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Ceanothus Flowers: Tips On Caring For Ceanothus Soapbush

Ceanothus Flowers: Tips On Caring For Ceanothus Soapbush

By: Teo SpenglerCeanothus is a large genus of shrubs in the buckhorn family. Many are native to California, lending the plant the common name California lilac, though it’s not a lilac at all. A Ceanothus bush is likely to be between one and six feet tall. Some Ceanothus varieties, however, are prostrate or mounding, but a few grow into small trees, up to 20 feet tall.

Oxygen For Plants – Can Plants Live Without Oxygen

Oxygen For Plants – Can Plants Live Without Oxygen

By: Ilana Goldowitz Jimenez, Plant Scientist & WriterYou probably know that plants generate oxygen during photosynthesis. Since it’s common knowledge that plants take in carbon dioxide and release oxygen into the atmosphere during this process, it may be a surprise that plants also need oxygen to survive.

Information About Spring Titi

Information About Spring Titi

Get Started Spring Titi And Bees – Does Spring Titi Nectar Help BeesBy Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden WriterAlthough spring titi makes a lovely plant for home landscapes, you may be concerned about spring titi nectar and bees. There is no reason for worry; spring titi and bees get along just fine.

Impatiens Seed Propagation: How To Grow Impatiens From Seeds

Impatiens Seed Propagation: How To Grow Impatiens From Seeds

By: Anne BaleyIf you grow any flowers outdoors, the odds are good that you’ve grown impatiens. This cheerful flower is the most popular one grown in the country, and with good reason. It does well in shade as well as partial sun, and works in planters as a hanging plant and in bedding. Impatiens makes a strong impression when done in mass plantings, too, but it can be expensive to buy a large collection from a garden center.

Tips On Harvesting Angelica: How To Prune Angelica Herbs

Tips On Harvesting Angelica: How To Prune Angelica Herbs

By: Amy GrantAngelica is a herb commonly utilized in Scandinavian countries. It also grows wild in Russia, Greenland, and Iceland. Less commonly seen here, angelica can be cultivated in the cooler regions of the United States where it can reach heights of up to 6 feet (2 m.)! This begs the question, does angelic plant need trimming and, if so, how to prune angelica herbs?

Pluto - god of wealth - Greek and Latin mythology

Pluto - god of wealth - Greek and Latin mythology

PLUTUS Illustration Gustave Dorè, Divine comedy, Hell, canto VI Pluto, in Greek mythology was the god of wealth, son of Demeter and Iaso.In the beginning Pluto distributed wealth only to the deserving but then, blinded by Zeus he became jealous of honest people and to distribute them without any discernment.

Potted Veggies And Flowers – Growing Food Crops With Ornamentals

Potted Veggies And Flowers – Growing Food Crops With Ornamentals

By: Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden WriterThere’s absolutely no good reason not to grow food crops with ornamentals. In fact, some edible plants have such pretty foliage, you may as well show it off. As an added bonus, blooming plants attract bees and other pollinators to your veggies. Due to their flexibility, you can even grow them indoors, making it possible to enjoy both beauty and crops through winter.

Globe Thistle Care: How To Grow Globe Thistle Plants

Globe Thistle Care: How To Grow Globe Thistle Plants

By: Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban AgriculturistThistles are one of life’s prickly jokes. They thrive almost everywhere and carry a nasty sting when they contact skin. However, they have an exciting shape and come in deep purple and blue hues that are irresistible additions to the perennial garden.

When аnd How Should I Repot My Cactus?

When аnd How Should I Repot My Cactus?

All cacti are succulents and tend to favor dry, hot conditions. They store moisture in their stems and use their spines as both defense and to provide some protection from burning hot sun rays. Cacti are low maintenance plants for the home with a ton of character and a vast array of form. They are relatively maintenance-free except for infrequent watering and annual food.

Blossom Midge In Plants: How To Control Midge Pests In Flower Buds

Blossom Midge In Plants: How To Control Midge Pests In Flower Buds

By: Jackie CarrollMidges are tiny flies that have a big impact on your garden plants. Read on for information on blossom midge control.What is Blossom Midge?There are over 100 species of midge (Contarinia spp.). Each species attacks a different type of plant or a small group of closely related plants.

