By: Heather RhoadesBegonias are a popular houseplant. Some varieties of begonia houseplants are grown for their flowers while others are grown for their striking foliage. Growing begonias as houseplants only requires a little bit of knowledge in order to keep them looking their very best indoors. Let’s take a look at how to care for begonias as houseplants.
By: Susan Patterson, Master GardenerThere are more than 3,000 varieties of pear trees, fruiting and non-fruiting, available around the world. Pear trees are relatively easy to grow and can produce an abundance of fruit in the home garden. Let’s learn more about non-bearing pear trees.Growing Fruit TreesFruit trees require full sunlight and well-draining soil in order to thrive.
March 2021 Published: Last changes: March 6, Saturday, 22-23rd lunar day. The moon is in Sagittarius RecommendedSowing and planting vegetables, fast-growing medicinal and ornamental-deciduous plants, as well as those with a long, climbing, upward stem Planting seedlings and cuttings of ornamental, fruit and berry plants in open ground.
When gardeners think about fruit tree care in winter, their thoughts often turn to chemical spray solutions. But for many fruit tree diseases – including peach leaf curl, apricot freckle, brown rot, – prevention is easier to accomplish and costs less than a cure. Just a few well-timed and well-chosen sprays can do a lot toward controlling fruit tree problems.
By: Ilana Goldowitz Jimenez, Plant Scientist & WriterThe garden croton (Codiaeum variegatum) is a small shrub with big tropical-looking leaves. Crotons can grow outdoors in gardening zones 9 to 11, and some varieties also make great houseplants, though demanding ones. Their striking red, orange and yellow-striped leaves make the extra work worthwhile.
Prime destination for succulent loversRSSFacebookInstagramTwitterPinterestHomeSucculentopediaBrowse Succulents by Scientific NameBrowse Succulents by Common NameBrowse Succulents by GenusBrowse Succulents by FamilyBrowse Succulents by USDA Hardiness ZoneBrowse Succulents by OriginBrowse Cacti by GenusAbout SucculentsCultivationGeneral CareLight RequirementsPotting SoilWateringFertilizingPests and DiseasesRepottingPropagationPruningGraftingArrangingSucculent UsesMedicinal SucculentsCosmetic SucculentsCulinary SucculentsSacred SucculentsLibraryBooksStoriesMyths and LegendsStampsWorld of Flowering PlantsYou are at:Home » Archive for & 34;x Pachyveria & 39;Clavata& 39;& 34;Browsing: x Pachyveria & 39;Clavata& 39;SucculentopediaPachyveria & 39;Clavata& 39;x Pachyveria & 39;Clavata& 39; is a beautiful, hybrid succulent up to 8 inches (20 cm) tall.
By: Liz BaesslerBerries are a fantastic asset to any garden. If you want a good crop of fruit but don’t want to deal with a whole tree, berries are for you. But can you grow berries in zone 8? Zone 8 berry care is a careful balancing act between summers that get too hot and winters that do not get cold enough.
By: Susan Patterson, Master GardenerAll plants that flower do so at a particular time according to their kind. However, it is possible to make a plant flower at a time other than its naturally occurring time when the proper, artificial conditions are created. This process is known as forcing and is often used by commercial flower growers.
By: Teo SpenglerYou can call these plants Portuguese cabbages (Couvetronchuda) or you can call them Portuguese kale plants. The truth liessomewhere between the two. So, what is Portuguese cabbage? Read on forinformation on this leafy green crop, the most popular vegetable in Portugal.We’ll also give you tips on Portuguese cabbage planting.
Scientific NameSempervivum cantabricum Hort. ex PraegerSynonymsSempervivum cantabricum subsp. cantabricumScientific ClassificationFamily: CrassulaceaeSubfamily: SedoideaeTribe: Sedeae Subtribe: SedinaeGenus: SempervivumDescriptionSempervivum cantabricum is a perennial herb forming basal rosettes up to 2.
