Entries Tagged as 'Impatiens'

Sunday, May 19th, 2013

Impatiens Downy Mildew

Impatiens Downy Mildew Gardeners in the US may not be able to purchase the common garden impatiens (impatiens walleriana) for their shade gardens this year. That is because a destructive fungus has attacked them in nurseries and landscapes in 33 states. The fungus is commonly called downymildew which is different from other kinds of plant […]

Monday, August 23rd, 2010

A Knotty Impatiens Problem

Orange Jewelweed – Impatiens Capensis by A. Walden TheGardenLady received this question from Howard. I have a North facing brownstone garden with partial sun here in Manhattan, New York City. Each year a good portion of the semi-shady part of the garden is planted with impatiens. They are the seedlings from the previous year so […]

Thursday, February 7th, 2008

Planting Flowers in Maine

  TheGardenLady received this question from Maryjane: I summer in Maine under white and Norway pines.  The soil is acidic.  I want to plant flowers. What suggestions can you make for raised beds? How lovely to summer in Maine and create your own flower gardens. Your letter does not say whether you want to plant […]