posted: 11/21/2015 2:10 a.m.
Q I have a pear tree that is 4 or 5 years old. It came up between two Kieffer pears, but it doesn't look like them. This year the tree had fruit but it was produced in small clusters about the size of grapes. The coloring is like a pear and they taste pear-like. What do you think we have?
posted: 11/21/2015 1:56 a.m.
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posted: 11/14/2015 2:34 a.m.
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posted: 11/14/2015 2:15 a.m.
Q A couple of years ago we bought two palm trees and planted them in large pots, to have around the pool. We were concerned about wintering, so one year we put them in the cellar -- with terrible results. Last year we covered them, pots and all, with leaves -- also with poor results. Would it be better to plant them in the ground? We live in Paris.