Entries Tagged as 'Gardening'

Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019

Care of a Martha Washington Geranium

TheGardenLady received this question from Helen. My daughter gave me a Martha Washington Geranium plant. I kept it indoors for a while then put it outside in the sun. The leaves wilted and turned yellow. I did water it before putting it outside. What is wrong with it? When plants are kept indoors, they generally […]

Monday, December 17th, 2018

Larvae of Fungus Gnats

TheGardenLady received the following question from Mattie: About two weeks ago I got a Peace Lily. Everything was going great. But then the leaves started to droop. So my friend has been giving me advice. Today I was pulling the cutting the dead roots and there were milly worms (?) in it. What should I […]

Tuesday, July 25th, 2017

The blackening and dying of an avocado

  TheGardenLady received this question from Manuel: My [avocado] fruit is falling off the vine. The avocado is turning black. My tree is ten years old sits on a hill. I always get a lot of fruit. What can I do? Like most plants, avocados have their problems. Some problems can be treated and other […]

Sunday, June 18th, 2017

More Flowers in TheGardenLady’s Garden

Here are some more images of flowers from TheGardenLady’s garden. They were taken by Cindy, who has a great eye for beauty. Don’t forget to click on the images to enlarge them.

Sunday, June 18th, 2017

Flowers in TheGardenLady’s Garden

Enjoy the beautiful pictures of flowers in TheGardenLady’s garden taken by Cindy. Click on the image to enlarge it and take in the beauty.

Monday, May 8th, 2017

TheGardenLady’s Garden: 2017

Paeonia Japonica – woodland peony Laura’s Photography “Beauty is truth, truth beauty,—that is all Ye know on earth, and all ye need to know.” from Ode on a Grecian Urn by poet John Keats Though the poet, Keats, wrote these lines about the paintings on a Grecian Urn, this GardenLady likes to think they could […]

Wednesday, April 5th, 2017

Gardening with toxic materials

Someone left a comment on this site say in which they say they use old C and D batteries in their garden to make the soil more acidic. TheGardenLady would NEVER recommend gardening with toxic materials. And old C and D batteries are toxic according to the US government (see here).  In fact the DC […]

Sunday, February 5th, 2017

TheGardenLady’s Birdhouses

[Disclaimer: The birdhouses in this video are not TheGardenLady’s birdhouses] This GardenLady has been trying to “decorate” her garden with birdhouses. I have had birdhouses for a long time, but I keep looking to add more. The curious thing is that not all my birdhouses have attracted birds. For example, my son nailed a half […]

Wednesday, December 14th, 2016

Great Websites about Holiday Plants

Holiday Season is here and many readers are getting their houses and properties decorated.  Some good websites about holiday plants. Haven’t bought your Christmas Tree yet and want the best for your home decor? Check out The National Christmas Tree Association. There is a  website that tells you where to go to cut your own tree.   Each […]

Tuesday, December 8th, 2015

VIDEO: How To Protect Plants From Freezing Temperatures

The weather’s getting colder and the frost is coming, but you’re not ready to say goodbye to your landscape. Here’s how to protect it.