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.

Types of Annuals that bloom all summer

13 Types of Annuals that Bloom All Summer - Growing Guide and Photos

by Max on Sun, 05/10/2020 - 07:54
Annuals can be some of the most rewarding plants to grow in the garden as they can go from seed to flower quite quickly, and transform your outdoor space into a colorful, fragranced, floral retreat. Annuals that bloom all summer long are among the most popular annuals, as they can be enjoyed for the longest time. This list comprises some of the easiest to grow and care for, plus the most stunning annual plants that will bring long-lived flowers to your garden.
Crepe Myrtle Pruning - Why, When, and How to do It

Crepe Myrtle Pruning - Why, When, and How to do It

by Max on Wed, 10/21/2020 - 08:00
If you have already got a crepe myrtle taking up too much space in your yard, then pruning might be necessary for your situation. The trend to drastically cut back a crepe myrtle by entirely lopping off the upper section led to the coining of the term 'crepe murder,’ which refers to the way many people find the winter stumps of crepe myrtle to be unattractive. '
Dogwood Trees

Guide to Growing and Caring for Dogwood Trees

by Max on Thu, 10/08/2020 - 18:54
With more than 40 species of dogwoods found throughout America, Canada, China, and Japan, these popular ornamental trees feature elegant foliage and bright red fruits. Dogwood is a member of the Cornus family and grows in all types of climates and soil conditions. From hardy shrubs that only grow to about 6 inches to towering trees that grow as high as 40 feet; dogwoods are without doubt one of the most favorite deciduous trees to grow in yards or containers.
Avocado Tree

How to Grow and Care For Avocado Trees

by Max on Thu, 10/08/2020 - 06:40
Growing avocados as houseplants or outdoors is a fun way of enjoying the beauty of these trees. But if you’re after their fruit, you’ll be waiting for a long time - Unless you move yourself to a warmer climate! With enough patience though, your avocado seedling will eventually turn into shiny, oval leaves before it’s ready for potting.
Sakura Tree Care Guide

Sakura Tree - How to Grow and Care For Cherry Blossom Tree

by Max on Sun, 10/04/2020 - 04:09
Sakura trees are small deciduous trees that are native to various parts of Asia, though most Sakura trees hail from Japan. These are beautiful trees that flower heavily with showy blooms in early or mid-spring. They bloom before the foliage has had a chance to arrive, and therefore give a very dramatic floral display of white or pink blossoms clustered on bare branches.
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