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jdeankL7
Identity
I'm trying to identify a bush that has tall purplish stalks w many branches containing orange and reddish flowers. Today I noticed pods on a branch.
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June 15, 2012
   
Esselean
Could you post a picture?
 
Help me join too (second attempt) Help me join too (second attempt)
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Carl
Account still not activated. No emails received. Checked junk email folder too. Asked for new password but no email even though web site response stated it would send a new password to my email address. Whats wrong with your website?
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June 14, 2012
     
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ambientkop
Here is a plant with giant green leaves. I am trying to upload my first pic. Hope it works. Which plant is this?
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June 14, 2012
     
Ridding Grindelia Ridding Grindelia
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howdyrowdy
Ridding Grindelia
The Grindelia is taking over our yard. I have harvested some of it for medicinal use but husband wants to rid of it. Suggest best way without poisons. Are there any insects that could do the job? Thank you.
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June 13, 2012
   
Esselean
My secret to plant weed control is newspaper. Pull out cut back as much of the plant you can then cover the area with a thick layer of newspaper and leave for a few months. You can even pile up a whole lot of leaf litter under the newspaper and you will be left with a nice rich compost for growing new plants in. :)
gardengeek
Most asters are extremely bug resistant and are used to keep bugs away. Besides butterfly larva, there aren't many insects that will eat an aster. The best way that I know is to pull them out by hand.
 
identify flowering shrub identify flowering shrub
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plantgyrl
identify flowering shrub
I bought what appears to be a type of shrub,it has a dark green an purple color to it's leaves with red veins. It does flower small bundles of all white flowers. It's stems appear to have a red tint to it as well as brown and also looks like it has a little bit of fuzz to it.

Can someone please help me identify this =(
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June 07, 2012
   
gardengeek
That will be hard without an image... It could be many plants.
 
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Carl Golie
I've been trying to register for two days now. Tried several ID names (cmgfour and cmgthree3). Website responds saying it will email me the website registration validation but I never get the email. Its not a Gmail account either. Please help. If you need a good person to fix your website problems I know someone that can help. Thanks.
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June 07, 2012
   
oldoaktree
Your accounts should be activated now, however you might not receive email updates from comments and messages. Thanks!
gardengeek
Not sure if you'll get this, but it might be some filtering issue with your email. They usually approve these accounts after you post here, so try to log in, if it doesn't work, post here again.
 
Names for flower types Names for flower types
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Merc
Trying to choose wedding flowers in white. Don't know the names of many types. Can't get a site on line that isn't trying to sell me a bouquet. Even the encyclopedia is selling. Help!!!!
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May 31, 2012
   
gardengeek
I would just go to Google Images images.google.com search?q=white+flowers You might have to click the "Images" link at the top. Write down all the names of those that you like. If you need any other help, let me know.
 
Help Identify this plant Help Identify this plant
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CarolMack
Help Identify this plant
I have this huge plant growing in my yard... I do not think I planted it... it just appeared would someone please help me identify it.
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May 30, 2012
     
Who can name this plant? Who can name this plant?
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mary0622
Who can name this plant?
Have this plant growing. No idea what it is so I just let it grow to see what would happen. It just keeps getting bigger but I still don't know what it is. Can someone identify it before I yank it up from the ground?
http://www.flickr.com/photos/45446675@N06/7273658336/in/photostream
http://www.flickr.com/photos/45446675@N06/7273653018/in/photostream


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May 26, 2012
   
Esselean
You may have to wait until flowering for a positive identification.
 
