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Astrophytum capricorne var. niveum

Astrophytum capricorne var. niveum

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How To Grow Green Crop Beans: Caring For Green Crop Bush Beans

How To Grow Green Crop Beans: Caring For Green Crop Bush Beans

By: Teo SpenglerGreen crop green beans are snap beans known for their crisp flavor and wide, flat shape. The plants are dwarf, staying knee high and growing just fine without support. If you’ve never heard of Green crop bush beans, you may need more information. Read on for an overview of this heirloom bean variety including tips on how to grow these beans.

Hand Rakes And Uses – When To Use A Hand Rake In The Garden

Hand Rakes And Uses – When To Use A Hand Rake In The Garden

Hand rakes for the garden come in two basic designs and can make many gardening tasks more efficient and effective. This article will explain when to use a hand rake and what type will work best for each situation.What is a Hand Rake?Hand rakes are small versions of other rakes you use in your yard and garden and are designed to work in tight spaces and close to the surface.

Orchid Problems: The expert answers on orchid diseases

Orchid Problems: The expert answers on orchid diseases

THE AGRONOMAN ANSWERS ABOUT HOW TO GROW AND CARE FOR PLANTS MY PHALAENOPSIS DOESN'T END THE FLOWERING QUESTION OF VALENTINAGent.ma Dr., I have a Phalenopsis orchid for about a year to be exact since April 2006.After flowering I cut the twigs where the flowers were present not entirely but following the advice of a lady, in my opinion quite expert, since I was completely fasting everything.

Spirea Plant Varieties: Learn About Different Kinds Of Spirea Bushes

Spirea Plant Varieties: Learn About Different Kinds Of Spirea Bushes

By: Teo SpenglerFor attractive foliage and vibrant flowers, many gardeners rely on varieties of spirea shrubs. Different kinds of spirea work well as colorful garden accents, mass plantings and container plants. If you go to the plant store, you may be surprised by how many types of spirea are available in commerce.

Bokashi Compost Info: How To Make Fermented Compost

Bokashi Compost Info: How To Make Fermented Compost

Are you tired of the backbreaking work of turning, mixing, watering and monitoring a smelly compost pile and waiting months for it to be suitable to add to the garden? Are you frustrated by trying to reduce your carbon footprint by composting, only to realize that most of your waste still needs to go in the trash bin?

Transplanting A Lemon Tree – Best Time To Transplant Lemon Trees

Transplanting A Lemon Tree – Best Time To Transplant Lemon Trees

By: Amy GrantIf you have a lemon tree that has clearly outgrown its container, or you have one in the landscape that is now receiving too little sun due to mature vegetation, you need to transplant. That said, whether in a container or in the landscape, transplanting a lemon tree is a delicate task. First, you need to know when the right time of year is to transplant lemon trees and, even then, lemon tree transplanting is a tricky prospect.

Information About Astilbe

Information About Astilbe

Bloom Time For Astilbe Plants: When Does Astilbe BloomWhen does astilbe bloom? Astilbe plant bloom time is usually a phase of time between late spring and late summer depending on the cultivar. Learn more about the blooming of astilbe in this article to ensure more of these flowering plants in your garden.

Eggplant ‘Nubia’ Care – Learn About Growing Nubia Eggplants

Eggplant ‘Nubia’ Care – Learn About Growing Nubia Eggplants

By: Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden WriterWhat is a Nubia eggplant? A type of Italian eggplant,‘Nubia’ is a large, sturdy plant that produces large, lavender fruit with whitestripes. Read on to learn how.Nubia Eggplant InformationNubia eggplants measure 7 to 8 inches (18-23 cm.) in length.They are attractive fruits with a mellow flavor that works well for frying orgrilling.

Description and characteristics of the Pink Giant tomato variety

Description and characteristics of the Pink Giant tomato variety

Tomatoes are one of the most popular vegetables on the table. They are used in the preparation of various salads, soups, sauces, etc. There are a huge number of tomato varieties. But one of the most beloved and demanded is the Pink Giant variety. Description of the Pink Gigant variety Obtained by domestic breeders in 2000, headed by Vladimir Nalizhity, and in 2001 was registered and recommended for cultivation throughout Russia.

