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Ficus Pandurata: The Fiddleleaf Fig Tree

The fiddle-leaf fig is the common name for Ficus Lyrata or Ficus Pandurata comes from the family Moraceae. The plant gets its name from its large leaves which resemble the case of a fiddle or violin. … [Read more...]

How To Grow Virginia Bluebells

The Virginia Bluebells, a spring ephemeral, is one of the most delightful flowers in the early Spring garden. A low-growing herbaceous perennial plant that’s hardy, content with average soil in … [Read more...]

How To Grow Your Own Coffee Plant

Coffee plants - Coffea arabica, it's been a trading commodity for centuries and grown in Europe since the 1700's. Glossy, dark green, 4-5 inch leaves, dress this upright grower. With good care … [Read more...]

Epiphyllum Orchid Cactus: Growing Tips And Care

The orchid cactus is a gorgeous group of tree-growing cacti. The Epiphyllum (the botanical name) has broad, flat, leaflike stems scalloped on the edge, strung together by a woody midvein. The … [Read more...]

Synthetic Grass: Is It a Lawn Option To Consider?

Question: I've been looking at artificial grass to replace my natural grass in our landscape. I live in southern California where water use and restrictions are an ongoing battle. I've noticed … [Read more...]

Lucky Bamboo: How To Grow And Care For Dracaena sanderiana

The “Lucky Bamboo Plant” really isn’t a bamboo even though it may resemble one. It comes from the Dracaena family and is the species Dracaena sanderiana. Whatever you want to call this “good luck … [Read more...]

What Causes Tomato Blossoms To Drop?

You may be an "old hand" at raising tomatoes or you may be an "eager beaver" who has set out their first plants this year. In either ease, however, you are likely to discover the bane of all … [Read more...]

What Is Good Garden Loam?

When soil requirements are specified for various kinds of gardening needs, reference is frequently made to "good soil," "ordinary garden loam," “good garden soil," or "good garden loam soil." For … [Read more...]

Tips On Applying Liquid Lawn Fertilizer

Summary: Applying liquid lawn fertilizer can assist in building stronger grass and a better lawn. However, as easy as using liquid fertilizer is and the quick results it can produce, it is important … [Read more...]

What Is NPK In Fertilizer and What Else Is In The Bag?

When the home gardener opens a bag of fertilizer for their lawn or landscaping plants he may see pink, blue, yellow, white or gray-colored, crumbly material. Ever wondered what makes up all those … [Read more...]