Flowers | Plants

Growing Gladiolus Flowers in Gardens and Pots

Growing gladiolus flowers in gardens and pots is easy. Gladiolus flowers are loved by many gardeners. Not only are the flowers easy to grow but they also produce beautiful blooms that brighten any garden or yard. Gladioli are also awesome summer bedding plants that don’t require year-in-year-out renewal. Hybrid Gladiolus corms can easily give you…

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How to Grow Crocus Flowers

Learn how to grow crocus flowers easily. Crocus flowers are common perennial plants that are loved by many gardeners. They are a member of the iris family. The majority of the crocus flowers grow to be between 3 to 6 inches tall. They also produce cup-shaped blooms that have different colors including white, yellow, lavender,…

Flowers | Plants

How and When to Grow Flower Bulbs?

Learning how and when to grow flower bulbs can be useful if you’re trying to establish new flower plants. I have used bulbs to establish beautiful houseplants and flowers that I later used for flower arrangements and house decoration. Establishing flowers from bulbs is significantly easier than establishing flowers from seeds. I would go as…

Plants | Flowers

How and When to Fertilize Indoor Plants

Learning how and when to fertilize indoor plants can determine whether your plants survive or die. Under-fertilizing and over-fertilizing are some of the common problems that plant owners experience. Beginners tend to over-fertilize and damage their new plants. The good news is that if you identify the problem early enough you can remedy the situation…

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Birth Flowers by Month and Meaning

Find out birth flowers by month and meaning either for yourself or for a loved one. There are many flowers with different meanings associated with them. The history of associating or giving flowers meanings dates back to many centuries. Flowers are often given as gifts for special occasions such as birthdays, anniversaries. They are also…

Plants | Flowers

30 Fast-Growing Indoor Plants

Sometimes you might be looking for fast-growing indoor plants to fill a large space. It’s important to note that how fast your plant grows depends on factors such as where they’re growing, the amount of light available, humidity, and temperature as well as how often you fertilize them. In most cases, these plants tend to…

Plants | Flowers | Succulents

How to Make DIY Soil Mix

Learning how to make DIY soil mix can be useful especially for plant owners with many plants. If you have just one or two plants, you can make do with purchasing ready-made soil mixes. Making a DIY soil mix is easy and everyone can make an all-purpose soil mix. All you need is to have…

Plants | Flowers

Hoya Linearis Plant Care and Propagation

Hoya Linearis plant care and propagation are easy compared to other houseplants. The care differs slightly from other types of Hoyas that you might be used to such as hoya tricolor and Hoya lacunose. The common types of Hoyas have waxy leaves which helps them retain a lot of water. These varieties of Hoya’s like…

Flowers | Plants

Dumb Cane Dieffenbachia Houseplant Care

Dumb Cane Dieffenbachia houseplant care is very easy. One of the important things to remember is that this plant has toxic sap. If you get it in your mouth, it can cause your throat to swell up and close.  Keep it away from pets as well as away from children. Always wash your hands after you…

Flowers | DIY Arrangements

How To Quickly Dry Flowers DIY

Learn how to quickly dry flowers DIY and keep them for long periods. Keepsake flowers don’t have to be bought; you can DIY at home using readily available materials. There are many reasons why people want to dry flowers. For the majority of the people, it is because they are one of the ways of…