All Things Plants
Member Login:

Username:

Password:

[ Join now ]

Welcome!

It's Daisies and Coneflowers week!
The Top 25 DaisiesThe Top 25 Daisies
By dave, August 2, 2014

We know coneflowers are grown and loved by all, but what about daisies? There are 24 genera in our database that contain plants that are considered daisies. Among such a vast reach of plants, which are the most popular among ATP members? Let's have a look!

(Full article4 comments)
Give a thumbs up (4)

Recycle Old FountainsRecycle Old Fountains
By rocklady, August 1, 2014

When we decided to replace the fountain in our sunroom, we thought of another use.

(Full article12 comments)
Give a thumbs up (26)

All Members Are Invited To Judge the Caladiums Photo Contest!All Members Are Invited To Judge the Caladiums Photo Contest!
By dave, August 1, 2014

The 2014 Caladiums photo contest, sponsored by Caladium Bulbs 4 Less, is now finished and 174 photos have been entered. Come check out all the great photos and pick your favorites. The winners will get some great prizes!

(Full articleno comments)
Give a thumbs up (7)

Lasagna GardeningLasagna Gardening
By foraygardengirl, July 31, 2014

Start a new garden by planting right on top of your lawn!

(Full article22 comments)
Give a thumbs up (34)

ATP Podcast #66: Summer Chores and Preparing for Fall GardeningATP Podcast #66: Summer Chores and Preparing for Fall Gardening
By dave, July 30, 2014

TODO items for late summer, presented by Trish, and preparing for the fall garden, presented by Dave! The month of July is coming to a close and that means it's time to start thinking about the fall gardening season. But wait, you might say, we're in the dog days of summer, and you're already talking about fall gardening? Yes indeed, now is the time to get your fall gardening plans in order.

(one comment)
Give a thumbs up (9)

Bring a Snake into Your Home!Bring a Snake into Your Home!
By fiwit, July 29, 2014

On Oct 31, 1997, I discovered a baby rattlesnake in my home office, curled up behind my chair. That is NOT the kind of snake I recommend you bring into your house. Instead, adopt a Snake Plant, also called Mother-in-Law's Tongue. The perfect house plant, it's easy to grow, difficult to kill, and its broad leaves make it very effective at removing toxins from the air.

(Full article11 comments)
Give a thumbs up (28)

Use Tomato Cages To Protect Plants from DogsUse Tomato Cages To Protect Plants from Dogs
By holity, July 28, 2014

When it's hard to separate your dogs and your plants, some plants run the risk of getting stomped into oblivion or dug out. Here's a low-cost solution.

(Full article5 comments)
Give a thumbs up (20)

Sphagnum Moss vs. Peat MossSphagnum Moss vs. Peat Moss
By drdawg, July 27, 2014

If there ever is confusion concerning plant products, interpreting the labeling of sphagnum moss and peat moss is high on the list.

(Full article31 comments)
Give a thumbs up (24)

Our Herb SpiralOur Herb Spiral
By dave, July 26, 2014

In early 2012 we built an herb spiral and it has since become a cornerstone of our gardens. Allow me to take a moment to share with you how and why we built this amazingly useful garden structure.

(Full article16 comments)
Give a thumbs up (44)

» Read more gardening ideas

All Things Plants is an active community of gardeners who gather to share ideas, information, and pictures about the plants they love. The whole site is free for everyone. Like what you see? Learn more about ATP or setup a free account and join the party.
Recent Popular Photos
Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Mia Bella of Gascone')
By diggit | Give a thumbs up (14)
Image
Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Wild Irish Heart')
By gsutche | Give a thumbs up (12)
Image
Coneflower (Echinacea 'Greenline')
By NJBob | Give a thumbs up (11)
Image
Blue of the Heavens (Allium caeruleum)
By dirtdorphins | Give a thumbs up (11)
Image
Coneflower (Echinacea 'Sombrero Salsa Red')
By Snapshot | Give a thumbs up (9)
Image
Candy Lily (Iris x norrisii 'Summer Candy')
By dirtdorphins | Give a thumbs up (9)
Image
Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Abilene Lillian')
By ARoseblush | Give a thumbs up (9)
Image

Recent Images from the Plant Database
Photo of Tuberous Begonia (Begonia x tuberhybrida 'Ruffled Salmon') Photo of Tuberous Begonia (Begonia x tuberhybrida 'Ruffled Salmon') Photo of Tuberous Begonia (Begonia x tuberhybrida 'Picotee White/Pink Edge') Photo of Coneflower (Echinacea 'Cheyenne Spirit') Photo of Tuberous Begonia (Begonia x tuberhybrida 'Picotee White/Pink Edge') Photo of Tuberous Begonia (Begonia x tuberhybrida 'Picotee White/Pink Edge') Photo of Tuberous Begonia (Begonia x tuberhybrida 'Picotee White/Pink Edge') Photo of Tuberous Begonia (Begonia x tuberhybrida 'Picotee White/Pink Edge') Photo of Tuberous Begonia (Begonia x tuberhybrida 'Picotee White/Pink Edge')

