The key factor for planting is the temperature, not your calendar. Gardeners' questions: My holiday cactus has a white crusty substance on top of the soil - is it salt build up? Description of a Chocolate Vine, Akebia quinata. Pest tip: Geraniums may be subject to oedema or edema. New product: Aqua Dome, a plastic double walled, water insulated dome.
We have an azalea that needs help. It has very little foliage and many of the leaves it does produce are brown. How can we restore it to its former beauty? We live about 1 mile from the ocean in California, but we don’t know if that’s part of our plant’s troubles.