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Milkweed recommendations for Austin, TX
October 20, 2014
I live on thin limestone soil in Austin's NW Hills. I'd like to plant some mi...
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Fall Wildflowers for Helotes, TX
October 20, 2014
Dear Smarty, Could you please suggest a few colorful wildflowers for a sunny ar...
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Horseherb planting in Richardson, TX
October 18, 2014
What is the best time to plant 4" pots of Horseherb?
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How to germinate seed for Styrax grandifolius
October 18, 2014
How do I germinate seed for the Styrax grandifolius?
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Identification of a vine with red berries in Weatherford, Texas
October 17, 2014
I have found a vine with red berries that I would appreciate an ID for. How can ...
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Plants to grow under pine trees in Riverside, CA
October 15, 2014
Please tell me what plants would do well under pine trees in somewhat moist soil...
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Nativity of various bulbs
October 15, 2014
Are the following bulbs native? Chionodoxa forbesii Camassia leichflinii Croc...
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Houseplant identification
October 15, 2014
Had a houseplant with leaves that were green on the top and purplish on the bott...
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Fall Flower Planting in Abilene, TX
October 14, 2014
Are there any flowers that can be planted in the fall in Abilene Texas?
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Water Use Versus Soil Moisture
October 14, 2014
In the Native Plant Database, under Growing Conditions what is the difference be...
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Kousa Dogwood Fruit Toxic to Dogs?
October 14, 2014
Are Kousa dogwood berries toxic to dogs?
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Is Sabal minor juglone tolerant?
October 13, 2014
Is Sabal minor or any other small and shade tolerant palm juglone tolerant? I’d ...
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Storing Rudbeckia Hirta Seed
October 10, 2014
I just bought and planted your Rudbeckia hirta seed. I have a lot leftover. Can ...
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Native Texas Plants for a Terrarium
October 08, 2014
I have a 55-gallon aquarium that I would like to make into a terrarium. Are ther...
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Beauty Berry Without Berries.
October 08, 2014
I have a beautyberry that has no berries. I have some 3 year old bushes that ar...
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Looking for source of wildflower seeds in Southern California
October 08, 2014
I'm looking for a source of wildflower seed--a mix of annuals and perennials--f...
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How to Identify Male and Female Texas Persimmon Trees
October 07, 2014
I have just learned that Texas persimmon trees are either male or female. Is it...
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Groundcover for Critical Area Buffer Zone in Maryland
October 06, 2014
Help RE: Maryland Critical Area Buffer Zone. Is there a low or no- mow grass ...
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Plant that attracts butterflies, perhaps?
October 06, 2014
What is that one plant/flower in your Center that attracts wildflowers like craz...
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Silphium Perfoliatum Seeds
October 06, 2014
I am trying to identify which part of the seedhead is the actual seed of the cup...
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Best Asclepias for Kansas City
October 06, 2014
I have a question about the Asclepias. I live in the Midwest, in Kansas City wit...
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Pruning Citrus Suckers
October 06, 2014
Mr. Smarty Plants, you are the only person that has "not" insisted that the li...
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Where do snake herb and skeleton-leaf goldeneye get their names?
October 05, 2014
Dear Mr. Smarty Plants, Where does snake herb, and skeleton leaf goldeneye ge...
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Alternative to Habiturf™ for San Franciso area
October 05, 2014
Will Habiturf thrive in San Francisco? My current sod lawn is dying because the ...
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Difference in native and non-native cherry laurel
October 02, 2014
I have a backyard volunteer that I have identified as a cherry laurel, but how d...
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