This weekend is your chance to attend the Fall Show of the San Diego County Orchid Society! It's in Balboa Park, Room 101 in Casa Del Prado, where all the other neat plant events happen. And IT'S … [Read more...]
What is this black sooty stuff on the leaves of my plant?
Many of you know that I work as a chess coach for the Mountain Lake Chess Camp, led by the legendary International Master Larry D. Evans. Last Sunday before one of our big scholastic chess … [Read more...]
Summer Cymbidium Care
Summer has now officially passed into fall, and yet southern California remains hot and sunny. One secret to Cymbidium orchid reblooming success is keeping them cool through the summer. Cymbidium … [Read more...]
Upcoming FREE gardening classes in San Diego County
Saturday, September 7, 9:30am FALL & WINTER VEGETABLE GARDENING I will share my veggie gardening secrets for selecting the best fall and winter crops, proper plant spacing, soil amendments, and … [Read more...]
Conserving Water in Your Vegetable Garden
The sun has returned, and your plants are really starting to need water, especially in your vegetable garden. Vegetables are definitely not “low water use” plants. You will need to water your veggies, … [Read more...]
Diagnosing and Solving Orchid Problems
The following is the introduction to the last chapter in my new book How Orchids Rebloom. This intro explains what you will need to know to properly diagnose orchid (or any plant) problem. DIAGNOSING … [Read more...]
“What’s causing the leaves to curl on my citrus?!”
I've said for many years that my role in my plant realm, is to "solve others' gardening dilemmas" via consultations, classes and personalized instruction. One such gardening dilemma that all San … [Read more...]
Photos from the San Diego County Orchid Society summer show in Balboa Park
This past weekend marked the annual summer show of the San Diego County Orchid in Balboa Park. Lots of orchids to see.... … [Read more...]
“Orchids in the Park” this weekend in Balboa Park! It’s FREE!
This weekend is "Orchids in the Park" the summer show of the San Diego County Orchid Society. As usual the show is in the Casa del Prado, Room 101, in Balboa Park. There will be lots of orchids to see … [Read more...]
What’s This White Powdery Stuff on My New Zealand Flax?!
Colette writes: "I cleaned up my New Zealand Flax yesterday and discovered lot of white powdery 'stuff.' Any ideas or suggestions on helping this guy heal?!" Here we see a very a common occurrence in … [Read more...]
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