Text written by Andreas Johnson. Can hydroponics growing systems be used by the home gardener?
I spotted some “dwarf rhododendrons” at my favorite nursery. Would I be able to grow these rhododendrons in a pot, and would they need any special care?
Can I grow cacti and succulents in a terrarium?
What are some “cool-season annuals” I can grow in my windowboxes as we head into the fall season?
Container gardening is a great way to grow plants individually, or in tiny groupings, with the wonderful ease of transport to desired locations.
Do I have to change the soil in my containers before planting them, or is it OK to reuse what’s left in there from last year?
Virtues: We Love Lo & Behold buddleia ‘Blue Chip’ for its small size and its eye-catching dark green foliage that contrasts beautifully against the spikes of stunning, tiny blue to lavender fragrant blooms perfect for attracting butterflies. This dwarf butterfly … Read Article
Fine Foliage Elegant Plant Combinations for Garden and Container by Karen Chapman & Christina Salwitz 140 pages St. Lynn’s Press, 2013 List price: $16.95 Besides being a neat little package of horticultural eye candy that could stand on this merit … Read Article
Watch this video to learn the basics of gardening in raised beds.
What are some reasons for gardening in raised beds?
Amaryllis flowers (Hippeastrum) are gorgeous, exotic plants that burst with luminous color. With their spectacular intrigue, why not showcase their splendor by displaying them in your favorite vase?