Gardening

About The Juniper Bonsai
About The Juniper Bonsai
Gardening
Juniper trees come in different sizes, from ground coverers to really big trees. The Bonsai form is very popular because of its comfortable size for apartments, still retaining its tree shape; less known is that it is a symbol for strength, athle ...

Caring For Boxwood Shrubs
Caring For Boxwood Shrubs
Gardening
Boxwood species have been used as hedges, borders or fences for generations, as they are highly ornamental with their dense foliage and also low maintenance. You can shape them any way you want, so pruning is in order; it helps keep the plant hea ...

Caring For Ornamental Peppers
Caring For Ornamental Peppers
Gardening
Ornamental peppers have become more and more popular, especially during winter for brightening up the atmosphere with their vibrant colours. Native to South America, these house plants are small in stature (up to 18 inches tall) and bear brightly ...

Caring For Bougainvillea Bonsai
Caring For Bougainvillea Bonsai
Gardening
The Bougainvillea is a warm climate loving plant, native to South America and a favorite among gardening enthusiasts because of its uniqueness, being part tree part vine. You can choose to grow it as a shrub in your garden, as ground cover or as ...

Poisonous Gardening Plants
Poisonous Gardening Plants
Gardening
Though seemingly inoffensive, some plants can be a real danger to humans and animals if digested, including some of the ornamental plants. Some might even represent a threat in other ways, like the Manchineel tree during rainfall when it leaks a ...

Caring about a ficus bonsai tree
Caring about a ficus bonsai tree
Gardening
A very popular choice for indoor gardening is the ficus bonsai tree. It is an everyday houseplant as it has a lot of different species you can select from. One of these species is the Banyan ficus tree. In nature the ficus tree is found in areas ...

About The Purple Leaf Plum Tree
About The Purple Leaf Plum Tree
Gardening
Prunus cerasifera is a popular choice for gardening enthusiasts and landscapers because of its purple foliage and small pale pink or white flowers (which are also fragrant!) from February to April. It lives about 20 years and grows up to 15-25 fe ...

Taking care of a bonsai tree
Taking care of a bonsai tree
Gardening
The bonsai tree is a small tree or a shrub grown in a shallow container. Ever since ancient China there is a record of this art of growing miniature trees and before spreading to the entire world, the art was improved further by the Japanese. The ...

Identifying Evergreen And Flowering Shrubs
Identifying Evergreen And Flowering Shrubs
Gardening
A shrub is a dwarf tree with multiple stems and, like trees, they can be flowering shrubs, evergreen ones or both. Like all plants, shrubs have their needs too, so choose which to plant in your garden according to the soil and light conditions yo ...

Caring about Juniper bonsai tree
Caring about Juniper bonsai tree
Gardening
The growing of trees in small pots is an art called bonsai. The trees used for this art are miniature, but they are actually normal trees that grow to smaller sizes due to training. The leaves of these miniature trees are even styled in various w ...