Outside In – Bringing Plants Inside for Winter

Starting in mid-August every year, e-mail begins hitting my mailbox concerning bringing plants indoors for winter. Some of you may not be concerned because your plants are indoors all year long, … [Read more...]

33 Problems Every Teacher Will Understand

If you ever taught or thought of teaching, if you ever had grandiose thoughts about education and educators this is a must: a funny collection of regular and animated pictures with great captions … [Read more...]

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...]

Removing Bromeliad Flowers After They Fade

Question: My Guzmania bromeliad plant 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 (Saintpaulia ionantha). Although without a single bud or blossom it is a beautiful pot plant, flowers are the reward everyone … [Read more...]