Plants

  • Succulents: Growing Them Indoors
    Succulents are easy to grow indoors, requiring little care, if provided with the right conditions. Many attempts at growing plants indoors fail, because either too much attention is required, or the....
  • How To Kill Poison Ivy
    Poison ivy is a broadleaf weed that is very resilient and tough to kill. Persistence will win over the plant's toughness in the long run, however. You should expect a lengthy battle with poison ivy in....
  • Small Perennials
    Lower flowers, those no more than 18 inches tall, include the small perennials, and are most often used toward the front of a garden. Some serve well as area color, others as a swath of color or textu....
  • Astilbe Perennials
    There's a good reason that astilbe perennials are so popular. It's hardy, requires little maintenance, and does well in partial shade. Furthermore, it's exceedingly attractive, elegant, and graceful. ....
  • Flea Control
    There are things you can do to control flea populations that don't require insecticides of any kind. Vacuuming the carpet is an effective and easy way to help control the flea population. If you've go....
  • Leaf Spot
    Leaf spot is any kind of tree disease that causes spots to appear on the leaves of a tree. The causes can vary from different kinds of fungi to air pollutants to bacteria. More than likely, leaf spot ....
  • Turf Products
    Growing strong, healthy turf requires good planning and hard work. Growing good turf starts before the first seed is planted and continues through the dormancy periods. Timing when to do which step is....
  • Perennial Plant Information
    The fundamental element of perennial plant information is that they flower every year (once they are established) on their own. Annual plants must be replanted. Flower gardens are most often designed ....
  • Black-eyed Susan Perennials
    The state flower of Maryland (since 1918) and probably the most common of American wildflowers, Black-eyed Susan perennials thrive in most soils and a full sun. Originally native to the East Coast, Ru....
  • Crabgrass Control
    Crabgrass in a lawn can be frustrating and difficult to control. With a combination use of post-emergent and pre-emergent weed controls, you can defeat crab grass. Treatment with a post-emergent weed ....