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Stephanotis Floribunda: Symbol Of Marital Happiness

Stephanotis floribunda, also known as Madagascar jasmine or Bridal Veil, is usually associated with bridal bouquets, but it can also be grown as a free-flowering house plant. The word “stephanotis” comes originally from two Greek words, ‘stephanos’, meaning ‘crown’. In the language of flowers, stephanotis signifies ‘marital bliss’, and so has long been cherished as

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Explore the Wonders of Moorish and Persian Garden Design

Moorish and Persian gardens offer a captivating glimpse into the rich tapestry of history and culture that shaped these magnificent landscapes. With roots that span centuries, both the Persian garden and Moorish garden have evolved through the ages, embodying the artistic and spiritual traditions of the civilizations that nurtured them.  The first pleasure gardens in

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Ultimate Guide to Chrysanthemum Care: Tips for Growing Healthy Chrysanthemums in Pots, Indoors and the Garden

Chrysanthemums, fall’s favorite flower, are renowned for their vibrant blooms. These plants have captivated gardeners around the world for hundreds of years. Fortunately, chrysanthemum plant care is straightforward and easy enough for even a beginner to replicate. The key to chrysanthemum care is controlling temperature and moisture, whether you’re growing them indoors or outside in

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Experience the Tranquility of A Japanese Strolling Garden

The Japanese strolling garden (Kaiyu-shiki-teien) is an Asian-style landscape design style. They feature a pathway that takes visitors along a journey to view changing vistas and constructed scenes of nature. If you’d like to learn more about Japanese garden design see this article. Artificial hills, artificial ponds, broad winding streams, and waterfalls with islands, rocks,

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Glory Bower Plant Care: Tips for Growing Glory Bower

The Glory Bower plant (Clerodendrum) offers a captivating combination of stunning blooms, attractive foliage, and easy care, making them a popular choice for houseplant enthusiasts.  The Bleeding Heart Glory Bower flower is a rich crimson bloom peeking out from white, balloon-like calyxes, making it one of the most popular varieties.  However, the Clerodendrum genus offers

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Types of Impatiens

Types of Impatiens: A Near All Year Round Bloomer and Extremely Popular House Plant

Impatiens have been extremely popular as a house plant for generations. Cuttings can root very easily, and the plants will, with proper care, bloom almost all year round. This non-stop blooming habit is the reason for its common name – Busy Lizzie. There are three basic groups of impatiens. Until recently, only the traditional types were grown – spreading,

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Lotus Flowers for Your Garden Pond: A Guide to Choosing and Caring for These Stunning Flowers

Nothing instills a sense of serenity into an outdoor space like a water feature. And nothing evokes a sense of the exotic like lotus flowers in a garden pond. If you’re looking to create a tropical paradise in your backyard, you’ll find that these stunning blooms are surprisingly easy to grow.

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