Master Gardeners

Ask the Master Gardeners: Large pots are best choice to contain running bamboo

Question: I have a black bamboo that is too large for the pot. How and when should I divide it? Answer: Black bamboo is a running bamboo so it is wise to grow it in a container o ...

Ask the Master Gardeners: Insufficient water is likely the problem behind Japanese maple ‘sunburned leaves’

Q: My Japanese maple is getting sunburned. The leaf edges are turning brown. How can I prevent this? A: Although frequently dubbed “sunburned leaves,” dry leaves on Japanese m ...

Ask the Master Gardeners: Temperature, humidity, smog can cause problems when growing tomatoes

Question: My tomatoes this year are flowering but producing no fruit. I have also noticed that the bees seem to be absent. Is this why I am not getting any fruit? Answer: There ...