If your yard has trees damaged by fire, you may be able to save some of the trees. You’ll want to start helping fire damaged trees as quickly as possible, once you eliminate those trees that could fall on people or property. Read on for information about fire damage to trees.Fire Damage to TreesFire can damage and even kill trees in your backyard.
By: Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden WriterHave you ever considered planting in Styrofoam containers? Foam plant containers are lightweight and easy to move if your plants need to cool off in afternoon shade. Brand new Styrofoam containers are inexpensive, especially after the summer barbeque season.
By: Mary Ellen EllisWith spring beginning, it’s time to get back outdoors and start growing. Your April to-do list for the garden depends on where you live. Each growing zone has different frost times, so know your regional garden chores and what you should be doing now.Regional Gardening To-Do ListKnowing what to do in the garden in April can be confusing.
By: Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban AgriculturistPlant enthusiasts are often looking for a bit of tropical flare to add to the landscape or home interior. Spindle palms are about as tropical looking as you can have, along with ease of care and paced growth that makes them a trouble free addition. This endangered plant is commonly cultivated and performs well in a range of areas provided enough light and space are available and freezing temperatures are not an issue.
By: Teo SpenglerElberta peaches are called America’s favorite peach trees and are among the most prolific around, a winning combination for those with home orchards. If you want to grow an Elberta peach tree in your backyard, you’ll want a little more information on these trees. Read on for tips on how to get started with Elberta peach growing.
I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again – most gardenersare born to be givers and nurturers. And that’s why giving to garden nonprofitsand charities comes naturally. Donating to garden causes, be it on givingtuesdayor any day of the year, is easy to do and the fulfillment you receive from thisact of kindness lasts a lifetime.
Gerbera Houseplants: Tips For Growing Gerbera Daisies IndoorsBy Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden WriterGerbera daisies are relatively simple to grow outdoors, but growing gerbera daisies indoors can be tricky. However, if you can provide the right growing conditions, your gerbera daisy may survive for two or three years.
By: Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban AgriculturistCacti are the perfect plant for the novice gardener. They are also the perfect specimen for a neglectful gardener. Bunny ears cactus plant, also called angel’s wings, has ease of care combined with an original appearance. The thick pads of this plant are adorned with fuzzy glochids, or short bristles, that resemble the fur of rabbits and grow in earlike pairs.
By: Liz BaesslerUrban gardening is a great way to bring life and color to your city landscape. If you live in a city that experiences cold winters, however, there will come a time in autumn when that life and color will begin to fade. Urban gardening is often synonymous with small space gardening, and urban gardening in the winter is no exception.
By: Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden WriterCan I grow a butterfly bush in a container? The answer is yes, you can – with caveats. Growing a butterfly bush in a pot is very possible if you can provide this vigorous shrub with a very large pot. Keep in mind that butterfly bush (Buddleia davidii) grows to heights of 4 to 10 feet (1 to 2.
By: Anne BaleyAmericans add over 7.5 billion pounds of disposable diapers into landfills each year. In Europe, where more recycling usually happens, almost 15 percent of all garbage discarded is diapers. The percentage of trash made of diapers grows each year and there is no end in sight. What is the answer?
Get Started Can You Graft Mayhaws – Tips For Grafting A Mayhaw TreeBy Teo SpenglerCan you graft mayhaws? Yes, you can, and many of the mayhaw cultivars are grafted onto other mayhaw rootstocks. For more information about mayhaw grafting, including tips on how to graft a mayhaw, simply click on the following article.
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;Haworthiopsis limifolia & 39;Spider White& 39;& 34;Browsing: Haworthiopsis limifolia & 39;Spider White& 39;SucculentopediaHaworthiopsis limifolia & 39;Spider White& 39; (Fairies Washboard)Haworthiopsis limifolia & 39;Spider White& 39;, formerly known as Haworthia limifolia & 39;Spider White& 39;, is a delightful succulent plant that forms a…
By: Laura MillerHave you ever dreamed of taking a moonlit walk through a fragrant garden filled with nighttime herbs? Let’s face it. Most of us are too busy during the day to really enjoy the outdoor space we work so hard to create. However, a nighttime herb garden provides the perfect after-hours escape from the pressures of everyday life.
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 Sedeveria & 39;Green Rose& 39;& 34;Browsing: x Sedeveria & 39;Green Rose& 39;SucculentopediaSedeveria & 39;Green Rose& 39;x Sedeveria & 39;Green Rose& 39; is an intergeneric hybrid, made from a cross of Sedum palmeri with Echeveria derenbergii.
Growing comfrey plants in the garden can offer a wide variety of uses. Attractive and beneficial, this plant will add something extra to your medicinal herb arsenal. Let’s learn more about growing this herb in the garden and which comfrey uses are generally employed.What is Comfrey?Symphytum officinale, or comfrey herb plant, has a long history of use as a medicinal herb but not as a culinary plant.
By: Amy GrantKnown variously as goa bean and princess beans, Asian winged beans cultivation is common in Asia and to a much lesser extent here in the United States, specifically in southern Florida. What are winged beans and what are some winged bean benefits? Read on to learn more.What are Winged Beans?
By: Mary Ellen EllisHome-grown radishes are always better than what you can get in the grocery store. But, if your plants are hit with radish bacterial leaf spot, you’ll lose those greens and possibly the whole plant. Know how to spot and manage this infection.What is Bacterial Leaf Spot of Radish?Radish bacterial leaf spot is a disease caused by the bacterium Xanthomonas campestris.
By: Becca Badgett, Co-author of How to Grow an EMERGENCY GardenCitrus feeder root rot is a frustrating problem for orchard owners and those who grow citrus in the home landscape. Learning how this problem occurs and what can be done about it is your first step in its prevention and treatment.Citrus Phytophthora InfoFeeder root rot of citrus causes a slow decline of the tree.
By: Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban AgriculturistOne of the most popular crop groups are the crucifers. These encompass leafy vegetables such as kale and cabbage, and flowering species like broccoli and cauliflower. Each has specific pest problems which may become issues of concern in some regions more than others.