Tag: potted plants

Houseplants Bring The Outdoors In

UNITED STATES—There is someplace in the world for the brethren of each and every houseplant to grow wild. All houseplants do not originate from...

Drought Tolerance Versus Container Gardening

UNITED STATES—There are probably just as many reasons to not grow plants in containers as there are reasons to justify container gardening. Some potted...

Not So Merry Christmas Trees

UNITED STATES—By now most people have already acquired their Christmas trees. Some are live trees in containers. Some are artificial. Most are cut firs,...

Potted Plants Need Work Too

UNITED STATES—Potted plants can be a problem any time of the year. Some want more water than get. Most get too much water or...

Not All Plants Like Fads

UNITED STATES—Like so many fads too often are, container gardening is overrated, and is actually contrary to the currently most faddish of fads; sustainability....

Ferns Are For Distinctive Foliage

UNITED STATES—Ferns are an odd group. They lack the color or fragrance of flowers, or the branch structure of shrubbery, trees or vines. Very...

Some Plants Can Go To Pot

UNITED STATES—Chrysanthemums, hydrangeas, azaleas, callas, kalanchoes and miniature roses can not really be as happy as they seem to be while in full bloom...

Christmas Leftovers

Just three weeks after Christmas, many of us are already wondering what to do with poinsettias, cyclamens, Christmas cacti, hollies and living Christmas trees....

Let houseplants enjoy the rain

Hibiscus, bougainvilleas, philodendrons and so many of the tropical and subtropical plants that we can enjoy in our gardens can only survive through winter...
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