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....
  • Clematis Perennials
    A member of the buttercup (Ranunculaceae) family, clematis perennials are hardy and long lived, surviving as long as 25 years. The word is derived from the Greek word meaning vine, which should come a....
  • Fertilizing Facts
    Fertilizers provide lawns with the amount of nitrogen and other nutrients they need to flourish and overtake any weeds that might be trying to grow. When plants are regularly fertilized, they look bet....
  • Plant Fertilizers
    When you buy fertilizer, you will more than likely see three numbers on the package that are separated by dashes, such as 10-10-10 or 16-32-16. These numbers represent the NPK values. N stands for nit....
  • Weed Control
    There are two types of weed controls: post emergent herbicides and pre-emergent herbicides. Pre-emergent weed controls attack the weed when it is a seed. Post-emergent weed controls attack weeds that ....
  • Perennial Garden Plants
    Perennial garden plants are nothing if not versatile. From the seven-foot climbing Clematis Jackman to the four-inch creeping Phlox Emerald Blue, from the shade-loving Hosta August Moon to the Yarrow ....
  • Daylily Perennials
    Well-suited to many garden designs, especially cottage style, daylily perennials are a standby for any number of good reasons. They thrive in almost any conditions, are durable, spread rapidly, and re....
  • Fish Fertilizers
    Fish fertilizers are organic fertilizers that contain essential nutrients for your plants and lawn. There are different kinds of fish fertilizers, though, so you should carefully investigate any fish ....
  • Organic Lawn Care
    Before we started cultivating them, grasses lived in areas where they could receive their own, natural fertilization from nature. Decaying plants and animals create the natural humus that feeds plants....
  • Weed Identification
    The most important weeds to identify are those that will cause you harm if you touch them or even brush up against them. These are typically poison ivy, poison oak and poison sumac. All three of these....