Schotia is a genus of flowering shrubs and trees from tropical regions of southern Africa where it is known for its ornamental flowers and foliage. Most plants in this genus grow as flowering shrubs often growing in to small trees that can be used for shade or ornamental purpose. The flowers of Schotia grow in […]
Beetles, mosquitoes and flies, oh my! Not many people like to deal with creepy crawly bugs, especially in and around their home. Each season brings new insects that can destroy landscaping, bite people and pets and spread disease. According to Ohio State University, Americans spend more than $3 billion each year on pest control services […]
If you are hunting for landscape and garden design ideas, stay on this page for a minute or two. This post collects some really simple and practical landscape designs for your inspiration. You will find a variety of landscape designs for small as well large gardens.
I sat down to write something about Bougainvillea but I feel I do not have words worthy of its praise. Bougainvillea has a special value in my life – it is harbinger of spring. The lovely and show colors of Bougainvillea are signs of spring and warm sunny season. The lush colors of Bougainvillea fill […]
Aspalathus linearis is a shrub the Fabaceae family – the family of many popular flowering plants like Liperia, Lupinus and Mimosa. However, unlike its cousins Aspalathus linearis is not common in horticulture. It is rather grown commercially for leaves that are used for preparation of Rooibos tea. Aspalathus linearis grows as a small shrub and […]
Clytostoma is a small genus of evergreen vines and shrubs from tropical parts of South America. These lovely plants are known for their showy flowers that grow abundantly on creeping stems. Most species of Clytostoma grow quite fast and creep up trees, walls or whatever support they can find. Growing as creeping vines, Clytostomas are […]