This year we planted several different varieties of sunflowers. The colors were just amazing, from an almost neon yellow to a deep autumn red. One thing they all had in common though, was the bees loved them. Earlier in...
The long tale about the sunflower plant also known as "Helianthus Annuus" is without a doubt very fascinating and proves to have a long diverse history. The wild sunflower is now home to North America where many people are...
If you are growing orchids, then you should understand that the plants need to be repotted regularly. When repotting, it is essential to pay attention to the repotting medium, as it will be different for terrestrial orchid and epiphytic...
As the micro eco-farming movement continues, flower carts from mini flower farms: backyard to half an acre, are springing up on small town street corners and near busy urban coffee shops. U-pick flower patches and honor-system flower stands are...
Of all the plants in your garden, roses require the most attention because of their unique requirements. Roses enjoy living uncluttered and clean. Without attention to the minor details of weeding, cleaning, and mulching, the nutrients they so desperately...
Marigolds are one of the most popular annual bedding plants. Available virtually everywhere garden plants are sold, they're one of the most-grown annuals in America. Two different types of marigolds are commonly grown in gardens and container gardens: French and...
A visitor to our website recently contacted us and and asked a question of what to do about sprouting tulip bulbs. The visitor had purchased a large quantity of tulip bulbs to pot and give to business clients as...
Annuals are mainly grown for their flowers as garden colour or cut flowers. Pollen from flowers is a major allergen so if you suffer from an allergy like hay fever it is wise to consider looking for low or...
If you appreciate plants that have no hesitation in boldly stating their presence with huge, almost artificially perfect flowers, then tuberous begonias are for you. While some may find them rather too overstated, downright brazen even, if you like...
What is your first thought when you see a lilac bush? Do you think of your grandma or an older couple that had the beautiful bushes in their yard? Lilac bushes used to be a staple in every yard,...