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5 Reasons Why Do Plants Need Water – Wow

The answer to the question why do plants need water may be obvious. Even grade school kids can provide a definitive answer. But there are underlying layers that can explain the importance of water for plants.

Every living thing on our plant need water as one of the basic necessities to survive. It is also the means to grow and retain life. Without water, all organisms are surely going to struggle or worse die.

If the human body is comprised of 70% water, plants must be composed of 95% water. Imagine yourself if you’re a plant and compare the amount of water to take every single day. It is that much. As a matter of fact, plants are the only living thing that needs water the most in order to continue growing and appearing in our surroundings.

How To Trim Rosemary The Easy Way? Only 5 Steps!

Rosemary is a shrub that can add a little vibrancy to an estate or a small house. Whether you are planning to get some or recently planted one, you may be wondering if trimming is necessary. There is no need to cut rosemary as it doesn’t grow big and rapidly unlike other bushes.

However, you may want to learn how to trim rosemary the proper way for other reasons. Many people like to trim it just to create a good shape or reduce the size. Whatever you have in mind, trimming this plant is not that difficult.

The Most Event-Worthy Coral Flowers

Color of Calm

Like their aquatic namesake, the many different coral tones are a sight to behold. Unlike deep reds and bright yellows that are striking at a glance, coral is the opposite as its soft shades of orange-pink to salmon until baby pink calms you into relaxation. It’s not surprising then that the color coral typically represents calmness, tranquility, and warmth.

Thus, a garden of various plants blooming coral flowers will bring similar pleasant emotions if not more. It’s this love and high regard for coral flowers that make them a favorite as cut flowers during special events such as weddings and anniversaries. Therefore, if you’re thinking of adding the color of serenity to your garden, consider these event-worthy coral flowers on our list!

The Best Tips On Growing The Bleeding Flower Heart: Lamprocapnos

Bleeding Heart on the Line

Some flowers simply defy explanation. Take for instance the ephemeral beauty of the Lamprocapnos. Many also call it the bleeding heart due to its pink heart-shaped flowers with a protruding tip that, on the vine, resembles a series of bleeding hearts dangling on a line. Surprisingly, though, these lovely blooms are just the flower buds and have yet to open fully. When they do fully bloom, the flower heart seemingly breaks open and reveals an inner white flower.

Being an ephemeral, this perennial enters a dormant period during summer, so its one-of-a-kind flower buds are short-lived. Fortunately, the bleeding flower heart continuously forms blossoms, so you’ll often have its graceful buds in view.

What’s especially enjoyable, though is that, you don’t have to resign yourself with enjoying the Lamprocapnos in the wild since you can grow them yourself!

The Best 11 Tips And Tricks To Growing Peperomia Caperata You Need To Know

The Emerald Ripple

Admittedly, the first time I heard of the peperomia caperata, I thought it was akind of medical condition like heterochromia iridis. Imagine my surprise when I met the unique and intensely-colored tropical plant, the Emerald Ripple.

Peperomia caperata is an evergreen perennial featuring red-purple stems ending in dark green-crimson, wrinkled, plump, and heart-shaped leaves withred to pink panicles that resemble mouse tails terminating into delicate white flowers. Truly, the peperomiacaperata is a one-of-a-kind, if not spectacularly colorful, plant.

Don’t just take my word for it. The Royal Horticultural Society awards the peperomiacaperata (also Luna Red) with the Award of Grand Merit (AGM). So, what’s so great about the AGM?