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15 Best Plants for West Facing Gardens – Enjoy the Afternoon Sun!

When planning your garden, one of the most important factors to consider is its location and the impact it has on light.  South-facing gardens get full sunshine throughout the day. North-facing gardens get a lot less sunshine.  East-facing gardens will get cool morning sun. Your west-facing garden offers a great balance of morning shade and hot …

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How to Deadhead a Geranium – Do This!

They say it’s easy to grow a geranium. Just water them right, use this soil, add this fertilizer and deadhead them often.  Say what… Deadhead? How do you deadhead a geranium?  New gardeners can find the lingo a nightmare to navigate. Don’t be put off.  Take a peek through the looking glass of our quick …

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What is the Best Temperature for Hibiscus? Do you Know?

The Hibiscus flower is an emblem of many tropical countries such as Haiti and Hawaii. And this is because this beautiful plant thrives in warm, tropical conditions. In some ways, this decorative plant needs a little more care and attention than other houseplants.  Due to its tropical heritage, the temperature of its living environment has …

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How Long Does It Take For A Tomato Plant To Bear Fruit?

Tomatoes are one of the most popular and easy-growing plants in the whole world.  They are beloved by many gardeners for the versatility of their fruits, and many see them as a staple summer crop.  In fact, they are even the official state vegetable of both Ohio and New Jersey! If you’re looking to start …

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Why Are My Geranium Leaves Turning Yellow? Oh My!

Geraniums are supposed to be easy to grow. And they can be. If you don’t give them a reason to throw a hissy-fit.  One of the first signs that there’s trouble in your geranium is leaf discoloration, and it looks dramatic.  Before you start yelling at your Echo, “Alexa: Why are my geranium leaves turning …

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