Digging up the root ball of an established plant completely and cutting it into sections actually benefits the plant.
Starting plants from existing ones is fun as well as economical.
Cape primrose is a wonderful houseplant because it blooms for a long period of time.
All plants that winter indoors at my house are hosed off to rid them of pests and given a dose of fertilizer.
African violets are native to eastern Africa and were collected in the wild during the late 19th century by Baron von Saint-Paul.
Depending on when they bloom, members of the Schlumbergera genus are called either Thanksgiving or Christmas cactuses.
A hard frost will kill off our annuals for good, but there are tricks we can try to get more treats from our annual purchases.
It is hard to transplant plants with taproots, so look for small new plants or offsets near an established plant and dig a deep circle around them.
Grab a spade, and remind yourself that most gardeners learn their best lesson through trial and error.