A question came in to Ask Gardenerd about a lemon tree grown from seed. We explore whether that's a good idea or not.
A fun question came into Ask Gardenerd this week from Janet Lally. She asks, "This morning I found my rosemary had blobs of white foam on the ends of some branches. I had pruned the rosemary yesterday. What is it? --Janet Lally"
We received this question from David Feldman came into Ask Gardenerd: "My basil has been doing great all spring and now that summer is here the leaves have lots of…
Every once in awhile we get a question or comment from a fruit gardener that their citrus fruit tastes terrible. This week, Paul Marini wrote in to Ask Gardenerd with a different question that is related: "I know the Meyer lemon tree is a combination of lemon and mandarin orange. I am pretty sure there are orange branches growing out of the bottom half [of my tree]. Is it OK to leave them on, or should I cut them off?"
A question from Debra came into Ask Gardenerd this week about compost volunteers. To keep or not to keep? We answer that question.
This week a question came in to Ask Gardenerd about controlling leaf miners and leaf rollers on citrus trees. We'll explore the options to solve the issue.
Two questions came in to Ask Gardenerd this week about rats and their traps. Let's tackle them in order. The first is from Linda Smith:
We get questions like this one from Esther Lumer a lot: "Where do I buy worms to revive my compost bins?" The answer varies depending on what kind of compost bin you have, and depending on your goals. Let's explore.
With fires raging here in California, the question keeps coming up: how do I deal with fallen ash in the garden? Does it contaminate the soil? Should I eat the plants? These are all good questions. Let's look at the answers.
A question came in from Paula about tomato blossoms not fruiting. We tackle the question with our favorite TomatoManiac, Scott Daigre.