Last month’s heavy rainfall brought unexpected flooding. Numerous people went to bed on December 22, 2016 and awakened on December 23, 2016 to the rising water around them, only to find out that some of the pumps were not working and the high tide did not help the situation either.
Hibiscus sabdariffa commonly called sorrel or roselle comes from the Malvaceae family and originated from India and Malaysia; it later spread to Africa and the Caribbean.
(continued from last week) Poinsettia with its bright velvety red bracts would make an ideal Christmas gift.
With the Christmas season approaching, there will be lots of plant sales with a variety of plants being offered for sale.
With the festive season soon approaching many of you are thinking of repotting your plants so that they would be ready to display in the house or garden.
Lately, I have been having lots of inquires about how to choose a house plant.
When my childhood friend was called to eternal rest in Canada, the funeral home offered the family to plant a tree in her memory at a park and the family took up the offer.
Dracena deremensis commonly called Janet Craig originated from Tropical Africa. Dracena Janet Craig is a greener version to Dracena fragrans commonly called Corn Plant and they are related to each other.
Chlorophytum comosum vittatum commonly called Spider plant originated from Africa and the sub-tropics.
Acalypha wilkesiana ‘Java White’ originated from Java an island in Indonesia. Last week, I wrote about Acalypha Fire Dragon which is related to the Acalypha family.
Acalypha wilkesiana commonly called Fire Dragon originated in the Pacific Islands and comes from the Euphorbiaceae family.
Mandevilla, a tropical beauty commonly called Rock Trumpet, originated in the forest of Brazil and comes from the Apocynaceae family Most Mandevilla species are also native to Central and South America Mandevilla was named after a British diplomat and gardener Henry Mandeville, who came across the species in this continent in the 18th century.