Entries from June 2007

Monday, June 18th, 2007

Something Bugging Your Marigolds?

                                                                             TheGardenLady received this question from Joyce. I love marigolds but am unable to keep them healthy. I have had the same problem in the past and gave up on them for a while. Now several years later the problem still persists. The foliage looks fine but the flowers and buds (all stages) are full […]

Sunday, June 17th, 2007

Veggie Garden Help

                                                                             TheGardenLady received this question from Carrie. This is the second year that I have tried to grow a veggie garden in south east Washington.  The location is the previous owners’ garden location.  I know I have plenty of water and fertilizer but my plants still insist on being small and not very impressive.  […]

Thursday, June 7th, 2007

Tip: A Great Nursery to Buy Perennial Plants and Herbs

TheGardenLady has been answering questions for months. The strange thing is that TheGardenLady has never received any comments. For example, a comment may have been: “HELP! I find your column interesting reading because you recommend great plants that I would like to grow, but I can’t find them in the stores near me or they […]

Sunday, June 3rd, 2007

Hosta Flowers

                                                                         TheGardenLady received this question from Anne. My row of hostas is at the edge of a wooded area and don’t seem to have many flowers.  We live in the Midwest and I am wondering when flowering should occur and how to promote flowers. Though Hostas like to be in shade, just like most flowering […]

Saturday, June 2nd, 2007

Create a Moss Garden

                                                                      TheGardenLady received this question from Greg. I want to make a decorative bed on the side of my house. This area gets about 2-3 hours of morning sun. There is a lot of moss there and even grass is hard to grow in this area. I am going to put down a foot of fresh […]

Saturday, June 2nd, 2007

Mother-in-Law Plant

                                                                         TheGardenLady received this question from Beverly. I have a mother-in-law plant that has funny looking flowers that came up. It is sweet smelling. But it attracts wasps!! i have never heard or seen one bloom. Can you tell me where I can see a picture of the flower ? Congratulations on your Sansevieria’s (mother-in-law’s […]