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Flowers and Plants

How to Grow Amaryllis Bulbs

Amaryllis is an excellent plant that can make winter days more colorful. Its bulbs come in many different colors: fiery red, white, candy stripes, even lavender. They can often be found at garden centers so you can purchase them to…

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How to Care for Staghorn Fern

Staghorn ferns (Platycerium spp.) are gorgeous plants with beautiful leaves, which gives them a truly unique appearance. There are two types of Staghorn fern leaves: regular ones and those that look like horns. If you wish to grow Staghorn ferns,…

Flowers and Plants

Starting Perennials from Seed II

As explained in part I, there are certain perennial species and varieties that are very suitable to be grown from seeds. Growing these plants from seeds offers numerous advantages, so it’s actually very advisable to use this method of starting…

Flowers and Plants

Popular Cold Hardy Palm Trees

Most people associate palm trees with tropical, warm climate. While there is some truth in this belief, it’s also important to note that there are cold hardy palm trees. These palms can easily handle deep winter freezes and very cold…

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Rose Painted Calathea Care Tips

Rose Painted Calathea is a special variety of Calathea plants. It is famous for its tropical, patterned leaves. What makes this plant special are purplish colored undersides of the leaves. This is a gorgeous plant and one of the most…

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Growing Impatiens as Potted Plants

Impatiens are gorgeous plants that can make a difference in any garden. These are shade-loving plants so they are ideal for all those shaded corners in a garden, as well as places under the trees or around rocks. Impatiens add…

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What is Air Layering?

Air layering is one of the oldest methods of propagating plants. It’s certainly not the fastest one, but it brings certain advantages. Above all, it allows you to start with a much larger plant. The best plants for air layering…

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Caring for Ponytail Palm

The “Ponytail Palm tree” is an interesting plant many people like to grow in their homes. This plant is not a palm at all: it’s a member of the Lilaceae (lily family). It’s known under several names so it’s not…

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