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Bermuda vs. St. Augustine Grass – Which Is Right for You?

When deciding which turf is the best for your garden, there are several considerations to consider besides how often you will be required to mow it. Everyone loves the emerald green of a well-manicured lawn, but this requires a certain amount of maintenance and care. When choosing suitable grass for your yard, you must factor …

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Fast-Growing Grass Seeds for Both Warm & Cool Climates

Depending on whether you’re in a warm or cool region, you need to know that different types of grasses respond differently to different climates. We’ve put together a list of grasses that respond well to both warm and cool climates as fast growers.  What are the fastest growing grass seeds? Bermuda grass, Zoysia, and Buffalo …

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Differences Between Elk, Reindeer, Moose, and Caribou

The deer family contains about 43 species of similar ruminants with antlers. Most people get them confused, especially, the bigger members of that species. So, what are the differences between elk, reindeer, moose, and caribou?  Even though these deer types share the same general appearance, there are basic differences in their habitats, behaviors, anatomical features, …

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When To Plant Dahlia Tubers for Blooms All Summer Long

Dahlias are known for their long bloom season, but you need to time the planting of the dahlia tubers right to get that long all-summer bloom season. If you miss that small window, your dahlias might not bloom that year or will only have a few flowers here and there.  Can I plant dahlias tubers …

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Do Dahlias Grow in Florida? Challenges and Tips for Success

Dahlias are beautiful flowers that have adapted well to the climate and growing conditions in the United States, but it still takes some special care to grow them in hot and humid states such as Florida.  Do dahlias grow in Florida? Dahlias will grow in Florida but only under certain conditions. Only heat-tolerant varieties such …

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Dahlia Tubers in Pots: What You Need To Know To Succeed

We all know how beautiful dahlias get when they grow in the garden with their colorful blooms and tubers that continue to develop even when the crown looks to be all dead. But can you grow those bushy perennials in pots? And what about those tubers? How many dahlia tubers per pot? Only plant one …

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Broken Dahlia Tubers: How To Tell if They Are Worth Keeping

Dahlias are perennial tuberous plants that have adapted successfully to the climate in North America. Originally from Central America, the bushy plants have beautiful blooms that open in late summer and continue throughout the fall. Dividing dahlia tubers is the ideal way to propagate them, but those tubers have to be in good condition to …

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Virginia Creeper Dying – 6 Causes & What You Should Do

Virginia creeper is a deciduous climber of the grape family. It’s native to North America from Canada in the north to Mexico in the south. It can climb on all types of surfaces thanks to its tendrils padded with an adhesive-like substance. This climber averages 70 to 100 feet tall at maturity.  Why is my …

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Possible Dangers of Virginia Creeper Growing Near Your Home

Few climbers match the Virginia creeper in beauty. The flowering vine grows just about anywhere and doesn’t need encouragement to establish and flourish, but in some cases, that can be a problem. For all its ornamental values, the Virginia creeper has a dark side. Will Virginia creeper damage my house? If you have painted walls …

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Transplant Shock in Plants | Prevention & How To Fix It

Not all plants can survive transplant shock. The sudden change in the medium and the exposure of the roots to the elements, no matter how brief, can have a profound impact on the transplanted plant, so much so that the plant may struggle and might even die shortly after you transplant it. How long does …

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