It’s hot enough out there to fry an egg on the sidewalk, can you imagine what it’s doing to your plant’s roots? It’s time to step up your watering efforts – but just how much should you increase your watering? Learn about heat wave watering and tips for keeping plants safe during high temperatures in this article.
Lantana (Lantana camara) is a summer-to-fall bloomer known for its bold flower colors. Among wild and cultivated varieties, color can range from bright red and yellow to pastel pink and white. If you’ve seen lantana plants in gardens or in the wild, you’ve probably noticed multi-colored lantana flowers and flower clusters.
By: Mary Ellen EllisA grand, old pecan tree in your yard is a wonderful anchor for the space, a good source of a large shady patch, and of course a bountiful provider of tasty pecan nuts. But, if your tree gets struck with pecan phytophthora rot, a fungal infection, you could lose the entire harvest.
Get Started Cypress Vine Care: Tips On Growing Cypress VinesBy Jackie CarrollCypress vine has thin, thread-like leaves that give the plant a light, airy texture. Read here for cypress vine info that will help you decide if this plant is right for your garden and how to grow it.Load MoreJoin Us - Sign up to get all the latest gardening tips!
By: Becca Badgett, Co-author of How to Grow an EMERGENCY GardenAre you a recent succulent enthusiast? Maybe you’ve been growing succulents for a long time now. Either way, you find yourself searching for some fun ways to plant and display these unique plants. Various methods are offered online, but we’ve grouped some of them together here, offering some unusual succulent design ideas.
If you’ve ever experienced the disappointment of having healthy buds and flowers drop off of your plants, this article is for you. Read on to find out what causes blossom drop in plants, and what you can do about it.Why Do Flowers Fall Off?In some cases, blossom drop in plants is normal. For instance, male flowers naturally drop from vegetable plants after a few days.
By: Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban AgriculturistGardeners who don’t know about the lotus vine flower (Lotus berthelotii) are in for a pleasant surprise. Lotus vine plant’s bright sunset hues and amazing bloom form perform standout roles in the summer garden.What is a Lotus Vine?Also known as parrot’s beak, this lovely little plant is an excellent summer container filler and adaptive as a trailing or border plant.
By: Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban AgriculturistLeaf curl plum aphids are found on both plum and prune plants. The most obvious sign of these aphids on plum trees is the curled leaves they cause by their feeding. Fruit tree management is necessary for good production. Large populations of these pests can minimize tree growth and fruit sugar production.
By: Amy GrantThere are around 200 botanical gardens in North America and amassive 1,800 more spanning across 150 countries. Could there be so manybecause of what botanical gardens do? These gardens serve many purposes andoften feature special garden activities. Interested in things to do at abotanical garden?
By: Teo SpenglerIf you are among the many gardeners who like cactus but don’t like spines, it may be time to consider installing Ellisiana cactus in your backyard. Its scientific name is Opuntia cacanapa ‘Ellisiana’ but it is better known as spineless prickly pear. What is a spineless prickly pear? Read on for spineless prickly pear information including tips on growing Ellisiana prickly pear.
By: Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden WriterFerns have been a popular indoor plant for decades and ferns in hanging baskets are especially charming. You can also grow ferns in hanging containers outdoors; just be sure to bring them inside before temperatures drop in autumn. Check out the following tips for growing hanging ferns.
By: Amy GrantAster yellows disease is a disease caused by a mycoplasma organism that is carried to its host plants by the aster or six-spotted leafhopper (Macrosteles fascifrons). This organism affects 300 different species within 40 plant families. Of the host crops afflicted, the largest losses of up to 80 are attributed to aster yellows of carrots and lettuce.
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By: Becca Badgett, Co-author of How to Grow an EMERGENCY GardenBlooming, growing brunnera is one of the prettiest plants to include in the shady garden. Commonly called false forget-me-not, petite blooms compliment attractive, glossy foliage. Brunnera Siberian bugloss is also called heartleaf brunnera because of the shape of its leaves.
By: Jackie CarrollLawn care doesn’t stop when the grass stops growing. Read on to find out how to take care of grass in fall.Lawn Care During FallWhen temperatures cool and the blades of grass stop growing, the roots of the turfgrass continue to grow. That’s why grass care in fall includes watering and fertilization to provide the nutrients and moisture the lawn needs to develop strong roots and build a reserve of energy.
By: Jackie CarrollMaple trees can decline for a variety of reasons. Read on for information about maple tree decline treatment.Maple Decline InformationAdverse conditions can cause a maple tree so much stress that it no longer thrives. City maples become the victims of air and water pollution, road salts, and construction and landscaping injuries.
By: Kristi WaterworthSometimes, it’s a wonder that anybody bothers growing anything, with all the diseases, problems and pests that plants seem to attract out of nowhere. Take leafroller insects — the adult moths that are responsible for the caterpillars are well-camouflaged, appearing in colors ranging from brown to gray, and they certainly don’t look like trouble.
By: Teo SpenglerChain cholla cactus bears two scientific names, Opuntia fulgida and Cylindropuntia fulgida, but it’s known to its fans simply as cholla. It’s native to the southwestern part of the country as well as Mexico. Those living in warmer climates can start growing chain cholla in their backyards.
What Is Culantro Used For: Learn How To Grow Culantro HerbsBy Amy GrantIf you?ve never heard of cilantro herbs before, then this article is definitely for you. Click here to get information on what culantro is used for, how to grow culantro and additional culantro plant care.
To the diehard fan, it’s never too early to start planning for a stellar Super Bowl party. Given that there are months to plan ahead, why not try growing your own Super Bowl food? That’s right! With a little forethought and planning, you can create a Super Bowl Sunday spread from the garden.Don’t panic carnivores!