Your Guide to the Different Types of Iris Flowers

Purple and Yellow Iris

Most gardeners have heard of or grown Irises in their garden at one point or another. What most people don’t know is that there are more types of Iris flowers than just the coveted bearded Iris. In fact, there are about 200 different types of Iris flowers to choose from. Like many other flowers, the […]

What are the Best Peony Colors for my Garden?

Peony 'Bartzella'

Ponies have the ability to produce a large array of colors and combinations. There are too many Peony colors to list, because there are thousands of hybrid species that produce unique flower colors. Some flowers can even be classified under multiple Peony colors because they have multiple colors on display. There are thousands of color […]

Our List of Rose Diseases Photos

Black spot

Black Spot    Black spot is a Rose disease that is caused by the Diplocarpon Rosae fungus. The disease spreads between the leaves and can effectively kill all foliage on your Rose bush. This can cause it to be more susceptible to other diseases and even increase winter damage. The main symptom of the black […]

Where Can I Find White Knockout Rose?

Large white rose flower

Knockout roses have quickly become one of the best-selling rose varieties in the world. They were breed by William Radler to have low maintenance requirements and overall hardiness. They allow just about anyone to grow roses in their garden, instead of limiting them to experienced gardeners. White Knockout Rose are bred to be disease resistant, […]

How To Do Bonsai – 4 Keys For The Beginner To Know

Learn how to do bonsai

I remember the first time I was exposed to the beautiful artistry of Bonsai. When I was about 5 years old, I was visiting relatives at my uncles house in Tokyo, Japan. After a while, some of us kids went out to the back “yard”. In Tokyo, as in most places in Japan, land is […]

The Great Storied History of Tulips

The History of Tulips

Tulips are one of the most storied cut flowers throughout history. They are prefect for any occasion because they are not too large, too small, too romantic, or too anything else. They are just right for any occasion for those who do not read books on flower meanings. Tulips are native to Persia and Turkey, […]

Our list of Tulip Bulbs Planting Tips

Tulip Bulbs Planting Tips

Tulips are one of the easiest and most beautiful flowers you can plan in your garden. They can be planted in fall and they will come back year after year, replicating to fill empty voids. Using these Tulip bulbs planting tips, you will be able to plant some of the most beautiful Tulips in your […]

The History of Orchids in Ancient Greece

Orchid History

Orchids are one of the two most common species in the world. There are over 25000 Orchids species, or twice as many as there are bird species. Orchids are so common because of their amazing ability adapt and overcome climate change. You can find Orchids on all continents of the earth and just about any […]

Growing Japanese Black Pine Bonsai from Seed

Black Pine Bonsai

Japanese Black Pine are some of the most exquisite and desirable bonsai in the world. They are some of the rarest bonsai because they take a long time to grow into something presentable. Black pine are one of the slowest growing tree species that are commonly used for growing bonsai. The slow growth rate equates […]

Orchid Types and Orchid Varieties

Orchid Types and Orchid Varieties

By now, everyone has seen how elegant and gorgeous Orchids are. Orchids are becoming one of the most commonly used cut flowers for arrangements and corsages. They can be found everywhere from the super market to the upscale plant nursery. Globally recognized as a sign of wealth and prosperity, Orchids are one of the most […]