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Flowers & Blooms

How to Grow Gentians

Gentian flowers are famous for their blue color. In fact, this plant displays such a wide range of true blue colors that it makes Gentian a very attractive choice for a garden. Another great advantage to Gentian is that it…

Black Eyed Susan Vine
Flowers & Blooms

The Best Annual Flowering Vines

Annual flowering vines are a great addition to your garden. They are ideal for those who wish to have some flowers and colors in their gardens almost all year long. Vines flower from mid-summer till the first frosts, so they…

Flowers & Blooms

Growing Mandevilla Vines Indoors

Mendevilla plants are gorgeous vines known for their lush flowers. Many people like to grow them on their balconies and patios. However, it is not always possible to grow your Mandevilla outdoors. These are not winter-hardy plants so they need…

Flowers & Blooms

Orchids: How to Remove and Pot a Keiki?

Orchids can sometimes form a keiki, and you should know how to react in this situation. What is a keiki? This term comes from a Hawaiian word meaning “child” or “baby”. When it comes to orchids (such as phalaenopsis orchids,…

Hyacinth Bulb Vase
Flowers & Blooms

7 Steps for Growing Bulbs in Vases

You can effectively grow bulbs in vases for some interesting decoration, gifts or for adding some spring colors to the holiday season. If you wish to grow some of your favorite bulbs in vases, it’s best to start in October….

Paperwhite Narcissus
Flowers & Blooms

How to Grow Paperwhite Narcissus

Paperwhite Narcissus bulbs look fresh and can brighten any home. They are particularly useful during holiday season and they make excellent decoration. However, many people find it difficult to handle and care for Narcissus bulbs. The bulbs often get leggy…

Oncidium
Flowers & Blooms

Oncidium Orchids Care: 8 Mistakes to Avoid

Oncidium orchids, also known as the “Dancing Ladies” are very popular plants known for centuries. Oncidium orchids are among the most diverse orchids in the world. One of the most famous cultivars is Oncidium kramerianum, originally from Colombia and Ecuador….

Christmas Cactus
Flowers & Blooms

How to Care for Your Christmas Cactus

The Christmas cactus (botanical name Schlumbergera bridgesi, formerly Zyyocactus truncatus) is known for its beauty. Originally from tropical Brazil, this plant produces lovely pink flowers. Many people wish to grow it in their homes. However, this plant is often considered…

Flowers & Blooms

Choosing the Best Gentian Variety

Since there are many different Gentian varieties, there are many choices you can make. Your choice will depend on the role you want Gentians to play in your garden, as well as growing conditions you can provide to them. Numerous…

Flowers & Blooms

How to Water Orchids with Ice Cubes

Phalaenopsis orchids are popular house plants known for their beautiful flowers. They are among the easiest orchids to grow indoors. However, there is a common problem many plant growers face: overwatering. Overwatering is a problem for many plants and orchids…

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