Our long hot summers can be brutal on both people and plants! I am often asked what type of flowering bedding plant is suitable for our area at this time of year? To find a such a plant that can tolerate and even enjoy these conditions ... READ MORE
By Ralph E. Mitchell
A plant called Mecardonia or Baby Jump Up is in my sights this week. My wife and I spotted this plant a few weeks ago at a local family-run nursery. I purchased a specimen and have been really impressed with its attributes ... READ MORE
Q: What can you tell me about the plant called the grape soda plant? My friend says I should plant it. Can we successfully grow it here?
A: Grape soda plant? I think she might be referring to the annual Angelonia, Angelonia angustifolia. ... READ MORE