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Coleus Standard
Flowers & Blooms

How to Grow a Coleus Standard?

Some of the common plants used in topiary, such as bay and rosemary, look very beautiful and will make your garden stunning. However, one big downside to these plants is that they take years to mature. If you wish to…

Coleus Flower
Flowers & Blooms

Taking Care of Coleus Plants

Coleus is a very versatile plant. It can be enjoyed all year round. If kept indoors, it can be used for foliage arrangements. It is known for its beautiful, colorful foliage that can be used for bouquets. Coleus plants are…

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

5 Unusual Spring Flowering Plants to Grow

There are some very popular and widely-available spring flowers many people like to grow in their gardens, such as tulips, crocus and hyacinths. These flowering plants are beautiful and will sure make your garden colorful. However, there are many other…

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…

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
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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
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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…

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