Growing In Wick Pots For African Violets

wick pots african violets

That 16” inch Double Neptune, completely hiding its wick-fed pot 18 months ago, was the size of the small Double Neptune, just beginning its wick-fed career. The new 3” inch

The Curious Mimicy Plants

curious mimicy plants

Protective coloration and mimicry of surrounding objects so everyday in the animal kingdom are seldom encountered in plants. Few realize that a group of plants that best exemplify this interesting

How To Get Rid Of Spider Mites On Calathea

Spider Mites on Calathea

Spider mites are one of the most common pests to affect Calathea plants. These tiny intruders are arachnids, yet as with insect pests, vigilance is your best defense against them. 

Anthuriums – Flowers for Moderns

Anthurium Flowers

Are they real?” That’s what visitors would ask incredulously when shown over a thousand anthurium blooms in the greenhouses. Their incredulity was due, of course, to the “strange” formation and

Begonias in an Apartment

Apartment Begonias

For air must circulate freely about them. A large 5-foot tray directly on the radiator itself supplements the water supply in the galvanized tray of the largest window. About seven

New Slants On Growing African Violets

African Violets

Many years ago Atlanta, Georgia, was the great center of African violet interest on October 9 and 10, when enthusiasts from 20 states met for the first time at the