Ornamentals & Other Garden Plants

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Maintaining a Star Cactus

The Star Cactus is a spherical cactus with eight sharp ribs and spines of about two to four inches. It

Grow a Healthy Hedgehog Cactus

The blooms of the Hedgehog cactus are beautiful and appear only as spiny knobs on the stems during the

Plant a Young Ann Magnolia Tree

The Magnolia Ann is a member of the "Little Girl" magnolia tree hybrid series, created in the 1950s at

Pyrus Calleryana: Growing the Aristocrat Flowering Pear

The Pyrus Calleryana has shiny green leaves and beautiful blossoms in the spring. It is a gorgeous tree

Pyrus Calleryana: How to Prune the Flowering Pear

The pyrus calleryana, when pruned, will provide a very pretty, natural shape. With proper care, your

Tips for Transplanting a Caladium Plant

Caladium is a tropical ornamental plant that is native to the Amazon river region of Brazil. Use these

Fighting Pachysandra Leaf Blight

Knowing the cycle, instigators and management of Pachysandra Leaf Blight will help you take care of the

Caring for Your Wisteria

Wisteria, native to the eastern United States, Canada and Japan, is a woody, deciduous climbing plant.

Diseases that Harm Your Wisteria

The wisteria is one of those welcome fast growing vines that many gardens can benefit from. The small

Identifying Different Varieties of Wisteria

Wisteria is a very vigorous vine that needs constant attention or it will take over the area in which

Step-by-Step Guide to Pruning Your Wisteria

Wisteria is a vine that will take over an area if it is not controlled by pruning. Because the wisteria

Transplanting a Wisteria

Wisteria can grow to heights of 25 feet and 10 feet or more in width. Because it is a climbing and flowering

Growing and Planting Russian Sage

Russian sage isn’t from Russia and it isn’t from the genus sage. Its botanical name is Perovskia

Use Leaf Cuttings to Propagate Carnivorous Plants

Though there are several ways to do it, the easiest way to propagate carnivorous plants is to use leaf

Leaf Problems: Identify Nutrition Deficiencies in Plants

Leaf problems are one of the most obvious signs of unhealthy plants. In most cases, the plant is not

How to Plant and Grow Bluebells

Although bluebells are wildflowers, they are popular in many homes. The brilliant blue blossoms add a

Growing a Bluebonnet from Seeds

Growing Bluebonnet seeds no longer has to be an exercise in frustration. The bluebonnet has a powerful

Starting and Germinating Bluebell Seeds

Bluebell seeds are fairly easy to grow if you understand where they grow naturally. With a dark blue,

How to Produce Blue Roses

A blue rose does not exist naturally. Available in different hues or red, pink, orange, yellow and white,

Bluebell Propagation Methods

The bluebell is a popular spring flowering perennial that has blue, bell-shaped flowers and a strong,

8 Bluebonnet Care Tips

The state flower of Texas, the bluebonnet grows abundantly in the wild there. These flowers are mostly

3 Basic Tips to Care for Garden Mums

Caring for garden mums or chrysanthemums is easy as these flowers are generally low maintenance. Following

How to Grow Mums with Cuttings

Mums are a perennial plant, and this means that they will only last a few years. Instead of having to

How to Grow Pink Lily of the Valley

Having green fingers is fantastic, but it can sometimes be very difficult to know how to plant and grow

4 Bluebell Flower Care Tips

The bluebell flower can grow from bulb or start from seed. Propagate from bulbs in the fall. Good spacing

How to Pinch Mums to Add Growth and Texture

Mums are a fantastic plant which can make themselves at home in your house or even in your garden. They

Properly Cutting the Stalk on a Daylily

There are ways to properly cut the stalks of a daylily. Daylilies are easy to grow and strive in almost

Growing Pixie Lilies in Your Garden

Pixie lilies are a dwarf lily that comes in several different colors including orange, yellow, cream

Growing Tips for Peacock Orchids

Peacock orchids, native to South Africa, are as showy as their bird namesake. Look over these suggestions

Common Mistakes to Avoid when Growing Jasmine

The sweet fragrance of the jasmine flower makes it a welcome plant in many gardens. The plant parts have

How to Plant and Grow a Jade Plant

A jade plant is often referred to as the lucky plant, money tree or friendship plant. The plant is a

How to Transplant a Jade Plant

The jade plant is an easy-to-grow and hardy plant from the group known as succulents. They can be planted

Five Jade Plant Care Tips

The jade plant is a hardy, easy-to-grow succulent that is popular with many growers. The plant’s

How to Plant and Grow Lemongrass

Lemongrass is a delicious perennial grass native to India that is commonly used to flavor Asian curries,

Growing Lemongrass from Seed

If you are interested in adding lemony flavors to the foods you cook, you should consider growing fresh

Drying and Storing Lemon Verbena Leaves

Lemon verbena leaves are used for cooking and perfume making. Collecting the leaves from a lemon verbena

Common Mistakes to Avoid when Growing Lemongrass

If you are looking to plant lemongrass in your yard, greenhouse or garden you won’t be disappointed

The Best Fertilizer for Tobacco Plants

The tobacco plant is not only great to look at, but also easy to grow and even easier to maintain over

How to Plant and Grow Irish Moss

Irish moss, which is also referred to as Scottish moss, is a plant that looks similar to mosses. Although

How to Grow an Indoor Moss Garden

An indoor moss garden provides a nice accent to the inside of your home and to your indoor plants. Moss