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Picking flowers of bulbs from Cloverdale CA
April 22, 2014
Will picking the flowers of native bulb plants, such as Trillium, Blue Dicks, Fawn Lilies, kill the plant or keep it from reproducing? I do not condone this action but know people who do it.
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Replacing hawthorn bush with muhly grass from Plano TX
April 10, 2014
I am thinking of replacing a hawthorn bush with a muhly grass plant or two in an edged area with river rock cover in Plano, texas. It is the black soil and not a sandy loam. We have a sprinkler syst...
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Age before blooming of a Fendler rupicola from Elmendorf TX
April 06, 2014
How old does a Fendlera rupicola plant have to be before it will bloom?
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Grafting different colors of Tecoma from Casa Grand AZ
April 01, 2014
Is it possible to graft different colors of tecoma and if yes, is the process same as process for grafting roses?
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Native flowers from bulbs from Denton TX
March 26, 2014
I am slowly converting my landscaping to as much native regional plants as possible. Are there any flowers from bulbs that you could recommend?
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Seeds to scatter from Austin
March 20, 2014
Which seeds are good to throw and scatter on lawns or garden beds? Seeds that germinate easily, I suppose?
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Different colors of Argemone spp. from McAllen TX
March 16, 2014
I took pictures of at least 5 colors of pricklepoppy today. Is this common to have so many colors in one area? How do I harvest the seedpods and when is the best time to do so?
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Source for Ashe Juniper seeds from Blanco Co., TX
March 10, 2014
I'm trying to find Ashe Juniper seeds to plant in bare areas of my property in central Texas. I understand they grow well in rockier soil and have many other benefits for native animal species. Unfo...
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Will hand pollination of red plum tree result in fruits?
February 24, 2014
Red Plum is blooming but no bees to pollinate & no associate plum trees near by. Can flowers be pollinated by hand with q-tip?
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Starting wild plant seeds indoors from Dallas TX
February 23, 2014
Is it possible to start some Phlox drummondii or other native wild flower from seed indoors, and then transplant to my garden? If so, can you suggest some?
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