Cordyline: How To Grow and Care For The Hawaiian Ti Plant

Want color in the landscape? Cordyline (Cordyline fruticosa) adds color to the landscape around your house whether planted inside growing as houseplants or outside in the garden. It has about 27 … [Read more...]

Hibiscus Tree: How To Grow And Care For A Hibiscus Plant

The potted tropical hibiscus tree is a popular plant across the US in the springtime. They find a home on front porches, out on back patios and decks. Personally, I like to see the tropical … [Read more...]

How To Remove Iron Stains From Concrete In The Garden

Have you ever tried to remove iron stains from concrete? Iron stains can make a beautiful garden pathway look very unattractive. Concrete is porous, making iron stains easy to penetrate the … [Read more...]

How To Grow and Care For Bougainvillea

Question: My Bougainvillea needs some help. At the moment the plants are blooming but we will be going out of town, and my "bougs" seem to love lots of water. Can I put saucers under them to try … [Read more...]

Amazon Lily Plant: How To Care For The Eucharis Lily

The Amazon Lily plant, whiter than snow outside the greenhouse window are the five petals of the "eucharist lily" the Eucharis grandiflora. Lovely, too, is its chartreuse lined perianth-cup, with … [Read more...]

Growing Gaura: How To Care For The Gaura Plant

Gaura is a native of Mexico and Texas, and its Spanish name translates as "superb". It is an attractive, drought-resistant shrub that does well in a sunny setting with light, well-drained soil. In … [Read more...]

Tips For Deadheading Flowers: Roses, Petunias, Geraniums And Why You Should

Have you ever heard of the term "deadhead"? No, we're not talking about the diehard fans of the band "The Grateful Dead." So what is deadheading then? Deadheading flowers is a gardening task that … [Read more...]

Pros and Cons of Wheelbarrows and Garden Carts

Summary: A garden cart or wheelbarrow is a workhorse garden tool which many gardeners, DIY landscapers and homeowners "love" as a back and time saver for their work outdoors. Take the time to … [Read more...]

7 Ways To Use Gazing Balls And Make Your Garden Grow

Did you know that the decorative shine of stainless steel gazing balls can spice up your lawn with both style AND an entirely renewable resource that helps your garden grow? Science tells us that … [Read more...]

How To Care and Grow Beautiful Lilac Trees And Bushes

The lilac tree (Syringa vulgaris) produces one of the most universally popular and beloved flowers. I've never met anyone who dislikes lilacs. For many, these beautiful and fragrant flowers bring … [Read more...]