Primula vulgaris: Lovely Plant for Early-Spring Flowers

Primula is a large genus of perennials known for their early-spring flowers. These lovely bloomers are usually grown in flower borders and beds under shade where traditional flowering plants cannot thrive. These shade loving plants grow nicely in shady spots and produce flowers in almost all hues of red, orange, yellow, blue and violet. In […]

15 Beautiful Landscape Designs using Succulent Plants

I am a big fan of succulent plants – they are versatile, offer a great variety of shapes, sizes and colors, and are easy to group with their cousins. Traditionally, succulents have been grown in pots as display or accent plants. In recent years, they have become popular landscape plants. Modern landscape designers are now […]

Toronto Cactus & Succulent Plant Show & Sale, 2014

The Toronto Cactus & Succulent Club’s Annual Plant Show & Sale was held at Allan Gardens Conservatory on June 1, 2014. There were more than 90 classes for cacti and other succulents including Euphorbias, Agaves, Haworthias, and some caudiciforms on display. The plants were not great in number but they were all healthy and well-kept plants that represented major species […]

A Visit to Allan Gardens Conservatory, Toronto

Allan Gardens Conservatory is my favorite retreat from the hum drum of corporate life. It is a serene oasis jewelled right in the middle of the busy Carlton, Jarvis and Gerrard streets of Toronto. The garden that hosts conservatory has long stretches of green grass and more than 300 old trees. Some noticeable species are […]

Wonderful Topiary Designs by Steve Manning

Steve Manning is a renowned topiary artist. He is known for his creative designs and wonderful skill of incarnating creatures in topiaries. His topiary designs include both living and artificial topiaries and are seen at exhibitions, garden shows, civic amenities, theme parks and landscapes. Some of his topiary creatures have won international recognition and fame. Following […]

9 Beautiful Examples of Apartment Gardening

If you are living in a high-rise apartment or condo building or have small space for gardening, you just have to be a little bit creative to grow a beautiful garden. Need examples? Here are 9 beautiful examples of apartment gardening. Apartment Garden / Image via globo.com Indoor Apartment Garden/ Image via parentingpatch.com These beautiful […]