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House Plants

How To Repot A Houseplant

Question: I’ve went down the “repotting house plants” path before. It should be simple but whenever repotting a plant they never seem to do well afterwards.I’m not sure if I over-pot, over-water or over-fertilize. Maybe all three! How big of a pot should I use when repotting indoor plants? Caden, Chicago, IllAnswer: Caden, I’m not a big supporter of repotting house plants.
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Perennial

Growing Italian Honeysuckle: Learn Lonicera Caprifolium Care

Lonicera Caprifolium luh-NIS-er-a, kap-rih-FOH-lee-um is a type of flowering plant perennial in the genus Lonicera from the family Caprifoliaceae (honeysuckle family).The genus includes a number of North American and European mountain species with a natural habitat of wastelands, forest margins, and broad-leaved forests.
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Lighting

17 Outdoor Lighting Ideas For The Garden

A well-designed garden will look great all day long and enhance your landscape, but why should it only shine when the sun is up?In this post, scatteredthoughtsofacraftymom.com shows off shows off fun lighting ideas for the garden to put a little extra glow where you grow. Check them out at:You can enhance the look and add unique character to make it really yours, plus give your garden a little overtime nighttime appeal.
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Perennial

How To Care For A Shrimp Plant

Question: On a trip to Disney World we saw a landscape bed of “Golden Shrimp Plant.” Can the plant be grown indoors and will it flower? Or should it be used outside in sun on a patio or deck area?The display at Disney as a landscape plant was lovely… but everything looks great there! Alicia, Rome NYAnswer: Growing plants indoors does not need be confined merely to old stand-bys.
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Perennial

Heliconia Stricta Flowers Perfect For Containers

Heliconia is one of the most attractive plants to add to your landscape. Its ease in growing is another plus.Among the many cultivars of Heliconia, the Heliconia stricta is an outstanding choice to grow in a container.This clump-forming tropical plant resembles the bird-of-paradise. With its reedlike stems are long and pointed banana-like green leaves with purplish mid-ribs and underside.
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