How To Grow And Care For Lemon Grass Plants

lemon grass plants growing in landscape

Lemon grass plants, Citronella Grass, fever grass or Cymbopogon citratus grows largely in clumps. But, what is lemon grass? Is lemongrass a perennial? Yes, it is a perennial-type grass. What does

How To Care For Phaius The Nun Orchid

Blooming Phaius nuns orchid

The Phaius tankervilliae or Phaius tankervilleae, also known as the Phaius Nun’s orchid or Nun’s Cap Orchid, is one of the easiest orchid species to grow at home. It’s native to native to

How To Care For Anthurium Plants Indoors

blooming Anthurium andraeanum

Hailing from the rainforests of South and Central America, with a range stretching from Mexico to Argentina and the Caribbean, comes the biggest genus in the entire Araceae family: the

Fittonia Argyroneura: Is It A Plant Or A Group?

Fittonia argyroneura

How do you take a fantastic genus such as fittonia and make it bigger? Why, make countless cultivated Fittonia varieties, of course! That’s precisely what the Argyroneura Group, sometimes referred

Anthurium Clarinervium Growing and Care

Beautiful leaves of Anthurium Clarinervium

Anthurium clarinervium was first documented in 1952 in southeastern Mexico by botanist Eizi Matuda. The specific epithet, clarinervium, means veined or nerved and references the deep, contrasting vein patterns on

Aeonium Arboreum Growing and Care

Aeonium arboreum plant

Aeonium Arboreum [ee-OH-nee-um ar-BOR-ee-um] hails from northern Africa and the Canary Islands and does well in most coastal settings.  The Aeonium is a member of the Crassulaceae or Stonecrop family.

Adenium Boehmianum Growing and Care

Adenium boehmianum by © Hans Hillewaert - Wikimedia

Humankind has always had a morbid fascination with danger, and this often translates into the garden. A perfect example is Adenium boehmianum, the bushman poison plant. The people in its

How To Grow And Care For Ficus Altissima

Ficus altissima growing indoors

Ficus altissima (FIK-us al-TISS-ih-muh) is also called Lofty Fig, Asian Council Tree, or simply Council Tree. It is a flowering plant in the Mulberry or Moraceae family of plants. This

What Is The Best Spider Plant Soil?

spider plant soil what is the best kind?

Chlorophytum comosum (kloh-roh-FY-tum kom-OH-sum), better known as spider plant or airplane plant, is a common addition to homes and offices. These popular houseplants require very little maintenance. It can be

How To Grow And Care For The Datura Plant

Datura flower - Jimsome weed

The Datura plant is native to the South, Central, and North American regions. This large plant has pale, grayish-green leaves and white, trumpet-shaped flowers that bloom at night. The Datura finds

Why Are My Seedlings Turning Yellow?

yellow leaves on seedlings

Gardeners know the tribulations of growing seedlings. We often hear, “My seedlings are turning yellow Why” We share details on how to Fix it [DETAILS]

7 Tips To Make Pothos Grow Faster

Making Pothos grow faster

Pothos in general will grow quickly, but if you want it to grow at top speed, you must pay close attention to soil quality, temperature… [DETAILS]

Croton Fertilizer: Tips On Fertilizing Crotons When and How

Croton fertilizer

When picking a Croton fertilizer do you pick the granular, slow-release, or a water-soluble liquid fertilizer? Croton is well known for its colorful foliage, and vibrant leaves the croton a visual treat. Click on this article for tips on Croton fertilizing.

How To Care For The Fuchsia Plant

Blooms of the Fuchsia plant

Fuchsia plants come in plenty of varieties and colors, they make good potted small trees, train them to develop bushy shape, care is easy, and they Fuchsia like cooler temperatures. Hardy fuchsia is a perennial alternative to the tender annual fuchsia. Click here for Fuchsia growing tips. [LEARN MORE]

Learn How To Grow A Cat Palm

fronds of the Cat Palm cat palm (Chamaedorea Cataractarum)

The “cat palm” or botanically Chamaedorea cataractarum palm [kam-ee-DOR-ee-uh, kat-uh-RAK-tar-um] is a small perennial palm plant from the Arecaceae family.   It is a native plant of Central America and

How To Grow Coleus From Seeds

Coleus multi colored leaf plants

Coleus are bushy and compact herbaceous shrubs from the Lamiaceae or mint family and is native to tropical and subtropical regions from southeast Asia to Australia. This bushy, woody-based evergreen

Crossandra Plant Care: How To Grow The Firecracker Flower

Flowers of the Crossandra plant

Crossandra plants aka the firecracker flower produces clusters of bright apricot-colored blooms, and grow in full sun. Charming addition to the garden. Click on this article for growing and care information on firecracker Crossandra.