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Posts tagged tropical

December 4, 2014

 

euphorbia

The Versatility Of Euphorbia

Euphorbias are becoming more popular with gardeners recently, as they are versatile, easy- to-grow and deer resistant.

January 2, 2014

 

oleander

Nerium Oleander

Oleander is a highly toxic plant!

August 22, 2013

 

peacock orchid.

Tropical Summer Bulbs Are Worth The Effort

Summer bulbs are labor intensive, as they have to be dug and stored each fall; however, they add immeasurably to the diversity of the summer garden.

December 8, 2011

 

jewel orchid

Jewel Orchids As House Plants

Jewel orchid's foliage guarantees a handsome house plant even when it is not in bloom.

October 28, 2010

 

tender tropicals-cropped

Tender Tropicals

All tropical plants must be kept from freezing and stored in a state of dormancy. Lack of warmth inhibits growth, which is why cool temperatures are best.

September 17, 2009

 

A close up of the poisonous, peace lilly.

Poisonous Peace Lilies

In her book Wicked Plants, Amy Stewart explains about houseplants that are toxic.

June 11, 2009

 

brazil

Roberto Burle Marx, Brazilian landscape designer

We can learn more about the use of color in the garden from the designs of famous Brazilian landscape designer, Roberto Burle Marx. Learn more...

July 28, 2005

 

canna flowers

Canna

If you have a large bare area in your yard, consider planting cannas for a blaze of summer color that will gladden your heart.

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