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29 Oct 2016
No other color gets as much attention as black. While black may be a staple in the fashion world, but isn’t quite ubiquitous in the garden world. Purist would argue that black is not a true color, rather it is the absence of light.
22 Oct 2016
“People often don’t realize that foliage plants present a kaleidoscope of colour possibilities, from gold and chartreuse to blue – green, red, burgundy, purple, and nearly black” ...
15 Oct 2016
Always include a generous helping of plants with colorful foliage in your garden. They will provide nonstop color while other plants come in and out of bloom.
8 Oct 2016
Adding netting over arbors, trellises or open area, if possible, to protect plants is a good idea. Netting allows sunlight to filter through and will prevent burning.
24 Sep 2016
Hanging baskets, containers and flower pouches add a whole new dimension to gardening, helping to utilize all the available space. No matter how small your garden, there is always room for a hanging basket.
17 Sep 2016
Morning glories and moonflowers as well as a host of other attractive species and hybrids, are members of the genus, Ipomoea, a group of about 500 species belonging to the Genera Convolulaceae or (morning glory family)
10 Sep 2016
Morning glories are beautiful old-fashioned plants that add color and vertical interest to any garden. They quickly cover arbors. trellises, screens, and other garden ...
3 Sep 2016
Rose of Sharon (Hibiscus Syriacus, hibiscus Syracuse) is a member of the mallow family (Malvaceae), a large group of several hundred different plant species.
27 Aug 2016
Rose of Sharon flowers are related to Mallows being of at the Hibiscus genus flowers can be rose, violet, purple or white. Another name for the Rose of Sharon is Hibiscus Syriacus, with lot of varieties.
20 Aug 2016
As Shakespeare wrote “a rose by any other name would smell as sweet” and some would say the Rose of Sharon, no matter what name it is called, is colourful and lovely, ornamental deciduous shrubs.
13 Aug 2016
Rose Periwinkle, Pink periwinkle, Rosy periwinkle, Bright- Eyes, Cape periwinkle, Old- Maid, Madagascar periwinkle, Vinca are common names referring to the same plant. The botanical name is Catharathus roseus.
6 Aug 2016
Rose periwinkle, Madagascar periwinkle (Catharanthus roseus Vinca roseus ), by whatever name, is evergreen shrub or herbaceous plant, sprawling along the ground or standing erect to 1m (3feet) in height, native and endemic to Madagascar in tropical rain forest...


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© WHO/Benjamin Sensasi Tanzania has confirmed its first-ever outbreak of Marburg Virus Disease. (file) New York, USA, 22 March 2023-/African Media Agency(AMA)/Tanzania confirmed its first-ever cases of Marburg Virus Disease after conducting laboratory tests in the country’s northwest Kagera region, the World Health Organization (WHO) said in a statement on Wednesday. Lab tests were carried out…
55 mins ago
The National Senior Citizen Center (NSCC) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Federal Ministry of Health to create action plans for the provision of healthcare services for older persons across the country.
59 mins ago
Hearing in the case filed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) against Ali Bello and another over an alleged N3bn fraud has been adjourned till May 22, 2023, for the continuation of the hearing.
1 hour ago
The Labour Party (LP) candidate, Alex Otti, has been declared the winner of the Abia State gubernatorial election. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) announced on Wednesday that Oti won 10 of the 17 local government areas (LGAs) in the state and polled 175,467 votes in the Saturday, March 18, election. The Peoples Democratic Party…
2 hours ago
Since the end of military juntas and the return to a democratic system of government in Nigeria about a quarter of a century ago, six (except for the latest) presidential polls have so far been conducted. None of these elections was free of contestation. The outcomes were legally disputed and battled up to the Supreme…