The Gestalt Gardener

3/13/2020

The Gestalt Gardener: Dollar, Dollar Weeds, Ya'll!

On this week's Gestalt Gardener, Felder, wreaking of beef stew, brings in native azaleas, oregano, and a sword bean pod!4:12 - Lisa in Strayhorn has moles in her yard.7:50 - Debbie in Laurel needs help with her Norfolk Pine.17:01 - 81-year-old Pat in Olive Branch is self-isolating from Coronavirus and is passing the time by having a blast in her garden! 19:50 - Debra in Mobile is building a new garden bed and asks for a good dirt recipe. 23:43 - Terry in Union has an interesting tactic to keep deer out of your plants and garden.Today's cheesy music is at 27:35 and it's "Hey There Little Insect" by the Modern Lovers from their 1977 album Modern Lovers Live.30:29 - Edward from Jackson would like to know how he can fertilize his oak tree.33:32 - Felder talks about how urban trees have a shelf life and won't live forever.34:02 - Hugh from Ocean Springs is looking for advice on how to control dollar weed and Virginia button weed.42:34 - Felder answers an email about azaleas turning yellow.43:07 - Tricia in Jackson is looking for a good mix for organic compost, and is it too late to trim back crepe myrtles.44:27 - John from Jackson is trying to keep large and older crepe myrtles healthy. Felder talks about how bark scale impedes that process. 46:46 - Curtis on the Road asks about the best fertilizer for Saint Augustine grass and when is the best time to fertilize.Email the Gestalt Gardener with your questions anytime at garden@mpbonline.org!Felder is tentatively set to appear at the Memphis Botanic Garden Wednesday March 18th.Visit Felders blog! FelderRushing.blog