Topped Azaleas

8/1/2019 – The azaleas between the backyard and the barnyard have grown well since we cut them back here. By the end of the next bloom, they will be too high again and, besides, Mary said I would regret it if I did not trim them now. I am not stupid and did as told. […]

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Sprayed Azaleas for Lace Bugs

7/22/2019 – Sprayings this spring with new Sevin has not deterred the lace bugs and the white stippling is showing up again. Mixed Martin’s Imidacloprid according to directions (at least 1.5 tsp/gallon) and sprayed all the foliage’s topside–where the white lace was evident and clear leaves. Add Dawn as a surfactant. Sprayed ALL the azaleas–the […]

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Two More Encore Azaleas

4/9/2019 – We bought two more Encore Azaleas at Blair’s Nursery–grown by Flowerwood Nursery–for the SE corner bed in the front yard. That is the bed with the power pole. They are: Autumn Lily (white) Rhododendron ‘Roblex‘ PP25073 Robust and upright with deep green foliage, Autumn Lily produces white blooms with occasional single purple stripes. […]

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