By: Nikki Tilley, Author of The Bulb-o-licious GardenHosta plants are popular perennials grown for their foliage. Generally, these carefree plants, which thrive in shady locations, suffer from few problems. However, occasional problems with hostas do occur, so knowing what to look for is important in order to treat or prevent further hosta problems.
By: Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban AgriculturistFlat top goldenrod plants are variously identified as Solidago or Euthamia graminifolia. In common language, they are also called grass-leaf or lance leaf goldenrod. It is a common wild plant in parts of North America and can be considered a nuisance in a few regions.
Gymnocalycium, commonly called Chin Cactus, is a genus of about 70 South American species of cacti. The genus name Gymnocalycium (from Greek, & 34;naked calyx& 34;) refers to the flower buds bearing no hair or spines.Their main distribution area is Argentina, part of Uruguay, Paraguay, southern Bolivia, and part of Brazil.
FLORITERAPIARED CHESTNUT (RED HORSE CHESTNUT) The Bach flower red chestnut remedy is indicated for people who are exaggeratedly concerned about the well-being of the people they love. red horse chestnut Scientific name: Aesculus carnea (Hippocastanaceae family) WHO IS IT FOR? THIS REMEDY Bach Red chestnut flower is for those people who are insecure and project their anxieties onto others.
Get Started Rice Paper Plant Care – How To Grow A Rice Paper Plant In The GardenBy Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden WriterGrowing rice paper plants is a piece of cake if you live in a climate with relatively mild winters free of long, hard freezes. Interested in learning how to grow a rice paper plant in your own garden?
Lily of the Incas, Lily of Peru, not so easy but so beautiful! The Lily of the Incas, also called Lily of Peru in alstromer, is a beautiful bulbous plant that looks like a tropical plant. It bears its name because it comes to us from South America and undoubtedly more precisely from Peru. It is its flowers with petals of different lengths and shapes that make us think of orchids for example.
By: Amy GrantSkeletonweed (Chondrilla juncea) may be known by many names – rush skeletonweed, devil’s grass, nakedweed, gum succory – but whatever you call it, this non-native plant is listed as invasive or a noxious weed in a number of states. This makes managing skeletonweed a primary concern.Killing rush skeletonweed isn’t easy.
The Colorado potato beetle is the main enemy of potatoes and other nightshade crops. It is quite difficult to deal with it, since at different phases of its development the insect infects both the ground and underground parts of the potato. It is best to start thinking about control methods before landing. Below we will look at the most effective ways to pre-plant tubers that will help keep your crop from Colorado potato beetles.
By: Amy GrantPecans are gorgeous, large deciduous trees in the family Juglandaceae grown as shade trees and for their delicious edible seeds (nuts). Mighty as they may seem, they do have their share of maladies, one of which is crown gall on a pecan tree. What are the symptoms of a pecan tree with crown gall, and is there a way of preventing pecan crown gall?
By: Teo SpenglerIf your plants are attacked by two-spotted mites, you are going to want to take some action to protect them. What are two-spotted spider mites? They are mites with the scientific name of Tetranychus urticae that infest hundreds of different plant species. For more information about two-spotted mite damage and control of two-spotted mites, read on.
Interior doors in light colors give a feeling of lightness and freshness. They allow you to successfully place accents on which the overall atmosphere in the room will depend. Although white doors look great in any room interior, in practice, it is not so simple! The generally accepted opinion is that products in light colors are easily soiled, quickly get dirty, and therefore completely impractical.
By: Teo SpenglerBacterial spot is a disease that attacks stone fruit, including plums. It is found throughout fruit-growing states in the eastern half of the country, affecting a fruit tree’s leaves, twigs, and fruit. If you have or plan to have plum trees in your home orchard, you’ll want to learn about bacterial spot on plums.