Powder Puff Tree Growing and Care (Calliandra Plant)

Red flower of Powder Puff - Calliandra haematocephala

Powder Puff Tree the common name for Calliandra Haematocephala [kal-ee-AN-druh, hee-mat-oh-SEF-uh-luh] the most widely cultivated of the 150 calliandra species. It belongs to the Fabaceae family, which people typically call the pea

Phlox Drummondii Care: How To Grow The Annual Phlox

Flowering Annual Phlox aka Phlox drummondii

Annual Phlox aka Phlox drummondii (Flox Drum-on-dye) is sometimes called “Texas Belle” because this colorful spring and summer wildflower plant hails from the “Lone Star” state in North America. This

How To Grow And Care For Sanchezia Plant [GUIDE]

Zebra like leaves of Sanchezia Speciosa

Sanchezia speciosa [san-CHEH-zee-uh, spee-see-OH-suh] is an evergreen perennial shrub species from the family Acanthaceae, native to tropical rainforests of northeastern Peru and Ecuador where it grows as an understory plant

Build A Table Top Terra Cotta Fountain

items needed for a terra cotta fountain

If you want to add the element and sound of water to your garden or patio without making a big monetary investment try making your own terra cotta fountain! The

How To Make Fake Landscape Rocks and Boulders

Landscaping is great.. when you see what a professional can bring to the landscape… it’s even better. However, not everyone can afford, to spend thousands on a professional landscaper for

Fatsia Japonica Care: Growing For Japanese Aralia

attractive Palmate leaves of Japanese Aralia - Fatsia Japonica plant

Fatsia Japonica [FAT-see-uh, juh-PON-ih-kuh] is a flowering plant species belonging to the Araliaceae family (Aralia plant) and is native to Japan, Taiwan, and South Korea. Fatsi, one of the plant’s

How To Make The Perfect Hummingbird Food

Hummingbirds are wonderful tiny creatures and great additions to the garden. There are plants you can grow to help attract these flying gems, but including a hummingbird feeder with the

How To Install A French Well Or Dry Well

french well or dry well being installed

Question: Someone told me a dry well or french drain installation will help with drainage in our landscape. What is it, and can we build it ourselves? Hollie, Ohio Answer:

How To Grow Coleus As A Tree: Step By Step

I always like to see plants commonly grown in one form, growing in a different way or style. Colorful, butterfly attracting Lantana plants and growing hibiscus trees into standards instead

How To Remove A Tree Stump With Epsom Salt

stump drilled holes to add epsom salt

Have you ever tried stump removal using Epsom salt? Epsom Salt has many uses besides making baths more relaxing and healthy for your skin and body. Epsom salt help tomato