What's Coming Up 92: Acclimate annuals, improve soil, beat borer, grow from cuttings

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Soft new plants, same old burn

Beef up hedge before cutback

Time to buy good-guy fungi?

Holey moley, Viburnum borer!

Cut back, turn out winter guest plants

Re-stuff pots, potting mix on up

New plants from cuttings

Delay amaryllis set-out, avoid bulb fly

Spray to kill & pray no spill or drift!

Vines that grab even at 45 mph

Frost warning: No plastic!

Fertilizer in potting soil: No way!

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Ajuga
            killed by lawn weedkiller WU92 Pg 10
annual flowers
            harden off before set-out WU92 Pg 2
Betula, birch
            borer WU92 Pg 7-8
Buxus, boxwood
            hedge WU92 Pg 3-4
            pests WU92 Pg 3-4
Campsis, trumpet vine
            effect on tree it climbs WU92 Pg 11
Celastrus, bittersweet
            effect on tree it climbs WU92 Pg 11
containers, pots and planters
            adding mycorrhizal fungi WU92 Pg 5-6
            renew potting mix WU92 Pg 8
Cypripedium, lady's slipper orchid
            roots grow with mycorrhizal fungi WU92 Pg 5
Dipladenia, See Mandevilla
fertilizer
            in potting mix WU92 Pg 11
fragrance
            heliotrope WU92 Pg 9
            winter honeysuckle WU92 Pg 9
frost
            protection WU92 Pg 11
fungus
            beneficial WU92 Pg 5-6
hedge
            cut back hard WU92 Pg 3-4
            middle shrub dies WU92 Pg 3-4
Hippeastrum, amaryllis
            pests WU92 Pg 10
houseplants
            summered outdoors WU92 Pg 8
insects
            most are host-specific WU92 Pg 7
Kudzu
            effect on tree it climbs WU92 Pg 11
lady's slipper orchid, See Cypripedium
lawn
            weedkillers affect adjacent beds WU92 Pg 10
leaves
            edges scorched WU92 Pg 1-2
Lonicera, honeysuckle
            Lonicera fragrantissima, winter honeysuckle WU92 Pg 9
Mandevilla
            leaf edges scorched WU92 Pg 1-2
mentors' advice
            grow things outdoors, harden before sale WU92 Pg 2
mulch
            used potting mix WU92 Pg 8
mycorrhizal fungi, See Fungus, See Pests biological control
Narcissus, daffodil
            bulb fly destroys bulb WU92 Pg 10
pesticides
            control spray drift, granule scatter WU92 Pg 10
            herbicides
                        collateral damage WU92 Pg 10
pests
            attack stressed plants WU92 Pg 13-14
            biological and organic control
                        beneficial fungi WU92 Pg 5-6
            borers
                        birch WU92 Pg 7-8
                        elderberry WU92 Pg 7-8
                        lilac WU92 Pg 7-8
                        Rhododendron WU92 Pg 7-8
                        Viburnum WU92 Pg 7-8
            bulb fly WU92 Pg 10
photos worth remembering
            Blue Ridge waterfall WU92 Pg 14
planting
            adding beneficial fungi to soil WU92 Pg 5-6
            long term effects of crowding shrubs WU92 Pg 4
Polygonum
            Polygonum aubertii, silver fleece/mile-a-minute vine
                        effect on tree it climbs WU92 Pg 11
problems
            leaf edges scorched WU92 Pg 1-2
            diagnosis
                        check recent history of pesticide application WU92 Pg 10
                        clues in location of damage on leaf or plant WU92 Pg 1-2
                        many plants with unrelated problems WU92 Pg 8
            symptoms
                        plants yellow, curled, dead WU92 Pg 10
propagation
            cuttings WU92 Pg 9
pruning
            as pest control WU92 Pg 7
            cut weak wood hard WU92 Pg 4
            hedges WU92 Pg 3-4
            rejuvenating weak wood WU92 Pg 3-4
            Viburnum WU92 Pg 7
quotes
            smell rewards the care WU92 Pg 9
            Jefferson, Thomas Jefferson, on heliotrope WU92 Pg 9
Rhododendron and azalea
            borer WU92 Pg 7-8
roots
            partner with beneficial fungus WU92 Pg 5-6
Sambucus, elderberry
            borer WU92 Pg 7-8
soil
            beneficial fungus WU92 Pg 5-6
            biologically active best for plants WU92 Pg 5-6
            improved by gardener's green thumb WU92 Pg 5
            soilless potting mix WU92 Pg 8, 11
                        with mycorrhizal fungi added WU92 Pg 5-6
Syringa, lilac
            borer WU92 Pg 7-8
Taxus, yew
            hedge declines WU92 Pg 3
            salt damage WU92 Pg 3
trees
            roots grow with mycorrhizal fungi WU92 Pg 5-6
vegetables
            harden off before set-out WU92 Pg 2
            relating agricultural improvements to home gardens WU92 Pg 6
Viburnum
            pests WU92 Pg 7-8
            pruning WU92 Pg 7
            Viburnum trilobum, cranberrybush WU92 Pg 7
vines
            shade-adapted WU92 Pg 2
            effect on supporting tree WU92 Pg 11
Vitis, grape
            effect on tree it climbs WU92 Pg 11
watering
            related to leaf scorch WU92 Pg 1-2
weeds
            herbicide use can cause more weeds WU92 Pg 10
wildflowers
            woodland
                        roots grow with mycorrhizal fungi WU92 Pg 5
winter damage
            salt burn WU92 Pg 3
Wisteria
            big eyecatcher in bloom WU92 Pg 1, 11
            effect on tree it climbs WU92 Pg 11

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