The Proper Etiquette for Flying the American Flag, Including on Memorial Day

Displaying an American flag is a great way to show off your love for your country. However, your act of patriotism can quickly become (unintentionally) disrespectful if you're unaware of an important set of rules. The U.S. Flag Code established by Congress in...

Horned Poppy, Sea Poppy

Horned poppy, or sea poppy, is a native of maritime Europe, North Africa, and eastern Asia. It is also naturalized in parts of North America. Although each flower only lasts a day, the succession of bloom lasts for several weeks. Description...

Tricky Houseplants: The 6 Most Difficult Houseplants To Grow

For the brown-thumbs of us out there, we finally have an excuse; six of them in fact! If you have had plants die on you before, don’t be too quick to blame your skills, it might just have been...

How To Grow Rhubarb

Known for its sour crimson stalks, rhubarb (Rheum × hybridum) is a perennial plant with a long history of use. Though its origins as a culinary cultivar are unknown, rhubarb is thought to be derived from Rheum rhabarbarum, a leafy...

12 Bedroom Plants To Purify The Air & Improve Your Sleep

There’s nothing worse than tossing and turning all night, before being awoken by the sound of your alarm clock just minutes after you finally manage to nod off! These sleepless nights can take their toll on our energy, productivity,...

How To Kill Spider Mites Easily | Ways To Get Rid Of Mites

Want to know How to Kill Spider Mites affecting your outdoor and indoor plants? Here’re the most effective ways to get rid of them. For such a small size, spider mites can actually cause a great deal of havoc. They reside on...

How to Create a Balcony Succulent Garden

Succulents are all the rage these days. So, how about creating low maintenance and trendy Balcony Succulent Garden? It’s easy! People love to grow flowers, ferns, herbs, vegetables, sometimes fruits like lemon and strawberries in containers. Not many people decide to create a...

12 Tasty Asian Greens for Containers | Growing Asian Greens

If you want the East Asian and Chinese flavor in your cuisine–Growing Asian Greens is a wonderful idea. These rich-tasting leafy greens can be grown in pots as well. Asian greens are leafy vegetables, popularly cooked or used in salads in Asian...

15 of the Best Bedroom Plants for a Prettier, Healthier Space

Houseplants can do more than just bring a splash of green indoors, it turns out ... especially when they're in your bedroom. A famous 1989 NASA study found that such plants were able to reduce indoor air pollutants such as benzene and formaldehyde, at...

10 Best Low-Maintenance Bushes and Shrubs to Plant in Your Garden

Whether you're a budding gardener or veteran floriculturist, there's no shame in wanting to take the easy way out with your backyard foliage. That's where these low-maintenance shrubs and bushes come in. (We know, not everyone has the time or talents to...