Category: gardening

Zoysia grass, why is it so special

Zoysia grass, why is it so special Zoysia is a particularly hardy grass that grows well in a wide range of conditions and requires far less watering and mowing than most grasses. At the same time, this “tough” grass creates a thick, soft carpet that feels great in bare feet. Zoysia is ideal because it […]

6 tips to deal with weeds on your lawn

6 tips to deal with weeds on your lawn Weeds are an unfortunate part of daily life when dealing with any lawn.  Although Zoysia grass chokes out most summer weeds, there are times that you might find they have invaded your space.  A few common weeds that you might encounter are: Crabgrass: it’s everywhere, preying […]

String of Buttons grow and care

CRASSULA TOM THUMB PERFORATA, or string of buttons  Crassula Tom Thumb is a cute miniature succulent that grow trailing branches, making them a great addition for hanging planters. It has tiny densely packed triangular leaves that can develop red edges with enough sun exposure. It’s not frosting tolerant and needs protection in the winter to […]

euphorbia hamata

Euphorbia hamata Hamata means hooked, an apt specific name for this species with its recurved tubercles. The plants often form dense, much-branched clumps up to about 50 cm tall and 60 cm or more in diameter with a thickened main stem. The flowers (cyathia really) are surrounded by green or yellowish to red bracts and they appear from […]

are succulents poisonous to dogs

Are succulents poisonous to dogs, sadly there are some of them who are indeed poisonous to dogs and cats The Following Succulent list plants are TOXIC for your PETS (dogs, cats) The more important thing is to know which succulents to avoid if you have pets in your household. that’s why we created this post, […]

Propagate string of dolphins

Propagate string of dolphins   The string of dolphins might be the cutest succulent plants in existence today. The scientific name for the plant is Senecio peregrinus. You’ll undoubtedly fall in love with this plant when you come across one, given the beauty of its dolphin-like leaves that leaps out of water. If you’re growing […]

fishbone cactus propagation

How To Propagate Fishbone Cactus Fishbone cactus  (Epiphyllum Anguliger) is an extremely cool species of cactus plant loved by many for its unique fishbone shape, in this post we will give you some tips on how to propagate fishbone cactus The plant is known by other common names like Ric Rac cactus, zig-zag cactus,  orchid […]

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