Peperomia Caperata: How to Care For Ripple Peperomia (Emerald, Red, Silver)

Peperomia Caperata care

The Peperomia caperata (Ripple Peperomia) is a flowering evergreen houseplant with wrinkled, heart-shaped leaves with a metallic sheen. The ripple peperomias crinkly leaves can be hues of silver, red, or rich green. A common variety of Peperomia caperata is the Emerald Ripple Peperomia with its shiny, dark green deeply puckered leaves and compact growth.

Catalpa Tree: Types, Leaves, Flowers, Seed Pods (Including Catalpa Worms) – With Pictures

Catalpa trees are deciduous ornamental shade trees with large, heart-shaped leaves, white or yellow fragrant flowers, and long dangling seed pods. Trees in the genus Catalpa are native to North America. The two most common species are the southern catalpa (Catalpa bignonioides) and the northern catalpa (Catalpa speciosa). Catalpa trees are also the food source for catalpa worms.

Types of Hawthorn Trees With Their Flowers and Leaves (Including Mayhaw Trees) – With Pictures

Types of Hawthorn Trees

Hawthorn trees (Crataegus) are small fruit-bearing deciduous trees with thorny branches, dark green leaves, and clusters of small white pungent flowers. The fruit from hawthorn trees are small red pome fruits that look like clusters of miniature crabapples. Hawthorns are popular ornamental landscape trees that grow in confined spaces where there are poor soil and drainage.

Low Maintenance Shrubs – Easy Care Garden Plants (With Pictures)

Low-maintenance shrubs are ideal for making your garden look beautiful throughout the year with minimal care. Many easy-care landscaping shrubs need little or no pruning, grow in full sun or shade, are drought-tolerant, and thrive in various soil types. You can plant low-maintenance shrubs along borders, as foundation plantings, flowering hedge plants, privacy screens, or mixed beds.

Paddle Plant (Kalanchoe thyrsiflora or Kalanchoe luciae): Flapjack Succulent Care (Pictures)

Paddle Plant (Kalanchoe thyrsiflora or Kalanchoe luciae): Flapjack Succulent Care

The paddle plant is a pretty, flowering succulent with flat, broad, spoon-shaped jade green leaves with a tinge of red blushing. The large spatulate leaves are the attractive feature of this low-maintenance succulent. Also called the ‘flapjack’ succulent, the paddle plant is easy to look after—all it needs is plenty of light and dry, sandy soil.

Grubs In Lawn: How to Get Rid of Grubs in the Garden (With Pictures)

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Grubs in the lawn can go undetected until you notice patches of bare turfgrass in your lush, green lawn. Plump, white, hungry grubs live in the soil and gorge on grass and plant roots. Getting rid of white grubs in the garden is essential to keep lawn grass healthy and green. Thankfully, with the proper care, it’s possible to stop grubs from causing havoc in your garden.

Types of Green Insects With Pictures and Names – Identification Guide

Green insects come in all shapes, sizes, and shades of green. Some common green insects such as grasshoppers, caterpillars, and lacewings have dark green to lime green bodies. Other insects, such as certain beetle species, have iridescent, metallic green bodies that seem to shimmer. Some butterfly species have fascinating neon green colors on their wings.

Acacia Trees: Types, Leaves, Flowers, Thorns – Identification (With Pictures)

Acacia Trees Identification

Acacia trees and shrubs are an evergreen plant species with unique fern-like leaves and showy clusters of fragrant yellow or white fuzzy flowers. The unusual feature of feathery acacia leaves is that they are a type of modified stem or petiole. Acacias are fast-growing thorny trees and shrubs with many uses in a garden landscape.

Calathea Lancifolia: Care and Growing Guide for Rattlesnake Plant

Calathea Lancifolia Care

Calathea lancifolia (Rattlesnake plant) is an attractive tropical houseplant with slender pointed leaves decorated with light and dark green patterns. The main attraction is its lance-shaped leaves with dark ellipse patterns on the upper side and purple colors on the underside. As an evergreen perennial, Calathea lancifolia is easy to grow indoors. The rattlesnake plant’s exotic foliage adds a touch of the tropics to any indoor décor.

Aglaonema Siam Aurora (Red Aglaonema): Care and Growing Guide

Aglaonema Siam Aurora (Red Aglaonema) Care

‘Siam Aurora’ is a beautiful type of red Aglaonema – tropical evergreen perennial with stunning exotic red and green pointed leaves. Red Aglaonema houseplants such as the ‘Siam Aurora’ cultivar add color and tropical accents to any interior décor. The many shades of red and sometimes dark pink can brighten up a room. What’s more, the red Siam Aglaonema plant is also easy to care for indoors.