Laidback Gardener TIp of the Day

Just Say No to Problem Plants

août 24 foreverfitlife.comDid you know that some plants are known for the problems they cause? They are naturally prone to disease and insects, have branches that break, easily freeze in winter, are highly invasive … and the list continues. So why plant them? Before buying a plant, ask the nursery if the plant has known recurring problems… and if it does, buy something else!

Garden writer and blogger, author of more than 60 gardening books, the laidback gardener, Larry Hodgson, lives and gardens in Quebec City, Canada. The Laidback Gardener blog offers more than 2,500 articles to passionate home gardeners, always with the goal of demystifying gardening and making it easier for even novice gardeners. If you have a gardening question, enter it in Search: the answer is probably already there!

1 comment on “Laidback Gardener TIp of the Day

  1. Absolutely. I’ve also learned to find out if the plant is native to my piece of dirt, my state and my continent.

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