Six Tropical with Fantastic Foliage

Tropicals are trending this summer, from natural nursery specimens to leafy prints on picnic plates and outdoor pillows. We love the remarkable array of leaf shapes, sizes, and colors that can be found in forests around the world, from towering palms to striking Staghorn ferns. Today, we're embracing the tropical trend with 6 of our … Continue reading Six Tropical with Fantastic Foliage

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6 Bug Repellent Patio Plants

We love to spend our summer days outside with family and friends, but pesky bugs are quick to drive a party indoors. For a chemical-free way to keep insects at bay this season, we asked the experts from our green goods team to recommend their favorite bug repellent plants. Planted near the doorway or transformed … Continue reading 6 Bug Repellent Patio Plants

About Planting Roses

If you acquire a rose bush to grow it in your garden or your container, the foremost thing is to ensure that you don’t allow it to dry out even before you plant it. Make sure that the plant does not dehydrate before you place it in the planting hole and water it properly. When … Continue reading About Planting Roses

About Starting Roses From Seeds

The oldest method of propagating roses is from their seeds. This method of propagating roses is very easy and also does not require much equipment. You just require pots/ containers, sowing flats and, if possible, fluorescent or greenhouse lights. However, if you don’t have a greenhouse or access to one, you can also germinate the rose … Continue reading About Starting Roses From Seeds

About Growing Roses

It is essential that you have adequate knowledge in order to grow roses successfully. At the same time, as soon as you decided that you want to grow roses, you need to think about the various details related to growing these plants, including deciding the place where you want to grow these gorgeous flowers. Perhaps, … Continue reading About Growing Roses

Breeding Hostas

The aspect of breeding plants involves facilitating the pollen from a selected male parent to come in contact with the selected female parent’s receptive organ. Simultaneously, it is essential to ensure that no other agent is allowed to introduce other pollens to the chosen female parent. The procedure of plant breeding is somewhat easy. However, … Continue reading Breeding Hostas

Growing Hostas In Containers

It is possible to grow hostas successfully in containers. When you grow hostas in pots or containers it provides you with an advantage - they become portable. However, while growing hostas in containers you need to ensure that the soil in the pots has proper drainage, as this will prevent the roots from rotting. In … Continue reading Growing Hostas In Containers

Hostas

Hostas, named after the noted Austrian botanist Nicholas Thomas Host, are perennially growing herbaceous plants, which are very popular as garden plants, specially cultivated for their excellent foliage. However, being herbaceous, these plants wither away during the winter months. At other times of the year, hostas provide us with a blend of pleasures and practicalities. … Continue reading Hostas

The Slipper Orchids

The slipper orchids are not likely to be confused with any others; with the exception of a single species, all the members of the subfamily Cypripedioideae have the lip or labellum modified into a pouch, an inflated bag-shaped organ. If you can imagine a dainty foot nestled in this pouch, you'll comprehend these orchids' charming … Continue reading The Slipper Orchids

The Cymbidiums Orchids

Easy culture and a lavish show of long-lasting flowers have made cymbidiums favorites with gardeners and commercial cut-flower growers alike. Standard cymbidium hybrids produce multiple 3- to 4-foot flower spikes from February to early May (some as early as Christmas), and each spike may contain as many as thirty 4- to 5-inch flowers. The flowers … Continue reading The Cymbidiums Orchids