Stiff Goldenrod Care – How To Grow Stiff Goldenrod Plants

Stiff Goldenrod Care – How To Grow Stiff Goldenrod Plants

By: Teo SpenglerStiff goldenrod plants, also called rigid goldenrod, are unusual members of the aster family. They stand tall on stiff stems and small aster flowers are at the very top. If you are thinking of growing stiff goldenrod (Solidago rigida), it will bring an easy-care and eye-catching native plant into your garden.

Bush Basil Care: Tips On Growing Bush Basil Plants In The Garden

Bush Basil Care: Tips On Growing Bush Basil Plants In The Garden

Basil is the “king of herbs,” a plant that has been used in both food and for medicinal purposes for thousands of years. Its rich and varied flavors and delightful smell have continued to make it a popular garden and potted plant. Of the many varieties you can choose for your garden, bush basil plants are compact and showy and have smaller leaves than sweet basil with a concentrated punch of flavor.

Rooting Kiwi Cuttings: Tips On Growing Kiwis From Cuttings

Rooting Kiwi Cuttings: Tips On Growing Kiwis From Cuttings

By: Amy GrantKiwi plants are usually propagated asexually by grafting fruiting varieties onto rootstock or by rooting kiwi cuttings. They may also be propagated by seed, but the resulting plants are not guaranteed to be true to the parent plants. So how to grow kiwi plants from cuttings and when should you take cuttings from kiwis?

Information About Cyperus Plants

Information About Cyperus Plants

Home › Houseplants › Archive for Cyperus PlantsGet Started Outdoor Umbrella Plant Care: Growing An Umbrella Plant In Water FeaturesBy Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden WriterAquatic umbrella plant is a low maintenance plant with strappy, umbrella-like leaves. How do you grow an umbrella plant in water?

Ground cover roses

Ground cover roses

The ground cover roses are used in a particular way to cover even large areas, they form rose gardens that develop small, very abundant and continuous flowers, very similar to those of the floribunda rose but with smaller dimensions. In Italy, its cultivation is widespread almost everywhere.

Pruning shears will help the currant, or Cut the shrub correctly

Pruning shears will help the currant, or Cut the shrub correctly

Each plant growing in the garden requires attention and care, and then it reciprocally responds with a generous harvest. Pruning is an indispensable element of comprehensive care for any fruit shrubs, including currants. If you carry out this agrotechnical procedure at the optimal time and do it correctly and regularly, the result will not slow down to affect the quality and quantity of berries grown.

Control Of Crowsfoot Grass: How To Get Rid Of Crowsfoot Grass Weed

Control Of Crowsfoot Grass: How To Get Rid Of Crowsfoot Grass Weed

Beach grasses are useful to establish erosion control and stabilize soil. Crowsfoot grass (Dactyloctenium aegyptium) is helpful in holding sand and light soils where wind, rain and exposure cause depletion and topographical damage. What is crowsfoot grass? This grass is native to Africa, Asia, Australia and South America but has naturalized in the East Coast and several southwestern states.

Tomato Leaves Turn White: How To Treat Tomato Plants With White Leaves

Tomato Leaves Turn White: How To Treat Tomato Plants With White Leaves

One of the most commonly grown garden plants, tomatoes are quite sensitive to both cold and too much sun. Because of their extremely long growing season, many people start their plants indoors and then transplant later in the growing season once the soil has consistently warmed.The transplantation of the tomato seedlings is where one may run into a problem.

Cleaning Lettuce: How To Clean And Store Garden Lettuce

Cleaning Lettuce: How To Clean And Store Garden Lettuce

By: Nikki Tilley, Author of The Bulb-o-licious GardenKnowing how to clean and store garden lettuce is more important than one might think. No one wants to eat dirty or sandy lettuce, but no one wants to wind up sick either. If you don’t wash garden lettuce appropriately, this is possible. Likewise, when it comes to storing lettuce, the same can be true.

What Is Walking Stick Cabbage: How To Grow Walking Stick Cabbage

What Is Walking Stick Cabbage: How To Grow Walking Stick Cabbage

By: Teo SpenglerWhen you mention to neighbors that you are growing walking stick cabbage, the most likely response will be: “What is walking stick cabbage?”. Walking stick cabbage plants (Brassica oleracea var. longata) produce cabbage-type leaves atop a long, sturdy stem. Some call this vegetable “walking stick kale.