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Dividing Lily Bulbs by Claytonia
When the flowers of lily plants die, the plant--the stem and leaves--should be left intact and kept adequately watered (not kept soaking wet) until it finally yellows and dies. Neither spent flowers nor yellowing stems and leaves means that a ...
Roses - Maintenance Pruning by chris w.
Most roses benefit from a good pruning in late winter/early spring prior to the first major flush of growth. At this time, they can be cut back to approx. 2'. Some people prefer to leave more stem while others prefer to cut back even further. ...
Mason Bees by chris w.

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by LabourofLove - 1 hour ago
I will as soon as I can take another picture. Thank you for your reply.
by JoeBas - 3 hours ago
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by Purple Flower - 5 hours ago
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by Claytonia - 6 hours ago
It's quite a little charmer, isn't it? Enjoy!
by Claytonia - 6 hours ago
Nice! All I get is weak and scattered little plants. That's pretty in a little tussock. Thanks, David.
by Claytonia - 6 hours ago
Oh, no! Well, we'll just have to figure out what it was, then, won't we? I'm hunting for the address for a woman at a botanical garden who's been very helpful in the past. I'll send the ...
by Claytonia - 6 hours ago
If the leaves are no longer green and fairly firm, they've done what they can to feed the bulbs and can be cut off, or pulled if a gentle tug will remove them. But don't just pull them; ...
by Claytonia - 6 hours ago
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