Tropical Plants

How to Prune Variegated Ginger

How to Prune Variegated Ginger

Jennifer P. told me of her variegated ginger, and how tall it has grown. She asked the best way to prune it.   There Are Several Reasons to Prune Variegated Ginger (Alpinia Zerumbet Variegata):   1. When the plant grows too tall for your garden: […]

Keeping Poinsettia Alive After the Holidays

Keeping Poinsettia Alive After the Holidays

My friends have been asking about keeping poinsettias alive after the holidays. So here is what I’ve learned over the years. No¬†longer just the old familiar bright red,¬†poinsettia (Euphorbia pulcherrima) are available in a multitude of colors, from pink, white, deep rosy red, orange-red, to […]