Whether you want to create beautiful perennial garden beds for sun or shade, grow annuals for cut flowers, plant colorful tropical flowering plants in your…
How to Overwinter Hibiscus Plants Indoors (plus, winter care tips!)
Overwintering hibiscus plants indoors is easier than you might think, and there are 3 easy ways to do it. In this guide, I’ll show you how to keep a hibiscus over the winter and share the three most effective methods to do it so that you can enjoy them all year long. Whether you decide to keep it as a houseplant, store it in its dormant state or you want to root cuttings in water to plant in spring, I will show you how to do each, step-by-step!
How to Care for Castor Bean Plant (complete growing guide!)
Castor bean plants (Ricinus communis) are tropical perennials native to East Africa. They are easy to care for, low maintenance, and they grow very quickly. Even gardening beginners can enjoy the large showy foliage in their flower gardens once they learn how to care for them. This plant care guide will teach you what your castor bean plant needs for water, sun, soil, and fertilizer, plus I’ll share tips on location, temperature, pruning, and much more.
How to Grow Poinsettias Outside (plant care and planting tips!)
Many people are surprised to learn that poinsettias can live outdoors, and flourish in a flower garden or landscape with the right conditions. This poinsettias plant care guide will teach you all about growing poinsettias outside. You’ll learn how much sun and water they need, what temperatures are ideal, and so much more. Poinsettias are a popular holiday flower most commonly sold around Christmas time. Now, if you live in a warm climate, you can enjoy them year-round!
Bromeliad Flowers: When, How Often and How Long They Bloom
To get the most enjoyment possible out of your bromeliad plant, it’s important to understand when, how long, and how often bromeliad flower blooms, and what to do after the blooms fade. In this plant guide, you’ll learn everything you need to know about bromeliad flowers, including the stages of growth, how to care for them, and what to do with your plant once it’s done blooming.
21 Of the Best Bee Pants to Attract and Feed Them
If you want to attract bees to your flower beds or garden, then it’s important to choose the right types of plants. In this list, you'll find my top picks for the best bee plants that are sure to keep these important pollinators coming back for more. I’ve also included details about each, including sunlight and general care requirements, and even the ideal zones so you know which ones will work in your climate. Learn everyting you need to know to attract bees in this DIY garden design guide!
How to Care for Butterfly Weed (Complete Plant Care Guide!)
In this detailed plant care guide, you’ll learn all about how to care for butterfly weed. You’ll find tips on water, light, soil, pruning, and so much more. This gorgeous butterfly and bee-friendly plant adds color to any landscape and is great for beginners. But it still needs the right attention and environment to thrive. Butterfly weed (Asclepias tuberosa) is a herbaceous perennial that is native to the Northern and Eastern United States.
How to Create a Butterfly Garden (complete DIY garden design guide!)
Butterfly-friendly gardens are all the rage right now. Attracting these beautiful creatures to your yard is easier than you might think! I provide everything you need to know to properly create a DIY butterfly flower garden. From planning and layout to where to plant, what to plant, and why the are attracted to these types of flower gardens, it's all covered in this complete guide!
How to Store Amaryllis Bulbs for the Winter (3 Easy Overwintering Methods!)
Many people don’t realize that they can easily store their holiday amaryllis through the winter, and regrow them again next season. I’m going to show you three methods for overwintering amaryllis plants. Plus, I’ll tell you exactly when to bring your amaryllis plants inside and share my step-by-step instructions and tips for digging up the bulbs and safely packing them for storage.
How to Overwinter Coleus Plants (potted plants or by cuttings!)
One of the things I love the most about Coleus Plants is that they can survive indoors over the winter. So you can save that beautiful foliage for years to come! Another benefit of overwintering coleus is that you can keep your favorite varieties without spending a dime on new plants in spring. It might sound like a lot of work but don’t worry. Overwintering coleus indoors is pretty easy, and I will show you exactly how to do it.
How to Care for Angel's Trumpet (Complete Growing Guide!)
Angel’s trumpet (Brugmansia) is a tropical flowering perennial from the Solanaceae, or nightshade, family. This detailed angel’s trumpet plant care guide is designed to help you do just that. Discover the best soil, water, light, and fertilizer to use, plus get details on pruning, propagation, pest control, and more. Learn how to create the ideal environment for an angel's trumpet Brugmansia to thrive in. It's a beautiful addition to any flower garden or container garden.
Overwintering Brugmansia Plants Indoors (3 Easy Steps - to overwinter Angel's Trumpet!)
Overwintering brugmansia indoors might sound like it would be difficult, but it’s really not that hard. I will show you what to do with your brugmansia or angel's trumpet in winter, the three best methods for overwintering it, how and when to bring them inside in fall, and put them back outside in spring. You will learn all you need to know about how to keep angel’s trumpet over winter in three easy ways.
How to Overwinter Begonias Indoors (plus, winter begonia plant care tips!)
It’s easy to overwinter begonias, and there are a few ways to do it. In this detailed overwintering guide, I will share everything you need to know in order to be successful. I’ll explain three different methods you can try and show you exactly how to save begonias over winter. Including leaving them in the ground, digging up and storing the tubers, or keeping them as indoor plants.
3 Easy Methods for Overwintering Hibiscus Plants Indoors (budget-friendly gardening!)
Tropical hibiscus is one of my favorite plants to overwinter inside my house during fall and winter. It’s really simple to do, and well worth the effort to save them. Discover the 3 easy methods of overwintering hibiscus plants and plant care tips during the winter. Hibiscus can be brought inside and enjoyed as a houseplant. They can be allowed to go dormant and stored for winter. Cuttings can be rooted in water and replanted in spring.
How to Dig Up and Store Canna Lily Bulbs for Winter (instructions and care tips!)
Saving canna bulbs over winter isn’t difficult, and it’s a great way to save yourself some cash every spring. If you want to learn how to keep your favorites year after year, this is for you. I'll discuss three possible methods, show you how to dig up canna lily bulbs and how to store the bulbs, and give you tons of winter care and replanting tips too.
Choosing the Best Plumeria Soil and How to Make Your Own (DIY Gardening Project)
In this plumeria soil guide, I’m going to tell you everything you need to know about choosing the perfect plumeria soil, and I’ll share my recipe and guidelines for making your own mix. Discover the perfect type to use, the properties it should have, and how to easily mix your own with my simple recipe. The best soil for plumeria plants and trees is a sandy, slightly acidic medium that drains quickly. I'll show you how to find the perfect mixture for your Hawaiian lei plant.