Many are now familiar with the striking designer-like fronds of the ZZ plant. Did you know that at least three types of black zz plant exist? These make for fabulous additions to black-themed gardens and home interiors. Read also: Black is back ZZ plant care More ZZ plant varieties The black ZZ plant Houseplant-wise, the […]
Beans are a favorite in the veggie patch, and not only for us! Many types of bean blight exist, caused by fungus, viruses, mites and bacteria. They infect bean plants and trigger brown or yellow spots,wilt, and other issues on bean leaves, bean pods and vines. Here are the main culprits responsible for bean blight.
Most of the plants that surround us tend to show guttation drops – which we often mistaken for dewdrops! Get to know which of your favorite plants might show signs of guttation, and what it means for their health. → Shown here: on Alchemilla mollis Here is a partial list of plants that have been […]
Tamarisk can be classified into three species: Tamarix aphylla, T. parviflora, and T. ramosissima. On some continents, it is reported as an invasive species since it crowds native vegetation out. Here are a few maps that show the distribution of Tamarix
The dragon plant is a tall plant that’s among the easiest to multiply. Dracaena marginata propagation works with any of these techniques: beheading, stem cuttings, and layering. You’ll have an unlimited supply! Propagating Dracaena marginata Like all plants of the Dracaena family, the Madagascar Dragon plant propagates through its stems. In the wild, it flowers […]
Sunpatiens is a plant that has been patented and trademarked. This means it’s forbidden to propagate it without permission. This status refers to cuttings, but seeds aren’t impacted. Sakata Seed Corporation is the current owner. It alone authorizes greenhouses and growers to prepare and propagate Sunpatiens flower cuttings. Seeds may appear spontaneously on a Sunpatiens; […]
This is a product that goes by many different names: Polyter, Water Crystals, Orbeez, Watergel, Hydrogel, Hydrosource, Water drops, root watering crystals, super-absorbent polymers, PAM, water retention granules, hydrating crystals, water beads, water pebbles, hydrobeads, crystal soil, water jelly, jelly balls, soil moist, super slusher… The list seems endless and shows how much hope is […]