|Plant Profile: Spiderwort (Tradescantia)Thursday, May 23, 2013|
Spiderwort (Tradescantia) is a genus of about 70 perennial plants that can be found growing in the wild in wooded areas and fields. The plant produces 3-petaled flowers and long, thin sword-like leaves.
|The Canadian Tulip Festival Tuesday, May 21, 2013|
Holland may be famous for its beautiful tulip fields, but Canada holds the world's largest tulip festival . The Canadian Tulip Festival in Ottawa (or the Ottawa Tulip Festival) is world-renowned and attracts an average of 500, 000 visitors annually!
|What are Heirloom Flowers?Tuesday, May 21, 2013|
What is old is new again! Growing heirloom plants, vegetable, fruits and flowers have become a gardening trend in recent years, as people are rediscovering the benefits. Many avid gardeners are attending garden shows to seek out heirloom seeds.
|Teens Getting High off Deadly FlowerWednesday, May 15, 2013|
Most teenagers could care less about flowers and plants in the garden. But some teenagers are obsessed with the Datura Stramonium. Also known as the Devil's weed, this plant is a free and readily available hallucinogenic drug.
|Plant Profile: AlliumMonday, May 13, 2013|
Also known as flowering onion and ornamental onion flower, alliums are perennial bulbous plants that produce attractive pompom-like flowers. There are more than 700 different types, ranging in colours and sizes.
|Gerbera Daisies: A Favourite for Mother's DayFriday, May 10, 2013|
Forget mums for mum. Your mom's new favourite cut flower is the Gerbera Daisy. These neon-bright, colourful blooms have been extremely popular in recent years, especially for Mother's Day gifts.