Plants

Various conifers

Conifer | How to Select, Grow and Care for Your Conifers

Conifers, formally known as Pinophyta or Coniferophyta, are mostly evergreen shrubs or trees that have needles or scale-like leaves and seed-bearing cones. Common varieties of conifers are cypresses, cedars, firs, larches, pines, junipers, redwoods, and yews.  Mostly found in cooler regions, conifers are preferred by gardeners because they are low maintenance, drought-resistant, and usually problem-free. …

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camellia flowers close up

Camellia | How to Select, Grow, and Care for Your Camellia

Known as the queen of winter flowers, Camellias are evergreen shrubs that produce magnificent blooms. Highly prized yet down to earth, this beauty is unrivalled for glamour with its compact shapely habit, stunning evergreen foliage, and of course, its amazingly beautiful flowers. While there are almost 300 species of them in Australia and thousands of …

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Clumping Bamboo

Clumping Bamboo | How to Select, Grow and Care for Your Clumping Bamboo

Bamboo adds a fresh look to your landscape and garden designs. Its crisp green colour and outstanding height make it the best hedge for your landscape. It can cover unattractive views in your garden as well. You can find bamboo anywhere because it is one of the fastest-growing plants out there.  You may get surprised …

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pink roses in a garden

How to Prune, Select and Care for Your Roses [Definitive Beginner’s Guide]

There’s nothing as beautiful and diabolical as the simple rose. Rose bushes have been the mainstay of a lovely garden from time immemorial, but there’s a reason why only seasoned gardeners often approach. Difficult to prune and sometimes difficult to grow, roses require some patience and understanding. Here’s what you need to know about choosing, pruning, and …

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Closeup of a Fuchsia Flower

#1 Guide to Selecting, Planting and Caring for Your Fuchsias

A gorgeous two-tone flower, Fuchsia is a favorite accent piece to virtually any garden. Fuchsia can be planted in hanging planters, garden beds, and raised containers. Fuchsia can be a little light-sensitive, and pest sensitive as well. But, if you take proper care of your Fuchsia, it will continue to blossom and grow throughout the summer months. It is definitely a favorite …

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Pink Rhododendron flower

How to Select, Grow and Care for Your Rhododendrons

Rhododendrons are a very diverse species of flowering garden shrub, and consequently selecting the right Rhododendron is going to matter in terms of planting and caring, for your garden. Regardless of type, rhododendrons have extremely beautiful flowers and brighten up the home garden. Here’s what you need to know about choosing the right Rhododendron for your garden. Choosing Your Rhododendron With a broad …

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How to Select, Prune and Care For Your Magnolia Trees | Top Guide

There are few warm climate trees as popular as the Magnolia. With its delicate blossoms and thick leaves, Magnolias are one of the hardiest flowering plants. They provide a heady fragrance, gorgeous blooms, and attractive foliage throughout the year. Here’s everything you need to know about choosing and caring for your Magnolia. Choosing a Magnolia Tree Magnolias are hardy in zones 2 …

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Hydrangea Flower Closeup

The Ultimate Guide to Choosing and Caring for your Hydrangeas

If you want to fill your garden with lovely, large flowers, Hydrangeas are a perfect choice. Hydrangeas are famous throughout the world for their large, showy blossoms, and their ease of care. Hydrangea flowers grow on a large shrub, which requires very little maintenance. Despite being elegant and attractive, Hydrangeas are actually fairly easy to care for, and they will blossom throughout the …

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