Those of us with cold climate gardens know frosts and freezing temperatures signal the growing season is winding down, but there is more to it. Find out what plants can tolerate and how to help … [Read more...]
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These step-by-step instructions show you how to grow ginger as a houseplant starting with a piece of ginger root from the grocery store. It’s a simple way to grow a new plant and, yes, you will have … [Read more...]
When gardeners overwinter their plants, they are providing special care for tender plants that would otherwise not be able to withstand the cold season. For a helpful guide, get the Fall Gardening … [Read more...]
While Dahlias cannot survive the winter in a cold climate garden, you can dig up the tuberous roots in fall and store them (overwinter) until it's time plant them again in spring. For detailed … [Read more...]
Forcing bulbs to flower indoors is a simple way to bring enjoy blooms indoors any time of year. Options include tulips, paperwhites, amaryllis, daffodils, muscari, and more. Also see 20 … [Read more...]
Knowing when to plant bulbs in fall is important to ensure successful spring flowering. These tips show you when, where, and how to get started with fall-planted bulbs. Looking for bulb options? … [Read more...]
Need help identifying your plant? Find out whether your Thanksgiving, Christmas, or Easter cactus is a Schlumbergera or Rhipsalidopsis with these identification tips. To keep these plants growing … [Read more...]