A Beginner’s Guide to Growing Daffodils: Everything You Need To Know

Traditionally seen as one of the heralds of spring, daffodils are considered a great burst of color and life after the long days of winter.  They are a great relief, a sign that the days are about to get longer, the temperatures are slowly creeping up, and your garden is coming back to life. No planting scheme is complete without … Read More

Dracaena Plant: Best Types, How to Grow and Plant Care

Dracaena plants are very easy to care for, and combining that with their lovely, variegated and elongated foliage and thick, bamboo-like stems, they are grown indoors as houseplants all over the world. While they are slow to grow, they provide a lot of architectural structure and greenery into any indoor space, but they also have some health benefits. Here’s everything … Read More

Dendrobium Orchids: Types, How To Grow and Plant Care

Dendrobium orchids, commonly just referred to as dendrobiums, is one of the largest orchid genera, which is a lot when you consider the orchid family is the biggest plant family on earth. The dendrobium genus is made up of more than 1,800 different species, so chances are you’ve come across one or two, or you’ve even grown them before.  You’ll … Read More

Delphinium Flower Meaning And Symbolism

Delphinium flowers are one of the most unusual and extremely pigmented flowers found in nature.  Not only are the colors of these flowers extremely vivid, but the way these flowers form clusters on top of huge flower spikes add drama and interest into any planting scheme. It also helps that the heights these flowers reach help fill in any tall … Read More

Interesting Daylily Flower Meaning and Symbolism You Want To Know

While daylilies are not true lilies, they act and look like lilies, and have the added bonus of not being attractive to the lily beetle.  These clump-forming perennial blooms add rich color and dimension into any garden, but they also have some compelling meaning attached to them. Behind The Name: What does ‘Daylily’ Mean? Most daylilies open during the day … Read More

Delphiniums: Different Plant Varieties, How To Grow and Plant Care

Delphiniums bring a wealth of height and color into any garden, although they do have a reputation of being difficult to look after.  This is due to the way that delphiniums can be easily broken by heavy winds, but there are tricks to stop this from happening, even in the most exposed garden. Their popularity has been cemented by their … Read More

Daylily: Different Hemerocallis Types, Plant Varieties, and Facts

Daylilies are fantastic ornamental plants which are grown all over the world for their beauty and ease of care. They are also used in bouquets and weddings, as daylilies are a fantastic cut flower. For many reasons, they are a favorite of gardeners and breeders alike, often referred to as the perfect perennial, as they come in many shapes and … Read More

Types of Daisies: A Comprehensive Guide

Daisies are wonderful plants which have a cemented popularity in gardens and as part of cut flower bouquets. They form a large part of the huge Asteraceae family of plants, also known as the sunflower or daisy family. Daisies are native to many parts of Africa, North America, and Europe, and naturalize well in environments they aren’t native to.  The … Read More

Desert Rose (Adenium Obesum) Bonsai: How to Grow and Plant Care

Perhaps you’ve tried your hand at growing a bonsai tree before, but you made the mistake of keeping a tree species, such as a Chinese Elm, or a Maple indoors all year round, and it died as it couldn’t go into the dormancy period it needed to survive. How about a plant that you can grow as a bonsai tree … Read More

Dahlia Flower Meaning and Symbolism

Whether your own slice of paradise comprises huge sprawling beds, or a couple of containers, a window box, or a lovely allotment, dahlias are always fantastic plants to grow.  They are very versatile plants, and can hugely range in appearance depending on the type of dahlia.  You can get cactus dahlias, which are huge blooms with ‘spiky’ petals, pom-pom dahlias, … Read More

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