Ron B's Recent Activity

  1. Ron B replied to the thread More Damage from January Arctic Air.

    The burning of the foliage of coastal conifers in recent years has been determined to be due to abnormally high air temperatures alone....

    Apr 15, 2024 at 8:59 PM
  2. Ron B replied to the thread More Damage from January Arctic Air.

    Material sold as 'Victoria' is common in our region. (Correct identification may actually be 'Skylark').

    Apr 15, 2024 at 8:56 PM
  3. Ron B replied to the thread What is the name of this bush/shrub.

    When I magnify, I see a few features like those of Berberis thunbergii - if you are interested in getting one for yourself yellow forms...

    Apr 15, 2024 at 8:54 PM
  4. Ron B replied to the thread More Damage from January Arctic Air.

    And of course, the problem these days of cedars being damaged by high temperature episodes rather than low is worse because it is part...

    Apr 15, 2024 at 4:42 PM
  5. Ron B replied to the thread In The Garden: Pinkish Lilac identification, southern Ohio.

    The hybrid version is called V. x juddii.

    Apr 14, 2024 at 8:21 AM
  6. Ron B replied to the thread Layering Soil in a Large Container.

    Same potting medium from top to bottom. If the plant is not going to fill at least half of the container with roots the container is...

    Apr 13, 2024 at 10:34 PM
  7. Ron B replied to the thread A very blue rhododendron.

    Read about 'Ilam Violet'.

    Apr 13, 2024 at 8:35 PM
  8. Ron B replied to the thread Compact, evergreen shrub....tiny 4 petal flowers..

    Flowers look like they may be perfect; don't recall seeing a sheathed looking new shoot on an Ilex.

    Apr 12, 2024 at 5:23 PM