After thorough testing of the Fast Start® Seedstarter, we are excited to finally send it out into the world. Because it’s brand new, we are eager to hear what gardeners think.
The Fast Start® Seedstarter
The culmination of four years of research and testing, our new system represents a breakthrough in seedstarting. The new planting tray [...]
Many people wonder if you can get amaryllis bulbs to rebloom. Yes! It’s easy because amaryllis are forgiving plants.
Amaryllis benefit from a summer outdoors. For best growth and bloom potential, remove them from pots and plant them in the ground.
“The flowers faded months ago, but I can’t bear to throw it out. I’d li [...]
I love planting colorful and unusual tropical plants inside glass containers to create small, fascinating worlds. They invite you in for a closer look and provide a perfect escape from the cold weather outside. Terrariums are easy to care for and don’t require any special skills for success.
I love planting colorful and unusual tropical [...]
With the first frost, our collection of potted succulents must be brought in from the cold. After spending summer out in the alpine garden, they are brought indoors to the living room window.Unlike the other fall chores, this one is easy: just gather up the pots and set them on the windowsill shelf. And when it comes to houseplants, succulen [...]
This rattlesnake plant, which I just added to my cubicle, is the secret to my increased productivity.
Like many people, I spend a fair amount of time in a windowless office. If I stand up, I can see the windows, but when I’m seated, it’s just me, the PC and the coffee cup.
Will anything grow inside these fabric-covered cubicle [...]
Asparagus fern, one of the top air-scrubbing houseplants.
Sure, most people know that houseplants can be used to improve the quality of indoor air. But a new study from the University of Georgia shows that certain houseplants that are better than others.
Researchers tested 28 plants and identified a set of five “super ornamentals [...]
The key to keeping cyclamen happy and healthy is to replicate their natural environment as closely as possible. They thrive in cool temperatures that drop as low as 40 degrees F. at night
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Tough and long-lived, Christmas cactus can be passed easily from one generation to the next, blooming for family gatherings and cheering the darkening autumn days. I’ve given many cuttings of Grampa’s cactus to family and friends over the years. Someday, one of my kids or grandkids may inherit the original.
Christmas cactu [...]