Category Archives for "Flowers"

How to Grow Swan River Daisy Plants

The swan river daisy (Brachyscome iberidifolia) is an herb growing annually in the West Australian region. This species is hardy to several growing zones. Being drought-tolerant, it can easily adopt different environmental conditions. This article focuses on the Swan River daisy, its description, propagation, companion plants and uses. In 1837, George Bentham described this species […]

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How to Grow Stock Flower Plants

The stock flower plant (Matthiola incana) is a species in the Brassicaceae (cabbage) Family. It is a common flowering plant in the gardening industry. The flowers of these plants are heavily scented and bloom in various colors. Most widely, these flowers are used in floristry. This article primarily focuses on stock flower plants, their propagation, […]

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How to Grow Parrot Tulips in Gardens

The botanical name of parrot tulips is Tulipa gesneriana var. dracontia. This cultivated variety has cup-shaped flowers with ruffled, fringed, twisted, and curled petals. These flowers also feature a fantastic combination of vivid colors. In fact, these colorful flowers bear a resemblance to the feathers of a tropical parrot. This article focuses on parrot tulips, […]

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How to Grow Blue Balloon Flower (Platycodon Grandiflorus) Plants?

The Blue Balloon flower (Platycodon Grandiflorus) is a species of perennial herbaceous flowering plant in the Campanulaceae family. In fact, this plant is the only member of the Platycodon genus. Indigenous to East Asia (Japan, Korea, China, and far east Russia), it has several local names. They include Chinese bellflower and Japanese bellflower. Most of […]

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7 Flowers that start with C and Meanings

Thousands of flowering plants that are equally beautiful in their own special way abound everywhere, and each name is meaningful. Sometimes, it is not just the name but also the memories that give ample significance to a particular flower. You will enjoy not only the beauty of your flowers but also their enhanced fragrance as […]

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Best Bud Sweetener For Your Flowering Plants

It is given that the best bud sweeter for your flowering plants are the kind that is not costly but is useful as expected. I am looking for such that results in high yield, making my garden like a haven of flowers. Sweeteners and sugars are carbohydrates that give energy to plants to quicken their […]

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How Do You Transplant an Orchid?

A garden full of flowering orchids is a remarkable sight. It is my daily routine to check my orchids every morning and relax as I walk and peek in every pot there is. I am very meticulous in taking care of my babies. Hence, when I notice that it already has outgrown its pot, I […]

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How to Revive a Dying Orchid the Right Way

You will never know how sad I was when I saw my orchids starting to wither. I went out of town for weeks and trusted a friend to take care of my babies. Imagine the horror I felt when I saw them dying when I came back. They now look so raggedy with their leaves […]

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The Top 5 Best Potting Soil for Orchids On The Market

Are you one of the many who found orchids difficult to grow? Surprisingly, my mom’s favorite past time is to take care of her orchids. No matter how negative the feedback I hear from others, I just cannot believe them. The orchids in our garden are amazingly healthy, beautiful and enchanting. If I ask my mom […]

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