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...]

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...]

Bee Balm: How To Grow And Care For Monarda

Bee Balm a herbaceous perennial plant native to North America. Plants flower in late summer and commonly found in herb and flower gardens across the country. [1] Commonly known as the Bee Balm … [Read more...]

Plumbago Plant: How To Grow The Blue Plumbago

Have you heard of the plumbago plant -Ceratostigma plumbaginoides? It's a hardy, excellent choice for a landscape design in need of a ground cover type plant. The plant loves the heat, can survive … [Read more...]

Aralia Plants For Interiors

In today's interiorscape marketplace it is common for the designer, specifier or sales person to become frustrated at the prospect of using and reusing the "same old plants" Dracaena - mass cane, … [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...]