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

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How to I cite information from the Missouri Botanical Garden Plant Finder?

You can cite information on plants from our Plant finder using the following structure:

 (“Plant”), Missouri Botanical Garden Plant Finder,,  Accessed (date).


Acer palmatum 'Bloodgood', Missouri Botanical Garden Plant Finder,, Accessed January 1, 2001.