Oleander Care: Tips For Growing Oleander Bushes and Trees

Oleander (Nerium oleander) is an ornamental shrub with attractive characteristics from flower to stems. The plant is an erect evergreen shrub with lovely flower clusters of pink flowers. Each flower … [Read more...]

Growing Clerodendrum: How To Care For The Bleeding Heart Vine

Plants grown for the spring market have changed over the past few years. We use to see just the usual foliage mix. Now, there isn't just foliage but color. Color is not limited to only hibiscus … [Read more...]

How To Care For Ornamental Sweet Potato Vine

Ornamental sweet potato vine (Ipomoea batata) make an excellent addition to any garden. They do well in traditional flowerbeds and landscaping, and are wonderful container plants. They can also be … [Read more...]

Garden Gloves – How To Protect Your Hands In The Garden

Do you wear garden gloves when doing some yard work? Face it... working in a garden involves working with rocks, dust, dirt and thorny plants. All of these items can cause injuries and scratches to … [Read more...]

How To Grow Your Own Coffee Plant

Coffee plants - Coffea arabica, it's been a trading commodity for centuries and grown in Europe since the 1700's. Glossy, dark green, 4-5 inch leaves, dress this upright grower. With good care … [Read more...]

Kalanchoe Plant Care: How To Grow The Kalanchoe

The Kalanchoe plant, an easy to grow winter blooming houseplant increasingly popular as a Christmas plant blooming when many other plants rest. Kalanchoe blossfeldiana, a small thick leaved … [Read more...]

Alocasia Plant Care: Growing The African Mask Plant

The Alocasia plant is an attractive foliage plant and houseplant capable of growing quite large if given enough humidity and extra light during the winter months. Its unique foliage make it an … [Read more...]

Growing Orchids Indoors: Tips On Care Of Orchid Plants Indoors

Orchids are popular! At one time indoor orchids were a specialty item found only at the florist shop and orchid nurseries. Today, the orchid is mainstream. Over the last few years, more commercial … [Read more...]

Zinnia Flowers: A Plant With Many Uses and Abuses

The Zinnia flower - at ease in any garden, thriving on hot weather, a quick source of cut flowers all summer long, plus the zinnia possesses virtues obvious to beginner and expert alike. The uses … [Read more...]

White Bird of Paradise – Strelitzia Nicolai

When most of us hear of the "Bird of Paradise" we think of the commonly grown orange cut flower Strelitzia reginae not the white Bird of Paradise plant. Strelitzia nicolai - Pronounced: … [Read more...]