Portulaca belongs to the Purslane family (Portulacaceae), a small family of 40-100 species including the genus Portulaca grandiflora. Portulaca plants have their origin in tropical South America.
Most plants need sunlight to grow and flourish, but many species have limits to how much rays they can handle. Exposing plants that prefer limited or moderate amounts of sunlight to the sunniest patches of your garden will only set them up for failure and you for disappointment.
While candles and oils are considered generally effective at keeping mosquitoes away, they do have some drawbacks, including their toxicity and the increased risk of fire.
Edible container gardening
In these days of urbanization, many live in apartment and homes with small space for gardening or no space of all. With the high cost of living, many desire to have garden where they could produce vegetables and fruits to supplement the food needs and to reduce costs.
Tropical garden in any space or climate
The passion and romance of the tropics add drama and dimension to elegant homes, and creativity to commercial areas. Creating a feeling of lushness intermingled with pops of bright color is the real secret to achieving that tropical aesthetic.
Coleus in contemporary gardens
Coleus are one of the rare plants that are grown almost exclusively for colorful foliage. In this regard, they’re like crotons, but they’re smaller and perhaps somewhat easier to grow inside.
Small space gardening
To make that possible, you’ll have to plant your, seeds in containers. Container gardens fit just about anywhere and come in a variety of shapes, sizes and materials. To make the most of your little space, plant vertically.
Contemporary garden design suits modern life style
If you have a garden and a library you have everything you need”- Marcus Tullius Cicero 106BC-43B.In the hustle and bustle of city life, people need, somewhere to pause and recover the equilibrium of a simple life, a place without clutter and complexities, a peaceful place.
“Simple living” often includes having a garden. Having a garden can mean many things from a substantial plot to a small area with a few shrubs and a small water fountain.