While there are numerous areas of study in the field of horticulture, Floriculture crop production is arguably part of the foundation of this broad field. Having the knowledge to grow a crop requires an understanding of the fundamental principles of biology as well as other more advanced subjects.
Before you throw out that next avocado pit, consider growing your own avocado plant using the steps outlined in this article.
Extinct in nature, the Wood's Cycad is truly a rare plant with a unique story.
Do onions want our help to spread their seed? If so, why are they so annoying to cut?! Find out about what onions are all about and how to avoid those burning eyes.
The following 10 ferns have numerous health benefits and are considered as some of the best for removing air pollutants from your home.
The long awaited Main Fountain Garden at Longwood Gardens is set to reopen in Spring of 2017. Meticulous care has been taken to restore the garden to its original splendor. Although certain aspects have been changed, the goal of the project was to preserve the heritage Mr. du Pont began when he first designed the Main Fountain Garden.
Learn how to bring the joy of Spring early this year! Forcing branches out of their dormancy is a rewarding winter activity that will have your home looking and smelling great in the midst of winter.
Until recently, I have never designed a floral arrangement, but under the guidance of a wonderfully talented instructor I was able to produce some of these designs. Each design has a style and a purpose of its own, with unique color harmonies and design elements that are meant to accentuate the space they occupy.
Chrysanthemum is an important genus of plants due to its economic and ornamental values. Production growers and home plant propagation enthusiasts can benefit from this short experiment that was conducted with several mum cultivars.
A favorite houseplant during the holidays, Pointsettias are mildly toxic when consumed. Learn about the dangers of bringing this and many other plants into your home, mitigating the risk of exposing your kids and pets to these toxic plants, and alternative houseplants which are kid and pet friendly.