How To Care For and Grow The Jade Plant: Video

The jade plant, these small, sturdy succulents require simple care and a good reason it makes the Crassula (its real name) a great houseplant for a beginner, along with the spider plant. Native to … [Read more...]

How To Get Rid of Fungus Gnats On House Plants

Summary: Fungus gnats can be a real nuisance in house plants and the home, where they fly all over the place. They enjoy the perfect environment of soil and moisture that indoor plants grow in. Learn … [Read more...]

Hydrangea Care Guide: How To Grow The Hydrangea Plant

Hydrangeas are easy to grow, beautiful, hardy garden shrubs that add color and texture to your landscape. Available in a wide variety of bloom colors in shades of white, pink, lavender and blue … [Read more...]

How To Use Epsom Salt For Stump Removal

Epsom Salt has many uses besides making baths more relaxing and healthy for your skin and body. Epsom salts are also used for growing sweeter tomatoes and helping roses have brighter blooms. It's a … [Read more...]

How To Make Homemade Insecticidal Soap – A Recipe

Home gardeners have long used homemade insecticidal soap for pest control and killing bugs on plants. Over a century ago fish-oil soap was a common solution. "Natural control" of pest is not … [Read more...]

7 Ways Prevent Your Carved & Uncarved Pumpkins From Rotting

You've carved your pumpkin masterpiece. The last thing you would want to see after carving some pumpkins in style for Halloween is the lovely carved out smiles turning into rotting grimaces. The … [Read more...]

37 Garden Edging Ideas: How To Ways For Dressing Up Your Landscape

This collection of garden edging ideas will help you define borders, highlight an area, add texture and dress up your landscape. Often overlooked, lawn and flower bed edging can play an important … [Read more...]

Transplant Shock: 10 Ways To Minimize Transplanting Shock

The fun of growing vegetables, flowers, shrubs and trees from seeds and cuttings is so rewarding. But, transplant shock loss can take all the fun out when plants don't show the same vigor. Plants … [Read more...]

Angel Trumpet: How To Grow And Care For Brugmansia

The Brugmansia (aka Angel's Trumpet) is a semi-tropical flowering shrub that can be grown as either a bush or a tree. They are woody plants with large, fragrant pendulous flowers. When people first … [Read more...]

How To Start Succulents From Leaf Cuttings

Cactus and succulents are popular plants for small areas indoors and out, growing them is a fun hobby. Generally they do not take up lots of room, with many types to collect. Cactus and succulents … [Read more...]