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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.             […]


Planting- Transplanting Radishes Indoors From Seed Can It be Done, Let’s Find Out!

Tweet Transplanting radishes was a trial and error project.. You can grow radishes indoors , it actually work pretty well.. I would suggest not planting so many in a pot or flat as I did so they have room to grow or you could thin them out as they grow to allow room.. In this […]


Thunbergia Black Eyed Susan Vines Growing in the Greenhouse

Tweet In this video I talk about the thunbergia vine, also known as black eyed susan vine. 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 […]


How to Grow- Planting Hard to Please Vinca (Periwinkle) Flowers from Seed

Tweet Growing vinca from seed can be a challenge, until recently I have had some issues growing, now have discovered that using a fungicide drench when planting can increase your success. I also will be using a more porous soil mix and watering them from the bottom instead of top watering to keep down the […]


About and How To Dividing Propagating Baby Tears Houseplant

Tweet Baby Tears Plant- Scientific Name: Soleirolia soleirolii (Helxine soleirolii) Baby Tears plants is a creeping mosslike plant that has dainty leaves along threadlike stems.  Green leaves that spread and mound over the sides of your pot. Loves humidity but must have good air circulation especially if grown in terrariums. Make sure it is a […]


About Nematanthus Goldfish Plant Propagation Cuttings

Tweet  About Nematanthus Goldfish Plant Propagation Cuttings Nematanthus – Goldfish plant The goldfish plant has to be in the category of one of my favorite plants. I have read there is over 30 species of the Nematanthus. I purchased  around 6 cuttings awhile back not knowing anything about this plant, but I love the uniqueness […]


Seed Starting How to Grow from Seed Wave Petunias- Pansies-Polka Dot Plant

Tweet Seed Starting Planting Wave Petunias- Pansies-Polka Dot Plant. Planting a few more flower seeds indoors. Wave petunias are a popular petunia because of their spreading and long blooming capabilities, everyone seems to want them in the spring months. Pansies are a cool weather plant that usually is offered early spring and fall months because […]


Growing and Transplanting Indoors Kalanchoe Mother of Thousands Succulent Plantlet

Tweet Transplanting Kalanchoe plantlets . Unique succulents that from little plants along the edges of their leaves. They are also called Mother of a Thousands. Once you have this succulent you will have plenty of plantlets to regrow new plants every year.


Planting A Succulent Container Combination

Tweet Planting this succulent combo was so much fun, so fun in fact  I hope to do several more. When I look at my collection of succulents as a whole I knew I needed to do some potting in combinations. I am basically running out of room , so placing several in pots will help […]


CHLOROPHYTUM comosum ‘Milky Way’ Variegated Spider Plant

Tweet CHLOROPHYTUM comosum ‘Milky Way’ Spider Plant Variegated Airplane Plant, Spider Plant  Beautiful, arching, grass-like leaves with white media. Attractive in hanging baskets, mixed planters, and garden edging. Produces flowers and plantlets on long, arching runners (airplanes). Zone 9, most areas can grow as a annual or it does really well as a houseplant. I […]