Ornamentals & Other Garden Plants

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3 Tips on Trimming Lilac Bushes

Trimming lilac bushes is an essential part of lilac gardening. You should not trim Lilac bushes as you

Propagate and Root Lilac Bushes

There are several different ways to begin your own set of lilac bushes. One of the easiest and most preffered

Tips on Planting a Moss Rose

The moss rose (Portulaca grandiflora) blooms best under hot, dry conditions and makes a splendid ground

Suggested Tips for Growing Oleander

An Oleander shrub can be a beautiful plant whether you grow it outdoors or keep one as a house plant.

Propagating Rhododendrons

You can propagate a rhododendron at home from cuttings, grafts, layering or seeds. Use these tips to

Collect, Store and Sow Moss Rose Seeds

The flowers of the portulaca family, called moss rose, thrive in hot areas with low rainfall. Their

Spacing Rhododendrons Properly

The average evergreen or deciduous rhododendron expands to a diameter of nearly 8 feet at maturity, so

Transplanting a Rhododendron

You may need to transplant a rhododendron for a number of reasons: seedlings are ready for the garden,

Trimming Your Rhododendrons

The rhododendron is a well-disciplined flowering shrub that will need little in the way of trimming or

Azaleas vs. Rhododendrons

Azaleas and rhododendrons are perennial shrubs commonly found in evergreen gardens. They are famous for

Identifying And Treating Azalea Lace Bugs

The azalea lace bug can cause significant damage to the leaves of azalea bushes. Noticing them is an

Mistakes to Avoid When Growing Rhododendrons

There are message boards all over the Internet with people asking desperately, “What am I doing

Pests and Diseases that Affect Phalaenopsis Orchids

When cared for properly, Phalaenopsis orchids are hardy plants, however, they are still susceptible to

Propagate Your Lovely Phalaenopsis Orchids

Phalaenopsis orchids, white or in shades of pink or yellow, are easy to propagate and grow. If you are

Keeping Poinsettias Year Around

Your coworker gave you a poinsettia for the office holiday party. You bring it home, care for it, and

Prayer Plant Propagation Techniques

A prayer plant makes an excellent houseplant because it easy to grow, small and perfect for most window

Is Your Prayer Plant in the Right Pot?

If you are looking for an easy-to-grow, beautiful houseplant, consider a prayer plant. These plants are

Planning What You Want from Your Privacy Plants

Privacy plants can have many purposes. They can cover an unsightly fence, divide an area in your yard

Propagate Your Favorite Proteas

Proteas are plant with an unusual and beautiful flower. Although they are difficult to propagate, once

The Proper Way to Prune Russian Sage

The Russian sage is a popular plant for home gardens with warm climates, particularly sandy soils with

How to Propagate Russian Sage

There are many ways to propagate perennials in your home garden, but propagating the Russian sage perennial

Succulents: 10 Popular Varieties for Your Garden

Succulents are terrific plants for your garden. Easy to grow and maintain, these plants tolerate drought.

Growing Succulents on Your Roof

Growing succulents on a rooftop is a good way to create a green garden in your own "backyard." Building

Common Pests that Might be Eating Your Aeonium

There are as many as 35 different varieties of the aeonium. Typically, an aeonium is characterized by

Maintain a Healthy Cotyledon Orbiculata

Cotyledon Orbiculata, or pig’s ear plant, is a succulent plant ideal for xeriscaping. It likes

3 Ways to Propagate Succulents

Succulent plants are nick named “fat plants” because they store water in their leaves, roots,

Bonsai: The Succulent Crassulas Gollum

Crassulas are succulent cacti that are popular because of their decorative branches and ease of maintenance.

How to Grow Echeveria in a Container

Echeveria is a succulent plant that visually resembles a green sempervivum, and has a shape and leaf

How to Propagate Epiphyllum

Epiphyllum, or orchid cacti, are propagated using leaf clippings. You can purchase epiphyllum leaf cuttings

Plant a Kalanchoe in Your Garden

Kalanchoe represents a family of more than 115 species of succulent plants that are commonly grown for

How to Plant a Haworthia in a Pot

Hawthoria is a plant which requires time and care, but not as much as, say, a moth orchid. They like

Create a Terrarium for Your Succulents

A terrarium is a manmade environment in a tank, and in this case, is perfect for controlling the elements

Harvesting Prickly Pear Cactus Fruit and Pads

The prickly pear cactus produces pads and fruit that are a wonderful addition to any diet. They are good

Tips on Germinating Prickly Pear Seeds

A prickly pear is a type of cactus that develops by growing pads. After about three years of growth they

How to Propagate a Prickly Pear Pad

The prickly pear cactus adds a Southwest flair to any garden and needs little water. These plants are

Caring for an Organ Pipe Cactus

The magnificent Organ Pipe Cactus is an impressive addition to any garden. It grows in clumps composed

Saguaro Cactus: Propagation Techniques

The Saguaro cactus has a smooth and waxy skin covered with two-inch spines that grow on the plant's vertical

Grow a Barrel Cactus from a Seed

A barrel cactus is a beautiful and interesting addition to any garden or flower bed. The plant is ready

How to Handle a Barrel Cactus when Transplanting

Barrel cactus types come in various shapes and sizes. Smaller cacti grown in pots indoors are much easier

Caring for Your Potted Barrel Cactus

Barrel Cactus can be found in the deserts of California and Nevada. These plants thrive in dry, warm