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Grow A Conversation Piece

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Grow A Conversation Piece
Growing tropical plants on the patio during the summer is a one of the more rewarding experiences that comes from enduring our sweltering St. Louis heat and humidity. There are an abundance of colorful, exotic plants available to choose from and growing in containers is one of the most versatile ways to bring beautiful tropical blooms to your landscape. If you are looking for a big, bold, magnificent plant that looks amazing on a summer patio then try growing a tropical called angel&rsqu...
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Posted in: Summer | Tags: Brugmansia , Angel's trumpet , container plants | Comments (0) | View Count: (608)

Plant Selection VISUAL GUIDE Tool

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Plant Selection VISUAL GUIDE Tool
Looking for a shade tree, a flowering shrub or a ground cover? The Kemper Center for Home Gardening has a helpful tool called Visual Guides, which can assist you in selecting plants for your yard. Click on the image below to view a short video highlighting the more than 30 Visual Guides our experts have compiled which make choosing plants easy and enjoyable.
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Posted in: Summer | Tags: plant selection , trees , shrubs | Comments (0) | View Count: (915)

Want More Native Plants in Your Garden?

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Want More Native Plants in Your Garden?
Want more native plants in your garden? Ever thought about propagating plants by air-layering or by cuttings? What on earth is a Kokedama? These questions and many others can be answered by using the Kemper Center’s feature called “Visual Guides”. There you’ll find over 100 gardening topics including plant selection, problem diagnosis, plus a whole lot more. Navigating the site is easy, even for the internet-challenged.  From the Gardening Help home page,  scr...
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Posted in: Summer | Tags: native plants , gardening , plant selection , plant problems | Comments (0) | View Count: (3271)
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