Help identify me!!! Help identify me!!!
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Leah
I do not know much about plants, except for which ones I like, so this may be a tedious answer. Firstly, we live in USDA zone 5, and the flower in question has already come and gone. I have been living is this house for two years now, and this flower is always the first to bloom, the snow was still on the ground this year when it came up. I did not plant our flower garden, it consists of perenials which were here when we moved in, all we do is mow the lawn, but recently I have taken an interest in gardening, and have identified somme of the flowers the previous owner planted, including may many tulips, lilacs, damask violets, hydrangeas of unknown variety, bleeding hearts, daylilies, etc.
On to the flower in question. It blooms in early spring, once again, we are in USDA zone 5, and this plant begins to wilt as asoon as the sun comes out full blast. She lasts about a week, a soft pink color, the flowers are similar in configuration to snapdragons, or maybe foxglove, or gladiolus, on a single stalk, which is quite sturdy until the sun comes out in full force. The leaves are long, thin smooth leaves, no teeth or hair, similar to the leaves on the daylilies (if I recall correctly, daylilies have yet to bloom this year). And that is all I remember of it. It really is beautiful when it blooms, I would love to know what she is so I can plant some on the other side of our home, which I think will be more appropriate, as she will get more shade there and may last longer. Thank you for your efforts!
(also, if i could see a picture I would surely be able to identify it!)


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May 22, 2012
   
gardengeek
It will be hard without an image... Maybe a Clivia?
 
identify this please identify this please
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kryssie72087
identify this please
I have a plant that is a shrub. It has thick leaves around it like a lily would but has 4 stalks growing out of it. I have a second plant just like this but the stalks are not as tall. on the top of the stalk which they range in height (6inches- 2 1/2 foot) there is an orange/peach colored flower that seems to be blooming (4-6inches of flowers). My friend said it was a yucca but ive been looking at photos and it doesnt seem to match up.

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May 21, 2012
   
gardengeek
Could you provide an image? It could be many plants.
 
general info general info
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pat
Can u plant a sun star orange Outside? Or, should it stay inside, all year? How long do they usually live?
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May 20, 2012
   
gardengeek
Only if it never freezes.
 
unknown large mushroom unknown large mushroom
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cannon489
unknown large mushroom
I found mushrooms that are very large, white smooth stem, white soft gils, white large cap shaped like a parosel. and on top of the cap at the center its a light tan. Lastly it has a ring near the top of the stem. I found it in central florida on my suburban front lawn
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May 19, 2012
   
gardengeek
Sounds like a type of Amanita. Don't eat it.
 
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vicki
Calla Lilly, can it be planted outside or is it a house plant.
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May 13, 2012
   
Esselean
Most indoor plants can be grown outdoors depending on the local climate. Calla Lilies do well in a sunny to partly shaded garden bed and require minimal care.
 
Please help identify this flower/plant Please help identify this flower/plant
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Hariotsumi
Please help identify this flower/plant
What is this plant/flower? it is mostly yellow with orange spikes
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May 13, 2012
     
Please help identify this flower/plant Please help identify this flower/plant
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Hariotsumi
Please help identify this flower/plant
What is this plant/flower? Here's a photo http://i49.tinypic.com/34dsnww.jpg
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May 13, 2012
   
gardengeek
To me it looks like a type of Protea. If you upload it here, more people can take a look at it.
 
unknown hot pink things unknown hot pink things
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denise
In my yard,behind my shed,are small round rubbery ball shaped things laying here and there in the grass in about a 20 foot radius. They are bright hot pink in color and the size of gumballs. I thought maybe they were eggs or a fungus but, can not seem to find anything on such...any ideas as to what it is? I live in the mid atlantic area.
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May 09, 2012
   
gardengeek
Sounds like Slime Mold
 
What is this flower What is this flower
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bargrid
pink,, four petal perenial, 12 inches high, blooms 1sst of May in Kentucky
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May 06, 2012
     
Help with plant identity Help with plant identity
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ccor12
Help with plant identity
I am very curious as to what this plant is. It has small pink petals and seems to be very hardly(zone 6A). I have it in my rock-like-full-sun garden. It bloomed even before my creeping phlox this year. I hope someone can be of help. Thanks.

(Hoping the link works)

http://www.healthyhomegardening.com/images/ccor12/pinkpetalplant.jpg
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May 02, 2012
   
arejay59
It looks like purslane flowered.
 
