How to Grow a Pineapple Plant from Tops: The Easy Way

Did you know you can grow a pineapple plant simply by planting the top part of a pineapple from a grocery store? If you have just finished cutting up a fresh pineapple, keep reading and learn how to turn those scraps into a beautiful tropical houseplant in only a few minutes! But there’s a right …

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Maintenance Free Venus Trytrap Review

A couple weeks ago I ordered a venus flytrap plant off of Amazon.  Originally I planned to order some seeds, but decided to go for a sponsored item, which was advertised as the “Venus Fly Trap, B52 Mericlone, Maintenance Free, 100% Growth Guarantee”. Here are my first impressions and a quick review. I received a …

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Where to Buy Giant Sequoia and California Redwood Tree Seeds

If you would like to grow your very own sequoia tree from a seed, here we will list the current companies you can buy from. Companies listed below have Giant Sequoia (Sequoiadendron giganteum) and California Redwood (Sequoia Sempervirens) tree seeds for sale. Please note availability and prices are subject to change at any time. You …

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How to Grow Coffee Plants from Beans (Seeds)

In this post, I’m going to document my journey from planting viable, raw coffee beans until the first stages when they start coming up and become official coffee tree seedlings. Traditional coffee you drink goes by the scientific name of Coffea Arabica. Coffee takes a bit longer to germinate as they have a protective coating …

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How to Grow Sequoia Trees from Seed

Have you ever wanted to grow your own Giant Sequoia or California Redwood Tree? In this article, follow along my journey as I grow two types of Sequoia: California Redwood (Sequoia Sempervirens – also known as Coast Redwood) and Giant Sequoia (Sequoiadendron giganteum). Sequoia Sempervirens – is the tallest tree in the world and thinner …

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Growing My Very Own Balsa Tree (Ochroma Pyramidale)

For my next exotic plant project, I have decided to plant some Ochroma Pyramidale seeds and grow my very own Balsa Tree! I have had these seeds for awhile now and wasn’t even sure if they would germinate.  I have had them for a few years now, actually.  I originally purchased them from my favorite …

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Can You Start Seeds in Egg Cartons?

Can You Start Seeds in Egg Cartons? If you want to get a leg up on your garden in the spring, you should probably sow your seeds indoors. When started in sterile planting mix and exposed to plenty of light and moving air, young plants get a great chance to develop before they’re moved into …

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