Here s how to grow aloe vera in an indoor or outdoor pot. Succulents are wildly popular right now, and one of the most common succulents is aloe vera. The 1 rule of aloe vera and succulents in general DO NOT OVER-WATER. Water your aloe vera plant approximately once a month. The pests listed below are common ones for aloe vera.
Angelica plant Angelica archangelica is closely related to carrots and a member of the parsley family. For more ideas and detailed information on how to harvest and preserve angelica, check out our harvesting guide coming soon. If fresh seeds are not available, you can propagate Read more
The Washington State apple industry study was initiated to put some firmer numbers behind orchard trellis systems in order to identify their current industry practices, failures, successes, and engineering needs. Providing industry leadership and commercial advancement, APAL is the national representative for Australia s 600 Read more
Stems and leaves of the giant allium plant smell like onions, but this is not an edible plant. Plant giant allium bulbs 5 or 6 inches deep and 9 inches to a foot apart. At the end of the growing season, dig up the allium Read more
However, wood cuttings are most commonly used for multiplying anemone plants as it is the simplest method and almost always remains successful. Tree anemone can grow in full sun to part shade but appreciates a location where it receives light shade with morning sunlight. Bush Read more
Unlike other aster varieties , this particular species is not a perennial, but an annual. China aster is a shallow-rooted plant that grows well in containers, provided it is never allowed to completely dry out. Alstroemeria Black-eyed Susan Coneflower Dahlia Garden phlox Montauk daisy Perennial Read more
Unlike hostas, ferns, and other shade loving plants with less flashy blooms, astilbe provides plenty of color. Although astilbe can suffer from overly moist conditions, they do need adequate rainfall or watering to bloom to full potential. Beyond their advantage of being deer-resistant, astilbe is Read more
If this happens, remove the plant completely and kill all the grubs to prevent infestation of any other agave plants in your collection. USDA Hardiness Zones The majority of agave plants cannot withstand freezing temperatures and do better in zones 8-9 or higher. If you Read more
Like many succulents, Fenestraria baby toes produces offsets as the clusters of leaves mature and spread. Faster baby toes plants are achieved by dividing off the side growth. Starting baby toes from seed can be rewarding but you need a few key elements for a Read more
These flowers eventually fall and are replaced by seed pods, making agave propagation easy. To propagate Fox tail agave, simply collect the offsets or collect the seed pods. The common name of Attenuata agave includes.
- Instructor A two dimensional high density apple training system, often referred to as a fruiting wall, provides many benefits to the fruit grower. Espalier trellises allow you to plant apple trees in tight rows, maximizing space and enabling you to produce greater fruit yields Read more
I have always enjoyed growing anise hyssop. Bunches of coneflower and anise hyssop dry upside-down. The eye-catching spikes of anise hyssop add color, texture, and fragrance to a variety of garden settings. Stain the leaves and sweeten the vodka with a sugar syrup to taste Read more
Leaving the old blooms on can add interest and encourage re-seeding if you are hoping to increase your stand of allium plants. There are very few pests or problems with alliums, and very little maintenance is required. For the most productive display of blooms, plant Read more
Compost not only provides vital nutrients to astilbe, it also helps provide better drainage around the roots. Beyond their advantage of being deer-resistant, astilbe is also a highly attractive perennial for pollinators. Unlike hostas, ferns, and other shade loving plants with less flashy blooms, astilbe Read more
Over the years, plant breeders have produced many beautiful Japanese anemone varieties. Where to plant Japanese anemones. How to grow Japanese anemones. Despite their common name, Japanese anemones are actually originally from China and were first brought to Europe by the legendary Scottish plant hunter Read more
Grown primarily for its silver foliage, artemisia is a wonderful accent plant in many settings. In areas with humid summers, many species of artemisia can be prone to foliar diseases and overall decline of the foliage so keep them in well-ventilated areas and full sun Read more
When cultivated on an espalier, apricots are treated as a shaped formed tree. In colder climates, all apricot trees should be grafted on a frost resistant rootstock such as Hinduka or on a plum rootstock more information on grafting here under peach espalier. Growing the Read more
The aluminum oxide that forms will protect the aluminum underneath from further damage. However, aluminum does corrode as it reacts with oxygen in the air over time. The best materials for a trellis are bamboo, aluminum, and vinyl. They re held in place by aluminum Read more
Baby's tears houseplants will require slightly less water in the winter months. Baby tears plants can thrive under artificial lights indoors. Baby's tears are an easy plant to grow and care for once you understand their needs. Most commonly, it is known as Baby's tears, Read more
There are three ways to propagate anise hyssop. The leaves have a refreshingly sweet smell and taste, like a combination of anise, licorice, and mint. Bunches of coneflower and anise hyssop dry upside-down.
