Begonia is a plant loved by many plant breeders due to its colorful and cheerful flowers, and it also offers multiple possibilities of propagation either by sowing, by dividing tubers or by seeds. In this article I will present you the best ways to propagate begonia for you to enjoy its joyful blooming flowers. Seed multiplication Begonia seeds are small...
After spending so many months in the cold and dark, it's time to take geraniums outside to enjoy the light and the bliss of spring. But, before doing that, you have to respect certain rules and steps, otherwise you risk killing the plant. Plant care The main rule: never take the plants directly outdoors. Let them accustomed and accommodate...
Trimming petunias is an operation that will prolong the blooming period of the plant at least with one month. It’s a distinct operation of pruning that is made in the spring. So, you better put your gloves on, and start trimming your petunias if you want to enjoy their fragrance flowers all summer (why not fall) long. Petunias...
Potted carnations (Dianthus caryophyllus) create the most beautiful and colorful flower-fall due to their long stems. If you plant them in groups, in hangars or just leave them hanging in baskets, they will catch all eyes. Trust me, it will be a pleasure to surround yourself with such flowers due to their nice perfume, especially if you keep them...
To grow an orange tree (Citrus sinensis) in pots is not such a hard thing, but it’s important to know, first of all, to never let it suffer from thirst. So, you have to water it permanently. If you want to grow your own orange tree from seeds, remove it carefully from the fruit and wash it. Before putting...
During the cold season, the indoor humidity increases, especially if you have polystyrene-clad walls. Insulation maintains heat, but the indoor air is harder to breathe and very damp if you don’t ventilate the room regularly. Anyhow, there are plenty of tasks during winter, but there are some plants that will save this high humidity situation, and even better,...
In the last cold winter days, some of the most important tips for flower lovers are related to plant fertilization. All apartment plants need fertilizers at the beginning of spring to grow bigger and to dress in leaves and make healthy flowers. But be careful not to give them too much fertilizers, because it may be poisonous....
Orchids are such elegant flowers, and they are the best gift we can give on holidays. They symbolize affection and respect, but especially the admiration someone has towards you. At least that’s what people say. Cut orchids wither in a few days if you don’t know a few tricks that will prolong their life....
Aromatic plants are more resistant to diseases and pests than houseplants, but they can also be attacked by mold. If they were watered too often or if the pot soil had mold spores, they could also get sick. Aromatic plants such as parsley, coriander, thyme or basil are not so demanding. They can...
If you notice lately a fine white or yellowish powder on the leaves of your plants, this can be infected with fungus. Also, the yellowish or brownish spots visible on apartment plant leaves appear because of a fungus infection. During the cold season, most spread fungus is mold in soil pots, because the...