Category : Trees & Houseplants : Home & Garden

Caring for Hibiscus

Trees & Houseplants
The hardy hibiscus plant provides exotic, tropical-looking blooms to your garden. Tropical hibiscus is an evergreen plant that grows in tropical and subtropical regions. Unlike the hardy hibiscus, the tropical varieties cannot tolerate the cold. The flowers on both varieties are 5 inches in diameter

Black Bugs on Citrus

Trees & Houseplants
Home citrus growers often find their citrus trees covered with black insects. A variety of insects infest citrus trees. Heavy insect infestations can cause serious effects in the health of the tree and the fruit it bears. Early detection of black insects may help reduce the damage to the tree and re

Ornamental Potted Trees

Trees & Houseplants
Ornamental trees in landscaping generally are considered to be trees that either flower, have striking foliage or another decorative attribute. When you grow an ornamental tree in a container, it provides a decorative accent indoors or outdoors on balconies, patios and decks. Growing an ornamental t

Colors of Lotus Flowers

Trees & Houseplants
The lotus flower figures prominently in the religions of ancient Egypt, India and China, and has been used to symbolize fortune, purity and enlightenment. In fact, the lotus is not one but a group of plant species, all in the same family as other common water lilies. These flowers come in many diffe