When To Divide Perennial Flowers

There’s lots to remember with the far-reaching topic of gardening. How do you know when it’s the right season to divide perennials? Some are best divided in spring, others in fall. How can you possibly remember which is which? Luckily there is a very easy-to-remember rule of thumb. If a perennial blooms in spring or…
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A Happy Vine For A Summer Hotspot

Before the spring outdoor activity list becomes really busy, it’s exciting to study new plant adventures. Have you tried Thunbergia alata? I like botanical names, because they take the guesswork out of a plant’s true identity. Thunbergia is also known as Black-eyed Susan Vine. But that can get confusing, because Black-eyed Susan is a common name also used…
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Can You Name That Plant?

Talking about plants is almost as much fun as growing them. I thought it would be interesting to occasionally feature a plant, see if you can identify it, and then discuss its care. And no fair peeking. Here’s today’s specimen. It’s a houseplant which was domesticated from its native habitat of Brazil. It grows nicely…
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