Entries Tagged as 'Gladiolus'

Thursday, July 6th, 2017

What to do about creases in gladiola leaves?

TheGardenLady received this question from Jim. The leaves on a number of my gladiolas have developed a bend or a crease, often when they are nearing blooming, from which they never recover. This is so maddening! Yep, at about the halfway point in the long leaves, they just droop over, usually developing a crease, and […]

Monday, November 14th, 2011

Should One Buy or Harvest Seeds?

morning glory seeds by oceandesetoiles TheGardenLady received this question from someone called the Chicago Urban Gardener:  I recently read and enjoyed your article on morning glories, in which you describe how you start the plant from seed. I was curious to know, however, whether you buy your seeds or harvest them from the previous year’s […]

Wednesday, May 27th, 2009

Gladiolus Leaves Turning Yellow

TheGardenLady received this question from Diane. I planted some Gladiolus bulbs in the spring and they were coming up beautifully. Today I noticed the leaves on one of them were turning yellow. I haven’t had any bloom yet but the stalks were very green and hardy. What can I do for this plant? Why would […]