Bonsai trees manifest a plant’s survival ability in dramatically altered but managed environments. The tree, now removed from its natural environment, depends on the gardener’s skills to ensure its continued survival. That includes where it is placed.
Nutritional regimens are one of the keys to growing bonsai successfully. Simplify Gardening has made a special effort to answer it conclusively and specifically. We need to consider several variables …
The plant requires two essential elements for food production – light and water (and CO2, which is abundantly available in the air). Most bonsai casualties result from mismanaging one or …
To create the best bonsai soil mix, ingredients and proportions depend upon plant species to be grown, humidity, temperature, wind, light conditions, watering regimen, regional availability and cost, and the horticultural and aesthetic preferences of the bonsai artist.
Fuchsias are beautiful plants that have stunning bell shaped flowers, typically grown as bushes, or in hanging baskets they provide stunning arrays of colour throughout the summer months. But did …
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In indoor horticulture, gardeners use structures like a moss pole for monstera support as it grows. The monstera moss pole mimics the tree in its natural habitat, and as the aerial roots attach to the moss pole, monsteras can reach heights of up to 50 feet.
String Of Turtles part of the Peperomia genus is often referred to as the radiator plants. There are thousands of species, but only a handful are commonly grown as houseplants, adding character to xeriscape, tropical, or mini garden settings.
The Philodendron Birkin is a hybrid of the Rojo Congo and Imperial Green cultivars, hybrids of Philodendron erubescens. One of its most distinguishing features is the dark-colored leaves with bright yellow pattern lines. It may revert to its Rojo Congo parentage, a dark red plant.
Due to variations in leaf shape and size between the juvenile and adult growth stages, as well as the enormous quantity of hybrids that have been created for commercial purposes, it isn’t easy to distinguish between the different species of Philodendron.