Purple Passion Flower (Passiflora Incarnata) Care and Benefits

Passion flower Care

The passion flower is strange, wondrous, and native to the whole southeast United States. It’s a host for fritillary butterflies, and a great source of sweet, delicious fruit called may pops. It’s perfect for fenced and trellised areas of your landscape. But P. incarnata has a tendency to get out of hand, and spreads rapidly … 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

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