Amaranthus plants produce dark red or green flowers. The flowers bloom on erect stalks that can sometimes drape over the plant toward the ground. These flowers are common in arrangements. Using bleach on amaranthus flowers will make them last longer in cut flower arrangements. The bleach kills germs
In dry soil or during the summer months germination from direct sowing can be erratic. One way to overcome this is to use a technique called fluid sowing. Pre germinate the seed on sheets of moist kitchen paper. When the roots are just showing, before the leaves open, mix the seeds with half strengt
Palm trees are classified as short if their mature height is equal to or less than 20 feet. Many varieties of short palm trees can be grown indoors in containers as houseplants, as well as in an outdoor landscape. Short palm trees often are used near patios, pools, waterfalls and building entrances.