» See more new plant database photos

New Multi-Plant Photos
Photo by typwc Photo by typwc Photo by Gardenho Photo by Gardenho Photo by Gardenho Photo by Gardenho Photo by Gardenho Photo by Skiekitty Photo by foraygardengirl

» See more new multi-plant photos

The newest comments to the plant database:
By Catmint20906 on Aug 1, 2014 8:23 PM, concerning plant: Hardy Hibiscus (Hibiscus moscheutos)

Hardy Hibiscus (Hibiscus moscheutos) is a larval host plant for the Grey Hairstreak Butterfly.

[ Give a thumbs up | Reply to this comment ]

By Catmint20906 on Aug 1, 2014 8:21 PM, concerning plant: Rough Goldenrod (Solidago rugosa 'Fireworks')

Solidago is considered a key nectar source for Monarch Butterflies. Solidago rugosa is a Monarch Way Station plant.

According to NPIN, Solidago rugosa has special value to native and honey bees.

[ Give a thumbs up | Reply to this comment ]

By Catmint20906 on Aug 1, 2014 8:19 PM, concerning plant: Goldenrod (Solidago sphacelata 'Golden Fleece')

Solidago is considered a key nectar source for Monarch Butterflies. Solidago sphacelata is a Monarch Way Station plant.

[ Give a thumbs up | Reply to this comment ]

By Catmint20906 on Aug 1, 2014 8:14 PM, concerning plant: Golden Marguerite (Cota tinctoria)

Golden Marguerite attracts a variety of beneficial insects to the garden, including tachinid flies, ladybugs, lacewings, hoverflies, and parasitic mini-wasps. These beneficial insects feed on a variety of common garden pests, such as aphids, armyworms, codling moths, European corn borer, flies, gypsy moths, cabbageworms, mealybugs, soft scales, spider mites thrips, moth eggs, small caterpillars, May beetles, sawflies, and squash bug.

[ Give a thumbs up | Reply to this comment ]

By Catmint20906 on Aug 1, 2014 8:10 PM, concerning plant: Forget-Me-Not (Myosotis sylvatica)

Myosotis sylvatica is a larval host plant for the American Lady Butterfly.

[ Give a thumbs up | Reply to this comment ]

» Continue viewing recent comments

Recent Threads:
Subject Area Date of last post
Our Orchid blooms in August 2014 and some talk about Nomenclature Orchids forum Aug 1, 2014 8:20 PM
Air Propagator Propagation forum Aug 1, 2014 8:20 PM
Check in here if you are responding to a T-Mail. Mid Atlantic Gardening forum Aug 1, 2014 8:20 PM
Unknown glaucous vine Plant ID forum Aug 1, 2014 8:19 PM
Elephant Ears-Colocasia, Alocasia, Xanthosoma and Caladium Aroids forum Aug 1, 2014 8:18 PM
Blooming Northeast Gardening forum Aug 1, 2014 8:16 PM
Garlic harvest in Michigan All Things Gardening forum Aug 1, 2014 8:12 PM
Banner for August 2, 2014 by rocklady Site Banners forum Aug 1, 2014 8:08 PM
Post about our pets Sandbox forum Aug 1, 2014 8:02 PM
Favourite perennials in my Canadian garden Cottage Gardening forum Aug 1, 2014 7:58 PM
First rose seedling! Roses forum Aug 1, 2014 7:56 PM
help with a NOID? Sempervivum and Jovibarba forum Aug 1, 2014 7:53 PM
August 2014 Butterflies, Moths & Larva Gardening for Butterflies, Birds and Bees forum Aug 1, 2014 7:49 PM
Welcome to the Mid Atlantic Gardening forum! Mid Atlantic Gardening forum Aug 1, 2014 7:48 PM
Moon cacti growing flowers Cactus and Tender Succulents forum Aug 1, 2014 7:47 PM
What am I Cactus and Tender Succulents forum Aug 1, 2014 7:47 PM
Bird Damage/Lilies--2014 Lilies forum Aug 1, 2014 7:46 PM
Growing Azalea from seed Trees and Shrubs forum Aug 1, 2014 7:45 PM
Conjoined Twins! Annuals forum Aug 1, 2014 7:42 PM
July 2014 Butterflies, Moths & Larva Gardening for Butterflies, Birds and Bees forum Aug 1, 2014 7:40 PM
» Continue viewing new threads

© 2014 All Things Plants
Times are presented in US Central Standard Time
Today's site banner is by rocklady and is called "Daisies"

About - Contact - Terms of Service - Privacy - Memberlist - Acorns - Links - Ask a Question - Newsletter

Follow us on TwitterWe are on Facebook.We Pin at Pinterest.Visit us on Google+