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Maranta Prayer Plant House Plant

Tweet Maranta Prayer Plant House Plant- Repotting Article courtesy of http://www.gardeningknowhow.com/house… How To Grow Maranta Prayer Plant (Maranta leucoreura) & Prayer Plant Propagation By Heather Rhoades The Maranta prayer plant (Maranta leucoreura) is easy to grow but has specific needs. Keep reading to learn what those needs are. How to Grow a Maranta Prayer Plant […]

How to Grow Pennisetum Mountain Ruby Grass- An Easy to Grow Ornamental Grass

Tweet This was my first year for this grass the Pennisetum Mountain Ruby Grass, and I tell ya it was such a dramatic ornamental showoff in the garden and also in containers. One thing I really noticed was it’s ability to catch my eye every time I walked outdoors.             […]

How to Grow Mums- Planting-Fertilizing-Pinching-Transplanting

Tweet Nothing says Fall like Mums also called Chrysanthemum Beautifully vibrant blooms form on cushions of mum plants usually in the fall months of the year. When many plants being annual or perennial are wanting to go to bed , mums are just beginning to put on a show in your garden. Mums come in […]

Purple Hyacinth Bean Vine – Flowering Vines

Tweet 15 seeds  Heirloom Purple Hyacinth Bean Vine (My Seed Crop) Make sure and check out the rest of my seeds in my online store..  🙂 $2.75 Purple Hyacinth Bean Vine- a beautiful flowering vine Early this winter to late spring some seeds arrived in the mail , my facebook friend sent me some Purple Hyacinth Bean […]

Journey of a Seed Series-Thunbergia Black Eyed Susan Vine- Orange Beauty

Tweet My thoughts this morning are of sharing with you the start of growing from seed , from seed to maturity. I then came up with Journey of a Seed which will become a series of plants from seed to fully grown plants. I hope you enjoy! (Above) Thunbergia Seeds getting ready to sow How […]

Echinacea PowWow Wild Berry

Tweet Photo courtesy of Harris Seeds Echinacea PowWow WildBerry I know there is many Echinacea’s  on the market but you should take a minute to learn about this one as it has some really wonderful qualities you may adore. The most floriferous Echinacea we’ve ever seen, thanks to its extensive branching and no-deadhead re bloom! […]

Through the Years Greenhouse Changes

Tweet When I think Spring, what come to mind is seeds, sowing, and greenhouse growing.  Spring brings on new life, new beginnings and new challenges. Spring is my favorite time of year, as there is so much happening all around. I live in Iowa so as we go through long winter months I feel we […]

Anyone Can Grow the Thunbergia Black Eyed Susan Vines

Tweet Even thou Black Eyed Susan vines are just annuals in my area zone, they beat out any perennial vine that we can grow here, and here is why. Blooms all season , loves heat, and is down right pretty all season and even into fall! Thunbergia- Lemon Star Black-Eyed Susan Vine is a sunny […]

Amaranthus Autumn’s Touch

Tweet Amaranthus Autumns’s Touch When I see this flower I think of fall, and also the flower reminds me of the perennial astilbe flower and or looks kinda like a celosia flower too. I am loving the color, and this will be my first year to grow from seed. The plumage on this amaranthus stands […]

Cobaea Cathedral Bells

Tweet Cobaea Cathedral Bells This cobaea vine will be a new one for growing here in Iowa, honestly I am not sure how well it will do, but I am willing to  take the gamble.  Cathedral Bells is  also know as cup and saucer vine. I found two different photos online , one must be […]

Echeveria Blue Rose

Tweet Echeveria Blue Rose New  2011 to my greenhouse  will be this  beautiful  Echeveria Blue Rose succulent , looks perfect in this picture setting. Don’t you think? Stated to  be one of the most popular echeverias on the market today.  Featuring beautiful centered saucer like rosettes , and deep blue ovate leaves. Bloom time is  […]