Preparing for the new season
Getting rid of weeds and preparing soil ready for your flowers and vegetables are important first step in growing a successful garden. Last year’s debris after the dry season...
“Here and yonder, high and low, Goldenrod and Sunflower glow.” -Kelly weeks (1840-76)
Sunflowers have many uses such as for producing biodiesel and cooking oil. But the best use of a sunflower is to brighten the garden patios, even indoor rooms any time of the year.
Pond in a pot
This method for growing plants is not only low maintenance, but disease and pest resistant. Many plants grow easily in water which is an often used method of propagation as well....
A Valentine day beyond roses
An arrangement of assorted cacti and succulents displaying various textures and shades of green planted together to create a mini-exotic garden in stylish containers will win hearts.
Frangipanis have a delicious fragrance with overtones of peaches, jasmine, honeysuckle, and apricot that cast a spell of tropical paradise over any style of garden.
Amaryllis belladonna is a favorite of many gardeners because it is very easy to cultivate, the beautiful big flowers are an eye-catching sight anywhere with unforgettable soft fragrance.
New year blossoms
January is the month that heralds “The New Year which comes at the height of the Harmattan season. The rains have long seized to fall, giving way to the Harmattan’s dry winds which blankets the landscape with its grey dust.
Season for dried flowers and foliage
Dried plant materials provide distinctive indoor decoration. Dried floral arrangements, both formal and informal preserve the graceful lines, textures, and colors of flowers and foliage with a subtle and gentle aged appearance.