Yesterday Today and Tomorrow: How To Grow and Care For Brunfelsia

Do you know the Yesterday Today and Tomorrow plant? You may know it as the Brunfelsia plant - Brunfelsia grandiflora or Brunfelsia pauciflora. The plant is also known by a few other names - Kiss Me … [Read more...]

How To Make Homemade Insecticidal Soap – A Recipe

Home gardeners have long used homemade insecticidal soap for pest control and killing bugs on plants. Over a century ago fish-oil soap was a common solution. "Natural control" of pest is not … [Read more...]

Kentia Palm Care: Growing The Beautiful Howea Forsteriana

Few plants have a rich history as an indoor houseplant like the Kentia palm tree. The upright "Howea Forsteriana" with its beautiful, arching, dark green leaves has graced the background photos … [Read more...]

THE FALSE TRUTH On The “12 Best Plants” To Improve Indoor Air Quality

If you have ever been worried that there are too many environmental contaminants in your home or office, there is a simple, safe solution to this problem. How about using plants that clean the … [Read more...]

6 Surprising Uses For Pickle Juice

Most people think of pickle juice as a throwaway leftover product, but nothing could be further from the truth. Pickle juice actually has many excellent uses in the kitchen, in the medicine cabinet … [Read more...]

10 Natural Homemade Organic Fertilizer Recipes

Using natural organic fertilizer is nothing new. Years ago, people gardened because their backyard produce was better, cheaper and healthy than store bought. This is a universal truth and the … [Read more...]

Japanese Beetle: How To Get Rid Of Japanese Beetles

One of the worst garden pest, the Japanese beetle feeds on a wide variety of plants. In fact, they survive and thrive eating more than 275 different types of grasses, ornamental plants, vegetables and … [Read more...]

Rooting Hormone: How To Use Rootone For More Plants From Cuttings

Nurserymen and plant propagation specialist have long used the Rootone rooting hormone as a "secret weapon" in rooting cuttings. When rooting cuttings, the famous "one dip" Rootone powder … [Read more...]

What Is Fish Emulsion Fertilizer, [HOW TO] To Use It In The Garden?

Have you ever heard of or used fish emulsion fertilizer? Healthy garden plants are a result of good quality soil, plant food, sunlight, water and of course sufficient nutrients for their … [Read more...]

12 Ways To Use Wood Ash In The Home and Garden

Fire is an element that can cause great harm to the environment. However natural wildfires can actually be quite beneficial. Wood ash in gardening holds many nutritious elements for plants. It is … [Read more...]