Geraniums are Easy Care Summer Darlings
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Geraniums are Easy Care Summer Darlings

There are two types of plants that most people refer to as “geraniums”.
There are “true geraniums”, which are hardy, native and wild plants that make excellent groundcover and space filler in your garden and landscape.
There are also Pelargoniums, which are more delicate plants hailing from South Africa. In this article, we will discuss both members of the geranium family and share some smart tips for their use and care.

Swamp Milkweed

Swamp Milkweed

Swamp milkweed (Asclepias incarnata) is known for its ability to thrive in swampy areas and wet meadows. It is a monarch butterfly host plant and is essential to their life. Despite its love of wet soils, due to its long taproot, it can tolerate average well-drained soils with ease. Showy, fragrant pink and white duo-tone…

How To Grow And Care For Bromeliads Plants
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How To Grow And Care For Bromeliads Plants

You may be surprised to know that pineapples are a type of terrestrial bromeliad, and they have a quite complex root system. They grow in a manner that is very similar to other types of plants, in that the roots gather water and nutrients to nourish the growing plant. Epiphytic bromeliads, on the other hand gather nutrients and moisture from the air. Tillandsia usneoides, or “air plant” is one example of this type of bromeliad, and Spanish moss is another.

How To Plant And Care For Canna Lilies

How To Plant And Care For Canna Lilies

The canna lily plant is a flamboyant summer flowering plant with a bold look. The plant grows from thick, fleshy bulbs. Canna is a genus in the banana family called Cannaceae. These beautiful garden plants are low maintenance, easy to grow herbaceous perennials. Canna flowers during summer time in various vibrant flowers in color of red, yellow or orange. They go in and out of gardening style.

Getting Rid Of Aphids: Yes, but Don’t Be Too Quick About It

Getting Rid Of Aphids: Yes, but Don’t Be Too Quick About It

Aphids, small piecing, sucking, leaf eating, and troublesome pests are common on outdoor plants and on houseplants. Aphids are easily brought indoors on infested plants, attached to clothing, or by the wind through an open window. A few aphids can damage your garden, crops, and indoor plants. Consider, though, that aphids are also food for…

Gardenia Plant Problems

Gardenia Plant Problems

Summary: Below are a series of Gardenia problems homeowners may experience. Related: Brown tips on indoor plants Gardenia Leaves Turning Yellow The Gardenia plant (Gardenia jasminoides) produces fragrant flowers and handsome foliage making it a great addition to any garden. However, maintaining gardenias is not an easy task and mishandling would put it at risk…

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