Jasmine leaves turning yellow

Originally Published by Sandra Mason 08/28/2007According to plants, green is "in". Gardeners, however, add plants known for everything but green. In the gardening world purple or yellow colored leaves are "in". Sometimes a change in leaf color can be an indication of nutrient or environmental problems. If your green plants are now yellow, chlorosis may be the issue with the tissue.Abnormal...

Butterfly garden zone 5

Grow Annuals for Butterflies and HummingbirdsAnnuals for Color and Attracting Hummingbirds, Butterflies, and Bees ×Sign-up for our Free Weekly Newsletter from the National Gardening Association:· Get fresh new gardening tips created by hundreds of gardeners worldwide · Gain access to hundreds of Free articles, tips, ideas, pictures and everything gardening · How to Videos for DIY Gardening...

Fertilizer for christmas cactus

Christmas CactusThe Christmas cactus (Schlumbergera bridgesii) blooms for a long time indoors with some of the most exotic-looking flowers in the plant kingdom. This cactus is a very popular plant, but most people are not aware of its special needs. Not all cacti are native to arid desert climates and require infrequent, sparse watering. The Christmas cactus actually calls the tropical rain...

White fuzz on Apple tree

For some gardeners, apple tree diseases seem to run rampant through their orchards each year. While this particular fruit tree is easy to grow, it certainly has its share of problems. Luckily, many apple tree diseases are easy to deal with so even a novice gardener can diagnose and treat them. Learn to Spot a Sick Apple Tree Many diseases and pests are associated with specific types of apple...

What is heirloom tomato?

Growing Heirloom Tomato PlantsAnyone with a gardener in the family tree can probably relate a story of a flower or vegetable variety prized by a grandparent, aunt, uncle, or other relative. But until recently, those old-fashioned plants were not widely available. Interest in heirloom varieties, including tomatoes, has increased in the past few years. Today, many gardeners are attracted to...

Spider plant soil mix

Lots of people ask me, “Where can I buy a spider plant?” If you don’t live near a plant nursery or your local shop doesn’t sell spider plants, where do you go? I’ve compiled a list of places below where you can buy spider plant seeds, cuttings and even plants. They conveniently ship directly to you, some with free shipping. =)Where to Buy Spider Plants:You can buy spider plants...

How do you get rid of quack grass?

Killing Quackgrass: Tips For Getting Rid Of QuackgrassEliminating quackgrass (Elymus repens) in your garden can be tricky but it can be done. Getting rid of quackgrass requires persistence. Keep reading to learn how to get rid of quackgrass from your yard and flower beds.What Does Quackgrass Look Like?Quackgrass identification is pretty easy. As suggested by its name, quackgrass is a grass. The...

Where to buy sundew plant?

New to carnivorous plants? Start here! Install your own Reverse Osmosis system: These can be quite an investment, but for large collections will quickly pay for themselves. Most units are designed for installation under your sink, but compact units intended for aquariums are also available.Back to top.10. Where on the web can I learn more about carnivorous plants?Right here!If you’re enjoying...

How to get rid of little white flies on plants

Pests On Ornamentals And Vegetables: Whitefly Treatment In The GardenIn terms of garden pests, whiteflies are one of the most bothersome that a gardener can have in their garden. Whether they are on ornamentals or vegetables, whitefly control can be tricky and difficult. But controlling whiteflies in the garden is not impossible. Let’s take a look at the answer to the question, “How do you...

Danvers half long carrot

Carrot Carrot Homegrown carrots boast a taste and crunch that is vastly different from their grocery counterparts. Enjoy the snappy crunch of this vegetable’s tap root when eaten raw. Cook carrots (their sweetness intensifies) to create dishes that dance the line between sweet and savory. Full sun and loose, well-drained soil will produce baskets of carrots throughout the growing season. genus...