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

How to Choose A Succulent Grow Light: A Beginner’s Guide

No matter where you live and where you keep your succulents, whether that’s indoors or outdoors, your plants will benefit from a succulent grow light. They help brighten the darkest of places indoors, stopping succulents from etiolating, that is, from growing ‘leggy’ and deformed from their usual shape.  Etiolation happens when succulents don’t get enough sunlight, so they try to … Read More

What Are The Best Gardening Tools to Make Your Life Easier?

Gardening is one of those great hobbies that not only keeps you fit, and gets you enjoying the fresh air regularly, but it’s also beneficial for your mental health, too.  It doesn’t always have to be about finding the best tree, bulb, herb, crop or flower and making them look their best.  While that’s a worthwhile and great goal to … 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