General Gardening Info

Rhipsalidopsis gaertneri- Easter Cactus Care, Facts and Info

Rhipsalidopsis gaertneri, Easter cactus, has scalloped leaves and showy flowers. Find facts and information on growing and caring for this beautiful cactus houseplant. “Hatiora gaertneri” is a syn. of this Rhipsalidopsis variety. If you enjoy Christmas cactus or Thanksgiving cactus, you will also enjoy this variety as well. Rhipsalidopsis gaertneri blooms with its exquisite pink, red, or [...]

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Jasminum (Jasminum Polyanthum)- Growing Fragrant Jasmine

Jasminum polyanthum, is a fragrant trailing vine used in hanging baskets and topiary. Get facts and information on Jasminum polyanthum care, jasminum propagation, and species. Jasminum polyanthum Facts and Info Jasmine intoxicates you with its fragrance, much as fragrant honeysuckle. Be sure to put jasmine polyanthum plants it in a sunny window where the warmth [...]

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Beauty Berry- Purple Beautyberry Shrub (Callicarpa dichotoma)

Beauty Berry is a great deciduous shrub for large gardens. Purple beauty berry (Callicarpa dichotoma) will attract many birds to your yard or garden. Get facts and information on growing beauty berry bushes. Beauty Berry Facts, Description and Information Purple beautyberry has fabulous fall fruits that attract birds, but the plant isn’t just for birds- its for [...]

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Rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis)- Facts and Information

Rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis) is an evergreen shrub that belongs not only in herb gardens but also in shrub borders and perennial beds. Get facts and information on growing rosemary varieties and using them in your landscape. Rosemary Facts and Information Rosemary belongs to the Mint Family (Lamiaceae). Its gray-green, linear leaves are fragrant year round. You can buy upright or [...]

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Pinus mugo (Mugo Pine)- Growing and Caring for Mugo Pine

Pinus mugo (mugo pine) are very popular evergreen shrubs used in landscapes. Get mugo pine facts and information and what is needed to grow healthy mugo pines. Pinus mugo Facts and Information Pinus mugo is grown as a specimen plant or foundation plant in Zones 3-7 (8). Mugo pines are excellent shrubs that grow 15-20’ h x 20-25’w. They [...]

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White Spruce Tree- White Spruce Tree Facts, Information and Varieties

The white spruce tree is an evergreen conifer often used as hedges and windbreaks. Get white spruce tree facts, information, and list of the most popular varieties of Picea glauca spruce trees. White spruce trees (picea glauca) belongs to the Pine Family (Pinaceae). It is distinguished by being evergreen, deer resistant and salt, drought, and heat tolerance. [...]

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Dogwood- Dogwood Facts and Varieties

Dogwood Facts, Dogwood (Cornus) gives gardens an ornamental four-season tree. Get Dogwood facts and a list of dogwood varieties to plant in your landscape. The genus, Cornus, contains several varieties of flowering trees that range from trees to shrubs to groundcovers. The shrubs and trees are notable for their refined form, while others may have a spreading [...]

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Red Buckeye (Aesculus pavia)- Facts on Growing Red Buckeye Trees

Red buckeye, Aesculus pavia, is a tree with spikes of showy, red, tubular blooms. Find facts, information and tips on growing Red buckeye trees and some of the most popular red buckeye varieties. Red Buckeye Tree Facts and Information Red buckeye belongs to the Horse Chestnut Family (Hipposcasta naceae). It grows in Zones 4-8 (9) [...]

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