By: Jackie CarrollBetween medical costs, property damage, and the cost of insecticides to treat for fire ants, these tiny insects cost Americans more than 6 billion dollars each year. Find out how to control fire ants in this article.Controlling Fire Ants SafelyIf it weren’t for their dangerous and destructive side, you could almost think of fire ants as beneficial insects.
By: Liz BaesslerUSDA zone 6 is an excellent climate for growing vegetables. Keep reading to learn more about choosing the best vegetables for zone 6 and planting zone 6 vegetable gardens.Vegetables for Zone 6The average last frost date in zone 6 is May 1, and the average first frost date is November 1.
Scientific NameEcheveria agavoides f. cristataAccepted Scientific NameEcheveria agavoides Lem.Common NamesCrested Molded Wax AgaveScientific ClassificationFamily: CrassulaceaeSubfamily: SedoideaeTribe: SedeaeSubtribe: SedinaeGenus: EcheveriaDescriptionEcheveria agavoides f. cristata is a small succulent plant that develops attractive fans of apple green spikes tipped in red.
What is a figwort? Perennials native to North America, Europe, and Asia, figwort herb plants (Scrophularia nodosa) tend not to be showy, and are thus uncommon in the average garden. They nevertheless make wonderful candidates since they are quite easy to grow. Figwort plant uses for healing are many, one of the reasons why gardeners may choose to grow them.
By: Amy GrantGuavas, tropical fruit trees native to Mexico into South America, are such a prized fruit that there are dozens of varieties. If you love this exotic fruit but lack garden space, have no fear. Growing guava in containers is easy. Read on to find out how to grow guava trees in pots and other guava tree container care.
By: Teo SpenglerPoinsettias are not very long-lived plants in the best of circumstances, but you can certainly extend poinsettia pleasure beyond one Christmas season with appropriate plant care. Even better, you can grow replacement plants by propagating poinsettias. Read on to learn about poinsettia propagation methods.
Home › Ornamental Gardens › Shrubs › Archive for Bush Morning GloryGet Started Bush Morning Glory Care: How To Grow A Bush Morning Glory PlantBy Karen Boness, Owner of Wild Willow Landscape DesignGrowing bush morning glory is easy and requires very little care. It will reward you with lovely year-round foliage and copious blossoms spring through fall.
By: Mary Ellen EllisWhen you think of lavender, it is probably English and French lavender that come to mind. But did you know there is also a Spanish lavender? Spanish lavender plants can give you the same aroma and delicate flowers as the English variety, but they are better able to tolerate hot climates.
By: Heather RhoadesWhen bean blossoms drop off without producing a pod, it can be frustrating. But, as with many things in the garden, if you understand why you are having bean blossom problems, you can work toward fixing the issue. Read on to learn more about this problem with bean plants.Reasons for Beans with Blossoms and No PodsNormal early season drop – Most bean plants will naturally drop some blossoms early in the season.
Get Started Spruce Needle Rust Control – How To Treat Spruce Needle RustBy Shelley PierceAre needles on the ends of spruce branches turning yellow, with the bottom branches most severely affected? It could be spruce needle rust symptoms. What is spruce needle rust, you ask? Click this article to learn more and discover how to treat spruce needle rust.
Get Started Wood Betony Information: Tips On Growing Betony PlantsBy Liz BaesslerBetony is an attractive hardy perennial that?s perfect for filling in shady spots. It has a long blooming period and self-seeds without an aggressive spread. It can also be dried and used as an herb. Learn more wood betony information in this article.
By: Heather RhoadesLime tree blossoms are lovely and fragrant. A happy lime tree can produce an abundance of flowers, all of which can potentially produce fruit, but lime blossoms falling off tree or lime tree dropping fruit can be alarming. Let’s look at the possible causes.Reasons for Lime Blossoms Falling Off Tree or Lime Tree Dropping FruitThere are a few reasons for lime blossoms falling off tree or lime tree dropping fruit.
By: Teo SpenglerContorted white pine is a type of Eastern white pine that has a number of attractive features. For more contorted white pine information, including tips on growing white pines with twisted growth, read on.Contorted White Pine InformationContorted white pine trees (Pinus strobus ‘Contorta’ or ‘Torulosa’) share many of the traits of Eastern white pine, a native needled evergreen.
By: Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden WriterPowdery mildew is a common disease that afflicts many plants, and peas are no exception. Powdery mildew of peas can cause a variety of problems, including stunted or distorted growth, decreased harvest, and small, flavorless peas. Read on for information on this pesky disease, along with tips on pea powdery mildew treatment.
Blue Eyed Grass Care: Growing Blue Eyed Grass Wildflower In The GardenBy Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban AgriculturistPerennial blue eyed grass wildflower is a member of the Iris family, but it is not a grass at all. It forms clumps of slender long foliage topped in spring with small periwinkle flowers.
By: Amy GrantHave you ever forgotten a couple of radishes in the garden, only to discover them some weeks later with flourishing tops adorned with pods? Did you ever wonder if you could harvest radish seed pods?Radish Seed Pod InfoRadishes are most commonly grown for their tasty roots, but did you know that radish seed pods are edible as well?
By: Heather RhoadesRed spider mites are a garden pest that affects a wide variety of plants, but is most commonly affect azaleas and camellias. Once you get an infestation, you will find red spider mites everywhere on the plant and it is important to take care of the infestation before the plant becomes permanently damages.
By: Mary Ellen EllisIf you love pearsand have a small home orchard, you need to add a summer variety or two of thistasty fruit. Growing summer pears will give you earlier fruit, and if you have autumnpears as well will give you an extended and longer harvest season. For truepear enthusiasts, summer pears are a must.
Hostas are a perennial favorite among gardeners and with 2,500 varieties to choose from, there’s a hosta for every garden need, from ground cover to giant specimen. They come in leaf colors that range from almost white to a deep, dark, blue-green. They reach their full maturity in four to eight years and given good care and the right growing conditions, can outlive their owners.
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