How To Grow and Care For Bougainvillea

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

Maiden Grass: How To Care For And Use Miscanthus sinensis

They call it Maiden grass (Miscanthus sinensis gracillimus), a rich, tall, full-bodied herbaceous perennial, and hardy ornamental grass popular in some surprising places. Maiden grass, a … [Read more...]

Gardening Hand Tools for Planting and Cultivating

Just how important are garden hand tools? Well, you wouldn’t have much of a garden without them. Hand planting tools constitute the backbone of all gardening... they always have and always will. … [Read more...]

Prayer Plant Care – How To Grow Maranta Leuconeura

Maranta leuconeura is known as the "Prayer Plant." The reason why? Marantas fold their leaves into a huddle at night and go to "sleep." The leaves fold upward like praying hands giving the plant … [Read more...]

Calathea Plant Care For The Home and Landscape

Calathea is a tropical plant also known as the Zebra Plant or Zebrina Plant (Calathea zebrina). These plants are used mainly for their vibrant colorful leaves which include yellow, rose, white, and … [Read more...]

17 Garden Path Ideas: Great Ways To Create A Garden Walkway

Want to spice up your garden? Make it interesting and creative? Adding a garden path is one way to make it happen, a fountain or pond is another. Pathways in the garden connect and tie the … [Read more...]

7 Reasons To Install Landscape Garden Lighting

There are many good reasons to install landscape garden lighting in your garden. In this article, we will look at guiding your path, safety, enjoying the outdoors, beauty and even home value. Let's … [Read more...]

Create A Simple Masterpiece – Using One Pot One Plant

Sometimes we try to complicate things. In much of my life I've found the KISS principal serves me well - Keep It Simple Stupid. Selecting pots, tubs, and other planters is part of the pleasure … [Read more...]

Ponytail Palm: How To Care For The Ponytail Plant

The "Ponytail Palm tree" is really not a palm at all. It's a member of the Lilaceae (lily family,) and known by several names. It earned the name "elephant's foot tree" due to its bulbous base, … [Read more...]

Growing Tomatillos: How To Care, Grow And Use Tomatillos

The Tomatillo plant, an odd-looking distant tomato cousin and one of the essential ingredients in Mexican cuisine, especially recipes of green tomatillo salsa. These wild growing central American … [Read more...]