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Plants & Flowers

In this Category, we talk about plants and flowers, how you can take care and choose your plants and flowers carefully

Best Flowers For Fall The final flowers of the season are as precious as the very first. And the show need not end when cold weather sets in. You can plant chrysanthemums, pansies, and more to light up your beds...
Dahlia Flowers Growing Guide You can start dahlias indoors before planting them out or plant them directly into the open ground after it has warmed up. After all danger of frost is past, plant them full sun and deep, fertile,...
Biennials Flowers Growing Tips Most popular flowers fall into two categories: annuals, which you plant anew each season, and perennials, which you plant once and they rebloom every year. But a few old-fashioned favorites, such as hollyhock, foxglove, and sweet...
Black Plants in Your House Garden Black plants—or really flowers and foliage that are so deep purple or red that they appear black—transform flower borders and containers from the expected to the extraordinary. They are dramatic up close yet understated...
All About Iris Flowers The iris family is large and diverse. Some irises prefer damp, even soggy conditions. Others grow best in dry sites. All bear big, bold flowers that look stunning in the garden or a vase. And all...
All Thing You Should Know About Holly Days When the halls are all decked, stop to admire the boughs of holly. Thick, durable leaves, brightly colored berries that birds love, looks good in winter-this is a shrub that deserves a...
Zinnias: How to Plant, Grow, and Care for Zinnia Flowers The OG Test Garden has many attractions at the end of the season. A dozen or so new tomato varieties are ripe and ready for us to taste. Sunflowers are...
Growing and Caring for Rubber Plants Grow a New Rubber Plant Rubber Plant "Ficus elastica" can propagate through clippings. During the spring, cut a piece of branch and place the tip which expels the sap into the water for half an...
Growing White Sage at Home Though white sage is an evergreen herb that hails from the hot, dry climate of the southwestern deserts, the herb may effectively be grown in environments that cater effectively to its tropical nature. The most...
Planting Amaryllis in Your Home Garden AMARYLLIS FLOWER Amaryllis is a rather nice-blossoming perennial bulbous plant. It comes from Africa. Amaryllis plant has linear-linguiform leaves.  Big flowers with perfect fragrance are located on the firm flower stalks. Big bulbs can form 1 or 2 flower stalks with 6-12 flowers...

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