Great Gardens and Garden Plant Success Starts Here

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

Doug

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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.

Recent Posts


Brown Six legged bug that looks like a star fish (Spider - possibly Fishing Spider)

In Connecticut, seen on a friends bathroom wall last evening, 2/4/16.

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Black and tan long horn beatle with wings bit me(Eucalyptus Borer)

Today this critter crawled up my arm and pimched me while I was working in the yard. I had shaken and moved a dead eucalyptus branch out of my way and

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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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Step by Step Instructions and Timing for Getting Poinsettia to Bloom Again

A step by step instruction for getting poinsettia to bloom again with schedule and details for home gardeners

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Eight Important Things to Know About Poinsettia Care

Here are 8 rules for poinsettia care along with a link to getting them to rebloom

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The Causes and Cures for Poinsettia Leaf Problems

The causes and cures for poinsettia leaf problems - from black spots to wilting poinsettia, this page covers it

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Questions and Answers About Poinsettia Flowers

Questions and answers about poinsettia flowers - from propagation to outside growing, repotting and leaf problems

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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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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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