Angel Trumpet: How To Grow And Care For Brugmansia

The Brugmansia (aka Angel's Trumpet) is a semi-tropical flowering shrub that can be grown as either a bush or a tree. They are woody plants with large, fragrant pendulous … [Read more...]

Elephant Ears Plant: How To Grow The Colocasia

You've seen them! The elephant ears plant - colocasia with it's spectacular, giant leaves adding a tropical feel to any landscape. Learn all about growing them, their needs, pest issues and how … [Read more...]

Nandina Domestica Plant – The Heavenly Bamboo

When used correctly, the Heavenly Bamboo Nandina domestica is a garden shrub to be treasured the whole length of the West Coast and beyond. Though unrelated to the bamboo species, it may be put to … [Read more...]

Agave Plants: Growing, Care And Use In the Landscape and Indoors

The Agave Plant is a group of over 200 species, all hailing from the desert (or near-desert) regions of South, Central, North America and the Caribbean. These large, tough, cactus-like plants are … [Read more...]

Your Complete Guide To Planting And Growing Caladium Bulbs

Caladiums are very attractive tropical perennial plants hailing from South America and Central America. Most Caladiums we see in the United States come from Brazil. These colorful plants are members … [Read more...]

Growing The Azalea Plant: How To Care For The Azalea Flower

Summary: Azalea plants are excellent and brilliant landscape plants and growing azaleas is not difficult - easy grow, propagate and transplant. Question: We have heard azalea plants make good … [Read more...]

Is Your Problem Landscaping a Slope or Hillside?

The job of hillside landscaping is a problem with more homes built on sites which have major changes in elevation and steep slopes. Landscaping a hill as gardening trend is likely to continue in … [Read more...]

How To Grow Virginia Bluebells

The Virginia Bluebells, a spring ephemeral, is one of the most delightful flowers in the early Spring garden. A low-growing herbaceous perennial plant that’s hardy, content with average soil in … [Read more...]

Organic Fertilizer

Organic fertilizers high in nitrogen include manure, cotton seed meal, guano, and the by-products of slaughter houses - bone meal, tankage, and dried blood. The best organic fertilizer sources of … [Read more...]

10 Small Balcony Garden Ideas: How To Dress Up Your Balcony

If you live in the city with limited outdoor space, you know the struggle of bringing beautiful greenery into your life. Luckily, even a small patio or small balcony garden, can transform into a small … [Read more...]