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...]

Crotons – Colorful Plants for Indoors Use

Question: We had many a croton plant growing outdoors in Florida when I was growing up and I remember them being so colorful. Can crotons be grown indoors and bring all their vibrant color inside? … [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...]

Lucky Bamboo – Dracaena sanderiana

The “Lucky Bamboo” really isn’t a bamboo even though it may resemble one – its actually Dracaena sanderiana. Whatever you want to call this “lucky plant” it has opened up a whole new way for people … [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...]