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Aglaonemas: Popular House Plants

Aglaonemas: Popular House Plants

Aglaonemas: Popular House Plants – Large, spear-shaped leaves on short stems are the decorative feature of Aglaonema, the Chinese evergreen. Its virtue, according to the textbooks, is an ability to thrive in poorly-lit conditions, but this is only true of the all-green varieties. The ones with white or yellow variegated foliage need brighter conditions.

Eucalyptus Growing Indoors

Eucalyptus Growing Indoors

Eucalyptus Growing Indoors – Eucalyptus plant with its fragrant properties and coin-shaped foliage makes a wonderful addition to your indoor environment, especially in the bedroom and bathroom. It is very attractive with silvery blue-green aromatic leaves which give off the aroma of menthol. If you are interested in growing eucalyptus indoors, you need to learn how to grow eucalyptus in a container.

Freshen Up Your Home With Fragrant Indoor Plants

Freshen Up Your Home With Fragrant Indoor Plants

Freshen Up Your Home With Fragrant Indoor Plants – Fragrant indoor plants offer a continuous aroma and is the natural way to keep your home fresh. Everyone’s taste is different. For example, you can choose a spicy, woodsy or musky scent while others are drawn to aromas more sweet and floral. Below is a list of fragrant indoor plants. Try some at home and in the office! To help you find your favorite, we’ve included information that describes the fragrance whenever possible:

Lachenalia Plant

Lachenalia Plant

Lachenalia Plant – Lachenalia (also known as Cape cowslip or wild hyacinth) is an attractive perennial plant which provides a host of tubular flowers in winter. It is a winter growing bulb under South African conditions. Despite its novel appearance, Lachenalia has never been popular because of its inability to live in a heated room. Lachenalia is a good container plant and also ideal for a sunny rockery.

Pernettya: Decorative Berries In Fall Garden Borders

Pernettya: Decorative Berries In Fall Garden Borders

Pernettya: Decorative Berries In Fall Garden Borders – Pernettya is a beautiful evergreen shrub that is remarkable in fall with its colorful and elegant berries. Few plants produce such a dramatic range of colored berries as pernettya and its hybrids. Set off by the small, glossy, evergreen leaves, the fruits vary from dark plum-red, through bright red, to pink, and finally white. Only the female plants carry berries, although it is necessary to have a male plant nearby for pollination.

Choosing Plants For Fall Colorful Garden

Choosing Plants For Fall Colorful Garden

Choosing Plants For Fall Colorful Garden – Many say that fall is the best time to plant vegetables and herbs, but what if you want your garden to look great with colorful flowers instead of veggies and other edibles? Don’t worry, here are some of the best perennial flowers that you can plant in your garden to fill it with jewel-tone shades at the end of the season. Unlike spring and summer, when seeds thrive, fall gardens work best when they start with young plants rather than seeds, which may not be able to germinate before the first frost. Each season has its stars and fall flowering perennials have some of the best. Fall flowers are just as beautiful as spring and summer flowers and there are plenty of beautiful fall flowers to brag about.