ll of the following are things I’ve learned. Some exceptions can be found, but they are all generally false statements.

  1. A branch will rise as the trunk to which it is attached grows.
  2. Venus flytraps help to control flies.
  3. Plastic milk or bleach bottles scare dogs away.
  4. “Organically Grown” costs more.
  5. Bougainvilleas are easy to transplant.
  6. There are plants deer will not eat.
  7. Always prune deciduous trees when they are dormant.
  8. Bigger means better.
  9. A layer of pebbles in the bottom of the pot aids drainage.
  10. Making compost is a painstaking chore.