Category: Plants & Flowers

  • 8 Categories of Edible Landscaping Plants to Transform Your Backyard

    8 Categories of Edible Landscaping Plants to Transform Your Backyard

    Edible plants for landscaping can be as beautiful as ornamental plants. Some edible plants may even be growing in your own backyard. Finding fruits, vegetables and herbs that can survive outdoors is the real challenge. Animals, such as rabbits and deer are the greatest threat to edible plants. There are some plants that you can…

  • 20 Low-Maintenance Outdoor Plants for Effortless Growth

    20 Low-Maintenance Outdoor Plants for Effortless Growth

    You can have a beautiful yard even if you are new to landscaping, or don’t have the time to care for plants. Choose easy-to-grow plants. You can choose from a wide range of options, including small groundcovers and medium-sized trees. Some plants prefer the sun, while others thrive in shady areas. Choose from flowering plants…

  • UrbanStems Review: Uncovering the Truth About One of the Best Flower Delivery Services

    UrbanStems Review: Uncovering the Truth About One of the Best Flower Delivery Services

    There’s nothing like receiving a bouquet of fresh, colorful flowers to brighten up your home and your day. UrbanStems’ online delivery service transforms the luxury of designer bouquets into a service which is convenient, affordable and available to everyone across the nation. UrbanStems creates and delivers succulents, plants and dried bouquets throughout the United States.…

  • The Bouqs Co. versus UrbanStems: A Comprehensive Guide to Flower Delivery Services

    The Bouqs Co. versus UrbanStems: A Comprehensive Guide to Flower Delivery Services

    There’s no wrong time to buy flowers. It could be Mother’s Day or Father’s Day. Your friend may have just had a baby. You buddy might have been dumped. Spring has arrived and you’re craving daisies. It makes sense to order flowers from two of the most reliable flower delivery services, The Bouqs Co. or…

  • 18 Shade Plants Resistant to Deer: Perfect for Your Garden

    18 Shade Plants Resistant to Deer: Perfect for Your Garden

    If you have a garden that gets little sun, it’s a good idea to choose deer-resistant shade plants. This will allow you to enjoy Bambi without worrying about them destroying your yard. You’ll want deer-resistant plants in your garden if it gets little sunlight. This will allow you to watch Bambi without worrying about them…

  • Top Plant Choices for Dry Shade Conditions

    Top Plant Choices for Dry Shade Conditions

    You have two strikes if you want to plant in an area with dry, shady soil. Some plants can survive without water or sunlight. These plants are ideal for areas that pose problems, such as beneath trees or the eaves on north-facing walls. Keep in mind when planting under trees that the roots of the…

  • Cultivating and Nurturing Showy Milkweed: A Comprehensive Guide

    Cultivating and Nurturing Showy Milkweed: A Comprehensive Guide

    Two attractive elements for your garden are the milkweed flowers. It has beautiful rosy-purple flowers. It is also an excellent plant to attract butterflies and hummingbirds. The flowers bloom in autumn and are followed by seed pods that can reach three inches. At maturity, the pods split to reveal seeds. The seeds are covered in…

  • Abelia: A Guide to Successful Growth and Care

    Abelia: A Guide to Successful Growth and Care

    The Abelia genus is composed of 30 deciduous shrubs and evergreen shrubs. Modern DNA testing has revealed that previously recognized Abelia members were significantly different. This has caused much debate about the Abelia Genus. Diverse horticultural specialists recognize different nomenclature structure, either reducing or reclassifying species as Linnea members1. There are several ways to identify…

  • Step-by-Step Guide to Growing Creeping Speedwell

    Step-by-Step Guide to Growing Creeping Speedwell

    The creeping speedwell is an attractive perennial ground cover with small flowers. Veronica filiformis, a trailing perennial with only a 5 inch height, produces tiny flowers. The flowers are made up of four petals that have rounded edges and come in pink, purple and blue shades. They appear in spring and summer. The scalloped leaves…

  • Top 25 Plant Recommendations for Gardens with Clay Soil

    Top 25 Plant Recommendations for Gardens with Clay Soil

    The clay soil can be one of the toughest soil conditions for a gardener to deal with. Clay soil is dense and wet, and can become as hard as bricks when exposed to the sun. This type of soil leaves very little space for air and water to move for the plants. It takes some…