Central Plains Gardener's May Checklist

The central Excellent Plains of the U.S. isn’t a desert of monotony. In the east, by the Missouri River into Illinois, the moisture-loving tallgrass prairie once flourished. From the Missouri River west, the rains are more sporadic, and also mixed-grass prairie transitions into the shortgrass of the High Plains under the shadow of the Rocky Read more about Central Plains Gardener's May Checklist[…]

The Investigation of Haworthia Attenuata Plants

Haworthia attenuata, commonly referred to as zebra plant, is just one of about 60 species in the Haworthia genus (Haworthia spp.) ; all the species are native to South Africa. Zebra plant is a small, rosetted, clustering succulent suitable for a windowsill garden or as a specimen houseplant. It is hardy outdoors all year, however, Read more about The Investigation of Haworthia Attenuata Plants[…]

Great Design Plant: Quaking Aspen for 3-Season Beauty — on Its Own Turf

If you have seen groves of quaking aspen from the wild in full fall glory, your likely query is,”Can I grow them at home?” The quick answer is yes, if you live where the trees grow naturally. If not, developing an aspen in a house garden is nearly as difficult as raising a rainbow trout Read more about Great Design Plant: Quaking Aspen for 3-Season Beauty — on Its Own Turf[…]

6 Wonderfully Easy Roses for Any Gardener

Calling roses “simple” may seem like an oxymoron, but there are several varieties which are low maintenance. Many roses are susceptible to black spot, aphids and fungal infections and require a decent amount of spraying and fussing to keep them healthy, but these roses scoff at all that nonsense. Take a look at those easy-care Read more about 6 Wonderfully Easy Roses for Any Gardener[…]

Select the Ideal Plant Pot to Flatter Your Landscape

If it comes to container gardens, your first thought is generally about everything you’ll be planting. The boat to include your plants is frequently an afterthought. But with a little attention to the type of container that you use, you can ensure that your production is acceptable for your environment. When deciding upon the ideal Read more about Select the Ideal Plant Pot to Flatter Your Landscape[…]