|Two Database Features You May Not Know About|
By dave, February 1, 2015
We have a powerful photo browsing tool that I want to make sure you know about, and we have a planting calendar tool that hooks into the database and makes planning your vegetable garden a breeze.
|Celebrating the All Things Plants Database...with a contest!|
By dave, January 31, 2015
Almost every feature of All Things Plants taps into the database in one way or another, and this week we are celebrating this aspect of ATP! Come in and read what activities we have planned for the week, and to learn about our contest with prizes offered by Victory Seed Company!
|Brassicas for Early Spring Planting|
By abhege, January 30, 2015
As we start planning our spring vegetable gardens, one of the first crops we plant may include members of the brassica family, such as cabbage, cauliflower, and broccoli.
|ATP Podcast #76: Composting in the Winter|
By dave, January 29, 2015
In today's podcast, Trish and Dave share their thoughts on composting in winter. What to do to keep it alive, when there are no grass clippings or weeds? We also talk about the Green Pages feature at All Things Plants, and give miscellaneous thoughts on the goings-on around our farm.
|Moving a Young Tree or Bush|
By valleylynn, January 28, 2015
If you soak the ground the day before, really well, it will be that much easier to dig up a young tree or bush that you want to move to a different area of the garden.
|Create Your Own Grow-Light Shelving Unit|
By beckygardener, January 27, 2015
Need an indoor grow-light shelving unit to sow and grow your plants during the winter months? This is how I made one.
|Don't Throw Broken Pots Away!|
By Dinu, January 26, 2015
Once a pot breaks, many people throw it away. I am going to share what I do with a pot that is broken at the top while the rest of it is still good.
|Are Vermiculite and Perlite the Same?|
By drdawg, January 25, 2015
It seems that many people believe that vermiculite and perlite are similar products used for similar purposes. This is not true.
|The Amaryllis Plant for the Brown-Thumbed Gardener|
By PAgirl63, January 24, 2015
I've always had a "brown" thumb when it comes to growing amaryllises. Either I'll grow plants that have lush green leaves and no flowers, or the bulbs will just sit there and sulk. Or even worse, the bulbs turn to mush or they just shrivel up. This year I cheated and had success!
|ATP Podcast #75: All About Amaryllises|
By dave, January 23, 2015
We've been celebrating Amaryllises this week at All Things Plants.com and in today's episode we'll discuss these cheerful winter blooming bulbs. After that, we'll talk about timely gardening information, including how to grow late winter crops like onions and potatoes.
|Getting Your Amaryllis To Rebloom Year After Year After Year|
By vbprog, January 22, 2015
What should you do with your new amaryllis now that the blooms are fading and the leaves are drooping? Here are some steps you can take that will keep the bulb coming up year after year.
|Grow Amaryllis in the Southern Garden|
By bsharf, January 21, 2015
Southern gardeners can enjoy the early spring color of the outdoor Amaryllis.
|Celebrating Amaryllis -- Fun Facts|
By Trish, January 20, 2015
Amaryllis and Hippeastrum have a long history in lore. We'll continue our celebration by exploring some fun facts about these plants.
|Jump Starting an Amaryllis Bulb|
By Paul2032, January 19, 2015
Often when I buy a new Amaryllis Bulb it has crisp dry roots. Here is a way to give the bulb some help in starting.
|Let's Share Amaryllis|
By dave, January 18, 2015
Do you have Amaryllis plants in bloom? Now's the time to share the photos! No blooms to share? Then enjoy the show, and post your comments about the photos.
|The Top Hippeastrum and Amaryllis|
By dave, January 17, 2015
We open the Hippeastrum and Amaryllis Celebration Week with a look at the top cultivars, most thumbed image, and more!
|ATP Podcast #74: Wintertime is for Seed Shopping|
By dave, January 16, 2015
In this week's podcast we discuss the wonderful joys of seed shopping via mail order catalogs, and we also hold an impromptu discussion about the joys of chickweed.
|Cracking Black Walnuts|
By chickhill, January 15, 2015
Want bigger nut goodies for your favorite recipes?
|Insulated Plant Cover|
By ShadyGreenThumb, January 14, 2015
Special plants call for special measures when it comes to protection from the cold. Try this boxing technique.
|DIY Plant Markers from Recycled Bottles|
By Dinu, January 13, 2015
The simple re-use of an old plastic bottle as plant markers.
|Wintertime Is Chickweed Time|
By dave, January 12, 2015
Whenever I give a talk to a garden club or group of master gardeners, I always make sure to spend a few minutes talking about one of my favorite plants, chickweed. Every person needs to know about this useful (and deliciously edible) plant.
|Coconut Repurpose, Orchid Hanging Basket|
By RobertB, January 11, 2015
This time of year here in Florida the last round of coconuts is starting to fall to the ground. Neighborhood kids keep them picked up for the most part, but there are always a few that end up lying around. Here is a little repurpose project that you might find to be fun.
|How-To Guide for Mounting Epiphytes|
By drdawg, January 10, 2015
Lots of people grow epiphytic plants, but most of them are grown in pots, simply because that's the way we are used to growing houseplants. However, that is not the way most of these plants grow in nature. Though they might grow on rocky outcrops or even electrical and/or telephone wires, the vast majority will be found growing in trees. Why not mount some of your epiphytes, so that they grow the way they do in nature?
|ATP Podcast #73: Starting 2015 by Celebrating All Things Plants|
By dave, January 9, 2015
The podcast is back for another year, and in today's episode we talk about our plans for the site this year. We discuss the planned celebration weeks, talk about Dave's upcoming speaking schedule, and share the little that is going on in our gardens right now.
|It's Your Turn - Come Celebrate ATP!|
By dave, January 8, 2015
You, the members, are the heart and soul of ATP. Trish and I celebrate all of you!