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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Growing and caring for petunias

The soil should drain well and not remain soggy, especially in containers. It should also be moderately fertile to promote best growth. Amend poor soil with ready compost before planting. When to plant petunias It is easiest to buy young plants from a nursery that sells petunias in apartments. Look …

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Steps of growing alluring Geraniums

Growing geraniums is quite easy, and by following a few simple steps, you can enjoy beautiful flowers. Here are the steps to grow geraniums: Select Seeds or Seedlings: You can grow geraniums from seeds or seedlings. Seedlings typically bloom faster. Soil Preparation: Geraniums prefer well-draining soil with a slightly acidic …

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Growing amazing colors of amaryllis the easy way

Growing amaryllis is a simple and rewarding process. Here’s how to do it the easy way: Choose Healthy Bulbs: Select large, firm, and healthy amaryllis bulbs. Larger bulbs typically produce more blooms. Prepare the Pot and Soil: Use a well-draining potting mix. Ensure the pot has drainage holes. Choose a …

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How to grow amaryllis from bulbs

Growing amaryllis from bulbs is a straightforward and enjoyable process. Here’s how you can do it: Materials Needed: Amaryllis bulbs Pot (preferably with drainage holes) Potting soil (well-draining mix) Water Fertilizer (optional) Steps: Choosing a Pot: Select a pot that is just a few inches wider than the bulb. A …

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How to grow and care for Calibrachoa

Calibrachoa is grown almost everywhere as an annual. The plant is not hard to care for, but paying attention to its needs will keep it blooming from spring well into fall. While it can be planted in garden beds, the plant fares much better in containers. This is considered a …

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How to grow and care for Fuchsia

A sunny or dappled-shady spot is best for a healthy plant and a good show of flowers They will tolerate most soil types, but will not fare well in the extremes where the ground is wet or dry Hedges of hardy fuchsia only really grow well in mild locations – …

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How to grow colorful coleous plants at home easy way

Coleus come in a variety of leaf colors, including red, pink, orange, yellow, chartreuse, green, burgundy, and purple. Leaves 1-6 inches long can be pointed, oval or curved, many with intricate veins or patterns. Coleus blooms in late summer, with blue flower spikes that are often clipped for a neater …

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How to Build Coleus Pots Design in Your Garden

4 Ways to Design With Coleus and +24 photos If you’re having trouble finding the right plant for the right place, this versatile performer offers a wealth of options snakes who have yet to discover coleus (Solenostemon scutellarioides cvs., USDA Hardiness Zone 11) are missing out on the staggering number …

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