Kimberly Queen & Emerald Queen Ferns

Nephrolepis obliterata also known as the Australian sword fern or Kimberly queen is one of the easier ferns to grow. Originating from Australia, this is considered to be one of the most beautiful … [Read more...]

Calathea Care For The Home and Landscape

Calathea is tropical plant that is also known as the Zebra Plant (Calathea zebrina). These plants are used mainly for their vibrant colorful leaves. Colors include yellow, rose, white, and even … [Read more...]

Phalaenopsis Care For The Moth Orchid

When the holidays approach it means orchids will soon be "Up and Coming". The main orchid crop you'll find at this time is Phalaenopsis commonly called the Moth Orchid. The site of 100s and … [Read more...]

White Bird of Paradise – Strelitzia Nicolai

When most of us hear of the "Bird of Paradise" we think of the commonly grown orange cut flower Strelitzia reginae not the white Bird of Paradise plant. Strelitzia nicolai Pronounced: … [Read more...]

Removing Bromeliad Flowers After They Fade

Question: My Guzmania bromeliad is done blooming. How should I care for it? Patricia, Georgia Answer: Patricia, a few months have probably past since you got your Guzmania bromeliad. The … [Read more...]

African Violet Care: Growing In Winter and Summer

Many plants are grown for their foliage. Not so the African violet. Although without a single bud or blossom it is a beautiful pot plant, flowers are the reward everyone seeks and the owner of a … [Read more...]

Grow A Fresh Natural Lemon Scented Air Freshener

  Everyone likes a home that smells clean and fresh. I would rather do without all the chemicals used in commercial air fresheners, though. What if you could use the smell of young … [Read more...]

Dracaena Fragrans Massangeana: The Indoor Cane Corn Plant

Summary: Dracaena fragrans the "corn plant", grown in many forms, usually multiple plants of staggered heights, hardy indoors when acclimated. Fragrans is the solid green variety of Dracaena we … [Read more...]