Category: Tropical Style

25 Jan

How to Treat Trumpet Vine for Worms

Trumpet vine (Campsis radicans), also called trumpet creeper, grows in U.S. Department of Agriculture plant hardiness zones 4 through 9. Trumpet vine grows to heights of 40 feet and will spread up to ten feet wide. Featuring bright red or orange blossoms in the summer, trumpet vine might grow to be the target of worms […]
20 Jan

Flowers That Smell

Fragrant flowers fill a garden with sweet scents. It only takes a few intensely fragrant blossoms. These kinds of flowers grow in several distinct types including annuals, perennials, shrubs and vines. Cut flowers taken from these plants can fill a room with fragrance. Annual Flowers Annual flowers complete their life cycles in a single growing […]
18 Jan

Good Potting Flowers

Flowers growing in containers work well on patios, decks, porches, balconies and also in tiny yards. Plants grown this way are mobile so the place is changeable. Flowers that are good for potting tolerate dry conditions, create interesting forms and fill pots using color. Waterwise Flowers The faces of the plant pots are exposed to […]
8 Jan

How to Harvest Seeds to Grow Gourds

Seed saving allows you to gather and store seeds in your favourite plant varieties from your garden-grown plants. The big amounts of gourds, both pumpkins and ornamental varieties, dry readily and store nicely, whether you gather them from fresh fruits or cured ones. Gourds easily cross-pollinate so that it’s ideal to conserve seeds should you […]
15 Dec

How to Slim Lilac, Rose of Sharon and Forsythia Bushes

Lilac (Syringa vulgaris), Rose of Sharon (Hibiscus syriacus) and forsythia (Forsythia) are deciduous flowering shrubs that grow in U.S. Department of Agriculture plant hardiness zones 3 through 8, 5 through 9, and 5 through 8, respectively, based on cultivar. Lilac boasts fragrant white or purple flowers and is a spring-bloomer like the forsythia, with its […]
7 Dec

The Best Plant Food for Wave Petunias

Wave petunias (Petunia x hybrida) are a vibrant garden annual using a cascading growth habit. Their tolerance for heat and minimum maintenance requirements make them a nice addition to this landscape for seasonal colour. The blossom season of these spreading petunias could be maximized through regular feedings. The stage of growth your petunias are in […]
4 Dec

How to Care for a Jasmine Bush Plant

Jasmine (Jasminum officinale) produces a sweet perfume from its delicate white flowers, which bloom from spring through fall. The glossy green leaves provide evergreen curiosity about U.S. Department of Agriculture plant hardiness zones 7 through 10. Although frequently known as a vine, jasmine has a bushy growth that tends to sprawl unless it’s properly pruned. […]
8 Jun

Perennial Daisy Varieties

Old-fashioned favorites from the garden, daisies are simple flowers recognized by slim petals bordering a notable center. Although the most comfortable daisies are white with yellow centers, daisies are also available with brightly-colored petals and centers of gold, brown or green. Although many daisies are annuals that bloom for just a single season, several perennial […]
5 Jun

Very best Way to Transplant Fruit Trees

It is always best to transfer trees and shrubs as infrequently as you can, however there are many reasons you might have to transplant a fruit tree. Since many fruit trees are hard to grow from seed, each tree will have to be transplanted from its original grass to its last growing location. You may […]
1 Jun

Can Salt Burn an Avocado Tree?

Growing your own fruit provides you tasty, fresh treats while you get to exercise your green thumb. Avocado trees (Persea americana) grow best in U.S. Department of Agriculture plant hardiness zones 9 through 11. The trees manage an assortment of soil types, as long as the dirt is well-draining. 1 thing that they can’t tolerate […]