Growing Tips & Techniques


How To Grow Blueberries: Types, Care, Maintenance

How To Grow Blueberries: Types, Care, Maintenance
Blueberries are more than a simple and delicious snack. They include a lot of minerals, antioxidants, fiber, and vitamins. Blueberries, fortunately, are simple to grow with minimal effort — if you have the correct soil conditions. Learn how to grow blueberries, care for, prune, and harvest your blueberry plants in our Blueberry Growing Guide. Read more

Balloon Flower: Facts, Growing Conditions & Care

Balloon Flower: Facts, Growing Conditions & Care
Balloon flowers are easy enough for beginner gardeners to nurture and delightful surprises that certified green thumbs will be able to admire often throughout the season. Get ready to be transfixed by all that balloon flowers have offer as we explore some of the basics about this plant; including its unique origin story, how it spreads and grows, and of course tips for growing them yourself! Read more

How To Grow & Care For Allium Flowers

How To Grow & Care For Allium Flowers
The ultimate early summer flower is provided by allium flowers. These deer and rat resistant flowers are simple to grow and will last for years in the garden with little care. Their distinctive shape and long-lasting blossoms set them apart in the garden. Allium are resistant to deer and rodents and may be cultivated in a variety of soil conditions. Learn how to cultivate allium flowers, which are related to chives and garlic and are used as a repellent for a variety of insects and wildlife that you may want to keep out of your garden. Read more

Transplanting Seedlings - Complete Guide & Instruction

Transplanting Seedlings - Complete Guide & Instruction
Transplanting seedlings might seem like the first big hurdle of the growing season, and making sure you give them a fighting chance is the key to a healthy yield. Fostering baby plants can be incredibly rewarding, especially because you are taking them from seed all the way to a mature plant. But that journey can have its difficulties. And learning how to transplant seedlings isn't always as straightforward as you may think. Read more

Dragon Tree: Plant Care & Growing Guide

Dragon Tree: Plant Care & Growing Guide
Being one of the most resilient and ancient species on the planet, not only can dragon trees survive everything from fire to strong winds, they can also adapt to extreme climates. Believed by some to possess mystical as well as medicinal properties, we are only beginning to uncover the many mysteries surrounding this interesting flora. Let's dive into what makes dragon trees so special! Read more

Dogwood Tree Growing Guide: Care, Planting, Maintenance

Dogwood Tree Growing Guide: Care, Planting, Maintenance
Dogwoods have been around for centuries, delighting gardeners everywhere with their delightful hues and awe-inspiring shapes. So what's so special about dogwoods? Let's explore this timeless tree in greater detail, discovering all there is to know about its appearance, benefits, care instructions; you name it! Read more

Greenhouse Water Mold & Mitigation

Greenhouse Water Mold & Mitigation
Are your greenhouse plants looking unhealthy, with stunted and droopy leaves? Your plants could have a water mold infection. Of all the pathogens that affect greenhouse plants, water molds are some of the most destructive. Water molds are difficult to identify as they are not as obvious as other types of mold and mildew. They are also challenging to treat and won't respond to common fungicides. Read more

How To Propagate Succulents - A Complete Guide

How To Propagate Succulents - A Complete Guide
When the world shut down and quarantined in 2020, plant sales increased by 18.7% (or $8.5 billion) compared to 2019. While most places have opened up now, interest in plants hasn't died down at all. In fact, many enthusiasts have branched out from their comfort zones and picked up new greenery. Read on to find out how to propagate succulents so you can have even more plants in your collection! Read more

Hydroponic Growing: Benefits, Pros VS Cons

Hydroponic Growing: Benefits, Pros VS Cons
With how popular home gardening has become, it's important to consider the medium in which you grow your plants. In most cases, your options will be hydroponics vs soil. In particular, hydroponics is becoming an increasingly popular choice for several reasons. Read more

How To Grow Snowdrop Flowers

How To Grow Snowdrop Flowers
Snowdrops are one of the first spring flowers to bloom, and their delicate white petals are always a welcome sight. Snowdrops bloom from January to March and come in a range of sizes, shapes, and colors. Because it can be planted in a number of locations in the yard and isn't affected by pests or diseases, this beautiful bulb plant requires practically little upkeep or worry. Read more
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