Purple Coneflower Plants: Information On Growing Purple Coneflowers

by johnah on March 6, 2021 Purple Coneflower Plant Care The purple coneflower plant (Echinacea purpurea) is one of the most popular plants in cultivation today. They are easy to grow and provide a good yield of flowers each season. The purple coneflowers have been used for centuries as ornamental plants and medicinal herbs. There …

Growing Beets – How To Grow Beets In The Garden

by johnah on March 7, 2021 Growing Beets In Summer: How To Grow Beets In The Garden Beet seeds are usually planted in spring or summer. However, there are some conditions that affect the growth rate of beet seedlings. One of these conditions is the temperature at which they’re grown. When it’s hot outside, the …

Boiling Water And Plants – Boiling Water Weed Control And Other Uses

by johnah on February 17, 2021 Boiling Water And Plants – Boiling Water Weed Control And Other Uses Boiling Water Works To Kill Grass? The most common question asked by readers is whether or not boiling water kills grass. The answer is yes, but it takes time and patience. You have to wait until the …

Bushes For Zone 5 Climates – Tips On Planting Zone 5 Shrubs

by johnah on February 18, 2021 Zone 5 Shrubs: Taller Than Evergreens? Shrubs are usually taller than evergreens, but not always. There are many varieties of evergreen shrub species that grow up to 12 feet tall. Some have been known to reach 20 feet or even higher! However, most shrubs do not exceed 6 feet …

Container Grown Cherry Trees: Tips On Growing Cherries In A Pot

by johnah on February 20, 2021 Container grown cherries are very popular in Japan. They have been used as decorations since ancient times. Japanese people love them because they look so pretty when they bloom! You can grow your own container-grown cherry trees at home with these simple steps: Step 1) Choose the right kind …

Dwarf Mondo Grass Propagation

by johnah on February 21, 2021 Dwarf Mondo Grass Propagation: How it Spreads? The following are some facts about dwarf mondo grass propagation. 1) Dwarf mondo grass spreads very easily, because it is a slow growing plant which needs time to grow into its full size. So if you have a small area where you …

Fan Flower Plants: Growing And Caring For Fan Flowers

by johnah on February 22, 2021 Scaevola Hanging Basket The Scaevola hinging basket is a type of plant that grows from a single stem with multiple leaves and flowers growing out of it. They are native to tropical regions such as South America, Africa, Asia and Australia. They have been cultivated for centuries because they …

Gardenia Winter Care – Tips For Wintering Over Gardenia Plants

by johnah on February 23, 2021 Gardenia Winter Care – Tips For Wintering Over Gardenia Plants The following are some tips for winterizing your gardenias: 1) Choose a cold climate area where you live. If you live in Florida or New York City, then it will not hurt to plant them there. However, if you …

Growing Heather: How To Care For Heather

by johnah on February 24, 2021 Heather is one of the most beautiful plants in nature. It’s leaves are very soft and shiny, making them perfect for creating pretty patterns. They have a long history of use in art and decoration. In the past, many cultures used heather for clothing and home décor. Today, they’re …