Category: Garden

How and when to prune snake plant

The snake plant or also known as sansevieria is one of the first plants that come to mind when we think of a houseplant. Its low need for water and easy care make it possible for even the most inexperienced gardener to have one at home. They are excellent to . . . Read more

How and when to prune money tree (Pachira Aquatica)

Pachira aquatica is the scientific name of the popular money tree, which in its natural environment can reach 20 m in height, but is generally grown as a houseplant or bonsai. It is characterized by its striking braided stem, large leaves and very showy and fragrant flowers. In this article . . . Read more

How and when to prune Forsythia

A group of 7 species of shrubs native to Asia and Europe is known as Forsythia. In good conditions this deciduous shrub can reach three meters in height. Being a plant that requires very little care, and also has a beautiful and abundant flowering, it is highly sought after to . . . Read more

How and when to prune Fatsia japonica

The Japanese aralia or by its scientific name Fatsia japonica is a shrub that can reach 5 m in height, with evergreen leaves and small white flowers. As its name indicates, the origin of this plant is the distant country of Japan, although it is currently cultivated in countries around . . . Read more

How and when to prune Cistus shrubs

Cistus is a genus of evergreen woody shrubs with five-petal flowers that can range from purple, red, white, and pink. This shrub is widely used to beautify gardens or parks around the world, but due to its origin in the Mediterranean they are more common in Europe. Since it does . . . Read more

How and when to prune mandevilla or dipladenia

Mandevilla is a genus of plants that includes about 100 species of vine that produce beautiful and very showy trumpet-shaped flowers. The colors of its flowers vary, and can be white, yellow, pink or red. It is commonly known as dipladenia although many name it directly by the name of . . . Read more

How and when to prune beech tree and hedge

Beech or in its scientific name Fagus sylvatica, is a deciduous tree belonging to the Fagaceae family. If an isolated specimen is planted it can reach a spectacular size of up to 40 m in height. Although it is very common that it is grown in gardens forming ornamental hedges. . . . Read more

How and when to prune Pothos

Pothos or by its scientific name Epipremnum aureum, is a liana type plant belonging to the Araceae family. If the environment allows it, it can reach 65 feet tall, with stems up to 1.6 inches in diameter. It is perfectly suited to grow in a pot, making it very popular . . . Read more

How and when to prune Passion Flower (Passiflora)

The passion flower is a vine that is mainly distributed in tropical and subtropical America with some species in Asia and Oceania. There are many species within the Passiflora genus, among them the most common are Passiflora caerulea, Passiflora Edulis and Passiflora Quadrangularis. The exotic beauty of its flower, which . . . Read more

How and when to prune Cornus or Dogwood tree

Cornus (commonly known as Dogwood) is a genus that encompasses both deciduous trees and shrubs, the group reaching between 30 and 60 species. They can reach between three and four meters in height and with exuberant foliage. In addition, all produce as a fruit a fleshy drupe, which in some . . . Read more