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Hanging Basket Care – How To Keep Your Baskets Flowering All Summer!

This week’s podcast and corresponding article are all about hanging basket care – or more importantly, how to keep them flowering and gorgeous all summer long! It’s true that hanging baskets and containers add instant color and interest to your landscape and property. But for many gardeners, by mid-summer, many of their gorgeous baskets start …

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How To Deadhead Annuals & Perennials – Have Healthier Plants & More Blooms!

This week’s podcast and corresponding article are all about how to deadhead annuals & perennials. Doing this simple procedure can make a huge difference in both the health of your plants and how well and how often they bloom! Contrary to what you might think, deadheading doesn’t only affect the blooming power of your flowers …

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How To Keep Begonias Blooming All Summer – The Simple Secrets To Success!

Begonias are one of the most classic flowering annuals of all – and certainly a flower that with just a bit of help, you can keep blooming from late spring all the way until late fall. These old-time favorite flowers are well known for their colorful prolific blooms and their dense green foliage. Their blooms …

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How To Grow Spider Plants – The Easiest Houseplant Around To Maintain!

Not only are they attractive with their long, cascading foliage, but spider plants also happen to be one of the easiest plants to grow and maintain when you follow a few basic “how-to” tips. And contrary to their name, spider plants aren’t creepy at all. In fact, they make excellent houseplants! Spider plants are one …

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How To Grow A Peacock Plant Indoors – A Houseplant Worth The Effort!

Officially known as Calathea makoyana, a peacock plant is a beautiful evergreen perennial that is incredible to grow as a houseplant indoors. While it isn’t the best choice for a novice grower, if you follow a few simple tips, you can grow and enjoy this stunning houseplant for many years to come! The peacock plant …

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Christmas Cactus Care – A Beautiful & Festive Holiday Blooming Plant!

While there aren’t too many plants that flower during the cold holiday seasons, the Christmas cactus is one plant that will! And the best part of all, with a little simple care and maintenance, you can keep your Christmas cactus beautiful for many years to come. In fact, a Christmas cactus can live between 20 …

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How To Keep Ferns Over The Winter – Dividing, Re-Potting & Winter Care

Now that the weather is starting to cool off and the daylight is getting shorter, it’s time to start thinking about dividing, re-potting, and keeping your ferns over the winter this year! Ferns are shade-loving plants that make a great addition to areas on your property that are hidden in the shadows. Places like under …

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How To Keep Mums Blooming Strong All Through Late Summer & Fall

Mums, otherwise known as Chrysanthemums, are a great way to keep late-season blooming power on your property. They add beautiful fall colors when most of your traditional summer flowers like zinnias, geraniums, and impatiens start to fade off and die.  No other flowers say Fall quite like the welcoming blooms of mums! Whether you purchase …

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How To Care For Hanging Basket Plants – From Purchase To Disposal!

It’s finally Spring! One of the earliest signs that warmer weather is on the way is seeing all of those beautiful hanging baskets! The displays are everywhere – at garden centers, big box stores, and even at your local grocery stores! But how do you care for hanging basket plants? Displaying hanging basket plants is a …

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