Crinum Lily Bulbs: How To Care For Crinum Lilies

Crinum lily bulbs... they're exotic, fragrant, and exciting "bell shaped" flowers, that come with a lovely scent and are related to the Amaryllis plant. From the Greek the name Crinum simply … [Read more...]

How To Make Hydrangeas Turn Blue

The blue color, it's a color many homeowners want to have in their landscape. One plant we see in the garden to bring on the color blue comes from the plant Hydrangea. Hydrangeas are native to … [Read more...]

Grape Ivy Plants: How To Grow and Care For Cissus Rhombifolia Indoors

Grape Ivy (aka Cissus rhombifolia) so called because its leaves resemble those of grapevines and its small, dark berries resemble grapes. Grape Ivy is not a real ivy at all. Instead, it is a member … [Read more...]

Why And How To Use Lady Bugs In The Garden

Ladybugs, the little round red color bug with black spots, oh, who cannot identify lady bug? We all have known it from childhood days! They are the most desired beneficial insects gardeners love in … [Read more...]

10 Ways To Get Rid Of Large Tomato Hornworm Caterpillars

Tomato hornworms are a very common caterpillar in North America. These hornworms eat a wide variety of popular veggie plants including members of the Hemlock family, such as: Tomato plants … [Read more...]

Pencil Cactus: How To Grow And Care For Euphorbia tirucalli

Pencil Cactus (aka Euphorbia tirucalli or ET) is not a cactus. It is a rugged succulent plant that can grow to be over thirty feet high in the wild. However, it can also be kept to a more moderate … [Read more...]

Powdery Mildew: How To Get Rid Of Powdery Mildew In The Garden

Let's face it... The word "mildew" means different things to people. To the gardener "powdery mildew" is a fungi on vegetables. To the homeowner, it may be any discoloration or growth found in the … [Read more...]

16 Home Remedies: How To Get Rid Of Poison Ivy Rash

When you have been in contact with poison ivy, oak, sumac or any plant containing the toxic, urushiol oil, you are sure to suffer the consequences. Typically, these consist of itchy skin and red rash … [Read more...]

Best Indoor Plants For The Office

Adding healthy air-purifying plants to your office setting enhances to visual appeal and can add an element of privacy in shared office spaces or between cubicles. Additionally, studies … [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 loss can take all the fun out when plants don't show the same … [Read more...]