Great Gardens and Garden Plant Success Starts Here

I'm Doug Green, a semi-retired nurseryman who used to produce 1600 varieties of perennials and 600-800 varieties of annuals every spring in my nursery and garden center.

My objective with both of my websites is to help you have a better garden using organic methods and to provide you with honest, accurate information that's based on what really works and not just what the Internet says.

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Note there's a search bar on the bottom of most pages so you can find the answers you're looking for.

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The navigation bar at the top will take you to a ton of articles on those subjects

If you don't find what you're looking for on this site, you may find it on my Doug Green's Garden website


rose 'About Face

We named our old nursery after this Shaker hymn and in 1998 when I shut down the nursery to write full time, I kept the website.

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strange white hairy crawling insect (Southern Flannel moth caterpillar)

It was crawling appeared to have many legs like a centiped, looked like it had a segmented body when it walked. Its was covered in white hair with a orange

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green caterpillar (Imperial moth caterpillar)

Large green caterpillar approximately 2-3 inches long and half inch wide. Red face. small yellow nubs all over. found in san antonio texas

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Green caterpillar with intermittent stripes (Olive green cutworm)

I found this caterpillar on our patio on Nov. 11th. We have searched our books and the internet and haven't been able to identify it. However, a google

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I live in Ohio. This green bug is the size of a mosquito. (Assassin bug nymph)

Lime green and size of a mosquito. I live in Ohio and have had 3 in my house in 24 hours???

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Red bug eating on Kapok tree (Cotton stainer nymph)

Hi, My kapok tree is infested by these red bugs, about 1/2 inch long when full size (I have all sorts of juniors as well). 6 legs plus antennas, two black

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Lime green center ( Saddleback Caterpillar )

This lil fellow/gal has been on the leaf of the morning glory for two days now. Seems to enjoy munching on it. Bright green in its mid section with an

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Red and Orange Insects pg 2

A page where red insect pictures have been identified for readers

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Caterpillar Pictures and Identification Page 6

Page 6 Caterpillar identification pictures and information where an entomologist identifies reader submitted insect pages

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Growing Erythronium or Dog's Tooth Violet in the Spring Perennial Garden

How to grow Erythronium or dog's tooth violet in the spring blooming bulb garden

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Spider Pictures With Names Page 2

Spider pictures with names and identification where you can upload your own pictures too

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