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Flowers and Plants

What Causes Brown Tips on Leaves?

It’s not unusual for houseplants to develop brown tips on the leaves. There are several reasons why plants develop brown tips. What is important to know is that you can stop it and cure your plants once you understand what’s…

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Growing Aloe Vera as a Houseplant

The Aloe vera plant is well-known for its healing properties, especially when it comes to sun burn pain. It’s also often used in moisturizers and vitamins. However, it’s also possible to grow Aloe vera as a houseplant. Aloe plant genus…

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The Best Annual Flowering Vines

Annual flowering vines are a great addition to your garden. They are ideal for those who wish to have some flowers and colors in their gardens almost all year long. Vines flower from mid-summer till the first frosts, so they…

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Pruning Young Roses: Yes or No?

Many rose owners wonder when it’s the best time to prune their roses. There are different opinions about this. Many inexperienced gardeners wonder if it’s ok to prune a young rose or if it’s best to leave it alone for…

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How to Water Your Plants

Watering your plants is very important because it ensures their survival. However, it’s very important to know how to water – improper watering techniques can do more harm than good. In some cases, improper watering can damage or even kill…

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Growing Plants in Small Terrariums

Terrariums are a popular choice in many homes. They have a long history, going back to the Ancient Greeks more than 2000 years ago. A relatively new way to use terrariums is invented by Nathaniel Ward in the 19th century….

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Protecting Citrus Trees from Cold

Citrus trees such as lemons, oranges, satsumas and grapefruit are some of the most popular fruit trees grown at homes. There is a good reason for their popularity. They are reliable in producing quality fruit and they tend to be…

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How to Grow Succulents: The Basics

Succulents are beautiful and unique plants you can keep indoors. They are even suitable for small container gardens. One of the best things about succulents is that they are very tolerant to drought. Also, they don’t require much care to…

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15 Reasons to Grow Garlic

Garlic is a plant many people choose to grow in their garden. It’s not so difficult to grow, and it doesn’t require a huge amount of care. Garlic is a great plant with many different health and household uses beyond…

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Dividing Hostas

Dividing hostas is not so complicated once you are familiar with the procedure. Generally speaking, it’s best to divide them early in the year so they have time to recover before they leaf out or before it gets too hot….

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Great Plants You can Grow in Shade

Gardening often means planting your chosen plants in areas with plenty of sun. Sunny spots are ideal for a wide number of plants. Some plants require bright sun from morning into the evening, while the others grow better if the…

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