Plants

The Dusty Miller Plant

If you’re looking for a plant that will nearly single-handedly start off your garden, you could do worse than the dusty miller plant. It’s a very robust plant, able to withstand both long spells of drought and high temperatures, and thanks to its silvery foliage and eye-catching flowers, it works well in any kind of planting scheme. Interested in growing … Read More

Plants Suitable For Tall Narrow Pots

When it comes to growing plants in containers, one thing we can all agree on is that they’re great! They provide us with an easy way to expand our gardens and create something beautiful without having to spend hours digging holes and planting things out. But what if you have a small space? What if your pots are too tall … Read More

13 Types of Succulents That Are Toxic To Your Pets

Succulents are a fantastic way to introduce greenery indoors, and for a lot of people, succulents have almost become green pets.  While caring for our green pets is incredibly rewarding and satisfying, one thing that is easy to forget, and dangerous to do so, is the fact that succulents can be poisonous to our pets of the more conventional variety.  … Read More

60 Flowering Plants for a Spectacular Autumn

While you might think that summer is the ‘best’ season for flowers, don’t be tempted to discount the others, especially autumn.  During this season, when everything starts to wind down a little, and the flower production isn’t as explosive as spring or summer, the flowers that appear are often much brighter and more unusual than those in other months. Combine … Read More

40 Best Perennial Plants and Flowers for Your Garden

It can be difficult to know where to start when it comes to picking out plants for your garden.  While annual plants are a great way to learn, and to discover what colors and forms you like in your own garden, it can get expensive, very quickly, even if you grow them from seed.  While the seed packets are a … Read More

23 Best Air Purifying Plants for Your Home and Office

Not everyone has an outdoor space to call their own, and the benefits that come with it. For some, growing plants indoors is the only way to garden, and it’s a great way to relieve stress, and improve the air quality inside the home. It’s also a great excuse to have a screen break, whether you work from home or … Read More

False Shamrock (Oxalis): Types, How to Grow and Plant Care

While oxalis can be regarded as invasive when grown outdoors, quite a few varieties make for beautiful houseplants.  Oxalis plants are valued not only for their beautiful and unique foliage, but also the way the leaves react to light. When it gets bright enough, false shamrock, or oxalis, will open its leaves, closing them up again when it gets too … Read More

How to Identify and Treat Root Rot in Succulents

Succulents are among the best plants for beginners. They are very easy to care for, and the more you tend to leave them to their own devices, the better they will thrive. They love sunlight, and will withstand long periods of time without water, but one thing every succulent owner must look out for is root rot. Here’s everything you … Read More

10 Best Flowers and Plants That Rabbits Won’t Eat

While they do look cute and fluffy, rabbits are a complete terror in the garden. It’s a good chance that if you’ve landed on this article, you have a big, fluffy problem.  While it’s good to know that they have their place in the ecosystem, hoovering up weeds and fertilizing the soil, they don’t exactly stop there.  Rabbits being helpful … Read More

6 Best Border Plants for Sidewalk, Driveway, and Garden

Border plants are used as edging to fill out borders and to mark the boundaries of the beds in your garden. While you might immediately assume that they are small because they’re usually at the front, there are a wide variety of heights and shapes to choose from. The choices can be overwhelming, even to someone who is practiced at … Read More

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