Impatiens sodenii is a wonder plant. Given regular moisture, it grows quickly, fills in densely, flowers abundantly and rarely suffers from disease or insects. It requires almost no care, save for the occasional pruning. It is also a versatile shrub, with the ability to adapt to conditions ranging from full sun in mild areas to full shade in hotter climates. It’s not fussy about soil, does not require deadheading to keep blooming and is not aggressive, maintaining a compact form. It is showy enough to use as a focal point in a part-shade location but combines well with other shrubs such as camellias, rhododendrons, hydrangeas and azaleas. Although it prefers regular water, once established it can make do with less. … [Read more...] about Did you know impatiens are available as an easy-care shrub?
Instant color usually means buying plants in gallon containers or 10- to 12-inch hanging baskets that are already in bloom. Fortunately, there are still many options even within these requirements. For those with the time and inclination, you can make your own mixed color pots or hanging baskets using blooming plants in 4-inch containers. This especially holds true for succulents, which not only are trendy but also highly decorative, beautiful and easy to combine. … [Read more...] about Add instant color to your summer soiree with potted plants
Taylor said necropsies are being done on two of the rabbits to determine what caused their death. She said about 100 rabbits remain at the facility, out of the 800 to 1,000 that were originally there. The organization has removed roughly 200 rabbits from the site in the last year, Taylor said, but the process is laborious. The organization spays and neuters the animals and also vets shelters across the country, only bringing them to shelters with high adoption rates. Taylor said she's pleaded to the state over the last two years to help offset these costs, which she said can range from $100 to $125 per rabbit. … [Read more...] about Suspicious Deaths Of Rabbits In Las Vegas Concerns Rescue Group