Tweet Dark green, lance-shaped, somewhat furry and deeply veined leaves provide a lush backdrop for prolific clusters of never-ending, five-petaled flowers. These may be red, white, lavender, purple, or shades of pink. Some are two-toned. All are extremely attractive to butterflies, and the red and dark pink varieties delight hummingbirds. Depending on the variety, the […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
Tweet Plants Galore in the Greenhouse –Inside my Greenhouse tour March 2011 An inside look at Picket Fence Greenhouse of what is growing early March 2011.. All the plants are recently transplanted and are enjoying the sunshine indoors.
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 […]