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Gaby (December 23, 2012)
You have a very beautiful Website and I was pleased to stay here a few moments.
greetings from germany
Elvalen (December 10, 2012)
I love the flower, frogs & other art work, information and other things in your web sight. I grow about 200 different flowers myself. Also like the weed page and the rest your growing seeds and other information. I keep coming back into your site and it gives lots of things I like. I grow my own sweetpotato plants. I love starting need flowers and working in the flowers and garden. I take a lot of flower pictures also. Thanks.
Neil (December 09, 2012)
Merry Christmas! You know what would be fun? To add some poinsettias and hollies to your garden this year!! P. S. I’m the one who guessed the Commelina communis in your close up page. I also recommended Sedum makinoi.
Maryanne Starcher (November 18, 2012)
Hello passionate gardener.....Im one of those in a Carlisle muckland conservancy district in Ohio....soil is rich black soil...have five acres...have interest in experimenting with lots of thorn type plants and otherss...tried the Solanum atropurpureum....what an awesome plant''' absolutely the most wicked plant I ever in zone 5A,,,started it undder lights in March in my workshop...It grew to 6 foot, produced small yellow flowers and then the berries....Picked the berries and dried them... I now have seeds for next year..cut down plants and disposed of them where no animal could run into them....the thorns are truly will order the Solanum pyracanthos to to see if it likes our muckland soil....
Belinda (October 24, 2012)
Great site. Glad I found it. A Zone 4 gardener.
Fran Abraham New Zealand (October 20, 2012)
Hi Rob Really love your website I am looking for ideas for a small scale plant sale here in our small town in the North Island and all your ideas are brilliant Many thanks I am much more inspired now to get my act together Regards Fran

Thanks Fran -- good luck with your sale.

Steph Hoffman (October 14, 2012)
I found your site by lucky accident when I searched Plant Sale in Lehigh Valley in June. Im always searching for something new to try. While disappointed about this years sale not happening, I have my fingers crossed for next year. In the meantime, your site is a wealth of information. Thank you and hope to see you next year.
Pam Heal.......... Beaconsfield UK (October 11, 2012)
I was looking for the name of a plant that I grow in the garden. I found it on your website Succisa pracensis. I was so Surprised to find you were not in the UK. I plan to propagate it and sell it on the stall at The Hardy Plant society next year. Thank you for your help. Paqm
Kim (September 19, 2012)
Hi Rob, I love browsing your website. So much to take in. I really appreciate you having all of this here for the rest of us gardeners. I live in Vancouver area of BC. Have had my own garden for about 5 years now and loving it, but I have always had plants since my grandmother turned me on with a potted plant for my 11th birthday. I know what you mean about the lawn shrinking. Keep up the wonderful work!!
Juhli (September 06, 2012)
love your site... lots of great pictures and information!
Jessica (August 21, 2012)
Du har en underbar trädgård. Har nyss köpt hus och bara börjat med min!

Good luck with your new home and garden, Jessica!

