“The debate is raging at my house,” writes a faithful reader, “what to do with all those leaves? The teenager favors a) leaving them or b) blowing them into the shrub beds. Hubby says we have to rake and bag. I took out my New Southern Living Garden Book but couldn’t find any advice other than to compost, which hubby […]
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Grumpy delights in bringing to your attention little-known plants worthy of your garden. Here is one such character that needs little care, thrives in heat and drought, and blooms off and on all summer.
Faithful Texas reader Carolyn White planted live oaks 39 years ago. Her trees are very big now and suckers keep coming up from the roots. She wants to know if there is any product she can use to keep the suckers from sprouting without harming her trees. The answer is…….perhaps. But before deciding which product to use or whether to use […]