How to Grow and Care for Portulaca Plants (Purslane/ Moss Rose)

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Purslane plants are the ultimate addition to any rock garden. These beautiful flowers come in vibrant colors and have a spreading habit, making them perfect for providing ground cover! They are short-lived perennial succulents, often grown as annuals in cooler climates.  Purslane belongs to the Portulaca genus of which there are approximately 40-100 species. Portulaca … Read more

How to Grow and Care for Zinnias (Zinnia spp.)

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Zinnias are delightful flowering plants that belong to the genus Zinnia! They are extremely popular as summer bedding plants worldwide, with around 22 species within the genus. Of these, several have been highly cultivated, especially Zinnia elegans, or the common zinnia! Zinnia flowers can be annuals, perennials, or subshrubs, but most garden varieties are half-hardy … Read more

14 Flowers That Begin With Y

flowers that start with y

It might be the right time to give your outdoor space a makeover or maybe you have relocated and are excited at the prospect of starting over from scratch! No matter what your reason is, a lot of behind-the-scenes work goes into creating your dream outdoor space, and any seasoned gardener will tell you it … Read more

10 Flowers That Begin With X

flowers that start with x

Anyone who is an avid gardener or just interested in plants has no doubt wondered about all the beautiful flowers that the world has to offer! From annuals, biennials, and perennials, to herbs, vines, shrubs, and trees, the list seems to be endless.  If you’ve ever wondered about plants that begin with the letter X, … Read more