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The calla lily is a native African plant that isn’t even described as a true lily. According to the University of Illinois, the Calla lilies aren’t even actual lilies. These are herbaceous flowering plants that are unable to survive the winter when left out in the ground. The plants generally begin to grow from a rhizome that looks very much like a bulb. It’s the same process as an iris flower, and during their lifetime,…

Many people love how ivy plants look, and this makes them want to keep them indoors. The problem with this is that ivy plants are sort of notoriously hard to keep indoors for many people. They can be a bit finicky, but that doesn’t mean that ivy plants can’t thrive as indoor houseplants. If you have constantly had ivy plants die on you, then you might be wondering what it is that you’re doing wrong.…

One of the great things about the Pothos plant is that it is hardy and can survive even when you don’t give it the attention it needs. However, it does need everything that other plants need, including water, sunlight, nutrition, and air circulation. There are a number of factors that can cause your Pothos not to grow. Continue reading to learn what can cause it, how you can fix it, and the best way to…

African violets are popular and pretty plants that many people like to take care of. They are quite common because of how good they look, but some people get nervous about keeping them. These plants can be a little trickier to care for than other popular options, but this doesn’t mean that it’s incredibly hard to care for African violets. If you’ve recently started keeping African violets in your home, then you might be worried…

The cactus is one of the most common plants that you might know of. In fact, the cactus doesn’t exactly look like a common plant. There are no leaves and it grows with tiny spikes all over as well. This is a defense mechanism that the plant has created to avoid it from being eaten. It is no secret that gardeners actually love the cacti plants. It’s not just because of the unique appearance of…

Having a fence around your garden is a great idea. Not only does it offer greater privacy, but a tall fence also protects your garden against wind and other elements. However, having a boring fence around your garden could actually have a negative impact on the aesthetic appeal of your property. Instead, one of the best things that you can do is to add a vine that is going to grow over the fence. This…

The forsythia is a very popular flowering plant that is natively found in parts of Eastern Asia. The plant gives off very unique flowers and has become a mainstay in gardens of people who like flowering plants. If you are interested in growing the forsythia from scratch, you should know that this plant requires quite a bit of care. It is important for you to make sure that you properly care for the Forsythia plant…

Lilacs can be so beautiful and this is why they have become so popular throughout the world. If you have recently noticed that some of the leaves on your lilacs are turning brown, then you might be very concerned about what is happening. It’s good that you recognized that there is an issue because this is likely a serious problem known as bacterial blight. Bacterial blight is a very common issue that lilacs experience but…

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