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Karli Edmondson-Matthews

Karli is a lifelong gardener - she got a hobby of growing since childhood. She is a collector of houseplants and is particularly interested in the propagation and growing of plants. She has been writing professionally for over a decade and is passionate about combining her experiences in plants with her love of writing. She has two young children who are being raised to appreciate all things green, and getting their hands dirty.

Posts by Karli Edmondson-Matthews:

How to Care for Peonies in A Vase

Peonies are very popular in floral arrangements due to their romantic appearance.  They are an especially popular choice for weddings, bouquets, and other special occasions due to their elegance and beauty. 

How to Water Pumpkins

Pumpkin plants are easy to grow, making them a great project for the whole family. You can nurture these vines throughout summer and once they are harvested in the fall they can be used for decoration, in cooking, or for carving. Here we look at how much water a pumpkin plant needs, and the best watering methods.

What Is a Pumpkin Patch

A pumpkin patch is a field or area where pumpkins are grown primarily for the purpose of harvesting for decorative or culinary use, especially during the fall season. Pumpkin patches are popular destinations for families and individuals during the autumn months, particularly in the lead-up to Halloween and Thanksgiving.

Pumpkins Sun or Shade

A sunny site is the best place for a pumpkin plant, as this will result in more flower production and a greater yield of pumpkins.

Picolino Cucumbers – Growing and Care Guide

Picolino Cucumber plants produce small cucumber fruits which are great for snacking on. They have a mild and refreshing flavor, which makes them suitable for a variety of uses. The plants are easy to care for and can be grown in a wide range of climates during spring, summer, and fall.

Parts of a flower

Flowers are enjoyed by many people as a colorful, scented, beautiful addition to the landscape, home garden, or in the case of cut flowers, in a vase. However the intricate parts of a flower are not for the visual enjoyment of humans, but instead to ensure the survival of the species, because flowers are actually what a plant uses as a means of reproduction. Here we explore the different parts of a flower and explain what each part is for, and how it works in conjunction with the other reproductive parts of a flower.

Maple Trees Care Guide Origins Identification Colors Diseases Sizes

There are more than 100 different species of maple tree, and these range from small trees through to enormous specimens. Maple trees are deciduous, and yet they still add interest to the landscape for much of the year.

Unusual Pumpkin Varieties

Unusual-looking pumpkins can make wonderful additions to quirky fall displays in a range of settings. If you’re looking for something a little different to the norm, consider these unusual pumpkin varieties.

What Color Are Pumpkin Flowers

Pumpkin flowers are large and shaped like funnels, coming in vivid shades of orange and yellow to contrast against the backdrop of their green leaves.

How Many Pumpkins per Plant

The number of pumpkins that can grow on a single pumpkin plant will vary depending on several factors, including the pumpkin variety, growing conditions, and how well the plant is cared for. Some smaller pumpkin varieties may produce as many as 10 to 12 pumpkins per plant, while larger varieties may produce 1 to 3 pumpkins.

Do Peonies Change Color

Most types of peony flowers do not change color, but there are a small number of cultivars that have the ability to change color while blooming, such as the Peony ‘Coral Sunset’.

How often do you water ferns

The frequency with which a fern needs to be watered will vary between species, and also be heavily impacted by the conditions the plant is growing in, and the local climate. As a general rule, ferns will need around 2 inches of rainfall each week to remain healthy, which equates to a generous watering once a week in a moderate climate.