When to Repot a Plant

Unless you decide that every plant you ever intend to grow needs to go in the ground outdoors, learning how to repot will be a big deal. Besides this skill is great even for helping get outdoor plants growing on the right footing before replanting them in the ground.

The key to successful pot gro…

Planting Rain Lilies In The South

If you’re not known for having a green thumb, outdoor landscaping can be a real issue. Finding just the right plants that will thrive on their own without a whole lot of care can be difficult. The rain lily is one plant that’s ideal for the gardening challenged.

This plant looks pretty unassu…

State Extension Services For Gardeners

Whether a person is an expert gardener or has recently acquired a green thumb, the resources available through state extension services offices shouldn’t be overlooked. Providing free advice about all kind of growing issues, these offices are designed to help even the backyard gardener learn the ro…

Growing Roses Successfully

Many people shy away from growing roses out of fear of failing at the experiment. The truth of the matter is that roses don’t have to be incredibly difficult to grow. Depending on the climate involved and the type of rose bush chosen, these plants can be pretty simple to add to a home or even profe…

Gardening With Native Plants

There’s something to be said for those gardens that are made up with plant species native to the area where they’re being grown. These plants tend to require less work, less added water and less attention, as well. All the while, they look wonderful and also look like they “belong” where they’r…