Propagating

  • 4 Tips for Planting Trees in the Spring

    While some trees can be planted year-round, experts tend to agree that spring is still the best season for getting new trees in the ground. As the days become longer and the temperatures rise, a…

  • 5 Reasons to Plant a Yucca Tree

    If you’ve been thinking about adding a new tree to your garden, a yucca is worth considering. Not only are there almost 50 varieties that you can choose from, with each one growing in its…

  • Avocado Growing: Nutritious, Delicious, and in the News

    Nearly everyone loves avocados. They can be eaten as dip, added to a sandwich, substituted for mayonnaise, or simply cut in half and eaten with a spoon. They are high in fat, but it is…

  • 4 Things to Know When Planting a Yucca Filifera

    Native to northern Mexico, the Yucca Filifera is an architectural evergreen tree with tufts of sword-shaped leaves. The visual impact that it makes means that it’s a popular tree to have in home gardens, although…

  • 3 Easy Citrus Trees to Grow in an Australian Garden

    The Australian climate lends itself well to citrus trees. These plants love the heat and can tolerate a certain amount of cold, and a number of them are capable of fruiting throughout the year in…

  • WATCH: Yucca Rostrata

    Yucca rostrata by Designer Trees can create quite a spectacular feature tree in the garden. We’ve got these in all different sizes, 250 mil and 300 liter pots.

  • WATCH: Golden Barrel Cactus Multiplying

    What happens when they multiply… the mother plant passes away, but all the nutrients still come up through the mother plant into the pups on the top.

  • Golden Barrel Cactus: Planting, Propagating and Caring

    Once established, golden barrel cactus require very little maintenance. Since they originate from an area where the rainy season is short and intense, followed by long dry spells, they require very little watering. The plants…

  • Avocados, Olives, and Limes: Growing Your Own

    Foodies are frequently looking for the ultimate “super food”. While no one food really fulfills the “superfood” role, avocados, olives and limes all have their place in the history of human food. Each provides a…

  • Steps for Growing Tahitian Limes

    Tahitian limes are a citrus fruit that like a tropical environment. They need to be warm, and to have moderate rain. They enjoy a well-drained loamy soil that will hold a little moisture, but that…

  • Glauca Grass Trees relationship with fungi, fires and humans

    Australia is an amazing place. There are more than 25,000 different plants that grow there, many of which do not grow naturally anywhere else in the world. One of the plants that is unique to…

  • Propagating Tahitian Lime Trees

    Tahitian Persian lime trees are somewhat delicate to grow because they are a three-way hybrid between citrus medica, citrus grandus, and citrus micrantha.  Determining exactly what sort of lime you might have on hand can…

  • Propagating Olive Trees

    Olive trees can be grown all over the world in areas where winter temperatures do not fall below freezing. In the United States, they can be grown in USDA growing zones 8-10. Olives can be…