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Identiication of a flower in Valentine's Day Bouquet
March 05, 2015
I bought a Valentine's Day bouquet for my wife and one of the flowers just won...
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Dealing with live oak suckers in Central Texas
March 05, 2015
Hi, I have a couple huge Live Oak trees in my back yard. Trunks are 4' in diam...
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Compatibility of mixed ground covers with St. Agustine grass
March 04, 2015
My husband and I live in Northwest Austin. We have removed lawn from our front y...
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What shade trees have non-invasive root systems?
March 03, 2015
What shade trees have a non-invasive root system? I am in zone 7a. Thank you, ...
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Repairing the split trunk of a TX mountain laurel
February 28, 2015
I have a fairly large mountain laurel that I just realized has a split down the ...
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Deterring geese from a wildflower garden
February 28, 2015
I've moved into a home with a large pond beyond the grass yard. I intend to pla...
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Need plants for a garden pathway in Austin, TX.
February 28, 2015
Hello! I am looking for a low-growing native plant or plants that I can use ins...
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Evergreen shrub for Austin TX
February 28, 2015
I am wanting an evergreen shrub 6-8 ft tall to use as a screen in our backyard. ...
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Shrubs for a Shady Foundation Planting in Texas
February 28, 2015
We are looking for foundation shrubs, 2-4' mature height, for a totally shaded ...
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Need to control Turk's cap in front yard in Austin, TX
February 28, 2015
I have several turks cap in my front yard- they grow well, but they grown huge-h...
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Need suggestions for planting trees in poor soils in Austin, TX
February 27, 2015
Due to the clay soils and poor drainage in East Austin, what ornamental trees do...
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Identification of thorny bush
February 26, 2015
We found a small thorny like bush in our hay field near the fence line yesterday...
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Plants to replace Phragmites australis (Common reed) in Cedar Ridge Preserve
February 25, 2015
Dear Mr. Smarty Plants, I live in the DFW area and volunteer at a preserve (C...
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February 24, 2015
I have an Ehretia anacua in the way of possible development of a new building an...
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Low Shrubs for Under First Floor Windows in DC
February 24, 2015
I'm in search of bushes to plant under the first floor windows of an apartment ...
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Short, Shady Plants for South Carolina
February 24, 2015
I have a shady part of my mother's garden that doesn't drain very well. Do you...
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Safe Concrete Planters For Plants?
February 24, 2015
We are building low concrete walls around a patio (in Washington, DC). Can we cr...
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Companion Plants for Rhododendron periclymenoides
February 24, 2015
Could you identify companion plants that work well with the pink azalea (Rhodode...
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How to eliminate Sawgrass from a small lake in Lindale, TX?
February 23, 2015
We live on a small acre lake (about 65 acres) and the majority of the lake is su...
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Seeds to plant a short grass prairie near Houston
February 21, 2015
I want to plant a prepared area 20x40 with strong midday sun in Houston. I woul...
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Germination of seeds of Stephanomeria pauciflora (Brownplume wire lettuce)
February 20, 2015
I have discovered a very fast growing Stephanomeria pauciflora on property where...
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Insect damage to Meyer lemon in Texas
February 19, 2015
Dear Mr. Smarty Plants, I have a Meyer Lemon tree in Galveston. It produced a ...
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Strip Groundcover for Austin, TX
February 19, 2015
I live in a condo in Austin (near N Lamar and North Loop), and am on the HOA boa...
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Pruning Gaura
February 19, 2015
My Gaura lindheimeri is very "leggy", but is blooming well at the end of the s...
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Plant Database for New Jersey
February 19, 2015
How can I find out where certain plants will grow, for example, will Indian Must...
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