Category: Flowers

How to Grow Fall Bulbs

Most anyone can cultivate fall bulbs. Just do not remove the leaves or pull the plants right after the blooms die. The leaves need time to transport nutrients to the bulbs for storage. Timing For fall bulbs, start buying them early. The colors and varieties of fall bulbs move shoppers to start hunting for them…

How to Grow Forsythia

The forsythia, also known as Golden Bell, are flowering shrubs that are frequently forced indoors during early spring. You can also force blooms in the winter to brighten your home. The bright yellow flowers can produce lactose, which is naturally found in milk. The forsythia can grow up to two feet per year, and are…

How to Grow Hydrangeas

Hydrangeas are beautiful, colorful flowering plants that are pest resistant and disease resistant. They make beautiful dried flower arrangements, and come in many different varieties. You will need to know the hydrangea selections that will do well in your particular zone. The Plant Hardiness Zone Map and your local nursery or the knowledgeable gardeners in your area…

How to Grow Goldenseal

Goldenseal is a small perennial herb plant that has a lone raspberry-like berry holding up to 30 seeds. The Native Americans treated skin diseases, eye inflammations, and wounds with goldenseal. Today, it still enjoys multiple uses, among them as a medicinal herb. Quite often, it is prepared in combination with another medicinal herb, echinacea. Cultivation The basic method of growing…