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Balloon Flower: Facts, Growing Conditions & Care

Balloon Flower: Facts, Growing Conditions & Care
In the late summer, the beautiful blue petals of the balloon flower are a welcome sight. The common name comes from the balloon-like buds that inflate out shortly before they open on this low-maintenance annual. Balloon flowers reach a height of 12 to 20 inches and are ideal for rock gardens, mixed borders, and cutting gardens. 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

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

Dragon Tree: Plant Care & Growing Guide

Dragon Tree: Plant Care & Growing Guide
The Dracaena Marginata, often known as the Dragon Tree, is an excellent plant to add to your growing collection. It's simple to maintain, doesn't require much watering, and looks excellent in almost any room of the house. These plants are frequently purchased as little plants and kept for years, after which they can grow to be nearly 20 feet tall. If you properly care for your Dragon tree, it will blossom into a stunning feature plant for your house. Read more

Dogwood Tree Growing Guide: Care, Planting, Maintenance

Dogwood Tree Growing Guide: Care, Planting, Maintenance
The Dogwood Tree is an ornamental that has adapted well to life in America. Like most plants, the Dogwood will thrive if you provide it with lots of water and sunlight. The Dogwood Tree is one of the most common species, and you've most likely heard of it. In semi-arid to arid climates, the Dogwood does not thrive and will require irrigation if planted there. Dogwoods can thrive along riverbanks or streams, but they will struggle to thrive in regions where the soil is permanently moist. 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 Keep Your Greenhouse Cool

How To Keep Your Greenhouse Cool
Greenhouses are designed to protect your plants and veggies from the elements, and that includes excessive heat. Gardening is a popular pastime, with one study showing that approximately 49% or nearly half of all Americans maintain some kind of garden. Whether you're a professional farmer or a casual gardener, read on for some greenhouse cooling tips. These tips will help keep your greenhouse at a comfortable temperature all summer long. 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
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