Snake Plant – Mother-in-Law’s Tongue: Caring For The Sansevieria Plant

The snake plant or Sansevieria pronounced (san-se-vi-ee'-ri-ah) a member of the Lily Family, popularly goes by other common names. The very "politically correct" Mother-in-Law's tongue, snake … [Read more...]

Dieffenbachia Plant: How To Grow And Care For The Dumb Cane

Learning dieffenbachia plant care is easy and a good way to get started with the basics of indoor houseplant care. There are many varieties of the "dumb cane plant" on the market, ranging from … [Read more...]

Compost Pile: How To Make The Most Of Composting and Soil Conditioning

The compost pile marks the sign of a knowledgeable, serious gardener. They understand it provides an invaluable source of the vital humus that builds gardener's soil. Very few rules govern a … [Read more...]

Soaker Hoses: What Are They And How To Use Them In The Garden

Here's the deal on soaker hoses... They are a very efficient way to irrigate plants without wasting of water. Water slowly seeps out through tiny pores along the length of the rubber hose at a flow … [Read more...]

13 Best Plants For Your Pergola

What are the best plants for your pergola? First, let's quickly look at what a pergola is! A pergola is an open structure with pillars which support flat cross beams and lattice work, often covered … [Read more...]

How To Grow And Care For The Bleeding Heart Plant

The Bleeding Heart Plant, also known as Lamprocapnos spectabilis. It has delightful, heart shaped shade flowers measuring about an inch in size, displayed in rows of stems which proudly arch above … [Read more...]

Golden Shrimp Plant: How To Care For Pachystachys Lutea

The Golden Shrimp Plant whose botanical name is Pachystachys lutea is an upright tropical evergreen shrub that attains a mature height of 36 to 48 inches. Its showy, orange, gold, or yellow flowers … [Read more...]

Problems of Growing Grass in Shade

Summary: Growing grass in shade can be a major lawn problem for homeowners. Even with excellent grass seed germination, sowing grass seed does not solve this problem. In this article we will begin … [Read more...]

Railing Planter Box Garden Improves Any Small Outdoor Living Space

One of the downsides of living in an apartment in a big city (or any city for that matter) is... you don't have the room to make a sizable garden like you would have at a house. It may seem like a … [Read more...]

What Are The Most Active Summer Garden Pests?

Summertime is a popular vacation time for many folks, but it certainly is not for insects. It's also during this time when summer garden pests are most active and pest management goes into full … [Read more...]