dish gardening 101 designing planting care

Dish Gardening 101: Designing, Planting & Care

Want to learn all about dish gardening? You've come to the right place. Here is your ultimate guide to dish gardening 101 including plant choice, design, planting & care.

chinese evergreen care growing tips

Chinese Evergreen Care & Growing Tips

Algaonemas aka Chinese Evergreens are easy houseplants to care for with beautiful foliage in a variety of patterns & colors. Here's all you need to know about caring for & growing Chinese Evergreens.

how to propagate a rubber plant by air layering

How To Propagate A Rubber Plant By Air Layering

My Ficus elastica was getting too tall. See how I propagate my Rubber Plant, step by step, with the air layering method. Find out what other houseplants you can also air layer.

pruning bougainvillea in summer mid season to encourage more bloom

Pruning Bougainvillea In Summer (Mid-Season) To Encourage More Bloom

Why have bougainvillea if it doesn't flower? Pruning bougainvillea in summer, which is mid-season for this colorful landscaping plant, encourages another round of big bloom. Here's how I do it.

why are my snake plant leaves falling over how to fix them

Why Are My Snake Plant Leaves Falling Over? How To Fix Them!

Do you have an occasional Snake Plant leaf falling over? No worries. Here's a guide that tells you why it happens & shows how to prune & propagate your Mother-in-Law / Sansevieria plant.

how to prune woody salvias in summer

How to Prune Woody Salvias In Summer

Perennial salvias grow like crazy throughout the season. They need to be cut back or deadheaded at least once. Pruning salvias in summer is beneficial for overall form & to stimulate flowering. Here's how I pruned 2 overgrown woody salvias which should have been cut back the previous season.

repotting peperomia plants plus the proven soil mix to use

Repotting Peperomia Plants (Plus The Proven Soil Mix To Use!)

Peperomias are low maintenance houseplants with beautiful & colorful foliage. Repotting peperomias is easy but they do best with a special soil blend. Here's the tried & true mix I use.

the best time to prune star jasmine

The Best Time To Prune Star Jasmine

Star Jasmine's a versatile plant. Whether you grow it as a vine, shrub, border edging, ground cover, over an arch, up an obelisk rose pillar or against a trellis, pruning will be in order. Here's the best time to prune jasmine plus how I trimmed mine this spring.

4 ways to propagate a string of hearts plant rosary vine

4 Ways To Propagate A String Of Hearts Plant (Rosary Vine)

My beautiful String Of Hearts vine had gotten way too long (6'!) & tangled. It was time to cut it all off & do some propagating. Here are 4 ways to propagate a String Of Hearts plant, aka Rosary Vine. Find out which worked the best.

how why i pruned my trailing fishhooks succulent

How & Why I Pruned My Trailing Fishhooks Succulent

If you want a hanging succulent which grows like crazy & is easy to maintain, look no further. My Trailing Fishhooks Senecio had gotten way too long. The long stems had hit the ground & were trailing along it. See how & find out why I pruned my Trailing Fishhooks succulent or String Of Fishhooks.

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