Solarbeez (August 13, 2012)
Great information...I've got lots of honey bees but I've got to check out some of those wasps.
Rita Curry (August 08, 2012)
I have grown Platycondon Hakone Blue, for four or five years in a front border, the row gets stronger each year. This is the first year I have seen a white, self seed. So pleased to find your site, full of genuine information, not taken from a reference book, hands on knowledge over many years, a pure joy to read and digest. Thank you.
Marilyn Hennecken (July 30, 2012)
Thoroughly enjoyed your web site. Wish I had connected with it sooner and bought some plants. Please add me to your list. Many thanks, Marilyn
Betty (July 26, 2012)
I was wondering if anyone could tell me if the deer will eat my Tamarix, they eat many of my green shrubs and trees, and after I planted 2 of these in my "secret garden" my husbands first comment was..."I'm sure the deer will enjoy them"...ughh
Flo Hendry (July 18, 2012)
Nice site, was looking to identify many plants I've photograph on walks or in my pet sitting clients' gardens. My images are in my gallery "In the Garden" which is on the photo hosting site Any help identifying them would be helpful.
Tiina (July 17, 2012)
What an interesting and well organized website you have, Rob! I run a small plant sale from my home too, with the benefits all going to charity...but I only have about 200 plants on offer (ie. 40 species). I am always exhausted afterwards, so I can't imagine how you manage to offer 200 species and live to tell the tale! Your site has motivated me to create an online list for my next sale, although it won't look professional like yours does!
Izzi (July 15, 2012) delightful to have fallen into your 'garden' -I'll certainly be back (:
Joey (June 27, 2012)
Your website is awesome! My yard (garden) plants look the best they've ever been. Since I found your site they look that way with less stress on me for not always knowing or remembering specific plant care instructions. You are now a permanent bookmark in my quickly retrieved 'Favorites'. Thank you.
Donna Hart (June 10, 2012)
My prezoisa looks just like your photos. This is the first year mine has bloomed. I was amazed at the transformation in colors. I'm glad I was looking for this hydrangea.
Christine Rhodes (June 06, 2012)
I love your website. I am adding my e-mail to your list for next year. Good luck with this year. I have been unable to do much in my garden the previous two years, so this year I am excited to be back in the dirt. I've added you to my favorites. Looking forward to continuing to check you out. Thanks for being here
Ruth (June 05, 2012)
I live in Kent England with my husband and Fred the dog. We have a work in progress garden which is getting bigger and better every day. I found your page on meadow rue very helpful in identifying the plant that I knew was notht an aquilegia but didnt look like the rue I thought it was until I found your page on meadow rue. Good luck with your garden and thank you for helping me find out
TexasByrd (June 04, 2012)
Glad to have stumbled on your webite. I have started a greenhouse and love to 'make things grow'(seeds, cuttings, propagation). I am just south of Dallas Texas abuut 20 miles. I will be checking in regularly for info on plants.
Les (May 30, 2012)
I love Thalictrums and came across your site and love it. I have grown different species in various places and they have all failed but I have a black stockings which is beautiful. It is in full sun in poor soil competing for space and on a very windy corner at the seaside in England and is doing so well I thought I would try propagating. Thanks for your advice.
Justyn Wolf (May 29, 2012)
enjoying your site! well laid out. I would recommend you add your search engine link to the home page as I had to search for your search engine! LOL!! Found it on the Plant page. am going to share your link on facebook.

Hmm, you may have a point. Although most people don't enter my site through the home page, but via a search link to a plant portrait or other topical page. The plant search function isn't designed to search for free-form content (as a real search engine would) - it can only find plants by matching (parts of) their botanical or common names.

Mike Cooper (May 29, 2012)
I really enjoy your web site. My rock garden (part shade) starting growing a few years ago from seed, what I believe is a type of hardy geranium but I cannot identify it from any photos or other informaton I have found including your set of photos of various hardy geranium leafs. Is there a way I can forward a photo of its leaves? I live in Milford MA, zone 6. Thanks

Mike, you can contact me using the "contact me" link at the bottom of each page on this site. I'm not the best at identification, but I'm willing to take a look.

Sheilagh Angus (May 27, 2012)
I acquired some bulbs a few years ago, purchased at one of my Big Box Stores in town. They were a heritage bulb, but I wasn't aware that hummingbirds loved them. Thanks for having the pictures and the names of these (Sicilian honey lily) Would love to know where I could purchase more
Michele Birkner (May 26, 2012)
Your site is wonderful! Working on moving a Persicaria Polymorphum and needed to know light requirements. Your site popped right up! Much better information coming from a gardener rather than a company. Thank you! PS I garden in Peoria Illinois!
Scott kemp portland oregon (May 25, 2012)
Dear rob I'm 36 and just getting into gardening with LOTS of trial and error in portland difficult climate but am loving it. It's now my mental therapy lol and if I have a lot on my mind u better believe I'm in the garden with flood lights until 7am and all my problems are processed and solved. Love it. Was curious about the spring charm Arabis and found your site in the first ten results of the fist page of google results. I planted this in a spot that gets 5 hours of sun a day and from what I could glean from your info is it true that I won't see any flowers until next spring? Will there at least be leaves this summer on the plant?

