Japanese Beetle: How To Get Rid Of Japanese Beetles

One of the worst garden pest, the Japanese beetle feeds on a wide variety of plants. In fact, they survive and thrive eating more than 275 different types of grasses, ornamental plants, vegetables and … [Read more...]

Rooting Hormone: How To Use Rootone For More Plants From Cuttings

Nurserymen and plant propagation specialist have long used the Rootone rooting hormone as a "secret weapon" in rooting cuttings. When rooting cuttings, the famous "one dip" Rootone powder … [Read more...]

27 Outdoor Step Lighting Ideas That Will Amaze You

Whether you want to use stairs or step lights to liven up your backyard, or you only want to see high-end stair lighting designs, this post provides you with 27 curated outdoor step lighting … [Read more...]

Agave Plants: Growing, Care And Use In the Landscape and Indoors

The Agave Plant is a group of over 200 species, all hailing from the desert (or near-desert) regions of South, Central, North America and the Caribbean. These large, tough, cactus-like plants are … [Read more...]

Is Your Problem Landscaping a Slope or Hillside?

The job of hillside landscaping is a problem with more homes built on sites which have major changes in elevation and steep slopes. Landscaping a hill as gardening trend is likely to continue in … [Read more...]

Tips On Using Colored Landscape Lighting In The Garden

Summary: Using colored landscape lighting in your garden can add loads of drama, but use the lighting sparingly, and only after experimenting. Question: We have been thinking about using color … [Read more...]

Zinnia Flowers: A Plant With Many Uses and Abuses

The Zinnia flower - at ease in any garden, thriving on hot weather, a quick source of cut flowers all summer long, plus the zinnia possesses virtues obvious to beginner and expert alike. The uses … [Read more...]

Clivia Plant: How To Care And Grow Clivia Plants

Question: I have a clivia plant, or kaffir lily, and would like to know something about its culture. Quick Answer: The clivia plant is an easily grown houseplant. It should be potted in rich … [Read more...]

Perennial Salvia Plant: How To Care For The Meadow Sage

The perennial salvia plant, a genus, home to more than 900 species more commonly known as sages. Hummingbirds love to feast around its flowers. Salvia is also a member of the mint family. These … [Read more...]

Butterfly Bush: How To Select, Care For And Control The Buddleia

The butterfly bush Buddleia (sometimes spelled “Beddleja”) also called the “summer lilac” is a very lovely bush, and many gardeners love it because of its colorful flowers, sweet smell and ability to … [Read more...]