Dianthus: How To Care For The Sweet William Flower

Attractive flowers of the Sweet William Dianthus - Pinks

Dianthus plants the Sweet William flower, are floriferous, and vibrant making them excellent ornamental choices for the garden, or simple borders. Click this article for Sweet William Dianthus care tips and growing details.

Rock Purslane Care: All About Growing Calandrinia

Bright pink flowers of Rock Purslane (Calandrinia Plant)

The Calandrinia [ka-lan-DREEN-ee-uh] a flowering plant species from the genus Calandrinia belonging to the Portulacaceae family and native to Chile, also found in some regions of Australia. The common name

Annuals for Fragrance

Sweet Alyssum (white flower) fragrant

The best garden is one that engages all your five basic senses – sight, sound, taste, touch, and smell.  When setting up a garden, most of us consider adding plants

How To Care For Nigella Flower

flowering nigella plant

Nigella damascena [ny-JELL-luh] [dam-ASK-ee-nuh] is an annual flower in the Ranunculaceae (buttercup) family.  It’s native to Europe, southwest Asia, and northern Africa.  The plant often grows in damp areas and

How To Grow and Care For Globe Gilia

flowering globe gilia (Gilia capitata)

Gilia capitata [GEE-lee-uh, kap-ih-TAY-tuh] is an annual wildflower producing pretty, blue puffball like flowers and member of the Phlox family. It is native to North America, growing naturally in many

Learn Chinese Forget Me Not Care and Growing Tips

blue blooms of Chinese forget me not

Cynoglossum amabile [SIGH-no-gloss-um, a-MAH-bih-lee] are charming blue flowers painting the garden in eye-catching color. Cynoglossum is part of the Boraginaceae family along with the Baby blue Eyes flower (Nemophila) and

Bacopa Plant Care: How To Grow Annual Sutera Cordata

Flowering Bacopa (Sutera Cordata)

Sutera cordata [SOO-ter-uh kor-DAY-tuh] known as the Bacopa plant [buh-KOH-puh] is an attractive, creeping annual plant hailing from the rainier regions of South Africa and belongs to the family Scrophulariaceae.

Clarkia Wildflowers: Growing and Care

blooms of clarkia wildflowers

Clarkia [KLAR-kee-uh] is a self-seeding hardy annual plant and annual wildflower apart of the Evening Primrose family (Onagraceae). Clarkia wildflowers are so-called because they were “discovered” growing on the coastal

Snapdragon Care: Tips On Growing The Snapdragon Flower

colorful snapdragon plants in full flower

The snapdragon plants –  Antirrhinum majus [an-TEE-ry-num MAY-jus] are old-fashioned plants native to the Mediterranean. Snapdragons add a great deal of color, charm, and fragrance to a sunny flower garden throughout the