There is arguably no other herb as versatile as mint: whether it is a savory dish or a dessert, this aromatic herb adds taste with its amazing range of flavors from soothingly mild to pleasantly sharp. It is the perfect finishing touch to put on just about anything that needs … Read more
Successful container arrangements often contain a variety of common perennial plants, which are plants that return year after year. Choose a thriller, which is a tall, upright plant; a spiller plant which will cascade over the edge of the pot; and filler, which is a fast growing plant that fills … Read more
The best fertilizers for a flower garden are not necessarily super strength, but are formulated to promote overall plant growth and flowering. A balanced flowering plant fertilizer feeds the leaves, roots, and stems, as well as the flowers. Promoting only flowering, without taking care of the plants’ other needs, will … Read more
Nearly everyone recognizes a rose, traditionally a symbol of love and a flower of classic beauty in a bouquet or garden. Many gardeners find growing roses challenging or mysterious, but proper techniques can keep a bed of roses growing in nearly any garden. Plant your roses in optimal conditions, care for them meticulously, and a garden of roses will reward the homeowner with years of flourishing blooms.
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In 1989 NASA released the results of a two-year-long study on the effects of indoor plants. Their findings proved that growing certain common varieties of plants indoors (including philodendron, spider plant, and golden pothos) help to reduce indoor air pollution. Their study was mainly focused on office buildings and the … Read more