Get Started Wedelia Plant Care – Learn How To Grow Wedelia Groundcover PlantsBy Liz BaesslerWedelia is a plant that has some very mixed reviews, and rightly so. While praised by some for its small, bright yellow flowers and ability to prevent erosion, it is also reviled by others for its aggressive spreading tendencies.
What is it? Nutmeg is the seed of an evergreen tree native to tropical areas. The full botanical name of the plant is Myristica fragrans and it grows wild in the Moluccas and the Philippines, while it is cultivated in the East Indies, Sumatra and Guyana. The nutmeg tree can reach up to 20 meters in height and develops several years after the first plant.
By: Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban AgriculturistSago palms are excellent landscape plants in warm to temperate climates and as interior potted specimens. Sagos are relatively easy to grow but have some specific growing requirements including soil pH, nutrient levels, lighting, and moisture. If a sago palm has brown leaf tips, it could be a cultural, disease, or pest issue.
By: Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban AgriculturistGarlic is an easy to grow plant that is used for its bulb and its greens. They are edible when young and add a delicate garlic flavor to salads, soups and sauces. You can use them just as you would use chives. Most gardeners wouldn’t encourage growing garlic scapes but when they appear, remove them and use them for early spring flavor.
By: Amy GrantKiwi is a rapidly growing vining plant that produces delicious, bright green fruit with a non-edible fuzzy brown exterior. In order for the plant to set fruit, both male and female kiwi vines are necessary; in fact, at least one male plant for every eight female kiwi plants is required. With a flavor somewhere between pineapple and berries, it is a desirable and attractive fruit to grow, but one question plagues the grower.
By: Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden WriterGladiolus (“glads” to most of us) are gorgeous, easy-to-grow plants that thrive with very little effort on your part. Growing glads is so simple, it’s almost a matter of sticking the corms in the soil, then sitting back and watching the magic. But sometimes the tall gladiolus falling over in the garden can be troublesome, if not unattractive.
By: Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban AgriculturistWorms are more than slimy fish bait. Their presence in our soil is crucial to its health and nutrient level. Lawn worm castings are the result of these organisms eating and processing detritus and organic debris. Worm mounds in yard and garden areas can be annoying and make holes in turf grass, however.
Peonies are a culture that is quite unpretentious to the conditions of care. A shrub with beautiful flowers and lush greenery requires nutrients that cannot always be obtained from soil. In order to provide plants with a complex of essential minerals, they are fed three times a season, and the last feeding is done in the autumn.
By: Heather RhoadesWhat better way to create the feeling of an indoor jungle than introducing the perfect tropical vine. Both exotic looking and easy to care for, the passion flower (Passiflora incarnata) is one of the most interesting flowering vines around. This tropical vine can be easily grown indoors to create a beautiful tropical setting.
By: Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban AgriculturistAn old method of controlling weeds in the asparagus patch was to pour the water from an ice cream maker over the bed. The salty water did indeed limit the weeds but over time it collects in the soil and can cause problems. Know how to use salt on asparagus and when too much is too much for these delicious plants.
By: Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban AgriculturistOrnamental grasses provide many attractive functions in the garden. Most are extremely adaptable and produce seductive sound in gentle breezes combined with elegant motion. They are also generally low maintenance and suffer few pest problems. Shady ornamental grasses have traditionally been difficult to find, as many of the commercial offerings are geared towards sun locations.
Home › Ornamental Gardens › Flowers › Archive for BrunneraGet Started Brunnera Plants: How To Plant Brunnera Siberian BuglossBy Becca Badgett, Co-author of How to Grow an EMERGENCY GardenBrunnera is one of the prettiest plants to include in the shady garden. Learn more about growing this plant in the following article.
For more than 50 years, the country& 39;s most archetypally Modernist garden has been hidden behind a tight row of arborvitae hedges along Washington Street in Columbus, Indiana, a city of 39,000 people an hour south of Indianapolis.Kiley& 39;s garden nearly meets the roofline of architect Eero Saarinen& 39;s structure, which in turn uses skylights under the eaves to mediate the transition from inside to out.
By: Mary Ellen EllisA berm is a good way to add visual interest to a landscape, but this mounded bed is also practical. It can provide a wind break, privacy, or protection from draining water. If you like neat and tidy edges on your beds, consider the berm borders you’ll create before designing and building one.
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Strange, bizarre and particular forms of succulent plants Some Cactaceae, especially cultivated ones, sometimes take on bizarre forms as real morphological anomalies occur, very rare in nature and highly sought after by collectors of succulent plants. start producing new vegetation has it where it shouldn't grow.
By: Amy GrantWhite roses are a popular hue for a bride to be, and with good reason. White roses have been a symbol of purity and innocence, historically sought after traits in ones betrothed.When talking white rose varieties, the old ‘albas’ are really the only true types of white rose. All other white rose cultivars are actually variations of cream, but that doesn’t make them any less appealing when growing white roses.
SucculentopediaPhedimus hybridus (Hybrid Stonecrop)Phedimus hybridus (Hybrid Stonecrop), formerly known as Sedum hybridum, is a succulent plant with thick, woody rootstock and profusely…SucculentopediaPhedimus selskanianus (Amur Stonecrop)Phedimus selskanianus (Amur Stonecrop), formerly known as Sedum selskianum, is a succulent with a thick, woody rootstock and erect or…SucculentopediaPhedimus aizoon var.
By: Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban AgriculturistIf you have ever seen a stag beetle, you would remember it. These are large insects with rather threatening looking mandibles. In reality, they pose no threat to humans or pets, but they can be aggressive to each other during mating season. Did I also mention that they are big?
Browsing: Haworthia venosaSucculentopediaHaworthiopsis granulataHaworthiopsis granulata, formerly known as Haworthia granulata or Haworthia venosa subsp. granulata, is a rare succulent with erect stems…SucculentopediaHaworthiopsis woolleyiHaworthiopsis woolleyi, formerly known as Haworthia woolleyi or Haworthia venosa subsp.