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Types Of Zone 7 Flowers – Learn About Zone 7 Annuals And Perennials

Types Of Zone 7 Flowers – Learn About Zone 7 Annuals And Perennials

By: Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden WriterIf you live in USDA planting zone 7, thank your lucky stars! Although winters can be on the chilly side and freezes aren’t uncommon, the weather tends to be relatively moderate. Selecting suitable flowers for zone 7 climates presents a wealth of opportunities.

Vegetable Garden Weed Control For A Garden: A Step By Step Guide For Weeding

Vegetable Garden Weed Control For A Garden: A Step By Step Guide For Weeding

By: Heather RhoadesPerhaps one of the most frustrating and tedious tasks that a gardener must do is weeding. Vegetable garden weeding is necessary to help get the biggest harvest possible, but some days it may seem like the weeds grow faster than you can pull them out. Knowing how to weed the garden correctly is essential to reducing how often you have to do this tiresome chore.

What Is Miticide: Tips On How To Use Miticide On Plants

What Is Miticide: Tips On How To Use Miticide On Plants

By: Jackie CarrollMites are one of the most difficult garden pests to control. These tiny arthropods are closely related to spiders and ticks. When temperatures are high and humidity is low, mite populations grow rapidly. Since they are so tiny and difficult to see, you may not notice them until they are out of control.

Weeping Cherry Growing Tips – Learn About The Care Of Weeping Cherries

Weeping Cherry Growing Tips – Learn About The Care Of Weeping Cherries

A weeping cherry tree is at its best in spring when the pendulant branches are covered with pink or white flowers. It makes a graceful, elegant specimen tree for front lawns where it is sure to attract attention. The various species and cultivars offer a wide range of sizes, from 8-foot (2 m.) dwarfs to 40-foot (12 m.

Caladium Plant Problems – Caladium Plant Pests And Disease

Caladium Plant Problems – Caladium Plant Pests And Disease

By: Teo SpenglerCaladiums are foliage plants, grown for their showy leaves. The leaves have incredible color combinations including white, green pink and red. They are shaped like arrowheads and can get up to 18 inches long. Caladium plants are native to Central and South America. They are very popular houseplants but they are not without their share of caladium plant problems.

Graptopetalum bellum

Graptopetalum bellum

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;Graptopetalum bellum& 34;Browsing: Graptopetalum bellumSucculentopediaTacitus bellus (Chihuahua Flower)Tacitus bellus (Chihuahua Flower), also known as Graptopetalum bellum, is a small succulent that forms rosettes composed of dull grey or…

Trichodiadema marlothii

Trichodiadema marlothii

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;Trichodiadema marlothii& 34;Browsing: Trichodiadema marlothiiSucculentopediaTrichodiadema marlothiiTrichodiadema marlothii is a dwarf, perennial succulent up to 2 inches (5 cm) tall.

Cross Pollination Of Apple: Information On Apple Tree Pollination

Cross Pollination Of Apple: Information On Apple Tree Pollination

Cross pollination between apple trees is crucial to achieving good fruit set when growing apples. While some fruiting trees are self-fruitful or self-pollinating, apple tree pollination requires cross varieties of apples to facilitate cross pollination of apple trees.Cross pollination of apple trees must occur at bloom time wherein the pollen is transferred from the male part of the flower to the female part.

Managing Baldhead Of Beans – Symptoms Of Baldhead Bean Disease

Managing Baldhead Of Beans – Symptoms Of Baldhead Bean Disease

By: Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden WriterWhat is baldhead in beans, and how do you treat this odd-sounding but very destructive plant problem? Read on to learn more about baldhead bean disease (which isn’t a real disease, but a type of damage to the seeds).What Causes Baldhead of Beans?Baldhead bean “disease,” also known as “snake head,” is the result of physical damage or cracking that happens when the seeds are handled while harvesting, cleaning or planting.

Euphorbia punicea - Jamaican Poinsettia

Euphorbia punicea - Jamaican Poinsettia

Scientific NameEuphorbia punicea Sw.Common NamesJamaican Poinsettia, Flame of Jamaica, Vegetable Leather, Scarlet-flowered Spurge, Crimson Euphorbia, West Indian SpurgeSynonymsAdenorima punicea, Euphorbia troyana, Euphorbiodendron puniceum, Euphorbiodendron troyanum, Poinsettia punicea, Tithymalus puniceusScientific ClassificationFamily: EuphorbiaceaeSubfamily: EuphorbioideaeTribe: EuphorbieaeSubtribe: EuphorbiinaeGenus: EuphorbiaDescriptionEuphorbia punicea is an unusual, evergreen, succulent shrub that can grow up to 6 feet (1.

