January 26 is Australia Day, and the floral emblem of Australia is the golden wattle.
Depending on when they bloom, members of the Schlumbergera genus are called either Thanksgiving or Christmas cactuses.
Mandevilla flowers are interesting to observe from varied perspectives.
Euphorbias are becoming more popular with gardeners recently, as they are versatile, easy- to-grow and deer resistant.
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.
Jewel orchid's foliage guarantees a handsome house plant even when it is not in bloom.
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.
In her book Wicked Plants, Amy Stewart explains about houseplants that are toxic.
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...