How to Plant a Gardenia?

Answer Gardenias with their pretty white and intensely fragrant flowers can be planted in the garden in plant zones 7 and up. Some varieties are hardier than others. With a little special care some garden... Read More »

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How do I plant gardenia bushes?

Site PreparationChoose a site that gets plenty of sun and good drainage, as gardenias may rot in standing water. Turn over the top 6 inches of soil and combine equal parts garden soil, peat moss an... Read More »

How do I care for a gardenia plant?

PlantingProvide a partly shady location out of midday sun for your gardenia plant. If you plant it in the ground, provide a location with well-draining, composted soil. If you're growing a gardenia... Read More »

When do you plant gardenia seeds?

On One Hand: Plant in the Fall or SpringAccording to the National Gardening Association, gardenia seeds should be planted in the spring or fall, in a spot with light shade. Ideal temperatures for g... Read More »

Gardenia Plant Disease?

Gardenias, which have a reputation for being difficult to grow, require specific conditions to thrive. They are prone to a number of diseases that should be treated as soon as they appear. The bush... Read More »