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Amy is not afraid to get her hands dirty. As a self-taught gardener, she takes on her fair share of landscaping projects, picking up a ton of knowledge as she goes. If you have a plant care or landscaping question you’ve been too afraid to ask, you’re in the right place!


How do I keep the white mildew off my phlox?

How do I keep the white mildew off my phlox?
I'm glad you asked!

What causes lemon tree leaves to curl?

It depends on the color.

The leaves on my Amber Jubilee are starting to dry up. What can I do?

The leaves on my Amber Jubilee are starting to dry up. What can I do?
Great question! Here's a few things to consider.

There's a white coating on the leaves of my Moonlight Magic. Any ideas what it might be?

There's a white coating on the leaves of my Moonlight Magic. Any ideas what it might be?
That's a good question.

The leaves on my gardenia are turning brown. Should I fertilize?

The leaves on my gardenia are turning brown. Should I fertilize?
Before fertilizing, let’s figure out what’s causing the problem.

My Strawberry Sundae never bloomed after I planted it. Now it has spots on the leaves. What should I do?

My Strawberry Sundae never bloomed after I planted it. Now it has spots on the leaves. What should I do?
I wonder if the flower buds got trimmed off and that’s why it never flowered.

What could be the cause of one gardenia dropping yellow leaves, while the other is just fine?

What could be the cause of one gardenia dropping yellow leaves, while the other is just fine?
I hate it when this happens!

I have a sunny spot next to herbs- what would do well there?

I have a sunny spot next to herbs- what would do well there?
There are lots of options! Do I have to pick just one?

My Rainbow Sensation is brown and dry. Is this normal for fall?

My Rainbow Sensation is brown and dry. Is this normal for fall?
It could probably use a good drink of water.

My weigela is in a mostly sunny spot, but is not doing well. What could be wrong?

My weigela is in a mostly sunny spot, but is not doing well. What could be wrong?
Does it look like there is still potential to save it?

My weigela plants are not spreading, and have little white spots on them. What can I do?

My weigela plants are not spreading, and have little white spots on them. What can I do?
With shrubs, it seems to take a year or two to get them established before they really put on growth.

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