Have you heard about dusty miller? Getting your hands on this hardy little plant is one of the best things you can do for your garden.If your beds need some serious shaping up, then you should consider planting some dusty to shake things up a bit.Once you do decide...
How to Care for Strawberry Plants The sweet taste of strawberries makes growing strawberry plants very alluring. Eaten fresh off the plant or turned into baked goods and jams, the strawberry fruit has many uses. There are two main types of strawberry plants, June bearing and day- neutral. A June...
The South American air plant is also known by the common names of lavender-scallops and gray sedum. Botanically it is known as Kalanchoe fedtschenkoi, a member of the orpine family, and is a succulent that originated in Madagascar. There are over 200 different cultivars of the Kalanchoe so gardeners...
Grow Grapes in Greenhouse in Cold Climates Vine-ripened grapes are sweet, juicy and a bit crunchy. Although northern gardeners expect to be denied the pleasure of cultivating their own grapes, grapes can be grown in climates where winter temperatures plummet to -40C. Choose hardy varieties like early-fruiting, dark purple Valiant...
How to plant tomatoes without greenhouse or hothouse? There are many reasons why many gardeners can't or don't want to build a greenhouse or hothouse. It can be because of money problems, space problems, or you just want to try how to plant tomatoes without a greenhouse. In warm climates, tomatoes...
10 best shrubs to plant around house or office Shrubs are small woody plants that help to make your surroundings more beautiful and give a pollutant free life. It absorbs pollutants and provides oxygen for everyone; it is a gift from the nature. These are the best shrubs to plant around...
We already know that gardening and tending plants is a great activity that benefits us personally in some amazing ways. Besides providing our neighbors and communities with aesthetically pleasing landscapes, our plants also affect the environment in some surprising ways. This is important, because within the past 50 years...
One of the greatest problems with traveling to a tropical destination is the fact that this voyage never lasts long enough. Sure, these 10 days often come out as some of as the time of your life, however, once you get back you might quickly be overwhelmed by all...
This succulent herb is believed to have originated in tropical South America. The genus Begonia has more than 1,000 species and 1,000s more hybrids. With so many shades of color, blossom styles, variety of leaf shapes and designs, and differing growing habits there is a begonia to fit any...
For some, gardening is a great hobby that lets you spend time in nature and grow stuff that you can enjoy eating. For many more, it goes beyond hobby time and is a lifestyle of health. Gardening has many awesome advantages where you get to pick your crop seeds, control...