Growing Elephant Ears in Your Home and Garden

Growing Elephant Ears in Your Home and Garden

WHAT ARE ELEPHANT EARS? The plants we know as elephant ears come from two tropical plant species: Alocasia and Colocasia.  Both are heat-loving foliage plants that grow from fist-sized tubers. In home gardens, elephant ear tubers are plantedRead More

Using a Terrarium to Start Tuberous Begonias

Using a Terrarium to Start Tuberous Begonias

Terrariums are the latest trend in home décor, but did you know that you can use them to get a jump start on your garden? Terrariums can act as aRead More

Starting Tuberous Begonias Indoors

Starting Tuberous Begonias Indoors

Have you heard the old saying “You can’t fool Mother Nature?” Clearly whomever coined the phrase never started tuberous begonias indoors! Gardeners are always eager for the gardening season to begin, and sometimesRead More