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Lemongrass Winter Care: Is Lemongrass Winter Hardy

Lemongrass Winter Care: Is Lemongrass Winter Hardy

By: Amy GrantLemongrass (Cymbopogon citratus) is a tender perennial that is grown either as an ornamental grass or for its culinary uses. Given that the plant is native to regions with long, hot growing seasons, you may be wondering, “is lemongrass winter hardy?” Read on to learn more.Is Lemongrass Winter Hardy?

Cucumber Hollow Heart: Reasons For Cucumber Hollow In Middle

Cucumber Hollow Heart: Reasons For Cucumber Hollow In Middle

My friend’s mother makes the most incredible, crisp, spicy, pickles I’ve ever tasted. She can pretty much make them in her sleep, as she has 40 years of experience, but even so, she has had her share of problems when pickling. Read on for cucumber hollow heart info.What Causes Hollow Heart in Cucumber Fruit?

Information About Alternanthera

Information About Alternanthera

Home › Ornamental Gardens › Foliage › Archive for AlternantheraGet Started Care Of Alternanthera Joseph’s Coat: How To Grow Alternanthera PlantsBy Jackie CarrollJoseph& 39;s coat plants (Alternanthera) are popular for their colorful foliage. These frost-tender perennials are grown as annuals and make fine specimens in the garden.

Spotted Winged Drosophila Control: Learn About Spotted Winged Drosophila Pests

Spotted Winged Drosophila Control: Learn About Spotted Winged Drosophila Pests

By: Jackie CarrollIf you have a problem with withering and browning fruit, the culprit may be the spotted winged drosophila. Find the information you need on spotted winged drosophila control in this article.What is Spotted Winged Drosophila?Native to Japan, spotted winged drosophila was first discovered on the U.

Northeast Garden Guide: Gardening To Do List For April

Northeast Garden Guide: Gardening To Do List For April

By: Tonya Barnett, (Author of FRESHCUTKY)With the arrival of warmer temperatures, preparing thegarden for spring planting can feel quite chaotic. From seeding to weeding, itis easy to lose focus on the tasks taking precedence over others. April in theNortheast marks planting time for many crops. With so many tasks to keep up, agardening to-do list is an excellent way to get ready for the correspondingseason.

Tips For Container Gardening Design: What Is A Thriller, Filler Spiller

Tips For Container Gardening Design: What Is A Thriller, Filler Spiller

By: Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden WriterWhat is a thriller, filler, spiller? This set of simple rhyming words – thrillers, fillers, and spillers – removes the intimidation factor from container gardening design. Read on to learn how to create professional-looking container plant designs by grouping plants into these three basic categories.

Hummingbird Garden Ideas: Best Flowers For Attracting Hummingbirds

Hummingbird Garden Ideas: Best Flowers For Attracting Hummingbirds

By: Jackie CarrollHummingbirds are a delight to watch as they dart and dash around the garden. To attract hummingbirds to the garden, consider planting a perennial garden for hummingbirds. If you’re asking yourself, “How can I attract a hummingbird to my garden,” or you wonder about gathering hummingbird garden ideas for creating your own perennial garden for hummingbirds, simply continue reading to learn more.

What Is A Thumb Cactus – Learn About Thumb Cactus Care

What Is A Thumb Cactus – Learn About Thumb Cactus Care

By: Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban AgriculturistIf you like cute cacti, mammillaria thumb cactus is a specimen for you. What is a thumb cactus? As its name suggests, it is shaped like that particular digit. The cactus is a little guy with a lot of personality, gorgeous blooms, and as an added bonus, ease of care.

My Cyclamen Won’t Flower – Reasons For Cyclamen Plants Not Blooming

My Cyclamen Won’t Flower – Reasons For Cyclamen Plants Not Blooming

By: Jackie CarrollDo you throw away your cyclamen plants at the end of their bloom cycle? Dropped flowers and yellowing foliage make them look as though they are dying, but they are really just entering a dormant period. Find out how to get cyclamen to bloom again in this article.My Cyclamen Won’t FlowerCyclamen is a Mediterranean plant.

Determinate vs Indeterminate Tomatoes: How To Distinguish A Determinate From An Indeterminate Tomato

Determinate vs Indeterminate Tomatoes: How To Distinguish A Determinate From An Indeterminate Tomato

By: Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban AgriculturistThere is nothing quite like a home-grown juicy, sweet ripe tomato. Tomatoes are classified by their growth habit and fall into the categories of determinate and indeterminate tomato varieties. Once you know the characteristics, it’s easy to tell which tomatoes are determinate and which are indeterminate.

Fertilizing Hostas – How To Fertilize A Hosta Plant

Fertilizing Hostas – How To Fertilize A Hosta Plant

(with Laura Miller)Hostas are popular shade-loving perennials cultivated by gardeners for their easy care and sustainability in a variety of garden soils. Hosta are easily recognized by their multitude of attractive foliage and upright flower stems, which bear lavender blooms during summer months.Should you use fertilizer for hosta plants?