Now, with China aster planted among them, I simply cut the old flowers to the ground and get ready for China aster to take center stage. China aster is not only pretty in the garden, it s an excellent cutting flower for bringing indoors. That Read more
Wire trellis structures are often made with stainless steel wire, galvanized steel wire, or aluminum wire, to minimize rust issues. Here are the long eye bolts and the aluminum wire I used for the wire trellis. The wire wall trellis I built used up most Read more
A few well-known artemisias are Silver Mound and the herb tarragon. In areas with humid summers, many species of artemisia can be prone to foliar diseases and overall decline of the foliage so keep them in well-ventilated areas and full sun to prevent this. It Read more
with this light apricot flowering vine. A newer color for mandevillas, this light apricot pink flower with a glowing yellow center covers the medium green slightly cupped leaves and can vine up to eight feet.
Historical evidence reveals that ancient Greek scientists thought of aloe vera gel as a cure-all. Harvesting and using aloe vera gel is simplicity, itself. Miscellaneous Keep an aloe vera plant on your kitchen windowsill for easy access to the burn-soothing gel. In addition to its Read more
The baby toes plant is characterized by small transparent windows along the top of the leaves that have a waxy finish to them. The baby toes plant Fenestraria fen-es-TRAY-ree-uh , is a succulent plant belonging to the family Aizoaceae. If you are growing your baby Read more
A balanced plant fertilizer will keep the foliage of Baby's tears plants bright green and dense. What makes Baby's tears special is its dense, delicate mat of fine round or bean-shaped leaves on short, fleshy stems. Baby's tears rarely flower when kept indoors or cultivated. Read more
When to cut back alliums Allium bulbs should be planted in early to mid-autumn Image GETTY. The best way to grow alliums is to ensure you have moist, but well-drained soil in full sun. When to cut back alliums Alliums have large rounded heads Image Read more
One of the first things to keep in mind when potting aloe vera is that these plants will store moisture in their leaves. The answer to this question is a complex one While it is entirely possible to keep aloe vera outdoors when the weather Read more
Where should you plant alliums. Different to other cultivated alliums, Wild garlic likes moist fertile soil, in either semi shade or full shade. For best results border alliums need a sheltered site to avoid the flower spikes getting blown over and a free-draining soil with Read more
I have mine containers of aloe vera growing against a west facing wall, where the afternoon winter sun warms the wall and elevates the winter night temperature around the plants. This article will walk you through the causes of yellowing aloe vera as well as Read more
Research suggests that aloe vera gel can shorten the healing time for first- and second-degree sunburns by about eight days. And every single time I used to get a sunburn, I ran to the nearest grocery store to buy a bottle of aloe vera gel. Read more
sphaerocephalon , the drumstick allium. Ornamental alliums don t have deep roots, but you want to avoid disturbing them too much. Are you interested in adding some ornamental alliums to your garden.
Rotate your crops and do not grow garlic, onions, leeks, and other alliums in the same area where rust appeared in the previous three years on any allium crop. You are pretty much at the mercy of the weather when it comes to allium rust, Read more
6 reasons to start using aloe vera. What do you know about aloe vera. It also contains proteolytic enzymes that help repair dead skin cells on the scalp, which makes aloe vera gel for hair a great conditioner that s capable of reducing dandruff and Read more
Distant cousins of edible alliums such as onions and garlic, there are over 700 species of ornamental onions to choose from. Although their leaves and stems give off an oniony scent when bruised, most allium flowers are sweet-scented. Here are some common varieties of alliums, Read more
Avoid fertilizing aloe vera in winter. As a grower, it is very important to remember that aloe vera plants, although they are versatile, they cannot survive in some extreme environmental conditions. The effect of cold temperatures in aloe vera is gradual compared to other succulent Read more
A randomized comparative trial on the therapeutic efficacy of topical aloe vera and Calendula officinalis on diaper dermatitis in children. Urticaria due to aloe vera a new sensitizer. Adverse reactions to vitamin E and aloe vera preparations after dermabrasion and chemical peel.
All alliums like rich, well-drained soil and prefer a sunny site although many species will also tolerate shade. In fact, a ring of allium around more vulnerable plants might serve to protect them from grazers. Most alliums bloom later than the spring bulbs so if Read more