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  • 28 May 2017
    as this is a cool climate plant, can it be grown in a greenhouse? I live on the West Coast of Canada (Victoria) where the climate is very similar to San Francisco. My neighbour has a gh that he rarely uses…just a thought…cheers, Richard

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    19 May 2017
    This appeared in my garden and is doing great – it looks like Penstemon, but does anyone have a guess as to what variety? (Perhaps I need to wait for it to flower?)

    Penstemon and Garage-surrounding garden

    Overcast 6°C / 43°F
  • 17 May 2017
    I have a very healthy spurge plant that wont stop growing! It’s about 2" from the ceiling and is threatening to topple over. It’s covered in thorns and I believe all parts are poisonous. I have taken off two cuttings and they are ...

  • 03 May 2017
    When is the best time to plant in Maryland

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    30 Apr 2017

    Partly Cloudy 27°C / 81°F
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    09 Apr 2017
    We are very much enjoying these daffodils this year. Would anyone happen to know what variety these are? We purchased the bulbs over 20 years ago and just don’t remember.

    Frontyard garden and Yellow Daffodils Blooming

    Windy 6°C / 43°F
  • 08 Apr 2017
    I have a large area of ground adjacent to pine trees, and I want to grow Metallica Crispa. Because the area is quite large I would prefer to use seeds. Can anyone advise if I can spread the seeds directly in the ground, or must they be grown in ...

  • 26 Mar 2017
    How can I keep the kale leaves crisp once removed from plant

    Kale and Side of backyard garden

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    23 Mar 2017
    I was wondering if anyone who lives in the 8a/ Georgia region recognized this bush and could identify it for me. I’m a transplant from Pennsylvania, and have never seen this particular kind.

    Established Indian Hawthorne and Front Yard garden

    Overcast 14°C / 57°F
  • 06 Mar 2017
    I have just ordered some Indian Warrior “Pedicularis Densiflora” seeds and I need Information in planting the seeds for indoor “Pots” and outdoor growing. I need all information such as depth of planting , spacing ,continui...

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What's my plant?

Help other gardeners identify mystery plants in their gardens - take a look at the photos below and leave a comment with your guess.

  • Madudhan's Fern
  • CDfolia's Iris - unknown maroon/gold
  • BasilKween's Established Indian Hawthorne
  • diwani's talig harap
  • diwani's Goldcrest
  • plantfriends's Mystery Cactus
  • philo's Rose
  • christi89's Aruba cactus
  • vivvy's hollyhock
  • toe_beans's Mystery Succulent
  • rutabaga's Crassula pellucida
  • diwani's TALILONG or Talinum