Beyond The African Violet

Beyond the African Violet

Beyond the African Violet: Meet the Family Some of the most beautiful and easily grown plants for the home are members of the Gesneriad (pronounced either “jez-NARE-ee-ad or “guess-NARE-ee-ad) family, or Gesneriaceae in botanical Latin. The family, named for the…

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Ornamental Cabbage And Kale

Ornamental Cabbage and Kale

Ornamental kale is becoming increasingly popular with gardeners looking for a cool-season ornamental to compliment pansy plantings. They are at their best in late Fall, and depending on the weather, may look good into the following Spring. Round-leaved types are…

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