Crocosmia will survive in part shade but best flower production is obtained in full sun – except in hot summer climates where part shade will enable the flowers to last longer. Plant in fertile, humus-rich, moist but well-drained soil. Crocosmia do not enjoy hot, dry sites. Why does my CrocosmiaRead More →

It’s also a perennial plant that’s easy to grow without soil tillage. Pollinators and other beneficial insects – Stinging nettle flowers are wind-pollinated, not insect-pollinated. Do nettles spread? Identification. Stinging nettles are usually found in dense stands which spread vegetatively by underground stems called rhizomes. Although nettles produce prodigious amountsRead More →

This is the hibiscus garden of Dhanyatha in Mysore, Karnataka, India. Dhanyatha is lucky enough to live very close to the equator, in the tropics where hibiscus originated. It is possible that many of the species of hibiscus found in India are among the very oldest hybrids. Which country isRead More →

The only fruits available year-round in the country are bananas, papayas and pomelos. What fruit trees can grow in the Philippines? Some farmers in the Philippines grow mangosteen trees to export the fruits. Papaya. Papayas are tasty, sweet fruits when ripe, and people eat them raw and in shakes. …Read More →

A 2′ tall potted tree should be over 8 ft tall in 5 years in good soil, with adequate moisture and most of all, total weed and grass control using herbicides, not mulch. How fast do Picea Abies grow? Norway spruce is a large, fast-growing evergreen coniferous tree growing 35–55Read More →

The dragon fruit was introduced to home gardens in India in the 1990s. … This has led to a steep increase in dragon fruit cultivation in Maharashtra, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, West Bengal, Telangana, Tamil Nadu, Odisha, Gujarat and the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, as well as in many north easternRead More →

This is the preferred form of Dwarf Coyote Brush for slope stabilization and landscaping in almost all areas. Plant from gallons six to ten feet apart for a two year or so fill-in.. If you plant close together they grow over each other and you end up with a higherRead More →

Here’s how to get them off to a great start. SHADE AND SUN: Cannas will grow in full sun or partial shade. ZONE: Cannas are winter hardy in zones 9-10. In cooler zones they can be grown as annuals or the roots can be dug up in the fall andRead More →

It all started with a fellow named Mr. Rudolph Boysen – hence the name Boysenberry. Rudolph Boysen was a horticulturist who had created this beautiful maroon-colored berry. He pollinated the common Blackberry with pollen from European Raspberries, American Dewberries, and Loganberries.12. What are boysenberries made from? Boysenberries are a combinationRead More →

Because mushrooms are merely the above-ground symptoms of existing beneficial fungal growth, getting rid of them is a temporary fix at best. However, removing them quickly may prevent more spores from being released to spread more fungi. Are mushrooms in my lawn good or bad? Mushrooms are not harmful toRead More →