7 Famous Types of Orchids You Can Grow

Miltonia

In previous centuries, orchids were a real rarity. Orchid hunters would head off on perilous voyages to tropical areas and bring these delicate flowers back home for wealthy households. Orchids were associated with class, elegance and extraordinary beauty fit for royalty. This particular flower is reported to have first come about during the time of … Read more

Purple Passion Flower (Passiflora Incarnata) Care and Benefits

Passion flower Care

There are hundreds of different species in the passionflower family, all of them absolutely gorgeous. Aside from their beauty, they have a whole host of medicinal benefits that make them a double-whammy in your garden. Read on to learn exactly how to grow, care for, and use the purple passion flower.​ Passiflora Incarnata Overview Common … Read more

Silver Dollar Plant (Lunaria Annua) Growing Guide

Silver Dollar Plant Seeds

Many gardeners hate weeds. They will curse them under their breath as they drag the roots from the soil and toss them onto the compost pile with relish. In her well-known book “To Kill a Mockingbird,” Harper Lee describes Miss Maudie’s reaction to a blade of nutgrass with sufficient illustration: “She swooped down upon it … Read more

Hydroponic Orchids

Hydroponic orchids

Ah, orchids…some of the most beautiful flowers that exist. Their balance of colorful blooms and woody, thick roots make them a favorite flower of gardeners around the world. A little-known fact about orchids is that in many areas of the world, they grow hydroponically in nature! How is this possible? Well, in tropical climates, orchids … Read more

40+ Summer Flowers You Must Have In Your Garden

Summer Flowers For Your Garden

If you want to add some color to your summer garden but have no idea what to grow (or how to grow it), or if you just want some fresh ideas on flowers for summer…we’ve got you covered. We collected ideas from gardeners around the country and compiled a huge list of flowers that bloom … Read more

How to Grow Asters

How to Grow Asters

The gorgeous Aster is a fantastic low-effort addition to your garden. Its name originates from the Greek word for star, but also goes by many other names, with September flower, Michealmas daisy, and frost flower being just a few of them. Asters vary in color, size, and ease of care depending on the variety that … Read more

Seasonal Flowers Growing Guide

Seasonal Flowers Growing Guide

I try to keep this site focused on edible plants… My mission is to help 1 million people learn how to produce food for themselves by teaching hydroponics, urban gardening, and permaculture techniques with guides like: How to grow your own wheatgrass Asparagus growing tips The many different types of beans Growing different types of … Read more