Plant Guides

On this board we share photos, growing and care tips on all different types of plants. In these in-depth plant guides, we cover growing tips, watering, soil and…
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Growing Viola Plants (Growing Guide) - Garden Lovers Club
The viola is a common garden plant that grows in a wide variety of bright colors. There are roughly 500 species of violas, many of which are native to North America, Australia, and Asia. Despite being cool-season plants, they do require ample sunlight. With the proper growing conditions, violas can reach 6 to 10 inches in height. Unbeknownst to most growers, these plants are also edible!
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Should I Water My Christmas Cactus from the Top or Bottom? - Garden Lovers Club
A Christmas Cactus is the perfect indoor plant–it’s beautiful, low maintenance, and adds color to wintertime. These plants don’t need a lot of water. However, what’s the best way to water a Christmas cactus?
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Growing Windmill Palms (Ultimate Care Guide) - Garden Lovers Club
The windmill palm is a versatile plant. It can be used for landscaping in a wider geographic area than many other palms. The palm can withstand weather from tropical to even some freezing conditions. It can tolerate most soils well, making it easy to tend.
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Black-Eyed Susan: Complete Guide on Growing Black-Eyed Susan - Garden Lovers Club
The black-eyed Susan is a widely grown plant found in many gardens and in the wild all across the U.S. These flowers were one of the very first to become domesticated and brought into homes and landscapes because of their beauty and how easy they are to grow and maintain.
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Choosing the Right Mulch for Windy Areas - Garden Lovers Club
Using mulch for your garden beds and around your yard offers a host of benefits for your vegetation. From protecting the soil to keeping moisture in for your plants, mulch offers many benefits to your garden. So, how do you choose mulch for windy areas where it could blow away?
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Why Are My Christmas Cactus Leaves Turning Purple? - Garden Lovers Club
Thanks to its long bloom season during a time when floral displays are scarce, Christmas Cactus (Schlumbergera truncate) has long been considered a holiday favorite by houseplant enthusiasts. Although these plants are relatively easy to grow, those who are new to their cultivation sometimes run into problems.
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Why Are My Calathea Leaves Curling? (Solved) - Garden Lovers Club
Calathea plants have vibrant leaves that come in various green, yellow, rose, white, and olive tones. The shapes and sizes of this indoor foliage will vary from a small tabletop plant to a large specimen that you can have on the floor in a large pot to accent a room. However, when the leaves start curling, there’s an underlying problem you need to address.
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Why Is My Croton Dropping Leaves? - Garden Lovers Club
If you have a croton plant suddenly dropping leaves, it can result from one of several factors. Determining what’s upsetting your plant is critical in making adjustments to help bring it back to life and have your croton plant viable and thriving once again.
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Why Is My Areca Palm Turning Yellow? (Solved) - Garden Lovers Club
Areca palms are beautiful plants that can tower up to 30 feet tall with proper care, maintenance, and space. Despite having the nickname “yellow palm,” areca plants should not have yellow leaves. If your areca palm is turning yellow, you need to act quickly to prevent further damage to your plant.
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How to Grow Artemisia (Growing Guide) - Garden Lovers Club
Artemisia is a large genus consisting of over 300 perennial, biennial, and annual shrubs and herbaceous plants. Although these plants don’t have large, vibrant flowers, many gardeners grow them as excellent foliage plants to use their leaves to complement their more colorful plants.
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Growing Guide: How to Grow and Care for Yarrow - Garden Lovers Club
Yarrow is a perennial herb. It normally blooms the first season after planting, when grown from seed. Yarrow may spread through the parent plant, a plant that grows from a single seed, or by cross-pollination from wild yarrow or other yarrow plants.
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Growing Guide: How to Grow Poppy Mallow (Callirhoe involucrata) - Garden Lovers Club
Reaching up to eight inches high with a spreading habit, Poppy Mallow is a versatile plant that can clamber up garden walls and fences, cascade from hanging baskets, or serve as a colorful groundcover at the front of the border or on hillsides and slopes.
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Tips for Reviving a Wilted Christmas Cactus - Garden Lovers Club
Native to the coastal mountains of Brazil, Christmas Cactus (Schlumbergera truncate) is widely cultivated as a houseplant. As its name implies, Christmas Cactus blooms during the holiday season and is sometimes referred to as Thanksgiving Cactus.
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Growing Guide: How to Grow and Care for Witch Hazel - Garden Lovers Club
he witch hazel plant (family: Hamamelidaceae, genus: Hamamelis) is actually a vase-shaped, deciduous shrub or small tree. In North America, witch hazel is also called winterbloom because its light gray bark and bright yellow flower petals offer vivid bursts of color against a drab or snowy backdrop in late fall or winter.
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How Do I Fertilize My Magnolia Tree? - Garden Lovers Club
With over 16 species of magnolia trees (Magnolia spp.) there is some variation in the size and appearance of the tree. While some magnolia trees are evergreen, others are semi-evergreen or deciduous.