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Flowers & Blooms

How to Cut Dead Flowers from an Orchid

It’s always a great experience to see your Phalaenopsis orchid produce gorgeous blossoms. We all want our orchids to grow beautifully. A Phalaenopsis orchid produce long-lasting flowers and they can last for months. However, they will eventually fade. Dead flowers…

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Preventing Orchid “Bud Blasts”

Plants such as Phalaenopsis (moth orchids) don’t tolerate cold and temperature changes. This is important to keep in mind when deciding to keep your orchids indoors during winter. Remember: it may be warm indoors but your orchid can still suffer…

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Purchasing and Growing Moth Orchids

The Moth Orchid (Phalaenopsis) is one of the most common orchid crops on the market. It’s very popular during winter months and it often hits the stores for Mother’s Day. Orchids are praised for the beauty of their flowers and…

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Growing ZZ Plant

The ZZ Plant (Zamioculcas zamiifolia) is a popular house plant that can be grown indoors all around the globe. It’s gaining more and more prominence among gardeners who are always looking for new plants to cultivate and grow in their…

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How to Graft Cacti

Grafted plants are interesting and many beginner gardeners wish to learn the basic techniques of grafting. The good news is that grafting is relatively easy to learn: with a bit of practice, anyone can become great at grafting. Grafting is…

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How to Prune Crape Myrtle

Crape Myrtle (Lagerstroemia indica) is beautiful and many people love to grow this plant. They give vibrant summer colors and they can thrive in USDA Hardiness Zones 7-9. They can grow in humidity and are very drought tolerant. The basic…

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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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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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How to Protect Your Roses During Winter

To care for your roses properly, you need to understand what kind of temperatures and conditions they need. Generally speaking, cold winds can do much more damage to roses than cold temperatures. This is one of the first things you…

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How to Grow Ginger

Ginger is very healthy and tasty, so it’s not surprising it’s a staple in Asian cuisine. It’s often grown in other parts of the world, too. It’s very popular and used in many recipes. Numerous studies show that ginger offers…

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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…

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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…

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