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Gardenia Flower Meaning and Symbolism

Gardenias are probably not your first choice when it comes to cut flowers, or a plant you’ll readily grow in the garden.  But you should reconsider both, as the gardenia is a strong contender for a cut flower which has a lot of beauty, as well as a lot of meaning attached to it.  Gardenias have some of the loveliest … Read More

Gollum Jade (Crassula ovata ‘Gollum’): How to Grow and Plant Care

If you thought you were a die-hard collector of everything Tolkien, there are a few more options that you might not be aware of, which you should consider adding to your collection. Oh, and they’re living plants.  Any Lord of the Rings fan who is a plant enthusiast should know that there are several succulent cultivars which are named after … Read More

Gladiolus Flower Meaning and Symbolism

Gladioli are lovely plants which produce huge towers of vivid color, often bi-colors.  While its beauty can be distracting, and you may think that’s all there is to this flower, there is much more to this bloom than you might assume at the first glance.  The symbolism of a gladiolus isn’t as widely known as rose symbolism, for example, but … Read More

Top 21 Green Flowers That Look Amazing

Green flowers are valued for their rarity. It’s not often that plants produce flowers in this color, as they’ve evolved to attract pollinators using a wide range of colors.  That’s not to say that naturally green flowers aren’t pollinated – but they’re usually pollinated a different way, like wind pollination.  Those that are pollinated by pollinators tend to be colors … Read More

Ragweed vs. Goldenrod: How To Tell The Difference

With goldenrod and ragweed being such similar plants, it can be difficult to tell which is which. Both plants also produce a lot of pollen, which can make hayfever much worse. You might also be allergic to one or both of these plants – and it’s worth knowing which, so you can avoid them as much as possible. Here’s how … Read More