Mealybugs: How To Kill Annoying Mealy Bugs

Have you ever seen mealybugs on houseplants or on other ornamental plants in the landscape? They look like cotton or blotches of powder all over the leaves. If so, you've seen them, naturally, … [Read more...]

Cactus Potting Soil: How To Make The Best Soil For Succulents

Growing and propagating your own cactus and succulent plants is a very rewarding process. There's a lot to love about cactus and succulents - they have an unusual and diverse range of growth … [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...]

12 Ways To Use Wood Ash In The Home and Garden

Fire is an element that can cause great harm to the environment. However natural wildfires can actually be quite beneficial. Wood ash in gardening holds many nutritious elements for plants. It is … [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...]

Your Complete Guide To Planting And Growing Caladium Bulbs

Caladiums are very attractive tropical perennial plants hailing from South America and Central America. Most Caladiums we see in the United States come from Brazil. These colorful plants are members … [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...]