Month: December 2017

Dec - 15
2017

Perennials: Vine-Like Verbena

Whether you are trying to attract butterflies to the backyard of your home or you also need an easy care plant, a perennial verbena can match your requirements. The vine-like verbena is perfect to drape on the sides of hanging…

Dec - 13
2017

Root Rot in Hinoki

The Chamaecyparis obtusa called hinoki cypress cypress or the Cupressus obtusa — arrived from Japan in the 1860s. This tree, which grows in U.S. Department of Agriculture zones 4 through 8, functions fan-like emerald or golden-green foliage accented by textured,…

Dec - 10
2017

The best way to Trim Mature California Pepper Trees

The Schinus molle — generally called the California pepper tree or Peruvian pepper tree — thrives in the warm climates of states such as California, Hawaii, Texas and Florida, flourishing in U.S. Department of Agriculture plant-hardiness zones 8 through 11.…

Dec - 08
2017

Fungicide & Bees

A fungicide is a chemical used to destroy or hinder the development of fungus spores on crops. An organism lacking chlorophyll, fungus, feeds off its surroundings and can not create its own foods. Plant fungi, including powdery mildew, different kinds…

Dec - 03
2017

The best way to Plant Tom Thumb Peas

Tom Thumb peas can be grown by you in your backyard or in flower-pots, window boxes. Available in the 1850s, Tom Thumb peas are an heirloom vegetable. This plant is a dwarf pea selection that grows to a height of…