Category : Plants

Tips For Keeping Your Christmas Tree Fresh

Each year more than 24 million Christmas trees are sold during the holiday season in the United States. Too bad most of these trees look dry and yucky by Christmastime!    Tips and Tricks for Extending Freshness Period of Christmas Trees  …

8 Comments / 1492 View / December 9, 2013

Shirley's romantic rose garden has different types of roses in the same color for maximum impact

Garden Design Tip: Roses

Shirley's romantic rose garden has different types of roses in the same color for maximum impact

I planted a miniature coral roses at the foot of my climbing roses and cascading coral roses above my stacked stone walls.    Garden Design Tip: Roses Extend and maximize the impact of roses in your garden by planting different…

6 Comments / 280 View / August 23, 2013

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Benefit of Plants: Infographic

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Plants offer a multitude of benefits other than just being a source of food, beauty and shelter. Take a look at this infographic that explains visually how plants impart healthful benefits to humanity.   The Benefits of Plants infographic by Zabisco….

6 Comments / 696 View / June 4, 2013

Torch cactus pink flower among a heavy thorn plant

Torch Cactus: Beautiful Flowers Among Thorns

Torch cactus pink flower among a heavy thorn plant

Torch cactus flowers are breathtakingly beautiful and a shock to some people when they see them attached to the plant that bears them. Sharp thorns protect the plant from animals, thirsty for the water encapsulated in the succulent body of…

4 Comments / 751 View / May 6, 2013

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Infographic: Techniques For Easy Plant Propagation

Remove_lower_leaves_of_stem_cutting_for_propagation as seen with this geranium

Infographics are dynamic communication tools for explaining technical information in visual form. I found one for easy plant propagation that I want to share with you.     Interested in propagating plants?   I started a series called "Multiply Your…

0 Comments / 193 View / November 25, 2012

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Four Plants that Give the Most: Thanksgiving

Pine-tree-with-cone-against-blue-skies-edenmakersblog. I saw this pine tree in Joshua Tree National Park.

  Today, I'm sharing a video from my "Way to Grow" series that I wrote about called  "Plants That Give the Most" in honor of the Thanksgiving holiday! If you have any of these  four plants, give them a hug…

2 Comments / 958 View / November 21, 2012

Scary Plants: Giant Pitcher Plant, Brugmansia, Teddy Bear Cactus

Brugmansia, Pitcher Plant and Teddy Bear Cactus are amazing works of nature that also qualify as "scary plants" because of their menacing traits! My intention is not to discourage you from adding these plants to your garden or to encourage…

0 Comments / 575 View / October 27, 2012

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