50 Years experience in plant care

125Hello, I’m Howard Jeffries, a Master Gardener in Central Florida with more than 50 years of plant experience.  I’m a horticulture instructor and retired Parks manager and arborist.  I love plants and would like to help you with yours!

If you have a question or comment, please respond below.   You can also email me at hajeff2170@yahoo.com.

I look forward to your questions and comments!

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16 Responses to 50 Years experience in plant care

  1. Anonymous says:

    Having problems with my Mandeville . The flower buds are turning brown and falling off.Plant is in pot on west side of house.

  2. Without seeing it may be difficult to identify the problem. Having said that I think your problem may be drying out, especially since it’s on the westside ,which the hottest side of your home. With the high temperatures we are currently incuring it may need more water . How big is your plant and what size container do you have it in and does it have bottom drainage ? Also, could your plant be potbound ? Most container plants usually require repotting to a larger container at least every 2 years. Send me more info ,including a picture of your plant if possible. Thanks for responding to my newsletter. Howard

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