By: Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden WriterHostas have become extremely popular in the last few years, with good reason. Gardeners love hostas for their colorful foliage, versatility, toughness, easy growth habits, and ability to grow and thrive without bright sunlight.Plants that Grow Well with HostaOnce you’ve decided that hostas are the best plant for that shady garden spot, it’s time to think about the best hosta plant companions.
The sago palm (Cycas revoluta) is not really a palm tree. But it looks like one. This tropical looking plant hails from the Far East. It reaches 6’ (1.8 m.) in height and can spread 6-8’ (1.8 to 2.4 m.) wide. It has a straight or slightly curved narrow brown trunk that is topped with a crown of palm-like, ferny fronds.
By: Darcy Larum, Landscape Designer“From plants that wake when others sleep, from timid jasmine buds that keep their odour to themselves all day, but when the sunlight dies away let the delicious secret out to every breeze that roams about.”Poet Thomas Moore described the intoxicating fragrance of night blooming jasmine as a delicious secret because of its unusual bloom habits.
By: Liz BaesslerVein clearing and cherry crinkle are two names for the same problem, a virus-like condition that affects cherry trees. It can lead to serious issues in fruit production and, while it isn’t contagious, it can appear out of nowhere on otherwise healthy trees. Keep reading to learn more about how to manage a cherry with crinkle and vein clearing symptoms.
At my summer cottage every year I try to grow new plants for me. For this reason, I bought the seeds of the Chinese asparagus bean vigna in the spring of 2008. I was very impressed by the photo of its meter-long green pods. Along the grape plantings I have a garden bed 30 cm wide. I fertilized it well with rotted manure, and as soon as the weather allowed, I planted ten cowpea beans on this garden bed in damp ground.
Houseplants Published: 09 June 2012 Reprinted: Last Edits: What do houseplants need for normal growth and development? Light, soil, water and, of course, the attention of the owner. But these resources alone are not enough. Each indoor flower, to one degree or another, needs feeding with useful minerals.
Horsetail (Equisetum spp.) is a perennial plant that grows across much of North America, Europe, the Middle East, and Asia. Also known as puzzle plant or scouring rush, horsetail is easy to recognize by its reedy, jointed stems. Many people enjoy picking horsetail herbs for its nutrient content. A horsetail plant’s taproots can reportedly reach depths of up to 150 feet (45.
MITO DIEDIPOEdipo e la SfingeCoppa attica V sec.a.C.La storia ci tramanda come nella città di Tebe, il re Laio e la sua sposa Giocasta,vivessero felici come tutta la loro popolazione. Sfortuna volle che un giorno ilre decise di interrogare l& 39;oracolo di Delfi per chiedergli se avrebbe mai avutofigli.
By: Liz BaesslerMost everyone knows and loves sundials– those outdoor clocks that use the sun to tell time. In the middle stands a wedge-like thing called a style. As the sun moves across the sky, the style casts a shadow that moves too, falling across the ring of numbers around the outside of the sundial’s face.
Prime destination for succulent loversRSSFacebookInstagramTwitterPinterestHomeSucculentopediaBrowse Succulents by Scientific NameBrowse Succulents by Common NameBrowse Succulents by GenusBrowse Succulents by FamilyBrowse Succulents by USDA Hardiness ZoneBrowse Succulents by OriginBrowse Cacti by GenusAbout SucculentsCultivationGeneral CareLight RequirementsPotting SoilWateringFertilizingPests and DiseasesRepottingPropagationPruningGraftingArrangingSucculent UsesMedicinal SucculentsCosmetic SucculentsCulinary SucculentsSacred SucculentsLibraryBooksStoriesMyths and LegendsStampsWorld of Flowering PlantsYou are at:Home » Archive for & 34;Sempervivum wulfenii& 34;Browsing: Sempervivum wulfeniiSucculentopediaSempervivum wulfeniiSempervivum wulfenii is a perennial plant forming basal rosettes (up to 4 inches/10 cm in diameter) of succulent leaves.
