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Sweet Pea Flower: Varieties, Growing Conditions, and Care

Sweet Pea Flower: Varieties, Growing Conditions, and Care
The sweet pea flower is an annual flower that looks great in a garden, woods, or on a trellis or arch. The flowers are now available in a wide variety of colors, ranging from pearly white to ice cream pastels to ritzy magentas and deep purples. The lovely aroma, combined with the ability to produce so many blossoms for the house over a long period of trimming, has ensured their appeal. Read more

Hibiscus Tree: Facts, Growing Conditions & Care

Hibiscus Tree: Facts, Growing Conditions & Care
Hibiscus trees belong to a broad genus of flowering plants ranging from tropical forms that thrive in heat to hardy varieties that can resist the winter. Hibiscus is a small-to-medium-sized plant that can be pruned to appear shrub-like or its stems can intertwine to give the appearance of a tree. Well-kept hibiscus trees can reach a height of eight feet and has dark green leaves that are four to six inches long with a serrated edge. Read more

Magnolia Flowers - Growing Tips, Care & Maintenance

Magnolia Flowers - Growing Tips, Care & Maintenance
If you’re looking for an eye-catching sight in your garden, it doesn't get better than the lush petals of a magnolia flower. From their delightful scent to their exquisite beauty, this flower variety has been delighting gardeners across the world for centuries. Read more

Buckeye Tree: Plant Care & Growing Guide

Buckeye Tree: Plant Care & Growing Guide
Buckeye trees are recognized for their early spring blossoms and the seeds that inspired the name of this family of trees. The nut-like seeds are lustrous and dark brown, with a light-colored patch that resembles a deer's eye. While very toxic, buckeye seeds are abundant in protein and were utilized as a food source by Native Americans who boiled them to eliminate the poisons. Read more

Hemlock Tree: Characteristics & Growing Tips

Hemlock Tree: Characteristics & Growing Tips
The hemlock tree, an evergreen that is more tolerant to shade, can be trimmed as a hedge, or planted for privacy. The hemlock, which is native to the eastern United States, has triangle like, wide branches and fine, dark-green needles on widely spread branches that give it a delicate appearance. Read more

Plum Tree: Planting, Growing, Harvesting

Plum Tree: Planting, Growing, Harvesting
Ever thought about growing plums? Plum trees are an excellent fruit tree for both novice and experienced gardeners. They are cold hardy, require little maintenance once established, and produce large quantities of delicious fruit. Read more

How To Grow & Cultivate Ginger: A Complete Guide

How To Grow & Cultivate Ginger: A Complete Guide
Ginger is grown for its aromatic, pungent, and spicy rhizomes, often known as ginger roots. Ginger is a tropical perennial herb farmed for its bamboo-like leaves and tasty rhizomes in hot climates. In all save the warmest climates, it is grown as a long-season annual. Read more

Wisteria Tree: Plant Care & Growing Guide

Wisteria Tree: Plant Care & Growing Guide
Wisteria Trees are a beautiful tree with unusual, purple blossoms that hang dramatically from scraggly branches. Wisteria Trees frequently grow extraordinarily thick stems that can be easily trained to grow into a desired shape. Wisteria trees are a stunning addition to any garden, whether grown as a vine or as a tree. Read more

Cardinal Flower Care & Growing Tips

Cardinal Flower Care & Growing Tips
The Cardinal Flower is common in North, South, and Central America. It is a natural plant that grows in damp environments such as streams, rivers, and marshes. This natural species bears crimson red blooms, but cultivars with white and pink flowers are also common. All cultivars are good landscaping plants for gardens with damp soil. Read more

Buttercup Flower - Characteristics & Growing Tips

Buttercup Flower - Characteristics & Growing Tips
Do you have a soft spot for buttercup flowers? Those bright yellow petals with their delicate and feathery foliage are sure to draw the eye in any garden. But beyond simply being a beautiful flower, did you know that there's much more to learn about these dainty blooms? Read more
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