Hydrangeas are a great accent shrub and can also be a good focal point in your garden. These versatile plants are beautiful and need very little care. But, how much sun do Hydrangeas need? If you want to plant them in the best area you will need to make sure they get just the right […]
Hydrangeas are one of those iconic flowers that everyone loves. From lining a driveway to in front of commercial buildings, you can find Hydrangeas anywhere. But, where is the best place to plant a Hydrangea? We grow accustom to see them in many different settings that it might be hard to know which is best
Amaryllis flowers have become very popular during the Christmas season to bloom indoors. They are very easy to care for and provide beautiful large flowers from red, pink, salmon, to even striped that bloom for a couple months. As the flowering period winds down, you may wonder can an Amaryllis bulb be used again? Can
It is always a joy for The Grow Monster family to see hummingbirds and butterflies in our garden. The expressions on the kids’ faces when they see a hummingbird or butterfly in the garden is priceless. For St. Valentine’s day this year we are going to grow wildflowers with children using the Hummingbird & Butterfly
You’ve planted your bulbs and the temperatures are cooler, but then there is a warm snap and you see leaves start popping up through the ground. Eventually, those freezing temperatures have returned and like all gardeners you will begin to wonder whether those bulbs you planted will be ruined. Can bulbs survive a freeze? The
Winter sowing is a method used to start seeds outdoors in mini greenhouses during the winter to get a head start on your spring growing season.
The best time to plant many spring flowering bulbs is in the fall but what happens if you miss that deadline and live in one of the colder zones? Can you plant bulbs when the ground is frozen? The Grow Monster will buy bulbs and put them in the garage to plant and promptly forget
Is it too late to plant Calla Lily? Calla Lily must be planted in the spring after any threat of frost in loose, well-draining soil.
The main reasons why Poinsettia leaves fall off include not having enough water, having too much water, frost bite, change in light positions, bug infestation, and finally one that came to a surprise to The Grow Monster : the plant needs to rest!
Is it too late to plant Hyacinths? Plant Hyacinths after the first frost while the ground is still workable to give the bulbs 12-14 weeks of low temperatures.