Scientific NamePhedimus kamtschaticus & 39;Golden Carpet& 39;Common NamesGolden Russian Stonecrop, Golden Carpet StonecropSynonymsSedum kamtschaticum & 39;Golden Carpet& 39;Scientific ClassificationFamily: CrassulaceaeSubfamily: SedoideaeTribe: SedeaeSubtribe: SedinaeGenus: PhedimusOriginThis origin of this cultivar of Phedimus kamtschaticus is unknown.
If for each vegetable professionals recommend choosing a planting site, special soil and observing temperature conditions, then the same must be observed when growing vegetable seedlings. But often all types of seedlings are grown in the same soil and in the same room. But all gardeners want this seedling to bring a good harvest in the future.
By: Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden WriterGardeners and pie makers often assume that deep red rhubarb is the sweetest. However, the color of rhubarb actually has very little to do with its flavor. If you’re a fan of bright red rhubarb, guess what? Rhubarb actually comes in several colors, including pink and speckled rhubarb varieties.
SUONI EMESSI DAGLI ANIMALII suoni emessi dal pumaIl puma,chiamato anche coguaro o leone d’America, il cui nome scientifico è Puma concolor della famigliaFelidae, emette dei suoni caratteristici.In realtà non ruggisce come invece fanno molti suoi simili, ma emette brontolii, fischi, miagolii anche acuti e soffi più o meno profondi.
It would seem that all experienced and even novice gardeners know how to plant potatoes correctly. But each time, carrying out this responsible process, you can learn a lot for yourself. To get a high-quality and rich harvest of potatoes, you should foresee and take into account all the nuances - take care of the availability of good planting material, prepare the soil and planting site, and be sure to follow all the points of the technique of planting a vegetable crop.
In the world of fruit growing in terms of area and production of berries, strawberry occupies a leading place among berry crops. High plasticity and adaptability of plants to environmental conditions, early entry into the fruiting period, annual high yields, excellent taste and dietary qualities of fruits, their early ripening and processing ability , the quick recoupment of the costs of planting plantations has led to an increased interest in the cultivation of this crop in various countries of the world.
Just yesterday, funny pumpkins were pleasing to the eye, and suddenly the leaves lost their healthy attractiveness, turned yellow, and suspicious spots appeared on them. What is the reason? Pumpkin urgently needs help! Yellowing of pumpkin leaves: causes and help Pumpkin leaves can turn yellow for the following reasons: unfavorable weather conditions; plant chlorosis; spider mite damage.
The snake mountaineer is a perennial medicinal plant, a valuable honey plant. Refers to medicinal products approved for use in official medicine. The components contained in it are used for the synthesis of medicinal substances. For several centuries, traditional healers have not been without this plant.
Self-seeding flowers are good in that they do not need to be planted every time anew - once sowed and forgotten. They require virtually no maintenance. It is only necessary to observe the main condition - in order for self-seeding to occur, wilted inflorescences must not be removed. Here are the representatives of such plants. Sunny rudbeckia One of the brightest and most beautiful flowers in the garden is rudbeckia.
Prime destination for succulent loversRSSFacebookInstagramTwitterPinterestHomeSucculentopediaBrowse Succulents by Scientific NameBrowse Succulents by Common NameBrowse Succulents by GenusBrowse Succulents by FamilyBrowse Succulents by USDA Hardiness ZoneBrowse Succulents by OriginBrowse Cacti by GenusAbout SucculentsCultivationGeneral CareLight RequirementsPotting SoilWateringFertilizingPests and DiseasesRepottingPropagationPruningGraftingArrangingSucculent UsesMedicinal SucculentsCosmetic SucculentsCulinary SucculentsSacred SucculentsLibraryBooksStoriesMyths and LegendsStampsWorld of Flowering PlantsYou are at:Home » Archive for & 34;Zig-Zag Cactus& 34;Browsing: Zig-Zag CactusSucculentopediaEpiphyllum anguliger (Fishbone Cactus)Epiphyllum anguliger (Fishbone Cactus, Moon Cactus) is an epiphytic cactus with smooth green skin and extensively branched stems…SucculentopediaSelenicereus anthonyanus (Fish Bone Cactus)Selenicereus anthonyanus (Fish Bone Cactus) is a fast-growing epiphytic cactus with climbing stems.