Propagating 3 Types of Pothos via Water Cuttings (Foolproof Method) 🌱

Poppies Seeds – How to Water Your Plants

When it comes to growing poppies seeds there are not many concerns that you need to have as most varieties will thrive and flower easily. Once you’ve sown the seeds, carefully pricked out the resulting seedlings, grown them on in pots and then planted them out there is very little you need to do to make sure they succeed. Deadheading is of course important to prolong each plants flowering season. Additionally, watering is also vital, especially if you’re experiencing a drought.

7 Deadly Tomato Plant Diseases and How to Spot Them

These seven tomato diseases are unfortunately very common and can mean the death of your tomato plant. Here is the information you need to identify them on your plants, and a few tips on how you can prevent them in the first place…

Annual Flowers And Autumn Colour In the Garden

These are the easiest to grow and most popular annual plants. Try them yourself: ageratum, alyssum, antirrhinum, calendula, centaurea, clarkia, cosmos, larkspur, pinks, godetia, gypsophila, helichrysum, impatiens, linaria, lobelia, nasturtium. Nemesia, nicotiana, phlox, poppy, salvia, stock, sweet pea, tagetes, verbena, viola, zinnia.

Success With Alpine Plants and Rock Gardens

Some of the plants normally chosen for alpines can often be difficult to grow. This is usually because of climate displacement. Growing at high altitude in their natural environments, they have particular strengths and weaknesses.

Wild Roses Varieties – Gardening Tips

‘Papagena’ belongs to the group of ‘hand-painted roses’. This is the name for the multicoloured striped or blazed McGredy roses. These roses show an exuberance of powerful, dazzling colours that are distributed so randomly as to give the appearance of their being painted by hand.

28 Tips For Container Gardening

Brighten up a corner by putting a small clipped box bush in a wide clay pan and surround it with enough thyme plants to form a mat. Dress up the corner of your house by placing a planted trough on each face of the wall so they touch at the corner and appear to wrap round it. To create an attractive area on plain concrete, surround terracotta pots of plants with big pebbles.

Growing Mint – How to Spot and Deal With the Mint Rust Disease

Growing mint is normally very easy for an herb gardener. Mint is a strong, resilient plant that is quite able to look after itself providing you don’t over-water it. However, if you are growing mint regularly the chances are that at some stage your mint will be affected by the mint rust fungus. This article describes how to recognize this unpleasant disease and describes the steps that need to be taken to get rid of it.

Growing Mint Indoors – Four Steps To Follow to Ensure Success

Herbs really grow best in the full sun, but some herbs such as mint will tolerate some shade and therefore can be grown indoors throughout the year. This is a big bonus if you like using mint in your recipes – you’ll always have a supply of your favorite herb to hand. However, growing mint indoors is not quite as straightforward as growing it out of doors. This article outlines four steps or stages which will help you avoid common mistakes and ensure that your indoor mint grows and flourishes throughout the year.

Tips on How to Grow Your Heat Loving Veggies

Some common heat loving plants are cucumbers, squash, tomatoes, eggplants, peppers, okra, beans, corn, and basil. These are known as semi tropical vegetables and need warm soil temperatures for the seeds to germinate and the plants to grow well.

Creating a Children’s Vegetable Garden

Children are amazingly receptive and appreciative, especially when their parents and other family members take the time to share with them. Not surprisingly, gardens are a particularly successful and special place where we can share with our children.

Tips on Growing, Buying, and Eating Local, In-Season, Organic Produce

It is great when we can grow some of our own vegetables and fruits, however for most us it is impossible to grow everything we need. Here are some tips to help you get the healthiest freshest food for your family.

Designing a Rose Garden

This bedding rose combines all the charm of modern trends for ‘old-fashioned’ flower beauty with exceptionally healthy leaves. The spores of the rose grower’s worst nightmare diseases, such as black spot and mildew, have difficulty gaining a foothold on the shiny, dark green leaves, so this variety is amazingly healthy. The bloom exhibits all the distinguishing features of a Floribunda.

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