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Flowers & Blooms

Flowers & Blooms

How to Make Your Orchids Bloom

Orchid flowers need some time and excellent care to develop properly and reach their full potential. There are, however, some things you can do to speed up their blooming process and produce better flowers. After orchids bloom, we want the…

Flowers & Blooms

How to Cut Dead Flowers from an Orchid

It’s always a great experience to see your Phalaenopsis orchid produce gorgeous blossoms. We all want our orchids to grow beautifully. A Phalaenopsis orchid produce long-lasting flowers and they can last for months. However, they will eventually fade. Dead flowers…

Christmas Cactus Flower
Flowers & Blooms

Caring for Holiday Cacti

Some people are confused about different holiday cacti: Christmas, Thanksgiving and Easter cacti. Are these the same species, or perhaps three different varieties of the same species? What are their similarities and differences? The short answer is no: the Christmas…

Flowers & Blooms

Pruning Young Roses: Yes or No?

Many rose owners wonder when it’s the best time to prune their roses. There are different opinions about this. Many inexperienced gardeners wonder if it’s ok to prune a young rose or if it’s best to leave it alone for…

Flowers & Blooms

How to Avoid Common Repotting Problems

Repotting houseplants may seem like a simple task, but there is always a risk that your plants may not do well after repotting. What you need to understand is that repotting should not be done randomly or too frequently. There…

Gerbera Daisies Outdoors
Flowers & Blooms

Planting Gerbera Daisies Outdoors

Gerbera Daisy (Gerbera jamesonii) is a gorgeous plant that gives beautiful, daisy-like flowers. Its blooms come in many different colors so they are very varied and can truly make your home look more stunning. The plant, also known as Transvaal…

Flowers & Blooms

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…

False Indigo
Flowers & Blooms

8 Beautiful Perennials for Your Garden

Beautiful, colorful garden is something many gardeners and plant owners want to have. This isn’t always easy to achieve, though. Plants don’t live forever, and many perennials live only 3-4 years in the landscape. Many perennials demand a lot of…

Astrantia Masterwort
Flowers & Blooms

How To Grow Astrantias

Astrantia, also known as Masterwort, is a plant that is native to central and Eastern Europe. It can easily adapt to many different environments, as long as you give it rich soil, dappled shade and regular moisture. It is famous…

Gentian Flower
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…

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