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Flowers and Plants

Starting Perennials from Seed I

Many gardeners wish to start their perennials from seeds, but it seems too complicated. Contrary to the popular belief, however, it doesn’t take special skill nor equipment. Actually, starting plants from seed is very easy. Starting from seed offers numerous…

Flowers and Plants

Different Types of Hydrangeas

Hydrangea macrophylla (mophead) is a popular house plant, known for its beautiful flowers. It can bring charm and style to your garden. This plant has flowers in many different colors, such as blue, white, pink or purple. They can be…

Flowers and Plants

How to Care for Episcia Plants

Episcia plants are related to African Violets. These beautiful plants can brighten any room. They are often called “flame” or “trailing” violets and they display a wide range of foliage and flower colors. Leaves can be shiny green, bronze or…

Flowers and Plants

How to Grow Paperwhite Narcissus

Paperwhite Narcissus bulbs look fresh and can brighten any home. They are particularly useful during holiday season and they make excellent decoration. However, many people find it difficult to handle and care for Narcissus bulbs. The bulbs often get leggy…

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7 Steps for Growing Bulbs in Vases

You can effectively grow bulbs in vases for some interesting decoration, gifts or for adding some spring colors to the holiday season. If you wish to grow some of your favorite bulbs in vases, it’s best to start in October….

Flowers and Plants

How to Grow Echinacea

Echinacea is a plant with great looking flowers. This plant is known for its beauty and numerous health properties. You may consider growing it in your garden because of its flowers of because of its medical properties. This plant has…

Flowers and Plants

The Importance of Lime

Many gardeners wish to use lime to enhance their garden soil, but are unsure on how to do it. There is also a common misconception about what lime actually does and whether it’s a soil amendment or soil conditioner. Some…

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