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Lysimachia

Lysimachia

Lysimachia (Loosestrife) is a useful plant for a damp site in partial shade. The genus Lysimachia includes about 150 species of herbaceous and evergreen perennials and shrubs, mainly growing in damp grassland and woodland or near water in subtropical regions.

5 Tips to Caring For Your Garden

5 Tips to Caring For Your Garden

There really are no shortcuts when it comes to gardening. If you want a healthy garden, then you will have to do plenty of regular maintenance all through the growing seasons. Plants need enough water, sun, and nutrients in order to be productive. However, garden care doesn’t have to take up too much of your time. As long as you dedicate yourself to doing some general garden chores every week, then you should have a flourishing garden in no time.

Desert Gardening: Create Your Summer Garden In The Desert

Desert Gardening: Create Your Summer Garden In The Desert

Desert Gardening: Create Your Summer Garden In The Desert -Most people think of the desert as a barren place filled with few animals and even fewer plants. If you did not grow up in the area your misconception of the beauty and contrast represented in the desert landscape will not be favorable. While it is admittedly a bit harder to raise plants in the arid desert states it is not impossible to create a work of art for your home. Desert gardening involves a lot of landscaping and even a bit of good soil forming but the results can be magnificent. Most homeowners spend a bit of time on their lawns and gardens and they are very proud to show off the results.

Red Hot Poker Plant

Red Hot Poker Plant

Red Hot Poker Plant – Over the years Red Hot Poker plant (also known as Torch lily) has changed its latin name from Tritoma to Kniphofia, and the hybridists have also extended its color range. A word of caution – you can buy a Red Hot Poker and it may be all-red, yellow or even white, so choose with care if you want the traditional red-tipped variety. Whatever the flower color, all produce clumps of grass-like foliage and spikes bearing long tubular flowers.

Your Garden With Blue Wild Flowers

Your Garden With Blue Wild Flowers

Your Garden With Blue Wild Flowers – Planting wild flowers in your garden, or simply scattering wild flower seeds around an area of your yard are both ways to take advantage of Mother Nature’s treasured gifts. Wild flowers are care-free, colorful, and tend to attract bees, butterflies and birds. So planting wild flowers not only gives you an easy maintenance flower garden. It also promises to be a constant source of interesting activity throughout the year.


The following wild flowers are blue to purple in color, and some say this is a favorite color of bees.

How To Create A Beautiful Rose Garden

How To Create A Beautiful Rose Garden

How To Create A Beautiful Rose Garden – Growing roses isn’t difficult. It just takes some tender loving care. Plant roses in a location which gets full sunlight. Roses should be pruned in the spring. Cut out dead and damaged branches. Always sharpen the hand shears and soak them in a solution of half water and half bleach before pruning. This will helps to protect the rosebush from diseases and insects.