Christmas tree care

Whether you cut your own or buy a pre-cut Christmas tree, a little care will help you keep your tree fresh longer and avoid it becoming a fire hazard. Here are some suggestions: It is…

Amaryllis

Hippeastrum  better known as Amaryllis is a native plant of South America. This bulb produces a spectacular cluster of flowers accompanied by long strap like leaves.   Even though amaryllis are generally grown during the winter…

Bleeding Heart

BLEEDING HEART (Dicentra spectabilis) A native of Japan, this beautiful delicate perennial produces arching branches with sprays of dangling heart-shaped flowers that are pink with white tips or solid white. The plant will bloom in…

Easter lily care

How to pick an Easter lily Originating from the mountains of  Taiwan, the potted Easter lily (Lilium longiflorum) is the popular traditional plant of the Easter season.  The white trumpet shaped flowers are a symbol…

Hardy Mum

Hardy mum winter survival care tips I had saved my  hardy chrysanthemums in their original plastic pots and put the potted plants into the ground to over-winter.  Now, I want to remove the plants from…