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More info about Brussel Sprouts

The Brussels (or brussels or brussel) sprout (Brassica oleracea Gemmifera Group) of the Brassicaceae family, is a cultivar group of Wild Cabbage cultivated for its small (typically 2.5 – 4cm, 1 – 1.5 inches diameter) leafy green buds, which resemble miniature cabbages. The name stems from the original place of cultivation, not because of the […]

More info about Petunia

Petunia is a, trumpet shaped, widely-cultivated genus of flowering plants of South American origin, in the family Solanaceae. The popular flower got its name from French, which took the word petun ‘tobacco’ from a Tupi-Guarani language. Most of the varieties seen in gardens are hybrids (Petunia x hybrida). Many open-pollinated species are also gaining popularity […]

More info about Daylilies

Daylilies comprise the small genus Hemerocallis of flowering plants in the family Hemerocallidaceae. The scientific name for daylily is Hemerocallis, most recently considered to belong in the plant family Hemerocallidaceae. Previously, many older works placed daylilies in the Lily family, Liliaceae. The genus Hemerocallis is native to the countries in the temperate parts of AsiadotJapan, […]

Tip on houseplants care

Question: Many times houseplants thrive for three or four months, then start declining, and eventually die, even though they get water and are fertilized regularly. Need some advice.

Answer: Some general guidelines. Different houseplants will require different amounts of light, water, etc.

– Read the plant label, check with nursery staff, or consult a […]