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African Violet Care 101

It is that time of year when I start feeling desperate for flowers. Christmas, with all the decorations and lights, […]

Holiday Cactus From Fall to Spring

Every year, holiday-house-plant lovers enjoy the sensational fall and winter blooms of crab or Thanksgiving (Schlumbergera truncata) cactus and winte...

Unique Poinsettias for the Holidays

‘Jingle Bells’, ‘Winter Rose Red’, ‘Whitestar’, ‘Cortez Burgundy’, etc., are just some of the names you might find on an […]

Nonstop Fuchsias For Fall Gardens and Hummingbirds

With summer winding down here in the Pacific Northwest, as I walk through my garden it is the fuchsias I […]

Bold, Sculptural Potted Succulents

Some succulents have a real presence and panache. The best can fill a large pot, creating unmatched indoor or outdoor […]

Colorful Variegated Plants for Nonstop Garden Beauty

While most gardeners usually focus on flowers in their garden beds, there is another group of plants just as beautiful. […]