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Hosta Plants - Tips On The Care Of Hostas. By Jackie Rhoades Hosta plants are a perennial favorite among gardeners.

Hosta Plants - Tips On The Care Of Hostas

What Time of the Year Do You Divide Hostas? Dwarf-globe-arborvitae-shrubs-47790. Cosmos: How to Plant, Grow, and Care for Cosmos Flowers. Skip to main content No thanks, I like rainy picnics and parades.

Cosmos: How to Plant, Grow, and Care for Cosmos Flowers

Will it rain on your summer plans? Newly released! Free Almanac forecasts for all 3 months of summer—and fall, too! Claim your FREE Almanac weather predictions now! You will also be subscribed to our Almanac Companion Newsletter We will never share your email without your permission. Feed Feedly My Yahoo FeedBlitz AOL Reader The Old Reader Agregator Bitty Browser Preview Daily Rotation Feed Mailer FeedBucket iTunes Miro Netvibes NewsAlloy NewsIsFree Outlook PodNova Protopage News Feeds Symbaloo Bookmarks The Free Dictionary The Free Library WINKsite AddToAny. How to Grow Hibiscus. Tropical hibiscus makes a great summer container plant.

How to Grow Hibiscus

The large, colorful blossoms of Hibiscus (Hibiscus sp.) create an eye-catching display during summer, attracting hummingbirds and butterflies and providing the look of a tropical paradise, no matter what the variety. Should you prune your Endless Summer Hydrangea? - Ethan's Eden. Peonies: Peony Bush, Peony Care, Growing Peonies. PEONIES are one of the best-known and most dearly loved perennials.

Peonies: Peony Bush, Peony Care, Growing Peonies

This is hardly surprising considering their sumptuous beauty and fragrance, trouble-free nature and longevity. Peonies also thrive almost anywhere in the country. Many varieties can even survive a zone 2 winter (that's a low of -50 degrees F). When choosing peonies, give special consideration to the "singles", which are fragrant and gorgeous, but don't require as much staking. If a peony is well situated and happy, it may bloom for 100 years or more with little or no attention. Peonies prefer a sunny location with well-drained soil. A special note for gardeners in the warm climates: Peonies will be more robust and their blooms will last longer if the plants receive some shade during the hottest part of the day. To prepare the planting hole for a bareroot peony, dig the soil to a depth of 12-18". Peonies rarely bloom the first year after planting. Planting and Growing Paeonia (Herbaceous Peony) No garden is complete without these imposing plants, which are covered with sumptuous flowers in May and June.

Planting and Growing Paeonia (Herbaceous Peony)

True perennials, Herbaceous Peonies may live for fifty years or so, becoming more impressive over time. Peonies are easy to grow and will reward you with armfuls of cut flowers and a splendid show in the garden. They make striking specimen plants, play nicely with other perennials in the garden, and are ideal for bordering a walk or driveway. Early-, mid- and late-blooming varieties are available to extend the flowering season, some of which are fragrant. Peonies are grown in Zones 3 to 8; in the South, they will flower in Alabama but the limit appears to be cooler areas of Zone 8. Pronunciation: pay-oh'-nee-ah Light/Watering: Plant Herbaceous Peonies in full sun except in the South and the warmest parts of the West, where afternoon shade is appreciated and will help the flowers last longer on the plant. Peonies can be susceptible to powdery mildew in summer. Calendar of Care. Raspberries, How to Plant, Grow and Care for Raspberry Plants.

Planting Raspberries Raspberries come in four colors, red, yellow, purple and black.

Raspberries, How to Plant, Grow and Care for Raspberry Plants

The purple and black varieties have rigid, upright stems and are able to stand alone. Red and yellow varieties are trailing plants that should be supported on wires or a trellis. It is a good idea to add this support before planting your Raspberries. The preferred method is to string heavy gauge wire between stout posts, with the bottom wire 30" above ground and a top wire at 4-5 feet.

Raspberries can be planted any time from late fall up until early spring before new growth begins. Porch decorations. Zinnias: How to Plant, Grow, and Care for Zinnia Flowers. Picture of a zinnia from my garden Credit: Tammy Wilson Botanical name: Zinnia elegans Plant type: Flower USDA Hardiness Zones: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10.

Zinnias: How to Plant, Grow, and Care for Zinnia Flowers

Flamingo flower - Anthurium flowering pot plants - Inner - GardenGuide. Flamingo flower - Anthurium flowering pot plants Anthurim, Flamingo flowers are one of the best flowering indoor plants.

Flamingo flower - Anthurium flowering pot plants - Inner - GardenGuide

They are very easy to maintain and can last for many years if grown in the right conditions. They can also be grown as patio plants. Anthurims are a clumping plants which means that they will not tend to over-grow their pots quickly. They have elongated, glossy leaves and upstanding flowers which appear throughout the year. Anthurim Flamingo flowers do best in bright light indoor conditions, so pick a spot that get a good duration of light during the day. Cilantro Bolting: Why Cilantro Flowers And How To Prevent It. By Heather Rhoades Cilantro bolting is one of the most frustrating things about this popular herb.

Cilantro Bolting: Why Cilantro Flowers And How To Prevent It

Many gardeners ask “why does cilantro bolt?” And “how can I keep cilantro from flowering?” With attention to the environment you grow cilantro in, you can help lengthen the amount of time before cilantro will bolt and, therefore, increase the amount of time you can harvest leaves from your cilantro plants. What to Do When Cilantro Bolts Many gardeners wonder what to do when cilantro bolts. Raise your eyes and observe the fields ~john 4:35-38. Plants: Identification - UBC Botanical Garden Forums.

Plant Identification: SOLVED: Attn all ID forum participants: can we better our odds? Growing Herbs Indoors - How to Grow Herb Plants on your Windowsill. You can bring your herb garden indoors for the winter, by planting a windowsill garden. Many herb plants grow quite easily in containers and require only minimal care. However there are a couple of extra considerations, when growing them indoors. The first is ensuring they get enough sun to grow lush and healthy. Secondly, to have enough to really enjoy in your cooking, you'll need large plants and pots, so make sure you have enough space to keep them.

If you do, you'll be snipping fresh herbs in your kitchen throughout the winter. How to Care for a Kalanchoe Houseplant. The kalanchoe (k. blossfeldianais) has at least 125 species.

How to Care for a Kalanchoe Houseplant

Most kalanchoes grow as a shrub or as perennial herbaceous plants, but there are a few that grow as an annual or biannual. Throughout much of the United States, kalanchoes are grown as a houseplant. The flowers can last anywhere from seven days to a month. De-Suckering My Tomatoes.