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Bermuda Grass

Bermuda Grass: How To Grow And Care

Bermuda Grass If Bermuda grass does not sound tropical to you, I don’t know what else would. What is it doing in Kansas if it's tropical? That's a good question. The answer is simple: Because it can. Northeastern Kansas...

Chives: How To Grow Plus 2 Great Recipes

Chives The chive (allium schoenprasum) is the smallest of the alliums, the family that includes onions, scallions, leeks, garlic, and shallots. With a mild onion flavor (lighter than scallions or garlic chives), the plant is...

Hyacinth Growing And 5 Essential Care Tips

Hyacinth Pre-cut hyacinth bulbs can now be purchased at nurseries and garden centers. Many gardeners love to grow them for their strong scent. Plant them from July to August to ensure they are in bloom...

Variegated Monstera Deliciosa: 1 Expensive Plant

Variegated Monstera Deliciosa There are 22 species of monstera, but the best known is split-leaf philodendron (Monstera deliciosa), which produces corn-cob-shaped green fruit that tastes like a combination of banana, mango, and pineapple. Monstera's leathery, dark-green...
String Of Hearts

String of Hearts: 5 Great Tips You Need To Know

String of Hearts Ceropegia woodii, a trailing succulent vine, has long, pendulous branches. The leaves look like small hearts or arrowheads. It is also known as string of hearts, rosary vine, or rosary vine. The tubers growing...
Hoya Carnosa

Hoya Carnosa: 10 Important Tips For Growing

Hoya Carnosa Popularly known as the wax plant (Hoya carnosa, Heb. Batsheva), the hoya has an artificial look. Easy and undemanding by nature, hoyas will grow in most situations except the full sun. The fragrance from...
Red Spider Lily

Red Spider Lily History And Important Tips

Red Spider Lily Red spider lily is probably one of the most beautiful bulbs that we can grow. However, a group or drift that has more than 100 can be pretty spectacular. I have always wondered...
String of Turtles

String of Turtles: Growing And Care Tips

String of Turtles A string of Turtles (Peperomia prostata) is a little Brazilian native succulent that can thrive in an environment similar to that of a typical house. It is featured in many apartment jungles...
Sphagnum Moss

Sphagnum Moss: 1 Essential Keystone Species

Sphagnum Moss The many species of sphagnum moss belong to an ancient group of plants called the Bryophytes, a group which both lacks tubes to conduct water and reproduces by releasing simple cells called spores rather...
Swiss Cheese Plant

Swiss Cheese Plant: Misnamed Plant, You Can Eat

Swiss Cheese Plant Ask the genuine philodendron for it to rise, and you may be surprised at the one plant that doesn't: the split-leaf Philodendron, also known as the Swiss cheese plant. Split-leaf Philodendron looks a...