Tag: Southern gardening

Do I Need to Dig Up My Dahlias Here in Florida?

Do I Need to Dig Up My Dahlias Here in Florida?

Barbara’s Question About Dahlias:  Barbara G-H. moved here from New York where dahlias have to be dug up every autumn, stored over the winter, and replanted each spring.  During a golf outing, she told me about her dahlias that had become quite ragged-looking the previous summer, […]

How to Shape a Crepe Myrtle Tree Grown Too Large

How to Shape a Crepe Myrtle Tree Grown Too Large

Sharon F. recently read my article on HubPages, entitled “Proper Pruning of Crepe Myrtles” and e-mailed me about her myrtle. Here’s Sharon’s question:    “My Crepe Myrtle is getting too large (both tall and wide) for the space where it was planted. How would you approach […]