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Petunias go from Humble and Reliable to Frilly and Fanciful
This year, I've ordered seeds for ‘Rambling Burgundy Chrome' and ‘Double Cascade Mix' hybrid petunias, and I can't wait to see them in bloom!When you're flipping through seed catalogs this winter, don't skip from "pentas" to "plectranthus." Take a...
California
El Segundo
Are You Ready for a Black Petunia?
We've gotten used to floriferous varieties like the Wave series, the Supertunias, and the Cascadias. That color in a flower has always intrigued some gardeners and repulsed others.
California
El Segundo
Petunia Diseases And Pests: Common Problems With Growing Petunias
If you suspect virus in your plants, use extra caution when pruning or working with the plants to slow the spread of disease. In some areas, the soil can be heated enough through– Several viruses affect petunias, causing leaves to develop yellow spots,...
Ohio
Willoughby
Hanging Petunia Plants: Tips On Caring For Petunias In Hanging Baskets
Water deeply, then let the pot drain.freestar.queue.push(function() { googletag.display("div-gpt-ad-300x250-ATF-1"); });Never allow the soil to remain continually wet, as your petunias are likely to rot in soggy conditions.
Ohio
Willoughby
Deadheading Petunias: How To Deadhead Petunia Flowers
Do you have to deadhead petunias? They're easy to care for, inexpensive, and fill the garden with a large variety of colors all summer long. Unfortunately, those colorful blossoms die off quickly, leaving you the job of deadheading petunias.
Ohio
Willoughby
Propagate Petunia Cuttings: How To Root Petunia Plants
Fill a flat with the mixture and mist it to moisten it all the way through.Clip leaves from the tops of the petunia plants, making sure you collect soft, flexible examples instead of older, woody types.
Ohio
Willoughby
Petunia Not Blooming: How To Fix Petunia Plant With No Flowers
The plant may bloom when it is lightly shaded for part of the day, but as a rule, a petunia not blooming can be because it does not get at least six hours of direct sun per day.Move container planted petunias plants with no flowers into a sunny location.
Ohio
Willoughby
Pruning Petunias – Information On Cutting Back Petunia Plants
Pruning petunias regularly from the time you buy them will keep your plant gorgeous and healthy. Cutting back petunia plants is not hard. They absolutely do, and the difference between gorgeous hanging baskets and stringy-looking ones involves appropriate...
Ohio
Willoughby
Types Of Petunia Plants – What Are The Different Petunia Flowers
The stems are strong, which makes multiflora petunia varieties suitable for windy climates. The only varying characteristic is the range of colors of different petunia flowers within each series.The oldest types are Grandiflora petunias, which were developed...
Ohio
Willoughby
Petunia Companion Planting – Tips On Choosing Companions For Petunias
If you're really serious about adding some color to your garden or patio, however, you might want some companions for petunias to mix things up a bit. Pair them with otherSimilarly, companions for petunias should have relatively low water requirements.
Ohio
Willoughby
My Petunias Are Getting Leggy: Learn How To Stop Leggy Petunias
But removing the petals isn't enough. Viewing petunia photos might inspire you to run out to your local nursery and buy every petunia plant in sight.One of the fabulous features of petunias is that they blossom all season long.
Ohio
Willoughby
Wave Petunia Plants: How To Care For Wave Petunias
They will continue to grow and bloom without your having to snip one bloom. This relatively new petunia variety has taken the gardening world by storm, and rightly so. Unlike other petunia plants that need clipping and deadheading constantly throughout...
Ohio
Willoughby
My Petunias Are Wilting – What Causes Petunias To Wilt And Die
Keep reading to learn more about petunia wilting problems and what causes petunias to wilt and die.Wilting petunia flowers can mean many things. If your petunias contract a fungal disease, remove the affected parts of the plant and apply fungicide.
Ohio
Willoughby
Petunia Cold Hardiness: What Is The Cold Tolerance Of Petunias
Petunias are damaged extensively at 32 F. (14-16 C.) and daytime temps between 61 and 75 F. For example, cover petunias loosely with an old sheet in the evening, then remove the sheet as soon as the temperature moderates in the morning.If it's windy,...
