According to Home Guides, gardenia bushes grow best in areas with plenty of sunlight and humidity. Gardenia bushes require low salt soil, as well as soil with a pH level below 7.0. The National Gardening Association reco... More »

Care for gardenia flowers by placing the plant in a good location, using well-drained soil, watering the plant deeply, adding mulch and fertilizing the gardenia bush. This bush needs a tropical environment to thrive, req... More »

To take care of a gardenia plant, water it at least weekly, and apply a 2- to 4-inch layer of organic mulch to keep the soil moist and prevent weeds. Feed the plant with acidifying fertilizer monthly during the growing s... More » Home & Garden Gardening & Landscapes Outdoor Plants & Flowers

Grow a small holly bush by choosing a site with plenty of sunlight and deep soil, watering it regularly, and pruning it every year. Because holly bushes aren't self-pollinating, plant at least two holly bushes, a male an... More » Home & Garden Gardening & Landscapes Trees & Bushes

To grow crepe myrtle, plant the seeds indoors, keep the soil damp, give the plant plenty of sunlight, bring it outdoors, and then transplant it permanently outdoors. The process takes several months. More » Home & Garden Gardening & Landscapes Trees & Bushes

Almond trees need plenty of sunlight, growing best in nutrient-rich soil, primarily in areas that have a hot, dry climate. For cross-propagation, it is best to plant at least two almond trees together. The trees should b... More » Home & Garden Gardening & Landscapes Trees & Bushes

To trim a barberry bush, prepare your pruning implements, tie up the branches, cut out bottom branches, remove dead or sickly wood, untie the plant, and thin out the branches. Finish by shaping the bush with hedge clippe... More »