Fruit Tree in Container

Growing Fruit Trees in Containers

If you love home-grown organic fruits but don’t have a huge backyard to grow what you please, there’s a way around it. Foster a rooftop orchard with your favorite fruit trees. Don’t have a rooftop? Not a problem. Growing fruit trees in containers is easy and you don’t need much space. You may even be […]

Browning Cypress

Why Is My Bald Cypress Tree Turning Brown?

The bald cypress tree is a hardy plant with a fighting spirit that can thrive in USDA Agriculture plant hardiness zones from 5 – 10. Most gardeners and horticulturists will find that this tree is easy to take care of and rarely runs into plant problems involving pests, fungal diseases, and environmental conditions. If your […]

Wilting Hydrangea Plant

Why Is My Hydrangea Wilting?

With well-drained soil, ample water, and partial or direct exposure to sunlight for 6 – 8 hours every day, your hydrangea plant is bound to bloom beautifully! Occasionally, you will have a year with fewer hydrangea blooms or blooms that don’t last for long. Find out why your hydrangea is wilting. Where Do Hydrangeas Grow? […]

Redbud flowers

How To Plant A Redbud Tree

A redbud tree, with its vibrant, magenta-colored blossoms that appear on the dark stems before the foliage in early spring, creates a relaxing sanctuary right in your front yard. You could spend hours lying under the tree reading a good book or simply gazing at the web of colored flowers spreading out over you. Here’s a […]

5 Secrets to Jump Start Your Fall Garden

Soon, the summer heat will be fading away, with cool weather moving in. While this is true, it does not mean that the gardening season has to end. Fall is the ideal time for you to plant certain cooler weather crops. You can also plant over-winter crops, which will be ready to harvest in early […]

Privacy Hedge

Best Hedges for Privacy

With all the hustle and bustle of everyday life having solitude is a necessity. With privacy hedges you can create a private getaway that blocks out all the noises, even in urban areas. Creating a privacy hedge has many others benefits such as protecting your home from high winds as well. So to make it […]

Unripe Pecans with Green Shell

When & How to Harvest Pecans

A pecan nut consists of an edible kernel enclosed in a hard woody shell. The nut (kernel + shell) is itself enclosed in a leathery husk about 2 inches in diameter. When pecans mature, generally from September through November, the husks turn from green to brown and split open, releasing the nuts which then drop […]

Close up of an ornamental grass

When to Cut Back Ornamental Grasses

Ornamental grass is an excellent alternative to shrubs for landscaping gardens. These fast-growing ground covers will take no time in filling up empty spaces and adding a charm to your outdoor garden. Available in distinct colors, fine textures, and a bundle of varieties for different climates, gardeners usually have no problem picking out grass plants […]

Perennial Garden

What are the Best Perennials To Plant in the Fall?

If you feel discouraged because you missed the window for planting this spring, don’t fret! Fall is a great time to plant shrubs and hedges and they still have plenty of time to establish before winter. The soil is warm and the roots will grow quickly. If you are wondering what the best perennials to […]

variegated english ivy plant potted on a bright window sill

Best Houseplants for Low Light

Have you ever scrolled through social media and just thought to yourself I wish I could have plants like that in my house? Well good news is you can! There are so many different types of plants and houseplants are increasingly trending with no plans of slowing down. These are the best houseplants for low […]

Row of blooming hostas

Are Hostas Edible?

Adding hostas to your landscape brings a host of benefits, but are hostas edible? These perennial plants will come back year after year with the same vigor, to uplift the landscape with its lush green foliage. Flower stalks may appear as well, adding an additional pop of color to the green background. With so many […]

confederate jasmine care

How to Care for Confederate Jasmine

Pearl white flowers that bloom in late spring that give off a sweet smelling fragrance that hangs over your garden like mist. This beautiful plant provides a fragrant vining shrub that spreads across your yard’s walls and is a great ground cover. Confederate jasmine or jasmine trachelospermum jasminoides is a precious gem adorns any garden […]