
I have forever envied and admired gardens but have always been intimidated and my small attempts haven't been successful. For the couple of plantings that reappear the following year, I have great glee and love for! That being admitted, I w
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 Help a newbie - when to plant perennials?
       • Posted by: vamppire Bloomington IN on Tue, Mar 19, 13 at 12:10
              • 12 follow-ups, last one posted on Thu, Mar 28, 13 at 0:11
Newbie to perennials here - I see the nurseries are putting out perennials now, some blooming already. Is it too early to plant them, or are they ok to be planted before last frost? I am in zip 47404. (I thought we had to wait til it was warmer
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 Newbie with a Newbie Maple Sprouting
First of all, thanks for being here and to those who respond!! I put this on the propagation forum, but it's pretty idle.
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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
       • 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 seeking Willow help!
       • Posted by: Timmy_T none on Mon, Jun 10, 13 at 9:34
              • 18 follow-ups, last one posted on Mon, Jul 1, 13 at 6:00
Hi, Newbie here needing some desperate advice on our willow tree? Last year we had it pollarded and it recovered well, starting to grow back its branches and it had a good covering of leaves. This spring it again sprouted a good covering o
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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
              • 33 follow-ups, last one posted on Mon, Mar 17, 14 at 11:25
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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 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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 Pinus densiflora 'Burke's Red Variegated'
       • Posted by: ken_adrian z5 on Fri, Nov 20, 09 at 11:43
              • 25 follow-ups, last one posted on Mon, Mar 31, 14 at 15:01
a wonderful dragon eye.. if you look at the green bands.. as they go around the whorl... they seem to make an eyeball .... in latin Oculus Draconis ... first 2 years after transplant.. lost nearly every single needle .... out searching for
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