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Marianne’s Responses

Mother in law plant

Posted by Ilene Moe | January 23, 2020

What is the actual name of this plant? How do I take care of it?

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Agapantha

Posted by daisylady | January 23, 2020

My agapantha flowered for a couple of years beautifully. Last year no blooms. I unpotted split them up into 2 pots...left them out until it was too cold. They are cellar dwellers for the winter, usually go dormant...but this year green sprouts are coming up like crazy...way too early to even think about going outside for summer camp. What is ...

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Osmocote samples for Pierce Co MG Plant Sale

Posted by Virginia Ferguson | January 15, 2020

How do I request samples of Osmocote to hand out at our Pierce County Master Gardener Plant Sale in April, 2020? We have about 500 customers that we would like to offer samples. It would be lovely if Marianne could join us on April 26 or 26. Virginia Ferguson, Plant Sale Chair

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Picture of non thriving succulents

Posted by Ilene Moe | January 15, 2020

The dome one is soft. The others are sad. Have not watered in months. By a west window. How about repotting into a clay pot now or in March? Sure appreciate all your fantastic advice. Hope this website set up. Thank you SO SO much. Your help is much more than appreciated. I need all of it!!! 😍🤗🌾🌵

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Indoor pots

Posted by Donna Wright | January 13, 2020

Can I use Osmocote flower & vegetable time release with my indoor pots?

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bamboo house plant fertilization

Posted by Ilene Moe | January 8, 2020

The plant is in an small amount of water. Does it need to be fertilized?

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Baby Tears Plant

Posted by Janean Draper | January 8, 2020

Please help me with my indoor plant, Baby Tears. I am great with indoor plants, but this one keeps losing leaves. I took it to the patio and softly brushed off the dead leaves last week. It looks so bad. Should I use some food, more or less? I'm a faithly weekly waterer, maybe too much for this one, so ...

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Avocado plant

Posted by Susan36 | January 8, 2020

I bought a Chicago heart avocado plant early last summer. I had it outside for the summer and fall. I brought it in in late October and something was definitely eating the leaves. I have been spraying it with neem oil. Now the leaves are turning a rusty color and curling up. I have some flowers on it so it ...

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Gaultheria Procumbens

Posted by Janean Draper | January 8, 2020

Hello, so excited to be here. Thank you for sharing your knowledge with NW gardeners. After the holidays I purchased 4 in 3" pots, Gaultheria plants. Reading it's a evergreen shrub low growing creeper. I have a rock wall L shaped, 2 years new on Lake Roesiger. Full sun.. Still trying to fill spaces. Lower maintenance then in my last ...

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indoor Succulent plants

Posted by Ilene Moe | January 8, 2020

not ove rwatering - in bright spot - changed succulent soil - does not want to thrive

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