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Houseplants and tender, nonhardy plants grown outdoors.

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MINNESOTA Video by Bachman’s Floral, Home and Garden in the Minneapolis area.

Amaryllis Done Blooming? Here’s What to Do

OREGON From Laura at Garden Answer: Here’s some links to things I mentioned in the video: Gardener’s Supply Company – https://goo.gl/mwa4dM Berbee’s Best – https://goo.gl/AGhXO5 Snow White Amaryllis – https://goo.gl/bfzotD Black Pearl Amaryllis – https://goo.gl/qU9C7F

The Pansy

VIRGINIA From Lancaster Farms in Suffolk, Virginia. A celebration of Fall and Winter’s beautiful flower, the pansy. When the canopies of oaks strong And maples noble whisper along, In Pollacked piles collect dicarded Exhaling summer sun and youth unguarded. When gentle hands travail with rake Yet still the earth does not forsake Nature’s goal and …Read more »

Care & Culture of Christmas Cactus

CONNECTICUT, by Logee’s Plants Christmas Cactus are some of the most famous houseplants that brighten the winter days. Learn how the shortening day length, paper sun exposure and cooler temperatures bring these beauties into flower. For more information visit- http://www.logees.com

Elephant Ears

U. ILLINOIS EXTENSION Elephant Ear is a plant that can add drama to the garden. The variety ‘Coffee Cups’ adds a new dimension with smaller cupped leaves. Learn more at the Illinois Extension website and on their extensive Youtube channel.

How to Cover Hardy Bananas for the Winter

From LOGEE’S in CONNECTICUT Learn how to put the hardy banana to bed for the winter. Once there is a hard frost. Learn how to cut down your banana, how to cover it, when to uncover it and other tips to protect your banana until spring. For more information visit- http://www.logees.com To see our Hardy …Read more »

Butterfly-Loving Zinnias

AUSTIN, TX, by Central Texas Gardener Pop up the summertime garden with zinnias in colors as bright as the sunshine. Trisha explains how to grow her favorites for bedding and arrangements.

Cannas Add Drama

U. ILLINOIS EXTENSION Canna offer large, dramatic tropical-looking foliage and interesting flowers in the garden. These plants can be easily dug up, overwintered and saved for next growing season. Learn more at the Illinois Extension website and on their extensive Youtube channel.

Growing Hoyas, the Indestructible Houseplant

LOGEES PLANTS IN CONNECTIICUT Hoyas are the indestructible houseplant, many with fragrance and some without but their ability to take dryness and low light and still produce umbels of flowers and waxy green leaves have attracted gardeners everywhere. Learn what the requirements are for these easy growers and how to get these vining beauties to …Read more »

Tropical Plants to Try in Tennessee

NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE From the public television show “Volunteer Gardener.” ¬†Troy Marden introduces us to some beautiful tropical plants in their peak.

How to Care for Orchids

BELTSVILLE, MARYLAND Behnke Nurseries horticulturist Carol Allen is the orchid expert.

Easy, No-Soil Indoor Hanging Planters

LOS ANGELES, CA Create a stylish indoor hanging planter and mix houseplants with different soil needs. Garden designer Shirley Bovshow of EdenMakers Blog shows you how to arrange a gorgeous hanging display using few materials.