Daisies are part of the second largest flower family, Asteraceae, which includes over 23,000 species. Their name comes from the Old English term for the “day’s eye” and refers to the way that daisy petals open at dawn and close at dusk. These versatile blooms flourish in most soils and so can be found around the world.Continue reading
Lavender is a beautiful plant that has plenty of helpful qualities. Its purple hue makes it distinct while its scent has a relaxing and soothing quality that makes essence and oils from lavender a must have for aromatherapy. As a low maintenance plant, you might consider growing your own. For this purpose, you must consider the question, “When does lavender bloom?”Continue reading
Gardening is a splendid way to spend relaxing time in the outdoors, and a diverse and well groomed garden adds a certain splendor and enjoyment to your yard. Sure, it can be a lot of work, but it’s rewarding too, right?
When your plants and flowers start to bloom, and the color comes out; shades of red, blue, and yellow abound, but deep whites can be hard to come by. Enter the White Feather Hosta, a beautiful plant with delicate white foliage.Continue reading
Have you searched online to find how much sun do roses need? If so, you have probably found several sources telling you that roses need six to eight hours of direct sunlight each day. While this is an excellent rule-of-thumb to follow, there are a few additional factors that you should take into consideration.Continue reading
With more than a hundred thousand varieties and twenty-five thousand species, orchid families are undoubtedly the largest family of blooming flowers found on the market. Although most orchids are grown as flowers to beautify the surroundings and as houseplants, not all of them are tropical beauties.Continue reading