Check winter houseplants for brown leaf tips, wilting, dropping of lower leaves and little or no new growth - all signs that your plant may be in trouble.
Be sure to ID insects first before choosing a method for control
Winter is a good time to check for insects on your houseplants
A few tips will assure plants live into the new year
Placing plants in the correct sunlight exposure can make all the difference
Gardeners with small-scale orchards can take advantage of hazelnut varieties bred in recent years at Oregon State University that resist eastern filbert blight.
Many people think of shade or woodland gardens when they think of growing native plants. In fact, many woodland plants do very well in garden settings. But careful selection and care is essential to making your woodland garden flourish.