How To Grow and Care For The Tibouchina Tree

Tibouchina Urvilleana goes by many names. This lush tropical blooming bush may look or sound familiar because of its common names: Velvet-Leaf Tibouchina Purple Glory Tree Princess Flower … [Read more...]

How To Grow and Care For Crown of Thorns Plant

Crown of thorns (Euphorbia Milii) originally grew in Madagascar. This succulent shrub holds multiple stems and dark green leaves. Thorns cover the branches. However, they feel relatively soft when … [Read more...]

Growing Bell Peppers For Gardening Beginners

Gardening beginners can't go wrong with growing bell peppers. Anyone can achieve great results with occasional watering and some extra care. In this article, we will share expert advice on growing … [Read more...]

How To Make Tough Lightweight Homegrown Hypertufa Pots

In the early part of the 20th century, horticulturists discovered a natural porous rock called tufa. Due to its high limestone content, Alpine plants grew very well in tufa containers with good … [Read more...]

How To Treat Fusarium Wilt In The Garden

Fusarium wilt is a widespread plant disease caused by the fungus known as fusarium oxysporum which inhabits the soil. This type of fungal infestation is not specific to any one type of plant. Indeed, … [Read more...]

How To Plant, Grow & Care For New Guinea Impatiens

New Guinea impatiens (Impatiens hawkeri) is a fairly new type of impatiens that offers quite a few benefits over the traditional Elfin (L. walleriana ) variety. This good looking breed sports … [Read more...]

14 Ways To Get Rid Of Stink Bugs – How To Make Your Home An Unfriendly Target!

Chestnut colored marmorated stink bugs from Asia incidentally found their way to North America. They can be a genuine issue for any household, as these intrusive pests like to spend the winter inside … [Read more...]

For The Best In Outdoor Heating Consider An Infrared Patio Heater?

Have you been looking for a contemporary heating solution that lets you enjoy warmth or even radiant heat without necessarily having to crowd around a heating area in your outdoor space? Then you … [Read more...]

No Chilling On The Patio! Shop Smart – Patio Heater Reviews

There is no denying that your deck or patio is an excellent location for you to enjoy some precious time. However, the weather is sometimes too cold and you need more than just conventional forms of … [Read more...]

Transplant Shock: 10 Ways To Minimize Transplanting Shock

The fun of growing vegetables, flowers, shrubs and trees from seeds and cuttings is so rewarding. But, transplant shock can take all the fun out when plants don't show the same vigor. Plants are … [Read more...]