Could this plant grow here? Could this plant grow here?
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Abby
Could parsley hawthorn grow in Yosemite, California? I stumbled on a plant that looks like parsley with long thick thorns hiking in Yosemite.
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May 01, 2012
     
unknown tree or bush unknown tree or bush
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katie
When I lived in Houma,Louisiana my grandmother had a tree or big bush in her yard and it produced a flower that was shaped like a miniature banana and smelled heavenly. I have't been able to find out the name of it, no one seems to know. Can you help me out?
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April 20, 2012
   
Kate1981
No way that Bird of Paradise looks like a miniature banana, I've seen those up close. It ain't the Citronella - doesn't smell that good. If it looks like a PEELED mini banana, then it has to be a type of honeysuckle. I've got a couple next to my house. It's smell competes with the Lily of the Valley - it's wonderful!
gardengeek
I could only guess. Here are some names to plug into Google images. Chamaecrista fasciculata Mina Citronella Dicentra scandens Bird-of-Paradise
 
Frustration! Frustration!
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modbert
Frustration!
Why is trying to upload a flower image so frustratingly difficult. There is no pathway to doing this. I had thought that this might be a site worth joining, but now I am not so sure. You really ought to make things easier for us. (see my previous identification query).
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April 06, 2012
   
gardengeek
It is difficult right now, I guess they are planning a few revisions this spring, so we'll see... The trick is to have an image sized down to 800 pixels or less, then click the Add tab, then click the Add Plant link, then scroll down to almost the bottom and press Save. Besides that problem, it's a pretty fun place to learn about plants. If you have any questions etc. let me know.
 
Natural pest spray Natural pest spray
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Kathy Pratt
What can I use to get rid of gallinippers ?Can I make a home organic spray or powdered formula to get rid of these bigs,gallinippers?
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March 28, 2012
   
Michcota
Try neem oil. It's all natural and works great.
gardengeek
The natural predators of most mosquitoes are water dwellers, like frogs, various crustaceans, fish, etc.
 
Pests Pests
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Kathy Pratt
What can I use to get rid of gallinippers ?
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March 28, 2012
   
gardengeek
I would just try to limit all standing water, and then add a few bug zappers.
 
Identify yellow flower Identify yellow flower
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Val Morrison
I have yellow flowers and cannot seem to find out what they are - I would like to get more! They bloom in the Houston "winter" right up to March some years. On 18-24" stem, with multiple small bunches of buds along the stem and at the end. The flower opens in a spiral, and the petals overlap. Short stamen but visible. Very bright yellow. Hope I can upload a picture. Please help!
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March 27, 2012
   
gardengeek
We will need an image to identify this flower. To upload an image, you have to click Join first, then enter a username, password and email. Once that's completed you can click Add above, then select a plant page, then save it and upload an image.
 
Fungus identification Fungus identification
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traxxis
Fungus identification
Can anyone identify this fungus?
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March 25, 2012
     
please identify this flower/plant please identify this flower/plant
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jkoregan
please identify this flower/plant
I found this flower in Parkdale, Victoria Australia, blooming in shade. it appears to be very much like a lily .. it has orange petals,lots of yellow stamens in the center, no leaves and purple spots on its stems. there was a clump of these flowers. will try to upload a pic.


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March 16, 2012
     
Name of this plant?? Name of this plant??
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Lola
I recently was gifted this plant. I've never seen it before and I would like to know the name of it. It is all leaves and no flower. It starts off a dark reddish - fuchsia like color and as it goes down it becomes green.

If anyone can answer, I'd really appreciate it. Thanks in advance.
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March 04, 2012
   
Lola7590
I just uploaded two pictures. Thanks for the help
gardengeek
That's hard without a picture, but I'll take a stab in the dark, it might be a Coleus. https: google.com search?q=coleus If you could upload an image, I'd be happy to try to ID it for you.
 
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cotyshelby69
ok earlier i asked about a crown of thorns plant which is now spreading to other two i have try to download pics...need help
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February 14, 2012
     
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Usman badmus
Differences between a carrot and a ginger
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February 12, 2012
     
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