How to Grow and Care for Canna Lilies

Canna lilies are grown all over the world for their striking flowers in bright colors, contrasting well against their large, banana-like leaves. They work with any planting scheme you can imagine, whether that’s a tropical look, a more formal-looking garden, or anything else you might have in mind. Here’s how to get the best out of canna lilies. At A … Read More

7 Types Of Ti Plants (Cordyline fruticosa) For Your Home

Cordyline fruticosa, also known as the ti plant injects plenty of color and life into any room. The difficulty lies in what variety you should choose.  There are many cultivars to choose from, each forming a unique combination of colors and leaf variegation. Let’s take a look. At A Glance: What You Should Know About Ti Plants Ti plants come … Read More

How To Repot A Cactus

One of the easiest plants to care for is the cactus. These plants are very easy to care for, especially houseplants, as they can go for very long spells without any water, as long as you give them enough light. They are undemanding and slow-growing, and won’t wilt in dry atmospheres inside as many houseplants will. But there is one … Read More

How To Grow And Care For Calendula Officinalis (Pot Marigold)

One of the most widely grown flowers in the world is Calendula officinalis or the pot marigold. It’s so wildly grown that no one knows exactly where this plant comes from, though some people think it originated in southern parts of Europe. Not sure what the fuss is about? Here’s everything you need to know about the pot marigold. At … Read More

How to Grow Calla Lilies

Calla lilies are one of the most interesting tropical flowers you can grow in your garden. They come in a huge range of colors, and thanks to their love of warm temperatures, they also make a great houseplant. A favorite of florists and gardeners across the world, calla lilies are as gorgeous as they come, and make a long-lasting cut … Read More

Calla Lily Flower Meaning And Symbolism

One of the most eye-catching flower types that aren’t a true lily is the calla lily. These beautiful plants are a favorite of gardeners, florists, wedding designers, and houseplant lovers everywhere, and it’s not hard to see why. But what does the calla lily mean?  The Calla Lily At A Glance Calla lily flowers are associated with grace, peace, and … Read More

The Cosmos Genus

Forming part of the daisy family, Cosmos plants have around 40 different species, consisting of herbaceous annuals and perennials. While they are native to Mexico, and parts of the Americas, they are grown all over the world as an ornamental plant. In South Africa, where there are plenty of cosmos to be found, these plants were introduced accidentally in horse … Read More

The Celosia Genus

Celosia comes from the Amaranth plant family, known for their striking, feathery flowers in many colors. The species belonging to the genus – and there’s about 50 of them – hail from tropical parts of South America, Asia, and Africa. Celosia At A Glance There are various types of celosia to choose from, which form flowers in different shapes, and … Read More

The Campanula Genus (Bellflower)

The Campanula genus is made up of about 500 different species of biennials, perennials, and annual plants which come from the Northern Hemisphere. They come from the Campanulaceae plant family. At A Glance: The Campanula You may be more familiar with the name bellflower, which describes the shape of a campanula perfectly.  There is a type of campanula for every … Read More

The Calendula Genus (Marigold)

Part of the sunflower plant family, plants within the Calendula genus provide plenty of uplifting color into any garden. The genus itself is made up of about 20 different species of perennial and annual plants, which come from many parts of the world, including the Mediterranean, Asia, and Europe.  Calendula At A Glance The most renowned member of the calendula … Read More