Chilly temperatures are in the air, and it’s time to properly prepare the garden for winter, as autumn truly bids farewell and sub-freezing temperatures are just around the corner. Here are some things to keep in mind for your December garden.
Dr. Dennis Werner, of NCSU, was the 2019 Hamilton Award recipient. He accepted the award at the Gardens Party, our annual fundraiser to support the Rutgers Gardens Internship Programs.
A beautiful, tropical plant that makes a huge impact, Brugmansia originated in the Andes Mountains of South America. Find out how its gorgeous, dangling “Angel’s Trumpet” flowers can be the center of attention and “wow” visitors in your garden!
The long, humid days of August are the epitome of summer. Get outside in the cooler evenings and mornings for some necessary, late-summer upkeep to your garden plants—and begin to think about some preparation for fall!
The hazy, lazy days of summer have arrived—the sun is high, and the heat and humidity have returned. Wear a big hat, apply sunscreen, and drink plenty of water while you tend to these gardening duties for July!
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Not all the "Haworthiopsis" species form rosettes of foliage, as some have stems reaching up to several inches long. "Haworthiopsis coarctata" bears a central stem that grows to nearly 8” long with tightly clasping leaves appearing radially around the stem. In shade, the foliage is a dark green, although the foliage often turns to purplish-red in sun. Interestingly, this species is the type species for the genus, although it looks quite different from those forms that create rosettes. ... See MoreSee Less