Willowherb Information: Tips For The Control Of Willowherb

Willowherb Information: Tips For The Control Of Willowherb

By: Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban AgriculturistWhat may be a noxious weed to one gardener is a thing of beauty to another. This might not be the case with willowherb weeds. It is true the plant has brilliant hot pink flowers similar to primrose blooms, but the ability to adapt to almost any environment and rapidly spread through seeds and rhizomes make control of willowherb challenging.

Are Bamboo Shoots Edible: How To Grow Bamboo Shoots For Eating

Are Bamboo Shoots Edible: How To Grow Bamboo Shoots For Eating

By: Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban AgriculturistFor many of us, the only source of crunchy bamboo shoots is the small cans found in the grocery store. However, you can grow your own nutrient rich source of this versatile food while also adding dimension and drama to your garden. So if you are a bamboo shoot fan, read on for more information on how to grow bamboo shoots for eating.

Garden shredder from circular saws: an example of assembling a unit with your own hands

Garden shredder from circular saws: an example of assembling a unit with your own hands

The garden area is a place where you can enjoy luscious greens for breakfast and bird trills in the morning, as well as spend a pleasant time with benefit, immersed in the fresh colors of nature. If we consider the garden from a more prosaic point of view, then creating a neat plot is impossible without eliminating plant waste.

What Is A Plectranthus Plant – Tips On Growing Spurflower Plants

What Is A Plectranthus Plant – Tips On Growing Spurflower Plants

By: Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden WriterWhat is a Plectranthus plant? This is actually the rather unwieldy, genus name for blue spurflower, a shrubby plant from the mint (Lamiaceae) family. Looking for a little more Plectranthus spurflower information? Keep reading!Plectranthus Spurflower InformationBlue spurflowers are fast-growing, shrubby plants that reach mature heights of 6 to 8 feet (1.

Prairie Smoke Plant – Tips For Growing Prairie Smoke

Prairie Smoke Plant – Tips For Growing Prairie Smoke

By: Nikki Tilley, Author of The Bulb-o-licious GardenThe prairie smoke wildflower (Geum triflorum) is a plant of many uses. It works well in a garden setting or in a prairie or meadow-like environment. You can use it as a ground cover, put it in a rock garden, or add it to beds and borders with other similar growing plants such as coneflower, wild flax and liatris (blazing star).

Information About Cardboard Palm Plants

Information About Cardboard Palm Plants

Home › Houseplants › Archive for Cardboard Palm PlantsGet Started What Is A Zamia Cardboard Palm: Tips On Growing Cardboard PalmsBy Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban AgriculturistCardboard palm plant is one of those ancient plants with a lot of character. Find information on caring for cardboard palms in this article.

Gerold's Spurge

Gerold's Spurge

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;Gerold& 39;s Spurge& 34;Browsing: Gerold& 39;s SpurgeSucculentopediaEuphorbia geroldii (Thornless Crown of Thorns)Euphorbia geroldii (Thornless Crown of Thorns) is a beautiful semi-succulent shrub that grows up to 2 feet (60 cm) tall.

Can You Overwinter Parsnips – Tips For Parsnip Winter Care

Can You Overwinter Parsnips – Tips For Parsnip Winter Care

By: Amy GrantParsnips are a cool season vegetable that actually becomes sweeter when exposed to several weeks of cool, frosty weather. That leads us to the question “can you overwinter parsnips.” If so, how do you grow parsnips in winter and what kind of parsnip winter care will this root crop require?

Juniper - Juniperus communis

Juniper - Juniperus communis

Pruning The pruning that can be done on juniper is maintenance and training. The training pruning serves to eliminate all unwanted growths thus guaranteeing the shrub a harmonious growth. Training pruning can be done both drastically and progressively.

Allamanda: home care, diseases and pests, species, photos

Allamanda: home care, diseases and pests, species, photos

Houseplants Published: January 11, 2012 Reprinted: Last revisions: Botanical description Allamanda (Latin Allamanda) belongs to the kutra family and has up to 15 plant species. These evergreen vines and shrubs live in the tropical regions of America.It is rather difficult to grow indoors, because