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Marianne’s Responses

Giant Southeastern Asiatic Spider Lily

Posted by wstrkmp | February 25, 2019

Hi, Marianne: I am sorry the picture in my previous question of February 11 did not attach. I will try again. Joanne

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samples

Posted by Sharon Mellor | February 22, 2019

I work with 'Hands-on-Gardening' project with Tel Hai Retirement Community in Honey Brook, PA we have approximately 45 volunteer gardeners that plant annuals throughout our community. I am recommending the use of Osmocote Plus for our upcoming Summer to Fall plants. If we can have some samples it would be greatly appreciated. Thank you. Sharon Mellor

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Poinsettia

Posted by Joanne Ciborowski | February 22, 2019

My Christmas Poinsettia still looks as vibrant since the day I received it at a Christmas Church dinner. When the Summer season approaches, is it safe to put it outside on my front porch? How do you care for one in the later months, now that they are so hardy?

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Echinacea

Posted by daisylady | February 22, 2019

Are the Chyenne series perrennial in zone 6ish?

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Petunias

Posted by Rosanna Schmidt | February 22, 2019

do not have luck with growing petunias. I've asked for advice from many people who have wonderful petunias but nothing has worked for me. they get yellow and leggy and so look pitiful. I can grow purple wave petunias. I would like to hear your advice. I live in southwest Kansas where we have to water almost every day in ...

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How do i fertilize an in-ground apple tree?

Posted by Roberttt Gutierrez | February 14, 2019

I have osmocote plus, and was hoping to get advice on using it to fertilize an in-ground apple tree. Can you recommend a number of scoops per inch of trunk? Should i mix is with aged compost first? thanks

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Giant Asiatic Spider Lily

Posted by wstrkmp | February 11, 2019

You have been my go-to person for all my gardening questions in Federal Way, Wa, and now I am hoping you can help me with this problem in my garden in my winter home in Maricopa, Arizona, about 20 miles south of Phoenix. I planted this lily about 4 years ago, and it has flourished, until I returned about 3 ...

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Does Coconut Fiber Provide Nutrition?

Posted by Tammy Moreno | February 11, 2019

When using coconut fiber in a houseplant soil mix, does the amount of Osmocote need to be adjusted? I'm not yet sure how much coconut fiber to use or what to mix it with. I have a Zz plant, Peperomia, Fiddleleaf Fig, and Chinese Evergreen that all need to be repotted. How would I adjust both the mix and the ...

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Donation request

Posted by Patricia Hines | February 1, 2019

I am representing the Master Gardeners of Lancaster County who are having our 27th annual symposium on April 13th. In the past Bloomington Brands as generously donated samples to our group. We anticipate having up to 225 individuals. The audience is interested in vegetables, house plants, annuals, perennials, fruits, etc. Any of samples would be much appreciated. Thank you for ...

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Error for uploading a picture

Posted by CHIEKO HIRONAGA | January 28, 2019

Hello Marianne, I see the message, "There was an error while uploading the file. Error code: 7". How can I fix it?? I do see the picture uploaded under My Garden though.

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