Your All Things Plants newsletter for December 8, 2012
Some numbers from last week:
- 19 new members.
- 105 new threads.
- 1,980 new posts.
- 1,106 new images to the plant database.
- 51 new comments in the plant database.
There were 6 new gardening ideas posted last week:
December 8, 2012
|Be sure your firewood is untreated. Chemicals in treated wood can react with fire and will release toxins into your home.|
December 5, 2012
|Growing crinums in colder zones|
|If you garden in a zone that’s too cold to grow crinums, plant them in pots and treat them as you would amaryllis. They need to be crowded in their pots in order to bloom, so be sure that there is no more than an inch of space between the bulb and the pot rim. Winter them over right in their pots in a cool, dark area that remains above freezing.|
December 4, 2012
|Cleistogamus is a Greek word meaning closed mouth. Cleistogamus flowers are small, inconspicuous closed self-pollinating flowers that are additional to and often more fruitful than the open showier flowers on the same plant. Violas and peas are examples of cleistogamus plants.|