Kalanchoe humilis

Kalanchoe humilis

Scientific NameKalanchoe humilis BrittenSynonymsKalanchoe prasinaScientific ClassificationFamily: CrassulaceaeSubfamily: SedoideaeTribe: KalanchoeaeGenus: KalanchoeDescriptionKalanchoe humilis is an attractive succulent shrub with pale green leaves, usually strongly marked with purple or maroon spots.

Spiny Pennywort

Spiny Pennywort

Prime destination for succulent loversRSSFacebookInstagramTwitterPinterestHomeSucculentopediaBrowse Succulents by Scientific NameBrowse Succulents by Common NameBrowse Succulents by GenusBrowse Succulents by FamilyBrowse Succulents by USDA Hardiness ZoneBrowse Succulents by OriginBrowse Cacti by GenusAbout SucculentsCultivationGeneral CareLight RequirementsPotting SoilWateringFertilizingPests and DiseasesRepottingPropagationPruningGraftingArrangingSucculent UsesMedicinal SucculentsCosmetic SucculentsCulinary SucculentsSacred SucculentsLibraryBooksStoriesMyths and LegendsStampsWorld of Flowering PlantsYou are at:Home » Archive for & 34;Spiny Pennywort& 34;Browsing: Spiny PennywortSucculentopediaOrostachys spinosa (Spiny Pennywort)Orostachys spinosa (Spiny Pennywort) is a small, very slow-growing succulent that forms globose rosettes of fleshy, grey-green leaves with…

Red Hot Poker Seed Propagation: How To Plant Red Hot Poker Seeds

Red Hot Poker Seed Propagation: How To Plant Red Hot Poker Seeds

By: Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban AgriculturistRed hot poker plants are truly aptly named with their orange, red and yellow flower spikes that look like blazing torches. These South African natives are popular ornamental perennials which crave sun and attract butterflies while being deer resistant.

Growing Statice – History Of The Statice Flower And Statice Plant Care

Growing Statice – History Of The Statice Flower And Statice Plant Care

By: Becca Badgett, Co-author of How to Grow an EMERGENCY GardenStatice flowers are long-lasting annuals with sturdy stems and compact, colorful blooms that are deer resistant. History of the statice flower shows it was once prized as a late-summer addition to bouquets, but new hybridized versions make it available now for longer use.

Growing Bitter Melons: Learn About Bitter Melon Plant Care

Growing Bitter Melons: Learn About Bitter Melon Plant Care

What is bitter melon? You many have seen this fruit if you live in an area with a large Asian population, or more recently at the local farmers market. Bitter melon information lists it as a member of the Cucurbitaceae family, which includes other cucurbits such as squash, watermelon, muskmelon and cucumber.

Muscari Propagation: Learn About Propagating Grape Hyacinth Bulbs And Seeds

Muscari Propagation: Learn About Propagating Grape Hyacinth Bulbs And Seeds

By: Liz BaesslerGrape hyacinths are a beautiful addition to any garden. Though not actually a hyacinth (they’re a type of lily), they bloom in delicate, hyacinth-blue clusters of blossoms that resemble bunches of grapes. They give off a delicious fragrance and add an unmistakable touch of spring to your garden or kitchen counter.

Painted Lady Echeveria: Tips For Growing A Painted Lady Plant

Painted Lady Echeveria: Tips For Growing A Painted Lady Plant

By: Tonya Barnett, (Author of FRESHCUTKY)Echeveria is a small, rosette-type succulent plant. With its unique blue-green pastel color, it’s easy to see why the variety Echeveria derenbergii is a long-time favorite of succulent plant collectors and hobbyist gardeners. Keep reading to learn more about growing and caring for this “painted lady” plant.

Tomato Bacterial Canker Disease – Treating Tomatoes With Bacterial Canker

Tomato Bacterial Canker Disease – Treating Tomatoes With Bacterial Canker

By: Darcy Larum, Landscape DesignerWith all the diseases that can infect tomato plants, it is a wonder that we ever get to enjoy their juicy, sweet fruits. Each summer it seems that a new tomato disease enters our region, threatening our tomato harvests. In turn, each summer we do our homework searching the internet and planning our disease battle strategy to ensure a full pantry of salsa, sauce, and other canned tomato goods.

Information About Cinquefoil

Information About Cinquefoil

Potentilla Ground Cover: How To Grow Creeping Potentilla In GardensBy Jackie CarrollPotentilla ground cover is perfect for moist, cool, partly shady sites. Its lemony-colored flowers that last all spring and strawberry scented foliage make it irresistible. Find out more about this ground cover in this article.