Joe Pye Weed Care, Planting and Growing


This plant is not called “weed”. Joe Pye weed can be referred to as a wildflower and attracts many beautiful butterflies to your garden. Joe Pye weed (Eutrochium purpureum) can be planted in your garden, back border or landscape and watch for colorful butterflies to emerge. The tiny white, pink, or purple flowers of this … Read more

What is Perlite: Use, Made of, Properties & more


Perlite is a well known amorphous volcanic glass that has a relatively high water content, typically formed by the hydration of obsidian. Perlite is a non-renewable resource. The world reserves of perlite are estimated at 700 million tonnes. It occurs naturally and has the unusual property of greatly expanding when heated sufficiently. It is an … Read more