roses in planter

Growing Roses in planters

Roses are wonderful plants to grow.  They are so fragrant and will flower for months.  This makes roses a wonderful addition to anyone's garden.  But what happens if you don't have an outdoor garden?  If you prefer growing indoors or don't have outdoor space, then the question is: Is growing roses in planters possible?  …

the best hanging plants for beginners

The best hanging plants for beginners

Hanging plants are a great addition to any home.   They can be a space saver.  If you don't have lots of extra floors or shelf space you can hang a plant instead.  However, if you are new at growing plants hanging plants can be intimidating.  So what are the best hanging plants for beginners?…

well drained potting soil

What does well-drained potting soil mean?

Did you ever wonder what the term well-drained soil means?  Every time I look to see what type of soil is recommended for a plant, I see the term well-drained soil.  What does well-drained potting soil mean?  Let's find out. Let's take a minute to remember what potting soil is. This is simply the medium…

citrus in a container

How to grow a citrus tree in a container

What citrus trees will grow well in pots and containers?  Actually, they all do!  There are some special things that you need to know.  Let's find out how to grow a citrus tree in a container. The best citrus trees for containers are dwarf trees.  Dwarf trees will stay smaller than their traditional counterparts.  These…