Category: Tropical Style

Dec - 10

When Spurge

Cushion spurge (Euphorbia polychrome) is a herbaceous perennial flower that is a portion of the Euphorbiaceae family, the same family as the Christmas poinsettia. It’s hardy in U.S. Department of Agriculture plant hardiness zones 4 through 8. Growing from 1¬†1/2…

Nov - 26

The Way to Grow Grass in Hot Weather

It may be another matter entirely to develop the type of delicate, evenly colored lawn of your dreams while it’s easy to develop grass. Weather may compound the problem by making grass brownish or patchy. Whether you are planting a…

Feb - 01

5 Red Roses to Stir Garden Passions

Who does not love a red rose? This timeless classic signifies love, passion and guts — and the number of red roses sends a message too. One reveals adore, a dozen suggests gratitude, 25 congratulations and 50 means unconditional love.…

Nov - 29

8 Space-Savvy Gardens

For many city and apartment dwellers, obtaining any kind of outdoor garden area is a luxury. While the lucky few have a balcony or patio, most need to manage a fire escape or the occasional flower box to develop some…

Nov - 20

Spring Fling: See a Garden in Full Glory

This week I braved the record pollen count to enjoy the spring flowers at one of my favourite areas, The Atlanta Botanical Garden. Daffodils and tulips popped up early this year, as did dogwoods, azaleas, hyacinths, hellebores, redbuds and some…