Plants

Learn how to care for every type of plants from houseplants to ornamental plants. Bring more pleasure to your gardening life, and improve your garden/home design.

Spike Moss Selaginella
Black Walnut Trees Buying & Growing Guide
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Selaginella is an attractive, interesting plant to grow. For the best results, keep the soil moist but not overly wet, maintain high humidity around the plant, and don’t expose it to temperatures below 50 degrees Fahrenheit.

Types of Hydrangeas
Hydrangea Shrubs Buying & Growing Guide
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Though there are many types of Hydrangea, there are just six main types that are grown across North America. They are commonly referred to as Bigleaf Hydrangeas, Climbing Hydrangeas, Smooth Hydrangeas, Mountain Hydrangeas, Oakleaf Hydrangeas, and Panicle Hydrangeas, and are discussed in more detail below

Rubber Plant (Ficus elastica)
Rubber Plant Buying & Growing Guide
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The Rubber plant is a popular houseplant, owing to its ease of care and ability to thrive in a variety of conditions. In this article, let's learn how to care for this beautiful plant.

Tea Plant
Cold Hardy Tea Plant - Our Best Tips
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The tea plant can be grown as a shrub or a small tree. It is evergreen, producing showy flowers, though it is most notable for its foliage, which, when immature, is harvested to produce tea beverages. Leaves can vary in length between two and six inches and are a pale green when young with soft white hairs on their undersides. Older leaves are a darker, deeper shade of green and lose their hairs. These plants are very attractive, producing lush foliage that retains its color all year round.

Miss Kim Lilac
Miss Kim Lilac Trees Buying & Growing Guide
by John Haryasz on

Miss Kim lilac is a beautiful flowering shrub that produces fragrant, purple blooms in spring. This deciduous shrub has a short mature height and its distinctive fragrance differs from the common French lilac. For those who have limited space in their gardens, planting Miss Kim lilac trees is an excellent choice. When planted in full sun, this shrub will add phenomenal color and texture to any landscape.

Fiddle Leaf Fig Tree
Fiddle Leaf Fig Trees Buying & Growing Guide
by Jo Cosgrove on

The fiddle leaf fig tree features heavily-veined, oval-shaped leaves that grow upright. These tropical plants thrive in very warm and humid conditions, but growing them at home can be somewhat challenging. The good news is, these plants are very hardy by nature and can withstand less-than-ideal conditions for quite a long time.

Outdoor Bamboo Plants
10 Outdoor Bamboo Plants You Can Grow In The Garden
by Max on

Bamboo is a nice evergreen subfamily of treelike grasses. They are fast-growing and highly-resistant to any kind of weather though full sun fits them best. These plants are more vibrant and grow much faster outdoors. If you're looking for some outdoor bamboo plants for your garden, this is the guide you need.

Double Knockout Rose
Double Knockout Rose Buying & Growing Guide
by Max on

Roses have long been a popular plant because of their pleasant fragrance and romantic-looking blossoms. One variety that looks a lot like the classic rose but is much easier to grow and care for is the Double Knockout Rose. This shrub rose variety is called a Double Knockout because it truly is a knockout flower! With its doubling petals and self-cleaning properties, it’s no wonder so many gardeners prefer growing the Double Knockout rose for fuller bloom.

Rebloom Orchids
How to Rebloom Orchids - Our Best Tips
by Max on

Orchids are common houseplants because they are beautiful and usually fairly inexpensive. People typically buy orchids while they are flowering, and when you take them home, their stunning blooms can last many weeks or even months.

Spring Flowers
10 Spring Flowers That Are Easy to Grow
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Spring flowers are an indication that warmer weather is coming, and they are greatly anticipated by many gardeners throughout winter. Some of the best and easiest to grow spring flowers are listed here.