Plants are defenseless against the munching mouths of herbivorous animals, but some carnivorous plant species take matters into their own stems by snacking on bugs. Read on for 10 interesting facts about plants.
It's hard to know what to plant in the fall. But believe it or not, flower bulbs, vegetables and shrubs all thrive when planted during this time of year. Some will bloom later in the season, and others will make their beautiful debut in the spring.
Planting elaeagnus depends partially on the species and cultivars you choose as the climate and light requirements can vary. Most types prefer full sun with soil that drains quickly. You also need to space the elaeagnus plants well to give them room to spread at maturity, which also varies by type.
Gladiolus Gladiolus spp. stand out among other summer-blooming bulbs with their sword-shaped foliage and 2- to 5-foot-tall flower stalks, which are lined with trumpet-shaped blooms in every color of the rainbow. Gladiolus Gladiolus spp. stand out among other summer-blooming bulbs with their swor
From air plants and succulents to fiddle leaf figs, you can buy your favorite houseplants online at these stores, including Etsy, Amazon, The Sill, and a few surprise resources. Every item on this page was hand-picked by a House Beautiful editor. We may earn commission on some of the items you choos
Planting shrubs is an easy and rewarding do-it-yourself project, whether your goal is to establish a landscape border or to introduce in the garden. By Bob Vila Here’s how to properly plant a new shrub around your house. Mix one part peat moss with two parts top soil for high water retention. Dig a
Nature is restorative: A walk in the woods or on the beach can do wonders for your mental and physical well-being. Even the tiniest dose of greenery—in the form of a houseplant, for example—can bestow special benefits on the beholder. Read on to learn which houseplants contain hidden healing power.
Poisonous Plants - Poison plants, such as poison oak and poison sumac, can be difficult to spot because they resemble harmless plants. Learn more about poison plants. Advertisement Poison ivy causes a red, itchy rash caused by the plant that bears its name. Many people get it when they are hiking or
Discover the secrets of a thriving garden with our lists of companion plants and other helpful planting guides. Discover the secrets of a thriving garden with our lists of companion plants and other helpful planting guides. Planting Guides Planting Guides Planting Guides Planting Guides Planting Gui