How To Grow The Colorful Coleus Plant Indoors and Out

Coleus plants with their bright colors, a wide variety of foliage colors, leaf shapes and forms are easy to grow and durable. Many grow coleus as an annual plant in pots or garden beds creating … [Read more...]

Top 10 Natural Ways To Send Bugs Packing

Why buy expensive chemicals when there are many natural pest control recipes and solutions for the home and garden you can make with items found around your home or at the grocery store. To help … [Read more...]

How To Make Hydrangeas Turn Blue

The color blue, 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. What makes makes hydrangea … [Read more...]

How Soil pH Testing Can Produce Better Growing and Yields

All plants need three major elements for proper growth - nitrogen, phosphorus and potash. If your soil does not contain them in the right quantities, the best growth is impossible. That is why soil … [Read more...]

How To Grow And Make A Loofah/Luffa Sponge

Go the the store to buy an ocean-grown sponge and you'll pay a few bucks for a medium-sized one; … [Read more...]

How To Care For And Make Christmas Cactus Bloom

The Christmas cactus, no other plant seems to be equal, for its odd beauty or for the number of questions from frustrated owners about its care and culture. Stand beside a plant in full flower and … [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...]

6 Different Ferns You Can Grow Indoors

Growing ferns... with their amazing variety of foliage forms and delicacy of pattern have always been popular as houseplants. The large selection of species and varieties of different ferns that … [Read more...]

6 Winter Bulbs To Plant Packed With Color

Color is the key to winter cheer. Few plants give you more concentrated brilliance than these 6 colorful winter bulbs to plant. Veltheimia Amaryllis Sprekelia Nerine Clivia Calla … [Read more...]

5 Landscape Gardening Tips For Small Gardens

Many of us would love to create the dream landscape – large trees, flower garden beds, classy rock garden, water features, wonderful sitting area to take it all in. That requires lots of space. The … [Read more...]