Monday , February 26 2024

How to grow tradescantia the easy way

Where to grow: Indoors, place near a window that receives strong indirect light. Outdoors, place in a location that receives full sun (with protection from afternoon sun in the hottest regions) to shade, depending on variety. Indoor houseplants can be placed outdoors in a light shady area during warmer months. …

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How to grow Calla Lily and Liles from bulbils

There are two main types of lilies to grow: oriental lily and Asiatic lily. Oriental lilies usually have large, fragrant pink flowers. They thrive in acidic soils and should therefore be grown in containers with ericaceous compost. Asiatic lilies have a greater variety of colors including yellow, orange, red and …

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How to easily design a pretty planter garden

Before anything else, choose the right planters for your garden if you don’t already have them. If you have a smart, modern space, choose simple matching pieces. Alternatively, if yours is an Italian or garden style, why not splash out on elaborate stone or terracotta urns? You can mix and …

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Growing and caring for coloful freesia flowers

Water newly planted tubers regularly and keep them moist and shaded – a cool greenhouse or conservatory is ideal if they are in pots. When tubers begin to sprout, move pots to full sunlight and continue watering. If you have planted freesia in September to November, leave the pots outside …

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How to grow and care for Primulas

Primulas are easy-to-grow perennials that come in many colors and shapes. Many people when they think of Primula will think of the popular Polyanthus types illustrated to the left and they make a happy display. But there are many more Primulas in all shapes, sizes and colors of Primula that …

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How to grow amazing colorful christmas cactus

During the holidays, stores are filled with acres of blooming Christmas cacti. They bloom brightly with flowers in red, pink, yellow, orange, white or purple. The average gardener can’t keep their hands from snapping one or more in exotic colors and rushing to the checkout. But at some point reality …

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