Christopher D.

Christopher has a bachelor of technology degree in nature conservation and is involved in the protection of wild fauna and flora. He has always had a keen interest in the natural world and is actively involved in the study and protection of wild flora, particularly on the 400 hectare property where he lives.

mountain mahogany

How To Grow And Care For The Mountain Mahogany (Cercocarpus spp.)

Mountain mahoganies are plants of the genus Cercocarpus. There are several mountain mahoganies that are native to the USA and Mexico that have the potential to make great garden plants, especially for those who enjoy gardening with native and wildlife attracting plants.  What Is A Mountain Mahogany Although 9 or 10 mountain mahogany species are …

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red tip photinia

Photinia (Photinia x fraseri): Types, How To Grow and Care

Photinia is a very popular ornamental evergreen shrub that is frequently found in gardens throughout the Southern United States. This plant has both attractive foliage and an impressive floral display.  Unfortunately, this isn’t always the easiest plant to keep in good health and should be considered carefully before being selected for your next gardening project.  …

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loropetalum

Loropetalum (Loropetalum chinense): Types, How To Grow and Care

Some plants are so versatile that they can adapt to almost any situation. Loropetalum is an easy-to-grow, evergreen shrub that comes in a huge variety of shapes and sizes.  The combination of beautiful foliage and flowers make this plant an excellent choice for warmer climates. What Is A Loropetalum? Loropetalum (pronounced lor-oh-PET-a-lum), also known as …

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Elaeagnus ebbingei

Elaeagnus (Elaeagnus x ebbingei) Plant: How To Grow and Care

Elaeagnus x ebbingei is a hardy, fast-growing shrub with a delightful scent when in flower and edible fruits. This plant’s adaptability and tolerance for a variety of growing conditions make it an ideal choice for your garden. Facts about Elaeagnus Plant There are about 50 to 70 different species of Elaeagnus plants occurring naturally from …

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