Ohio
Willoughby
Overwintering Petunias: Growing Petunia Indoors Over Winter
If the soil has dried out, give them just enough water to moisten the soil. May not find it worthwhile to overwinter petunias, but if you are growing one of the fancy hybrids, they can cost more than $4 for a small pot.
Ohio
Willoughby
Caring For Petunias: How To Grow Petunias
This species features 3 to 4 inch blooms which often grow upright, but may spill over the side of your container or window box.are miniature versions of growing petunias, compact and reblooming.are only 6 inches tall and can rapidly cover a selected area...
Ohio
Willoughby
Petunia Container Care: Growing Petunias In Pots
Keep reading to learn how to grow petunias in containers.Petunia container care is very easy. They should branch out with vigor. Apply a slow release fertilizer at the time of planting, then follow up with a liquid fertilizer every week or two throughout...
Ohio
Willoughby
Yellow Leaves On Petunia Plants: Why A Petunia Has Yellow Leaves
Water from the base of the plant deeply and allow the soil to dry out in the top few inches before drenching the plants anew.Soil that doesn't percolate leaves roots soggy and unhappy.
Ohio
Willoughby
Petunia Seed Propagation: How To Start Petunias From Seeds
Place the plants on a shelf and hang the light directly above them. Don't bother to buy special plant-growing light. It's simple to buy a couple of petunia seedlings to fill one planter, but forand garden edging, growing petunias from seed is the way...
Ohio
Willoughby
Snapdragons Delight Gardeners of All Ages
Tall cultivars frequently available include ‘Panorama', ‘Burpee's Topper', ‘Spring Giant', and ‘Rocket'. In Zone 7 and higher, they are usually planted in fall where they will survive the winter and put on a spectacular spring show.
California
El Segundo
Old Fashioned Globe Amaranth
Add them to the butterfly and pollinator garden. The colorful bracts give the inflorescence its outstanding color, but butterflies and insects have no trouble finding the tiny white flowers.Globe amaranth is truly a plant with multiple uses, only one...
California
El Segundo
Industrial Hemp: Uses Ancient and Modern
Here is just a sampling:Food: Oil for salads and baking, roasted seeds, flour, mealTextiles: Clothing, sports gear, canvas, household utility clothsToiletries: Soaps, shampoo, lotions, lipstick, sunscreen, massage oilsHousehold: Cordage, candles, rugs,...
California
El Segundo
How to Make a Homemade Rat Trap
The rat can not escape once it enters because the toothpick prevents the barbwire from swinging outward. Ridding your home of rats requires patience and a plan. Position the bottle so the opening is an entrance.
California
Santa Monica
Cornflower Blue
I can never have enough of them. I am not sure why, but according to folklore, the plant was used centuries ago to treat inflammations of the eyes. I'd rather look at them, than have their drops put in my eyes, but a decoction of the dried flowers has...
California
El Segundo
Annuals You Can Grow
Thank you to rebecca101 for the image.This wild, self-sowing plant will grow and grow and grow in the garden. The colors and smells can be intoxicating in the flower garden. The wide leafed plants will keep growing if you pinch out the buds.
California
El Segundo
Get out the vote, but don\'t wait for November! Vote on the American Garden Award by August 31, 2012
I am certainly not the one to ask.This year's six entries are all on display at 28 officialand many more garden centers from North Dakota to South Carolina, and California to New Hampshire.
California
El Segundo
Torenia, the Clown Flower
Do not cover, as light is needed for germination.Torenia is attractive planted in mass in beds or borders. If started from seeds, sprinkle them where they are to grow and press firmly into the soil.
California
El Segundo
What are annuals?
Make your choices based on flower appearance, of course, but also on how large or tall the plants grow and most importantly how much sun or shade the plants will receive in your planned landscape use.
California
El Segundo
How to Keep Petunias Flowering
Never fertilize petunias that aren't properly hydrated. Otherwise the stems will keep growing longer, get leggy and won't produce flowers. Clip the stems in half. If they are, you have to cut the stems back.
California
Santa Monica