Monthly Archives: January 2006

Weird Lawn Grass Weed

Q. I live in North Tacoma and I seem to have acquired a weird grass in my lawn. It never turns green and the top is long and if you pull it up it has very long brown roots and … Continue reading

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After Care for Amaryllis Bulbs

Q. I have had a magnificent amaryllis blooming with two four-blossom blooms this past December.  I would like to take care of it so that it will bloom again.  I purchased it from Home Depot in November.  The stems that … Continue reading

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Finding a Horseradish Pot

Q. Hi, Several years ago I saw a ceramic pot called a Horseradish Pot.  It was designed so that you could lift the top half that the plant actually grew in so you could harvest the roots below.  Of course, … Continue reading

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Drastic Pruning of Pyracantha

Q. How drastic a pruning will pyracantha tolerate?  I’ve kept after mine for ten years, but it’s encroaching on a walkway and up onto the garage roof, plus the interior is very sparse. Michael Farley – DuPont, WA A. That … Continue reading

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Moss-like Plant in Garden Beds

Q. Dear Peter, over the last couple of years, some sort of moss has invaded my garden, especially my strawberry patch. It looks like Spanish moss but I am not sure. I have tried spot treatment with Roundup and other … Continue reading

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