Tips for Pruning an Umbrella Plant

Umbrella plant (Schefflera Arboricola) is a beautiful houseplant many people choose to grow in their home. One great thing about this plant is that it is very easy to grow. It can thrive even in less than ideal conditions. For

How to Get Rid of Ants

Ants can be a problem in your garden and house. They attack your plants and can easily sneak into your house. It’s understandable you want to prevent this. There are several effective ways to get rid of ants on your property. In order to successfully get rid of ants it’s important to understand how they live and how they thrive. Ants live in colonies and each ant belongs

Pothos Plant Watering: How to Aerate the Soil

Watering regime for your Pothos plant and other plants you keep in your home is very important. This is what can make your plants thrive. On the other hand, improper watering can lead to numerous problems with your Pothos plants and other plants in your home. Keep in mind that improper watering is

Growing Chrysanthemums in Pots

Many people like to grow Chrysanthemums in their gardens, but you may also grow them indoors in pots. These plants can thrive when potted and this can be an excellent

How to Buy a Potting Bench

All gardeners know the importance of a good potting bench. More than a simple accessory, a quality potting bench is very helpful for all people who wish to practice gardening and grow plants

How to Have a Gorgeous Lawn

You’ve probably noticed that the grass or turf in sports stadiums always look gorgeous. It’s largely due to professional care. These professionals know how to take care of lawns that go through lots of stress during sports games. Despite this stress, the grass in stadiums usually look amazing. Many people wonder how to achieve the same quality of grass on

How to Care for Poinsettia Plant

The poinsettia is a popular houseplant and one of Christmas symbols. This plant is a shrub native to Mexico, Central and South America. It is known as “Flor de la Noche Buena, or “flower of the Holy Night” in Mexico. Other common names are “Flor de Pascua”, or “Christmas flower” or simply “Pascua”. The plant’s time of flowering coincidences with the Christmas season,

How to Sanitize Orchid Pruning Tools

If you want to trigger reblooming on your Phalaenopsis orchid, it’s important to prune it carefully. This pruning will cut away certain parts of the plant and make it bloom. Cutting is also necessary in some other cases, such as plant propagation or when you want to

How to Divide Daylilies

Daylilies are beautiful, gentle and will bring color to any home or garden. Daylilies are members of the genus Hemerocallis and they are known for their brightly colored flowers. They flower in mid to late summer. As their name says, each flower lasts for only one day,