Part of the joy of bonsai plants is that they require your gentle care and attention. This article will give you information about how to water your bonsai in a way that will keep it in good health and promote growth. Establishing a bonsai for optimum watering Improper watering causes more problems for bonsai more than anything else, although it ...

Bonsai is an ancient art form, originating in China and Japan. The term bonsai is not used to describe a type of specific plant, rather it is the name for cultivating plants in small containers to replicate the unique look of trees in nature. Why bonsai? Growing bonsai requires patience, commitment and attention to detail. Simply planting a plant in ...

It’s not hard to find established bonsai trees in nursery and specialist stores. But growing your bonsai from seed is an extremely rewarding, albeit long term project. Growing bonsai from seed gives you the opportunity to structure your very own bonsai. Make your bonsai your own The best part about growing a bonsai from seed is that you have complete ...

Succulents bring so much joy to gardeners all over the world. Their unique appearance, wonderful colors and incredible variety, delight both beginners and experienced green thumbs. Planting succulents from seed is possible, and it is a very rewarding way of growing more unusual varieties. Succulent plants There are many popular types of succulents, some flowering, and each with a unique ...

Growing grass in full shade isn’t easy. In fact, it’s impossible! Grass, like all plants, need sunlight for photosynthesis. However, there are several steps you can take to grow grass in partial and dappled shade sections of your garden. A natural competition Grass and trees are competitors- they both need sun, water and nutrients. Lack of sunlight will cause your ...

With spiky, slender, shiny leaves Dwarf Mondo Grass is a great choice for small areas of lawn and within flowerbeds. What’s more, Dwarf Mondo Grass is hardy and doesn’t require much water or maintenance, so read on to learn about how to establish and care for it. All about Dwarf Mondo Grass These elegant plants are not really grasses but ...

Because of their bitterness, Brussels sprouts might not be the most popular vegetable you can serve up with a roast. However, these little buds are very nutritious and are actually pretty easy to grow at home. All about Brussels sprouts Brussels sprouts were hugely popular and considered to be a delicacy in 16th century Belgium, and so were named after ...

If your lawn is looking dry and brown, you might be thinking there’s no way of restoring it. Your grass could be dead, but in fact, it’s more likely to be dormant. And with a bit of hard work and care, no spells or potions will be required to return your sleeping grass to its former beauty. The tug test ...

Attention Pampas Grass (Cortaderia Selloana) fans – the time has come to learn how to parent your own Pampas Grass from seedling to full bloom. If you’d like to know more on how to grow Pampas Grass, care for it, propagate it and more, then this is the guide for you. Pampas Grass has quickly established itself as one of ...

Artichokes are fast-growing, edible plants that do well in most states. Artichokes make a bold and textured feature in any garden, with an interesting and structural appearance. Here are some tips on growing artichokes at home! All about Artichokes Artichokes are fascinating creations of the natural world. The heart of the artichoke is actually the flower bud, and the leaves ...