Category: Plants

What Is a Ground Cover Plant?

Many landscapers and gardeners struggle with filling blank spots in their gardens or property. Bare hillsides, exposed soil, and raw wall edges can all contribute to worsening the appearance of your garden or yard. But adding ground cover plants can let you cover up these areas tastefully and even bring

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mondo grass guide

The Complete Guide To Mondo Grass

Mondo Grass is an incredibly resilient type of plant that is both tough and durable. It will stand up to everything from shade to deer – all it needs is to survive is moisture. You’ll find that you maintaining this plant is quite easy and it doesn’t take a lot

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sun protection for plants

3 Ways To Provide Sun Protection For Plants

Flowers and vegetables obviously need the sun to grow, but in the middle of summer, it is possible to get too much of a good thing. The most common mistake that new gardeners make is to fail to consider; what sun protection do I need for my plants? After all,

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hardy succulents

Cold Hardy Succulents – the Complete Guide

You might associate succulents with balmy climes, tumbleweed, and arid desert landscapes,  so you might be surprised to discover that some succulents thrive in cooler climates. There’s a surprisingly wide array of hardy succulents that can survive and thrive in cold weather, so there’s no reason why you can’t enjoy

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pointsettia care

Care For Your Poinsettia The Right Way

Poinsettias are one of the most popular holiday houseplants around. They come in a range of colors, but are most popular in their bright red variety that are seen as decorative elements everywhere from churches to homes. To help you care for your poinsettia this holiday season, FTD has put together a poinsettia

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How to Get a Christmas Cactus to Bloom

Christmas Cactus plants are one of my favorite types of succulents, it is a lovely flowering cactus that is actually originates from the forest, not the desert (despite its name)! If you have ever seen one in bloom, then you will understand why it is one of the most popular

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vertical garden

8 Ideas to Inspire Your First Living Wall

With space to create a garden in our homes or workplaces becoming harder and harder to fine, it is no wonder that living wall gardens are becoming more and more popular. If designed correctly, they can require very little maintenance, and not only liven up a room or area, but

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