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Heidi Horticulture · 1W ago

Using Snow To Deter Squirrels Digging Up Bulbs

Nothing gets me more frustrated than seeing tulips dug up by squirrels.Grrr....Tender yellow shoots emerging from the ground must be a thrill for the squirrel after a long harsh winter. Alth...
Heidi Horticulture · 1W ago

Repotting Peace Lily House Plant

Once upon a time, this peace lily was glorious. (2014)It was repotted in 2016, as the plant outgrew the old pot.Yeesh....then all of a sudden, two weeks ago - what's going on?!Here you can s...
Heidi Horticulture · 1M ago

Pruning and Propagating Jade Plants

With spring coming around the corner, I need to get some house plant duties done.Three years ago, I rescued a Jade plant which was abandoned in an office corner - covered in mealy bug. (Here...
Heidi Horticulture · 1M ago

Spruce Bits Falling From Above

In my travels today, I stumbled upon a strange sight. From afar, it looked like a beautiful dense green ground cover, until I heard debris falling from above.Had a closer look and these bits...
Heidi Horticulture · 2M ago

DIY Botanical Art/Decoration - Ways of Bringing the Garden Indoors

I confess to having several house plants to help me get through the winter months.Visits to greenhouses and conservatories help, but I just love bringing elements of the garden into my home....
Heidi Horticulture · 3M ago

Creating Christmas Outdoor Designs from Plants in Your Garden

Decided this year I'd make a set of outdoor Christmas planters from evergreen plants we have in the garden. Having made so many designs over the years, it's time to reuse  the accents and it...
Heidi Horticulture · 4M ago

Plant Profile: Gladiolus callianthus - Abyssinian Sword Lily, Peacock Orchid

One of the reasons I love walking is seeing other gardens along the journey.I happened along these flowers last week and unlike the common gladiola, these peaked my interest.The gentleman ra...
Heidi Horticulture · 4M ago

Rust on Roses - Phragmidium tuberculatum

Now that it's November, leaves are dropping everywhere.  Yet, this David Austin Rose  doesn't seem to want to let them go!Notice anything wrong with the leaves?Those brown/reddish speckles a...
Heidi Horticulture · 5M ago

Evergreen Hedges - Gone Wrong

Manicured, healthy hedges that are done right, add valuable structure to the garden. They help lead you along the garden path, or keep you out - depending on their purpose.I want this post t...
Heidi Horticulture · 5M ago

Red Banded Leaf Hopper - Graphocephala coccinea

It's the beginning of October and as we start to prep for autumn clean up, I noticed our David Austin Rose has set a bunch of new buds and on closer inspection, I noticed these beauties.Wow....