Flowers & Blooms

Flowers & Blooms

How to Care for the Amaryllis

The amaryllis makes a great indoor plant. They are very resistant and can do well when placed indoors. They are particularly beautiful during winter because this is when they bloom. This way, they can provide lots of color for your…

Gentian Flower
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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…

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How to Grow a Hoya Plant

The Hoya plant is known for its thick leaves and a characteristic shape. They are climbing and clambering so they make a very interesting sight in any home. The Hoya plants are also known as “the Hindu rope” or “Wax…

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Starting Perennials from Seed II

As explained in part I, there are certain perennial species and varieties that are very suitable to be grown from seeds. Growing these plants from seeds offers numerous advantages, so it’s actually very advisable to use this method of starting…

Gentians Blooming
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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…

Jasmine Blooming
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Jasmine Flowers Not Blooming

One of the main reasons to grow Jasmine plants in your home are their beautiful flowers. It is always disconcerting when your Jasmine doesn’t bloom. This can happen for those plants that are growing in the garden, or those that…

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How to Grow Clivia Plant

The clivia plant, also known as kafir-lily is a beautiful houseplant you can grow relatively easily. The clivia plant has heavy textured green strap-like leaves. The flowers are smooth petaled, with varied colors ranging from brick red to salmon, red…

Wax Begonias
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How to Grow Wax Begonias  

Wax begonias are gorgeous plants that you can grow in your garden or your home. The best thing about these gorgeous plants is that you can easily start them directly from seeds. It is a great method because it gives…

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How to Care for Your Mandevilla

Mandevilla can make a great, colorful addition to your garden or patio. This plant is getting more and more popular with home gardeners. Mandevillas flower beautifully and they provide a very pretty sight, especially during warmer months. Mandevillas got their…

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How to Protect Your Roses During Winter

To care for your roses properly, you need to understand what kind of temperatures and conditions they need. Generally speaking, cold winds can do much more damage to roses than cold temperatures. This is one of the first things you…

Hellebore
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Hellebores: Popular Hybrids and Varieties

Hellebores (also known as Lenten Roses) are becoming more and more popular. There is increased interest in these plants so many people wish to learn more about them and how to care for them properly. It’s best to plant Hellebores…

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