Plant ID Needed Please!

Plant ID Needed Please!

I live in England, and my MIL has just given me a rooted cutting… well it seems to be tuberous in nature actually. It’s a rather tall plant, with beautiful white, trumpet-shaped flowers, and the pollen in the middle is

Plant ID Needed Please!

Plant ID Needed Please!

I live in England, and my MIL has just given me a rooted cutting… well it seems to be tuberous in nature actually. It’s a rather tall plant, with beautiful white, trumpet-shaped flowers, and the pollen in the middle is

Eat the invasives! revisited

Eat the invasives! revisited

okay we’ve all heard about garlic mustard pesto and knotweed pie.. but here’s something new (to me) that I tried : from this… Rosa rugosa, considered a noxious weed/invasive in the NE US the hips, picked. and the finished result!

Eat the invasives! revisited

Eat the invasives! revisited

okay we’ve all heard about garlic mustard pesto and knotweed pie.. but here’s something new (to me) that I tried : from this… Rosa rugosa, considered a noxious weed/invasive in the NE US the hips, picked. and the finished result!

Plant ID

Plant ID

I got this plant from a friend last summer and it has just started to bloom. This is the second bloom, and I am hoping someone out there can identify it for me. It has woody branches, bright green leaves

Plant ID

Plant ID

I got this plant from a friend last summer and it has just started to bloom. This is the second bloom, and I am hoping someone out there can identify it for me. It has woody branches, bright green leaves

The ‘after’ pictures (VERY picture heavy)

The ‘after’ pictures (VERY picture heavy)

I really do hate to post a second time, but you won’t be seeing anything new from me for awhile so I hope its forgiven? >_< All I ask that you keep in mind is that were poor college students,

The ‘after’ pictures (VERY picture heavy)

The ‘after’ pictures (VERY picture heavy)

I really do hate to post a second time, but you won’t be seeing anything new from me for awhile so I hope its forgiven? >_< All I ask that you keep in mind is that were poor college students,

New apartment!

New apartment!

My new studio apartment in New York (upper west side)! My first that I got to buy my own furniture for, so I’m very excited. Still missing a few items (like chairs in the big empty space and possibly a

New apartment!

New apartment!

My new studio apartment in New York (upper west side)! My first that I got to buy my own furniture for, so I’m very excited. Still missing a few items (like chairs in the big empty space and possibly a

Bug ID

Bug ID

If its not one this, its another. I’m getting kind of fed up with this one plant. I think I had an aphid problem, but when the pest control people came to spray for the bagworms, it looked like they

Bug ID

Bug ID

If its not one this, its another. I’m getting kind of fed up with this one plant. I think I had an aphid problem, but when the pest control people came to spray for the bagworms, it looked like they

What’s going on with my pepper plants?

What’s going on with my pepper plants?

Some of the leaves look eaten, with their outside edges somewhat brown and spotty. Two out of my three pepper plants look this way. The other one looks fine. They get full sun pretty much all day.

What’s going on with my pepper plants?

What’s going on with my pepper plants?

Some of the leaves look eaten, with their outside edges somewhat brown and spotty. Two out of my three pepper plants look this way. The other one looks fine. They get full sun pretty much all day.

We (nearly) have peas!

We (nearly) have peas!

Peas and lettuce is doing well. One of my hot peppers is not, though-it’s a chili pepper and it suddenly had all of these baby peppers on it and immediately started getting all wilty (no pictures of it, though). It’s

We (nearly) have peas!

We (nearly) have peas!

Peas and lettuce is doing well. One of my hot peppers is not, though-it’s a chili pepper and it suddenly had all of these baby peppers on it and immediately started getting all wilty (no pictures of it, though). It’s

Just a little more color and a plant ID

Just a little more color and a plant ID

As is the norm around here this time of year, cooler temps are trying to take hold, but just can’t quite manage to take over. Days are warmish (mid 70s) with cool evenings (mid 40s). First frost still hasn’t happened,

Just a little more color and a plant ID

Just a little more color and a plant ID

As is the norm around here this time of year, cooler temps are trying to take hold, but just can’t quite manage to take over. Days are warmish (mid 70s) with cool evenings (mid 40s). First frost still hasn’t happened,

leaning tree

leaning tree

This red plum tree is on my neighbors property (technically) about 1′ from the property line. The neighbor is a sweet old man but his yard is not his bag. This poor tree has slowly been leaning for about 15

leaning tree

leaning tree

This red plum tree is on my neighbors property (technically) about 1′ from the property line. The neighbor is a sweet old man but his yard is not his bag. This poor tree has slowly been leaning for about 15

i’m new

i’m new

my name is Julia.

i’m new

i’m new

my name is Julia.

Is this phlox?

Is this phlox?

Quick plant ID…. is this phlox? It’s about 4-5 feet tall. It’s growing all over my parents garden, as well as the prairie area planted in the schoolyard behind their house. They told me there was some back there. I

Is this phlox?

Is this phlox?

Quick plant ID…. is this phlox? It’s about 4-5 feet tall. It’s growing all over my parents garden, as well as the prairie area planted in the schoolyard behind their house. They told me there was some back there. I

Plant appearance question: no more food causing plants to turn paler/wilt?

Plant appearance question: no more food causing plants to turn paler/wilt?

I am having a problem with my plants that I started from seed and are trying to make them ready to go outside for the long haul by slowly introducing them to the sun. Based on their appearances (turning pale

Plant appearance question: no more food causing plants to turn paler/wilt?

Plant appearance question: no more food causing plants to turn paler/wilt?

I am having a problem with my plants that I started from seed and are trying to make them ready to go outside for the long haul by slowly introducing them to the sun. Based on their appearances (turning pale

Hydrangea question.

Hydrangea question.

I bought 3 Endless Summers 3 summers ago. When I bought them they were quite small and had 4 or 5 flowers apiece on them. Those were the only flowers they grew that summer but they did get bigger. Last

Hydrangea question.

Hydrangea question.

I bought 3 Endless Summers 3 summers ago. When I bought them they were quite small and had 4 or 5 flowers apiece on them. Those were the only flowers they grew that summer but they did get bigger. Last

The cactus that would (NOT) be dinner..and peas!

The cactus that would (NOT) be dinner..and peas!

Hi all, it’s me again, the one who bought a cactus pad from the produce section at the grocery store & made it back into a plant. I posted last May when it sprouted 2 new pads (wasn’t sure if

The cactus that would (NOT) be dinner..and peas!

The cactus that would (NOT) be dinner..and peas!

Hi all, it’s me again, the one who bought a cactus pad from the produce section at the grocery store & made it back into a plant. I posted last May when it sprouted 2 new pads (wasn’t sure if

The first of the season…

The first of the season…

Yum! This is actually the size it is suppose to be. I bought grape size along with a variety of slicing and Roma tomatoes. This picture makes me laugh though. I had to share.

The first of the season…

The first of the season…

Yum! This is actually the size it is suppose to be. I bought grape size along with a variety of slicing and Roma tomatoes. This picture makes me laugh though. I had to share.