Mulysa Melco

Mulysa Melco is a horticulturist from Portland, Oregon. She has a BFA from the Minneapolis College of Art and Design as well as a Master of Agriculture in Horticulture with a focus in landscaping from the University of Minnesota.

Most Recent Contributions by Mulysa Melco

Growing Aloe Vera Plants

Aloe vera plants, aloe barbadensis, are perennial plants in the lily family known for their healing and soothing properties. The thick, succ ... Read More


Rosemary, Rosmarinus officinalis, is a Mediterranean herb with culinary, medicinal and cosmetic uses. It is also an attractive ornamental sh ... Read More


Thyme, Thymus vulgaris, is a much-used herb and an attractive garden plant. It's low, shrubby branches form dense mats of tiny leaves. Small ... Read More

Wild Strawberries

Wild strawberry, Alpine strawberry, Fragaria vesca Wild strawberries are an excellent addition to any backyard garden. Also called Frais ... Read More

Witch Hazel

Witch hazel, Hamamelis virginiana Witch hazel is a must-have shrub for fragrance and color in the winter garden. At a time when few plan ... Read More

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