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5 Natural Ways to Get Rid of Grass in Flower Beds

You take the time to plan out your own perfect little garden and everything is going well. You get such enjoyment every time you walk outside and see the colorful blooms and inhale the luscious scents. You are beaming with pride but then something catches your eye. It appears that some grass has found its way into your precious plot. …

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How to Grow and Care for Impatiens (Tips, Pests, Diseases, and More)

Impatiens are popular flowers that come in a variety of bright colors including orange, pink, purple, red, white, and yellow. It is an annual flowering plant and it blooms in the summer and fall. It does well in the shade and it thrives in hardiness zones 10 and 11. The name impatiens is a Latin word that means “impatient.” This …

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How to Grow and Care for Pansies (Tips, Varieties, Pests, and Diseases)

Pansies are a very popular annual flower that does well in the cool weather. They share the genus Viola and many are hybrids that have a lot of similarities. They have pretty flowers that overlap and have the shape of a heart. They come in bright colors as well as bi-colors with markings that resemble a face. Pansies are small …

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Common Reasons Why Your Lavender Plant Is Wilting

Many, many people enjoy caring for plants and flowers, such as lavender. However, there might come a time when your lavender begins to wilt or droop and you might not know why. One of the hardest parts of caring for plants is figuring out why a plant is responding badly to the care that it is getting. With that being …

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How to Cut an Aloe Vera Plant Without Killing It

Aloe Vera plants are fast-growing succulents that can grow to a height of 3-feet. To keep them potted indoors or in good shape to be used as a potted Aloe on a patio, they do need pruning, but never regular. The more frequently you cut an Aloe plant, the higher the risk of killing it. For those growing Aloe Vera …

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Why Is My Aloe Plant Turning Brown? (And What to Do When It Happens)

An aloe plant is one of those plants that you love to have around. Besides being nice to look at, it has an important function that will make you feel that no home should be without one. What Is an Aloe Plant? Native to the Arabian Peninsula, in the south-west area, the Aloe Vera plant is a succulent that grows …

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Daylilies Care and Maintenance Tips for More Vibrant Blooms

Daylilies are fascinating plants because despite each bloom lasting a day, each stalk that grows produces a single bloom. And as the plant matures, it forms a clump and then it can produce anywhere from 200 to 400 blooms each year. For a plant that blooms for just one day, you really do get your money’s worth with these and …