The Horsetail plant (Equisetum hyemale) is a type of wetland and aquatic plant commonly found growing alongside streams or moist river banks. It can reach a height of up to 2 feet and does well in USDA hardiness zones 3 through 11.Harvest a wild Horsetail plant& 39;s rhizomes, the underground or surface growths from which the reeds sprout.
Red potatoes image by Karin Lau from Fotolia.comIn Mississippi, between February 15th and April 1st is the ideal time to plant red potato tubers. Each tuber should contain at least one & 34;eye& 34;. If the ground freezes, dig up the tubers in fall and store them in a dry location for replanting the next growing season.
Trees that fall across property lines cast shade into your yard, drop leaves and add to yard management. If you& 39;re unhappy with the size of a neighbor& 39;s tree, it& 39;s your job to trim overhanging branches, within reason.Legal ConsiderationsEven though the tree is on your neighbor& 39;s property line, trimming branches that fall over on your side, such as those coming over a fence, is your responsibility, according to the American Bar Association.
Rhododendron image by reises from Fotolia.comRhododendrons, like many other plants, are susceptible to a number of diseases. Healthy rhododendrons can resist fungal infestation. But when your plant is weakened by inadequate care or inclement weather, it becomes susceptible to attack. But before you treat your rhododendron, take a sample of the infection to your local county extension office or the experts at your local gardening center for identification.
Pussy-willow and sky image by ELEN from Fotolia.comApproximately 40 species of willows reach the size of trees in North America, and telling one from another requires some specific willow knowledge. Willow trees all feature short-stemmed leaves that grow in an alternate fashion on twigs. To identify different willow trees, observe the trees meticulously.
Tomato image by Broken_Perfection from Fotolia.comDifferent varieties of tomatoes are better suited for different types of food. Whether you are making sandwiches or salsa, it’s a good idea to know which tomato variety works best for your culinary project.Salad Tomato VarietiesSalad tomato varieties are smaller than large slicing tomatoes.