How to Prune Tomato Plants

It's simple.... You’ll get the greatest yield when you learn how to prune tomato plants. Growing tomatoes is somewhat akin to growing bonsai. It takes quite a bit of care and attention to train … [Read more...]

Full Sun Flowers: 12 Best Annual Bloomers For Summer Color!

Flowers... we want colorful flowers in the light shade and full sun flowers as well.  Some plants like lantana varieties in the landscape can handle the sun, others can't. When the summer heat … [Read more...]

Did You Know Indoor Plants Are A Stress Buster?

With the holiday season approaching, one will undoubtedly experience an increase in stress. There is good news, though. Something as simple as an indoor plant reduce this stress. Research has … [Read more...]

Calla Lily Care: How To Grow Calla Lilies (Updated)

Calla lily, also known as Zantedeschia aethiopica, belongs to the family of Araceae, a native to South Africa, Lesotho, and Swaziland. This trumpet-shaped flower grows easily with just a few … [Read more...]

How To Get Rid Of Aphids: 12 Organic Tips And More

Don't you hate them! Aphids, those pesky, troublesome pests we find on plants in the landscape and on houseplants go by other names as well: Plant Lice Plant Louse Greenflies … [Read more...]

Episcia Plant: How To Grow And Care For The Flame Violet

The Episcia plant is related to the African Violet, easy to grow, their foliage and colorful trumpet-shaped flowers add brightness to any room. Their name, pronounced e-piss’-i-ah, is derived from … [Read more...]

12 Best Patio Plants For Container Gardening

With potted patio plants, container gardening allows you to enjoy the benefits of a broad range of garden plants even in a small space. Container gardens are versatile, attractive and easy to care … [Read more...]

Bug Juice Natural Pesticide Spray – Using Bugs To Repel Bugs

Have you ever heard of a “bug juice pest spray”? Gardeners have reported using a “bug juice spray” with success to control aphids on cabbage, pillbugs from munching on squash and beans and slugs … [Read more...]

African Daisy: How To Grow And Care For Osteospermum

The African daisy, with lovely daisy-like flowers, originates from South Africa. Also known as the Cape Daisy or Blue-eyed Daisy (Osteospermum fruticosum) are members of the (Aster plant) … [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...]