It depends on how you're acquiring the arabis. If you're starting from seed, you'll have smallish plants (leaves but no flowers) this year, and more robust flowering plants next year. If you purchase plants from a nursery, they should be second-year, blooming-size plants. But they would be done blooming for the year by now.

Wendy Vine (May 24, 2012)
Thank you. I was able to identify Yellow Archangel from your pictures. It's a great perennial here and does well in planters. I live on Salt Spring Island in SW BC, Canada. The best thing about this plant is that it is deer-proof! (I wasn't sure where/how to post a comment on the actual plant page, so I hope this is OK.)
Lisa R. (May 16, 2012)
Hi Rob! Great website! I came across it while doing a search about spider mites.... Then I went to your home page to see what this site was all about. And there it was-- your paragraph about being in the Lehigh Valley! I live in the LV also. I moved here from Boston and I LOVE it here! I am so glad I found your website and I can't wait to poke around on it during my lunch breaks.
Sally Anne Sadler (May 14, 2012)
Hi, you need an About page. I am unclear where you are, and would love to learn more about you. Me? I'm a gardener in Seattle.

I think you'll find most of what you're curious about right on my home page :-)

Rhonda Bailey (May 09, 2012)
Hello! I'm so grateful to have found your shop. I'm starting a home nursery and impressed with your page.

Hi Rhonda. I'm not actually a shop, but I'm glad my pages are helpful to you.

North Vancouver Girl (aka 'the plant lady') (May 09, 2012)
Great photos I live in the Vancouver, BC area and was surprised to see that you had a plant with the Vancouver name on it.
Peter Humphrey (April 08, 2012)
I came across your site while looking for information on amsonias. I have to say you have an incredibly informative site.You are now listed on My favourites. You display information far better than most gardening books. Shame you are not here in England

Thanks -- there are times I wish I could garden in England as well :-)

Petra Visser (April 01, 2012)
this site gives me very much inspiration for te refurnishing of my garden! Especially the lists with names of te plants are very useful to me. Greetings, Petra Visser from Holland.
mike of concow, calif (March 21, 2012)
Lovely site Rob. Lots of work into it. Zone 7 here in the sierra foothills above sacramento a couple of hours. I'll take the time to look through your want list when I can get the time and see if I have something to trade you. Definitely want to come back to your site. Thanks.
Peggy Whipple (March 12, 2012)
I have really enjoyed your site. You have put a lot of time into it. Thank you a another dirt lover.
janine kaczynski (March 09, 2012)
I'm as avid a garden lover as you it would seem! I tend towards English Roses but I used to do a lot of Seed Exchange things! I loved this. Talk soon. :)
KATHY ROBERTSON (March 09, 2012)
I have a city lot sized garden here in Indianapolis-we are in it's fifth year all of it has been planted and cared for by myself and my husband Jose. We try to teach others that gardening is the ultimate recycling, that the earth is continually recycling itself and is a living breathing thing. This year, we are adding blueberries to the peach and cherry trees in the flower gardens. LONG LIVE THE GARDENERS!!
Joy Maddock (March 09, 2012)
I just love plants and this site is just fab! Over a thousand different types of flowers, just sound amazing, i'm abit green fingered myself, I'll definitely have a go at my back garden
Gloria Winifred (March 05, 2012)
Loving the site Robert! A long time has passed since our long chats about the grass being greener on the other side (ha ha). Hope you are doing well, some of them tulips look delightful!
Mike Dolphin (February 15, 2012)
Thanks for the seeds Rob, it will be interesting to see how the little devils grow in zone 4 (Northern Wi).
lori (January 17, 2012)
Very nice is this web site still active I have questions about a Crassulaceae, I belive though the stem is hard like a tree branch I may even be in the wrong family I'm sure its a succulent. type hen and chicks. how would I submit these type questions.? you have very nice pics. And alot of information.

For direct questions, just email me (using the link at the bottom of the page). I'm by no means an expert at all horticultural matters, but once in a while I might know something. Looking at my inbox, I see you already found the email link :-)

Tina (January 08, 2012)
Thank you! Very informative and fun to read =)

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