Ornamentals & Other Garden Plants

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Will Your Aloe Vera Plant Grow Indoors

The Aloe Vera plant is fairly hardy and adaptable to climates that are warm, humid, dry or extremely

Harvesting And Preparing Bamboo For Use

Bamboo plants are lovely to look at in the garden or yard, but they also can be used for many applications

Caring For Your Bamboo Plants

Bamboo plants are a great species to grow in your indoor or outdoor garden. They require moderate care

4 Bonsai Tree Styles You Can Cultivate At Home

The popularity of bonsai trees has surged along with the increasing popularity of Japanese style gardens

How to Semi Cascade a Bonsai Tree

A semi cascade bonsai tree grows either horizontally or downward. The tip of the tree should be at or

Create a Formal Upright Bonsai Tree

The formal upright bonsai is the classic style from which all other styles have evolved. A gently tapering

Keep Bugs and Disease off Your Bird of Paradise

There are not many pests or diseases common to the bird of paradise. However, like all plants, this beautiful

Manipulating Bonsai Tree Trunks

The structure of the trunk is a primary element of a properly styled bonsai. There are a number of tricks

Bonsai: Four Ways to Propagate Your Tree

The art of bonsai has been practiced for centuries. It is a fun and creative way for a patient gardener

How To Grow Cockscomb

If you live in a warm climate, then cockscomb flowers would be a very vibrant flower to include in your

Creating The Ideal Soil Mixture For A Cactus

One of the easiest house plants to grow and maintain is a cactus. These make wonderful houseplants are

How To Repot A Cactus

Cactus delights the eye with its other-worldly appearance and striking flowers, but it also requires

How to Take Cactus Cuttings

Cactus plants require very little maintenance and look great when in bloom on a window sill, adorning

Knowing When To Water Your Cactus

Cactus plants are adapted to living in the dry arid climate; they have gained a reputation among gardener

Create a Cactus Terrarium

Use a terrarium to continue growing your cactus during the cold weather months. Keeping a terrarium in

Save Your Dying Cactus

Keeping a small cactus in your home makes for a great home plant. They are easy to maintain and are not

Caring For Pachysandra

Pachysandra is an evergreen species that is used for ground cover in shady parts of landscaping. It is

How to Get Rid of Bamboo Plants

It is a common practice to grow bamboo plants for adding structure and exotic appeal to a landscaped

How to Plant and Grow Clumping Bamboo

Use clumping bamboo as a landscape accent or to create a hedge screen that surrounds your backyard. Also

5 Ways to Hang a Hanging Plant

A hanging plant can be hung in a pot containing flowers, plants or herbs, and is a great way to add color

Spread Your Ice Plant Ground Cover

Ice plants can be used as ground cover for the dry and hot areas of your garden, where other perennial

How to Sow Ice Plant Seeds

Ice Plants have fleshy, succulent foliage and are originally from barren, arid, warm areas of the world

Change the Color of Your Hydrangea

You can alter the color of your hydrangea flowers by increasing or decreasing the acidity of the soil.

Root a Cutting from a Pitcher Plant

Pitcher plants grow in diverse habitats worldwide. There are many different species and the requirements

Creating a Humid Environment for Your Pitcher Plant

Pitcher Plants, or drosera, are an elaborate and colorful species of plants that create a tubular or

Winter Care of a Cobra Lily

Like many insectivorous plants, cobra lilies are perennial. This means that they will grow and feed during

How to Build Lattice Work for the Climbing Ipomeas

The ipomea or morning glory is a flowering plant that makes a great choice for decorating a patio or

How to Fill in Irish Moss Ground Cover

Irish moss requires well drained, moist soil, and is tolerant of semi-shaded locations even though it

Planting Irish Moss in and Around the Patio

Irish moss is great for ground cover on a slope, or as a decorative border around the deck or patio.

The Best Way to Propagate a Jade Plant

Jade plant is often touted as one of the easiest plants to work with. It can be propagated easily and

Transplanting A Hydrangea

Home gardeners who want to move a hydrangea plant from one location to another--don't despair. Just follow

Grow Japanese Spurge Ground Cover

Japanese Spurge is a traditional ground cover plant. It is an evergreen, which means it will provide

How to Plant and Care for Wisteria

The wisteria is a favorite climbing vine. It is soil tolerant and disease resistant, and grows quickly.

How To Plant Hydrangea

Hydrangea is a spectacular addition to any home garden or landscape. Pay careful attention to the types

Propagating Hydrangeas

Multiply your flowers in 6 easy steps.

How To Dry Hydrangea Flowers

The hydrangea flowers are unique because once dried, they can maintain their exotic appearance for years.

Preserving Hydrangea Flowers after they've Been Cut

Pick one of these 3 methods to keep your blooms forever.

Growing A Climbing Hydrangea

Gardeners who are considering growing a climbing hydrangea, but are unsure how to proceed, take heart.

Types of Hydrangea Diseases

There are plenty of hydrangea diseases that your plant could catch. Typically, they are divided into

Getting Your Hydrangea Flowers to Bloom

Big, beautiful foliage but no or few hydrangea flowers on those showy plants? Here are some tips on how