Gardening Help FAQs

Here are answers to some of the most common questions we receive about garden plants. You will find concise information on general gardening techniques as well as plant selection and care. For detailed information on specific plant pests and problems refer to our Common Garden Pests and Problems page.

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Horticulture Questions and Answers

What Trees and Shrubs are Risky for Fall Planting?

Many trees and shrubs can be planted in the fall but a few have a greater risk of significant loss or damage. We recommend this list of "Risky Plants for Fall Planting" from Kansas State Extention for a list of plants you should avoid planting in the fall.