Succulents of all kinds are easy to use in crafts and projects; find the latest weird and wonderful ways to plant these tough yet beautiful plants in odd and unusual displays.
Growing them in containers or in gardens doesn't mean you'll be glued to the garden hose; they don't need lots of water.
Low maintenance doesn't mean dull; you'll see lots of fun ideas and ways to use drought tolerant plants in your garden.
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I recently got around to treating my fungus infected sunflowers too late. Should I uproot them or cut them at the base?
Good morning thank you for your response . I purchased this plant about 3 weeks ago and the leaves were thick and plump. Some of the leaves are wilted
Hi! I have a cactus that did excellent last year and this year is brown and yellow. The cactus is located in the same spot as last year. I can’t tell the
Hi, I have two succulents that I have no idea what they are. I would appreciate any assistance you may be able to provide. The first is the green bushy
How bright is bright? Light Requirements for Succulents...
Xeric Plants are drought tolerant, tough and beautiful; find out which are my most recommended for challenging conditions...
Shabby Chic Painted Pots - distressed and weathered, on purpose...
I'm from middle India. In summers it's around 45° celsius or 113° Fahrenheit. 90% of my succulents died. They were quite easy to grow species but still
Most species of succulent such as Jade Plant, Agave, or Crassula Tetragona are tough and will survive on a strong heat of summer. They are drought-tolerant
I’m in East Tennessee and there is a vine growing on my fence and producing big green bulbs with seeds in them, what are they?
It's green and has these thorn looking leaves sprouting upwards and it curls like a cats tail, do you know what it is? Drought Smart Plants reply: Hi
Can you give the name of this flower?
Buy the Plant Pests HandBook here; biological pest control, natural insect repellents...
Help! I discovered yellow/orangish spots on my dwarf Myer Lemon tree on the top of the leaves and branches. Could you please identify the disease/insect/fungus
Here in Dallas, my vinca major has gone from healthy to looking like it's been sprayed with weed killer. Someone mentioned leaf rollers but I don't see
I am converting an 8x8x1’ ceramic tile lined water fountain to an above ground flower garden. I live in Greeley co which is in hardiness zone 5b, and is
Use the Succulent Identification Chart to find your unknown succulents; puzzling over their names and how to care for them?
Zone 5 My yard always floods a little but this spring was brutal! Cool/cold, cloudy, rainy all March, April, May and even into June. 3, burgundy star
We have a huge male mulberry tree. This year for the first time that I have noticed, there are a few branches on it loaded with mulberries. My neighbour
I found brown balls in my outdoor plant that are hard and when I busted them they let out powder. When I wet them they let off smoke. Can you tell me what
Hello: This is my 3rd try... can you please identify the plants in this photo? I know the one in the back is a jade but what are the two in the foreground?
What trees do these leaves belong to?
We live in Delaware and one of our Crepe Myrtle trees has issues with the trunk as evidenced by various photos. Our landscaping department in our community
What would cause my burning bush (fire bush) to suddenly die on just one side, in less than a week? (It's approximately 10 years old).
Hi there! We got our cactus about 6 months ago and since then it's REALLY been growing. The top of the cactus is mushrooming out, and it's starting to
The Best Flower Garden Tips - make yours fabulous with these ideas...
Find out how the blooming cycle works; Flowering Plant Life Cycle...
The correct Succulent Plant Identification will help you to look after your plants and make them thrive; ask here what on earth your succulents are...
What Do I Do With My Succulent Flower Stalk - leave it, or cut it off?
21 Unique Succulent Planters; odd and unusual ways to grow succulent plants...
How to Grow Thyme; tips and secrets for successfully growing thyme...
Thymus pseudolanuniginosus, the woolly thyme is hard to resist; looking just like a pale blue green Shetland sweater, it flows down steps in a soft wave and makes a textural thyme lawn
Good morning from Ohio. My 1 year old grandson(so my son and daughter-in-law) got this for me for Mother's Day this year. I've never had a succulent
Hi,I bought pyracantha seeds and these are what are growing. Are they pyracantha?
Hello I think I made a huge mistake and I’d like help please. I planted three cypress trees about a foot apart, because they’re gorgeous and fill the
I have some newly potted Mother of Millions plants. How warm do warm do temperatures need to be for me to leave them outside day and night?
Being able to efficiently use water is an important part about being not just a good landscaper, but also an environmentally conscious one. However,
Xeriscaping is now on all gardeners minds; whether you like it or not, we have challenging conditions to grow our gardens in; get used to it
Spring into a brand new season of fun with this round up of 21 Charming Succulent Planters - one or more of them will inspire you for sure...page 3
Learn How to Grow Cold Hardy Cacti; the ultimate Drought Smart Plants
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Insect Identification is one more facet of gardening to combat pests, attract beneficial pollinators and butterflies, as well as fascinate in its own right...
Location: Indoors, London, UK Light: Lots of light Temperature: 15-25°C 1.Aloe vera with pups. How much water does it need? Could I get it to flower?
I live in Michigan, but I like tropical plants. Is there a way, even if it is over years or something, to adapt tropical plants to growing outside in
Does my Avocado plant have Fungus or mites? I am terrified to loose him. He is almost 1yr old. about 8 months. I am new to growing and know I have a lot
The Best Succulent Containers are textural, lush and overflowing with a wide selection of healthy succulent plants; get ideas here...
I have turned beach trash into art. I have planted succulents in buoys and shoes found on the beach and decorated a dead tree. Drought Smart Plants reply:
I am located in Atlanta GA. I have a 6 ft Crepe Myrtle total consumed with Witches Broom disease. A Cyprus was previously removed and replaced with this
Got top heavy succulents? Pruning Succulent Plants isn't difficult - let me teach you...