Month: May 2021

10 Best Types of Cactus Plants For Home And Gardens

Cacti have the best of both worlds: they’re easy to care for, and they’re among the weirdest-looking plants you can decorate your home or garden with. They’re also good plants to have if you travel a lot and won’t be around to take care of them, as they often thrive on neglect. Some are fast-growing, while some take their time, … Read More

Top 55 Beautiful Pink Flowers For Your Garden

Pink is a greatly admired color when it comes to gardens – it’s the color of many blossoms which herald spring’s arrival, and the darker days which are numbered, those days will turn warmer and brighter for longer, and it won’t be long until we can sit out on a summer evening and enjoy the garden once more.  Pink is … Read More

Top 30 Poisonous Flowers and Toxic Plants Every Gardener Should Watch Out For

Some of the most poisonous plants have the most beautiful blooms. We may not regard plants as immediately harmful, but handle, prepare, or eat the wrong one, and you could be in some serious trouble.  For poisonous plants, toxicity is a pretty neat defense mechanism against being eaten. It ensures their survival long enough to reproduce the next plant and … Read More

Top 40 Beautiful Tropical Flowering Plants

Tropical gardens are becoming increasingly popular, with gorgeous, architectural foliage that can transport you to your own part of paradise, no travel needed. Step outside your back door, and crane your head upward to see the sun’s rays poking through the glossy, huge leaves, past fantastic colors and unusual shapes. Let your garden transport you from the hum-drum of everyday … Read More

All About Roses: Plants Facts & Types

In one of his numerous sonnets, Shakespeare wrote “From fairest creatures we desire increase, That thereby beauty’s rose might never die,” and this is never truer when it comes to the rose. We appreciate roses more than any other flower. We try and prolong their beauty for as long as possible, deadheading dying flowers and feeding them during their growing … Read More

Top 55 Beautiful Types of Blue Flowers That You Should Know

Blue is one of the hardest colors for plants to produce. While we know that insects see colors differently to us, it’s been proven that some pollinators – bees especially – prefer blue and white over other colors when choosing flowers to visit for nectar. Blue flowers are very common in the Himalayas, where they may have to work harder … Read More