astrophytum asterias

Astrophytum asterias (Star Cactus): Types and How to Grow and Care

One of the most fascinating things about plants is their symmetry. Often observed in the formation of flowers that are visually appealing to both animal pollinators and humans, this symmetry usually resembles cosmic patterns and shapes. But this is not limited to flowers alone; plant symmetry is also present in the leaves, roots, and stems …

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spineless prickly pear

Spineless Cactus (Opuntia varieties): How to Grow and Care

Spines have always been associated with cacti. They are highly modified stems that protect these plants from animals that want to feed on them. They also prevent them from losing too much moisture in their extremely hot natural growing environment.  But as plants were cultivated for ornamental and agricultural purposes, the spines have become less …

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black eyed susan vine

How to Grow and Care for Black-Eyed Susan Vine (Thunbergia alata)

Some households have small areas for their gardens. Fortunately, a beautiful garden is not limited by the availability of its horizontal space. Hence, the birth of vertical gardens. One of the plants that are utilized in vertical landscape designs is vines that are easy to grow and aesthetically pleasing at the same time. The Black-eyed …

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