According to data taken from various sources, the agapanthus plant (Agapanthus) is part of the lily or onion family. This genus includes only five species, which are represented by herbaceous perennials. In the wild, this flower is found off the coast of South Africa on the dry slopes of the Cape.
By: Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban AgriculturistHerbicide plant damage can arise in a variety of forms. It is usually the result of unintentional contact with chemicals from spray drift or contact with vapor. Recognizing accidental herbicide injury may be difficult as the symptoms can mimic other plant conditions.
Scientific NameAgave desmetiana JacobiCommon NamesSmooth Agave, Dwarf Century Plant, Spineless Jade AgaveSynonymsAgave ananassoides, Agave de-meesteriana, Agave demeesteriana, Agave desmettiana, Agave miradorensis, Agave regelianaScientific ClassificationFamily: AsparagaceaeSubfamily: AgavoideaeGenus: AgaveDescriptionAgave desmetiana, also known as Agave de-meesteriana, is a succulent that forms rosettes of attractive dark blue-green leaves.
By: Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden WriterOriental fruit moths are nasty little pests that wreak havoc in a number of trees including cherries, quince, pear, plum, apple, ornamental cherry, and even rose. However, the pests are particularly fond of nectarines and peaches.Fruit moths in peaches aren’t easy to control, but the following information should be helpful.
Reproduction Published: Last edits: Video of propagation of brugmansia by cuttings. We have already shown two videos about a wonderful and very beautiful perennial flower - brugmansia. In the first video, we showed how brugmansia blooms, told how to care for it, and in the second, we showed the re-blooming in the fall.
Prime destination for succulent loversRSSFacebookInstagramTwitterPinterestHomeSucculentopediaBrowse Succulents by Scientific NameBrowse Succulents by Common NameBrowse Succulents by GenusBrowse Succulents by FamilyBrowse Succulents by USDA Hardiness ZoneBrowse Succulents by OriginBrowse Cacti by GenusAbout SucculentsCultivationGeneral CareLight RequirementsPotting SoilWateringFertilizingPests and DiseasesRepottingPropagationPruningGraftingArrangingSucculent UsesMedicinal SucculentsCosmetic SucculentsCulinary SucculentsSacred SucculentsLibraryBooksStoriesMyths and LegendsStampsWorld of Flowering PlantsYou are at:Home » Archive for & 34;Transvaal Fairy Elephant& 39;s Feet& 34;Browsing: Transvaal Fairy Elephant& 39;s FeetSucculentopediaFrithia pulchra (Fairy Elephant& 39;s Feet)Frithia pulchra (Fairy Elephant& 39;s Feet) is a dwarf succulent that grows up to 1.
General care Orchids in this period of the year are readily available, certainly a really good solution to choose orchids is the potted orchid. In fact, this flower manages to color the house, giving a touch of atmosphere that only orchids can give.However, like everything, you must also know how to take care of it, and the orchid, let's face it, is also a very delicate plant.
Sage, rosemary and thyme are perennial staples of most herb gardens, but don’t forget the annuals. A hardy annual, suited to all USDA hardiness zones, is borage. This self-seeding herb is easy to grow and if allowed to bloom and set seed will provide year upon year of edible blue blossoms as well as foliage.
By: Tonya Barnett, (Author of FRESHCUTKY)Creating an inviting outdoor space is paramount for manygardeners. While the planting of trees, flowering shrubs, and perennial plantscan dramatically increase the appeal of green spaces, some homeowners adda pond to their property.Ponds or other small bodies of water can create a beautiful focal point that is sure to be the envy of the neighborhood.
By: Liz BaesslerThe pear tree lifespan is a tricky subject because it can depend upon so many things, from variety to disease to geography. Of course, that doesn’t mean we’re completely in the dark, and plenty of estimates can be made. Keep reading to learn more about pear tree life expectancy.How Long Do Pear Trees Live?