Information About Croton Plants

Information About Croton Plants

Cutting Back Croton Leaves: Should You Prune CrotonsBy Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban AgriculturistCrotons can grow quite leggy, and leaves may develop damage due to thrip feeding. Cutting back a croton can help you acquire a thicker bush or remove ugly leaves. Whatever the purpose, a few tips on croton pruning from this article will help.

Ceropegia cimiciodora

Ceropegia cimiciodora

Scientific NameCeropegia cimiciodora Oberm.Scientific ClassificationFamily: ApocynaceaeSubfamily: AsclepiadoideaeGenus: CeropegiaDescriptionCeropegia cimiciodora is a succulent climber with thick, mottled twining stems that grow up to 3.3 feet (1 m) long. Rudimentary, ephemeral leaves are produced on widely spaced nodes on the stems.

Growing Fava Greens: Eating The Tops Of Broad Beans

Growing Fava Greens: Eating The Tops Of Broad Beans

By: Amy GrantFavabeans (Vica faba), alsoreferred to as broad beans, are delicious large beans in the family Fabaceae,or pea family. Like other peasor beans,fava beans impart nitrogen into the soil as they grow and as they decompose.The beans are a staple ingredient in many cuisines but what about the favagreens?

Information About Stock

Information About Stock

Get Started Night Scented Stock Care: How To Grow Evening Stock PlantsBy Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban AgriculturistNight scented stock is an old-fashioned annual that reaches its peak fragrance at twilight. The flowers have a blowy elegance in faded pastel hues and make excellent cut flowers. Best of all, evening stock plants are easy to grow.

Zone 8 Juniper Plants: Growing Juniper In Zone 8 Gardens

Zone 8 Juniper Plants: Growing Juniper In Zone 8 Gardens

By: Darcy Larum, Landscape DesignerFew plants are so versatile in the landscape as juniper. Because junipers come in so many shapes and sizes, they are used as large ground covers, erosion control, trailing over rock walls, for foundation plantings, as hedges, windbreaks or specimen plants. hardiness zone, but this article will primarily discuss zone 8 juniper care.

Queen Anne’s Lace Management: Tips For Controlling Wild Carrot Plants

Queen Anne’s Lace Management: Tips For Controlling Wild Carrot Plants

By: Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden WriterWith its ferny foliage and umbrella-shaped clusters of blooms, Queen Anne’s lace is pretty and a few random plants around cause few problems. However, a lot of Queen Anne’s lace can be a major cause for concern, especially in pastures, hayfields, and gardens like yours.

Common Calendula Problems – Learn About Calendula Pests And Diseases

Common Calendula Problems – Learn About Calendula Pests And Diseases

By: Amy GrantCalendula, or pot marigold, is an annual herb that is grown not only for its medicinal properties, but for its abundant sunny blooms. There are 15 species in the Calendula genus, each easy to grow and fairly problem free. That said, even low maintenance calendula has problems. Calendula does have its share of pests and diseases.

Information About Love in a Puff

Information About Love in a Puff

Get Started Balloon Vine Plant In Gardens: Tips For Growing Love In A Puff VineBy Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban AgriculturistLove in a puff plant is a tropical to sub-tropical vine with tiny white flowers and green papery fruits. The vine is a heat lover that is charming when draped over a fence or trellis.

Ponytail Palm Propagation: Propagating Ponytail Palm Pups

Ponytail Palm Propagation: Propagating Ponytail Palm Pups

By: Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban AgriculturistPonytail palm plants are useful in the tropical to semi-tropical exterior landscape, or as a potted specimen for the home. The palms develop pups, or side shoots, as they mature. These smaller versions of the parent plant are easy to divide away from the mother palm.

Native Nandina Alternatives: Heavenly Bamboo Replacement Plants

Native Nandina Alternatives: Heavenly Bamboo Replacement Plants

By: Becca Badgett, Co-author of How to Grow an EMERGENCY GardenTurn any corner and on anyresidential street and you’ll see Nandinashrubs growing. Sometimes called heavenly bamboo, this easy-to-grow bush isused often in USDA zones 6-9 as an ornamental. With late spring blooms, scarletfoliage in autumn and red berries in winter, it has three seasons of interest.