Catananche – Perennial Plant, How to grow

How to grow Catananche (kat-an-an-kee) From the Greek katananke, a strong incentive, referring to its use in love potions (Compositae). A small genus of annuals or perennials of which C. caerulea is the only species likely to be found in cultivation. This is commonly known as Cupid’s dart or blue cupidone and was introduced in 1596. It is a hardy […]

Althaea – Perennial Plant, How to grow

How to grow Althaea (al-the-a) Referring to its medicinal use, from the Greek althaea, to cure (Malvaceae). genus of easily grown plants comprising annuals, biennials and perennials. Biennial species cultivated A. ficifolia (fig-leaved or Antwerp hollyhock), to 6 feet, single or double flowers in spikes of mostly yellow, June. A. rosea, hollyhock, erect-growing, to 9 feet or sometimes a good […]

Gardening for Beginners

10 Vegetables to Grow. Growing Vegetables Growing 10 vegetables for your garden. Types of vegetables to use with names and lessons learned in growing these vegetables. Acanthus Perennial Acanthus Perennial When to plant, where to plant, what plant to use and cooking ideas. Finally a single source for the backyard gardener. Achillea Perennial Plant, How to grow Achillea How to […]