What Are The Light Requirements For Gardenia?

gardenia light requirements

Gardenia is one of the most attractive flowers for its heavenly fragrance, snow-white petals, and ability to bear Southern heat.  Although it’s rewarding to watch Gardenias blooming not only once

Why Is My Croton Plant Losing Its Leaves?

What causes croton leaves to fall off

Why does a Croton plant start dropping leaves? We share some of the possible reasons – temperature, humidity, acclimation, disease, pests, lighting, watering? [DETAILS]

Tips On Growing The Pink Double Knockout Rose

Blooming shrub of "Pink Double Knock Out" roses

When the original Knock Out Rose was introduced in 2000, the All American Rose Selection created waves among gardening enthusiasts as the first low-maintenance rose hybrid. As of 2020, there

Can You Grow Knockout Roses In Zone 5?

Rose - Pink Knock Out Zone 5

Cold-tolerant Knockout Rose shrubs are typically winter hardy to USDA hardiness zone 5. With a few extra steps, you may be able to protect your roses in even cooler climates. 

How To Grow and Care For August Beauty Gardenia

Bloom of the popular August Beauty Gardenia

The evergreen, deciduous shrub, August Beauty (Gardenia jasminoides/gar-DEEN-ee-uh jas-min-NOY-deez), is native to Japan and southern China. You may also hear this member of the Rubiaceae family referred to as Cape

Growing The Yellow Knock Out Rose

Full Bloomed Yellow Knockout Rose in Midwest Garden

Knockout roses are a beautiful, lower-maintenance alternative to the classic rose. Easy to grow and not too picky, these beautiful flowers will bloom all season long with no complaint. The

Tips On Growing Knockout Roses In Containers

Pink Double Knock Out rose flower - Deep pink.

Knockout roses are a fantastic, sturdy variety of rose developed by William Radler. Since 2000, when knockout roses became commercially available, they have bloomed in popularity. Serving as an attractive,

Croton Varieties: Different Types Of Croton Plants

Colorful vibrant leaves of different Croton varieties

The Croton plant, aka Codiaeum variegatum (pkoh-dih-EE-um var-ee-GAY-tum), is a colorful indoor/outdoor tropical plant is native to Malaysia, Sri Lanka, and India. The word croton is Greek for tick because

When Do Knockout Roses Start Blooming?

Blooming Knock out roses, when do they start flowering?

Knockout roses care is low-maintenance. This hardy rose is an ideal shrub even for gardeners with limited experience. This family of roses produces vivid red, yellow, or pink rose blossoms

Cape Jasmine Care: Tips on Growing Gardenia Jasminoides

Close up green Gardenia jasminoides (gardenia, cape jasmine, cape jessamine)

Cape jasmine is a popular tropical evergreen shrub and perennial flower. It’s grown for its exquisite fragrances and attractive creamy-white flowers. Gardenia jasminoides is from Africa’s subtropical regions, southern Asia,

Tips On Croton Plant Care Outdoors

colorful croton plants growing outdoors

Crotons (Codiaeum variegatum) make excellent houseplants and seasonal container plants, but did you know that they are also popular in landscaping in tropical settings?  Croton plants hail from Indonesia and

Why Does My Croton Mammy Losing Leaves?

Colorful leaves of Croton Mammy

The Croton Mammy, also called Mammy Croton, is among one of the most colorful houseplants. Mammy shares the characteristic colorful leaves of bold yellows, oranges, reds, and black like other