How To Grow Citronella Mosquito Plant

How To Grow Citronella Mosquito Plant

A member of the geranium family, the citronella mosquito plant carries the fragrance of citronella in its foliage. When a leaf is crushed and rubbed on the skin, it helps to repel mosquitoes. (The plant itself does not automatically repel mosquitoes.)

Black Diamond Crape Myrtle

Black Diamond Crape Myrtle

Black Diamond Crape Myrtle is a stunning Crape Myrtle with striking black foliage and masses of vivid color blooms. As an Intermediate, Best Red™ will grow to a maximum height of approximately 10-feet to 12-feet tall and 8-feet wide…

How To Grow Hydrangeas

How To Grow Hydrangeas

Grow hydrangeas in rich, porous, somewhat moist soils. Hydrangeas prefer full sun in the morning, with some afternoon shade; however, many will grow and bloom in partial shade. Plant in spring or fall.

How To Grow Shasta Daisies

How To Grow Shasta Daisies

The cheerful shasta daisy is a classic perennial. It looks similar to the familiar roadside daisy but has larger and more robust blooms. Here’s how to grow shasta daisies.

How To Grow Rosemary

How To Grow Rosemary

Set out rosemary in spring, planting seedlings 2 to 3 feet apart; you can also plant in fall in zone 8 and south. Plants are slow growing at first, but pick up speed in their second year. While rosemary tolerates partial shade, it prefers full sun and light, well-drained soil with a pH between 6 and 7.