Clear Mountain Garden Treasures

Clear Mountain Garden TreasuresArticles relating to plants

 Articles relating to plants

Aroids have a unique flower structure, with tiny flowers packed around a spadix, enclosed by a large bract (the spathe).  [Read Article]
Bulbs, Corms and Tubers
Bulbs, corms and tubers are organs made from swollen plant parts, modified to store food. These structures grow from food created during the growing season. The stored food is used to feed the plant when it starts growing again after a period of dormancy.  [Read Article]
Fuchsia Flowers
Structure of fuchsia flowers and how to tell between different classes of fuchsias. [Read Article]
Plant Life Cycle
To grow plants sucessfully, it is important to understand their life cycle. The plant's growth within its life cycle determines whether it should be watered or left dry, fed or starved, be comfortably warm or left to endure the cold.  [Read Article]
The Weird and Wonderful World of Orchids
The orchid is a very diverse family of plants and, with between 20000 and 30000 species, there are those that differ from the norm.  [Read Article]
Whats in the Name?
A article about botanical names (invented by Carolus Linnaeus), how the system works and a few examples of how some of the names came about.  [Read Article]







Featured Plants
Click to view
This month: Dragon Fruit
This species of night blooming cactus... [More...]
Click to view
Last month: Furcraea longaeva
This relative of agaves produces a huge... [More...]
Random Plant
Click to view
A very popular fruit for the home... [More...]