Bear Cave Mini-Greenhouse: Protecting Winter Greens in our Desert Garden
With this mini-greenhouse, we can enjoy escarole salad, fresh lettuce, and soup greens all winter long. Learn how we built our mini-greenhouse with scrap PVC, a strip of 6 mil plastic, and a few PVC fittings, all for less than $20.
Wintering Tropical Hibiscus
Exotic hibiscus sales, hibiscus care, and hibiscus cultivation. The most extensive site on the web about hibiscus, we sell exotic hibiscus plants for indoor and outdoor growing
How To Debug Plants Before Bringing Them Indoors
Debugging and cleaning potted plants before bringing them back inside is crucial. Follow these easy steps to bring outdoor plants inside without bugs.
14 Tips for Putting Your Garden to Bed This Fall
When you’re done harvesting the bounty your garden has to offer this year and everything begins to wither away, it’s hard to feel motivated to get back in the garden to get everything cleaned up before the snow comes. But the end-of-season cleanup and maintenance is an important phase in your garden, because what you …
Tips for Saving Geraniums and Other Potted Plants During the Winter, by Jeff Rugg
Q: My geraniums grew really well this summer, and I have some pretty ones that I want to keep for next year. How do I go about doing this? A: There are several kinds of geraniums, including some perennials that survive without coming indoors, but I assume you mean the zonal geranium that has a slightly two-toned leaf and a big cluster of flowers on the end of a stalk.