It’s spring, and everyone is itching to buy stuff at the nursery. I’m there too, with my camera as well as my wallet. I thought you might enjoy some of my “Things to avoid when you are plant shopping” collection:
These are called “Serpentine.” I call them unnatural. Like foot-binding.
Rootstock revolt. The surest way to kill off your grafted scion.
A botanical bow? Or a horticultural harp?
And check out the pot! If there’s enough root mass in there to crack the pot, you can bet it’s long past its potting up date.
Love broccoli? Then why not have a broccoli tree???
Looking for a maintenance nightmare? Then this beheaded beauty is for you!
Don’t ever unwrap this plant. It will immediately fall over and/or break. Just keep it as is – call it your turtleneck tree.