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How to Rid Yourself of Bamboo Roots

We planted a stand of bamboo years ago, thinking it would be a wonderful screen – and boy, it has been. But I never...

Plant Your Fritillaria Bulbs Sideways

I plan to buy some Fritillaria bulbs this fall. Judging from pictures they’re very tall and stunningly beautiful. But a gardening friend made a...

A Monarda Plant that Doesn’t Wander

My gorgeous scarlet Monarda Didyma refuses to stay put. It wanders around in the garden. Is there any Monarda that stays in one place...

What to Do When Wisteria Has No Blooms

What can I plant to hide the old leaves of daffodils? And, when my Virginia bluebells die back to nothing, as they do –...

More Flowering Quince, or No?

In April I realized my Flowering Quince, which burst suddenly into glorious peachy-orange blooms, is the biggest star of my garden. It has lived...

Dear Garden Problem Lady

My beautiful Boston fern of many years became so pot-bound that I had to remove it from its pot, cut off the dried mass...

Dear Garden Problem Lady

It’s November, already. How late can one still plant spring-flowering bulbs such as daffodils? Until the ground has frozen solid. But best before that –...

Dear Garden Problem Lady

I have an indoor bonsai ficus tree that I love, that the kids gave me for Mother’s Day, and about two weeks ago it...

Dear Garden Problem Lady

The top leaves and lower stems of my New England Asters, usually the star of my September garden, are brown and shriveled. I have...

Dear Garden Problem Lady

I’ve killed another tree peony. I gave it good soil, lots of sun, and water. It lived three years, but this year no blooms...
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