Tending and Propagating African Violets

I have an African violet that was my mother’s, and I have had it now for about 25 years. The stem is gnarled and very big, but it still grows and blooms quite well. It recently developed some s...

History of Poinsettias

You have to be careful when surfing the Internet. Before you know it, the Internet will trap you in its web and keep you transfixed for hours. For instance, just the other evening, I started to look ...

African Mask

Some people call it African mask. It could be the most arresting of all indoor plants. If you planted it outdoors during the summer, it would be a stunning plant in your shade garden, although you wo...
Dracaena deremensis 'Janet Craig'

Janet Craig, queen of indoor plants

Does anyone out there know Janet Craig? She is undoubtedly a woman of distinction. Dracaena deremensis “Janet Craig,” named in her honor, was introduced to the nursery trade scarcely more...