What should I plant? [more inside]
how best to deal with a burrowing creature (don't know what kind) that is threatening my new trees? [more inside]
I was given an electric Toro weed trimmer. It powers up and the motor seems to function fine, but it's missing the part required to hold the wire. What do I need to attach to it? Some part, some cap, a thingy, a doohickey? Not even sure what to search for or ask for at the hardware store. Here are pictures of its business end. Can you tell me what I need to buy to make this work?
How to quickly mitigate a somewhat busted lawn and garden -- and maybe get a small vegetable harvest out of it? [more inside]
What trees (preferably evergreen) are native to the Jersey City, New Jersey (USA) area? [more inside]
Replacing the weeds in my lawn with grass this fall. Best way to do it? [more inside]
I'm looking for the best way to rent out some office space in the UK — specifically, one floor of a building in Covent Garden. Help! [more inside]
Lazy and cheap gardening in Los Angeles: what plants, fruits, etc. are cheaper to grow (and maintain) than to buy? [more inside]
My mother's birthday is coming up and I'd like to buy her a 'fancy', but usable watering can. Any suggestions?
Please help me identify the plants - flowers, weeds, veggies, herbs - in the garden of the house we just bought. There are several plants that I don't recognize, so I'd really appreciate any clues you might have! [more inside]
I'm growing several containers of tomatoes on my deck, and also... something else. Blue tomatoes!? Can anyone tell me what these are? (A few other photos: 1, 2, 3)
What kind of fruit or vegetable is this? And more important, can I eat it? [more inside]
Recommendations for houseplants that are both cat-friendly and thrive in low-light. [more inside]
Plant ID filter: Can you help me ID these two plants located in central Texas? [more inside]
I'm looking for information regarding the safety of using water from a rain barrel in a vegetable garden. Has anyone seen any studies that test water from a rain barrel to determine its quality? How would I go about getting water tested to make sure it's safe?
I planted a young pear tree about 2 years ago, and neglected to prune it over-winter when you're supposed to. It now looks a bit like a backwards "r" (photographic evidence). Should I prune it now? Or should I wait till winter? And how should I go about pruning it? It seems to have one long central (very bent) trunk and not many side branches at the moment.
MeFi gardeners - need help troubleshooting a non-fruiting yellow pear tomato plant. [more inside]
How do I get rid of an infestation of flies from my euonymus (kiautschovicus/manhattan?) shrub? [more inside]
I need some sort of interior window sill shelving for the winter as my succulent collection has grown a bit out of control. I've googled and I can find next to nothing perhaps because I can find the right terminology. [more inside]
Questions about soil preparation and space planning for garden beds [more inside]
Hey tomato gardeners! I have some questions. Do you use blossom set spray on your tomatoes? Would you recommend it? Do you pinch off suckers? Do you remove some blossoms in pursuit of fuller fruit? [more inside]
Container gardening: looking for your wisdom, tips & tricks... [more inside]
I've built my first square foot garden, and I'm looking for tips on how I can automate (or at least make easier) the watering process. [more inside]
What fungus/mushroom/something is growing in this mulch? (link inside) [more inside]
What are these strange, meandering white lines on leaves in my garden? [more inside]
[Tomato Help] Baby tomato plants are turning bronze or yellow on the leaves. What is it? Pest or disease? Visual here. [more inside]
Heading down to Boston Monday night to see Pearl Jam at the Garden. Don't want to take the train (from Portland, ME) since the last one will likely leave before the show ends. What is my best parking option for like a 7 hour stretch (6p-1a)? [more inside]
Do they actually make and sell solar garden/path lights that aren't total crap? [more inside]
Garden snail behavior-- how far and fast do they travel (etc.)? [more inside]
Is all sage edible? [more inside]
[GardenFilter] What is this alien-looking thing growing in my garden? [more inside]
Is there a way to attach window boxes to a third story condo without creating a vector for water to get under the siding? [more inside]
I just moved into a new place. I want to start a garden on my balcony. [more inside]
MushroomFilter: Where to find Lepiota lutea, aka. yellow parasol mushrooms in the Vancouver B.C. area ? [more inside]
Pop-up canopy/gazebo or crank- out awning (like Sunsetter)? [more inside]
Help me make a "water feature" - for visual/aural esthetics, as well as attractive to birds and other wild life. [more inside]
Need help planning out an all-herb garden. [more inside]
What can I do now if I won't have access to a real garden until August? [more inside]
Where do I get cheap supplies (soil, rocks, hay) for a backyard garden in Brooklyn? [more inside]
Help me figure out what to put in my windowboxes this year. Parameters inside. [more inside]
My garden hose was recently stolen from the side of the house and I really need to have a hose there. I've looked on the internet for some sort of hose protector and can't find anything. Can you guys think of any sort of way to protect a garden hose from being stolen?
Please help me diagnose this annoying plant killing problem in my garden! [more inside]
What is killing my habanero pepper plant, and how do I save it? [more inside]
What potato varieties are suitable for growing in potato towers? [more inside]
Calling the green-thumbed: My front garden is a mess, and I suck at making things grow. Plz halp. [more inside]
I am trying to create a garden on an extremely sandy soil. I am going to bring a foot worth of quality soil from outside. What would be my best bet? Raised beds? Wide Rows? [more inside]
Looking for a Massachusetts (or NH) garden supply for plants [more inside]
Where is the best place to buy seeds online? Your favorite shops or retailers appreciated! Amazon has been not too helpful and a bit overwhelming. [more inside]
Spring is right around the corner, and we're starting to plan our Backyard Project™. Is there an Apartment Therapy-like website for backyard inspiration? Looking for lots of photos and write-ups about things like brick patios, decks, gardens, water features, etc.