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Purple Succulents

10 Purple Succulents For Growing Indoors & Outdoors

by Max on Tue, 09/15/2020 - 07:02
Succulents have the benefit of producing a range of interesting colored foliage, which is a great way to brighten up your garden or home all year round, without relying on flowers blooming. Some of the most striking succulents have purple leaves, and these can vary from pale, dusky lilacs, through to deep and dark plum shades that verge on black. This list encompasses some of the best purple succulents for growing indoors and outdoors.
Bird of Paradise

Bird of Paradise - Varieties, Care, & Propagation Tips

by Max on Sun, 09/13/2020 - 05:10
The bird of paradise plant is an evergreen perennial that takes the shape of clump-forming large gray-green foliage. The plant has no stem or trunk, and the leaves appear directly out of the ground. The leaves themselves are stunning and closely resemble those of the banana plant, which is a cousin of the bird of paradise plant.
Perennial Flowers

10 Best Perennial Flowers For Your Garden

by Max on Mon, 09/07/2020 - 07:14
If you love the look of flowers in your garden but don't have the time to be re-planting annuals every spring, then perennial flowering plants offer the perfect solution. Once planted, they will continue to come back each year, producing heaps of flowers to bring color and life to your yard. If treated correctly, these plants will grow in size over time and reward you with even more beautiful plants to admire.
Mexican Flowers

9 Mexican Flowers with Photos & Growing Guides

by Max on Sun, 08/23/2020 - 16:19
Mexico has a diverse landscape that is home to a wide range of native plants. Many flowering plants from Mexico have a tropical or exotic look and can bring vibrancy to the home garden. The climate in Mexico tends to be quite hot and dry, so Mexican flowers thrive in similar climates to this, however many Mexican flowers can be grown as annuals in cooler climates. This list details some of the most interesting Mexican flowers that also grow well outside of their native habitat.
Dwarf Shrubs

8 Dwarf Shrubs For Small Gardens & Spaces

by Max on Mon, 07/27/2020 - 00:57
Having a small space doesn't mean you have to miss out on some of the best shrubs to grow, as many types of shrubs have dwarf varieties available so that you can enjoy their best qualities without having the worry that they will take over your space. This list comprises some of the most interesting types of dwarf shrubs that are ideal for filling small gaps in your garden or using as features in a compact yard.
Types of Pine Trees

13 Different Types of Pine Trees with Pictures

by Max on Sun, 07/26/2020 - 17:10
Pine trees are evergreen conifers that are native to most of the Northern Hemisphere. They can take the shape of shrubs, and small, medium, or large trees. They can be distinguished from other conifers as their needles grow in small bundles, and they produce attractive seed cones that can persist for many years. They tend to grow easily and can adapt to a wide range of soils, needing little to no maintenance.
Types of Evergreen Trees

8 Different Types of Evergreen Trees - Pictures & Facts

by Max on Sat, 07/18/2020 - 02:00
Evergreen trees are popular among gardeners as they don't lose their leaves and therefore offer greenery and interest in the garden even during winter when deciduous trees have bare branches. The name 'evergreen' comes from the fact that these trees retain their foliage all year round and therefore appear to always be green.
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