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Easy, Charming Columbines...
Columbines (Aquilegia x hybrida) are sometimes known as Granny’s Bonnets. Their...
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Delphiniums — Majestic ...
Another name for Delphinium is ‘Larkspur’. These beautiful blooms add a...
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Hardy and Colourful Geran...
These versatile plants are perfect for any sunny spot that calls for a splash of...

Easy Aloes In Containers...

All aloes are easy to grow, and their architectural qualities make them excellent candidates for container gardening. What makes aloes suddenly so trendy? Clearly their water-wise nature is one attraction. But their sudden popularity is mostly due to two characteristics: their striking architectural shape and/or their textural foliage. Both of these qualities are extremely important in the creation of a contemporary...

Grow Blood Lily, Fireball Lily, Paintbrush Lily . ...

Dazzling, though somewhat bizarre-looking plants, there is, nevertheless, something special about them. Among the most beautiful cultivated ornamental bulbs, the southern African natives, Haemanthus and Scadoxus may be perceived as brilliant, brazen blood lilies or demure, soft, powderpuffs — in either guise they can surprise and delight you. They have a wide distribution from lowland to mountain forest, forest margins...

Easy, captivating, Bromeliads...

The flowers of bromeliads, which can bloom at almost any time of year, are usually striking and brilliantly coloured. What is the phenomenon of allure and captivation bromeliads exert over people? Maybe it is just the whole fascinating gamut of the bromeliad family. But be warned, the bug will get you — once you take one home, they are addictive. Bromeliads are mainly tropical, rosette‑forming plants that differ...

Easy to grow Herbes de Provence...

Basil, oregano, rosemary, sage, savory, and thyme are essential ingredients that are easy to grow. Herbes de Provence, or Provençal herbs, is a traditional blend of aromatic herbs that flourish in hills of southern France during the hot summer months. Used by the handful when fresh, Herbes de Provence is also good using dried herbs. It is easy to grow and blend your own. Basil, oregano, rosemary, sage, summer savory,...