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Flowers & Blooms

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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Caring for Dieffenbachia Plants

Dieffenbachia plants are beautiful and many home gardeners choose them for their homes. These plants are often grown because of their unique, striking foliage. If you wish to grow these plants for the first time, here’s a good news: it’s…

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Making Bark Potting Mix for Orchids

In order to grow your Phalaenopsis orchid properly, you need to provide it with a good medium. Many orchid nurseries choose what is sometimes called “solite” This is LECA- Lightweight Expanded Clay Aggregate. It looks like a volcanic rock and…

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Growing Blueberries I

Blueberries are very healthy and tasty. They contain high doses of antioxidants and other beneficial elements. The plant itself is relatively easy to grow and harvest. After all, it doesn’t have thorns so you don’t have to worry about hurting…

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Pollinating Phalaenopsis Orchids

Phalaenopsis moth orchid is beautiful and popular houseplant. To take a good care of it, you need to know how to pollinate it properly. If you have a healthy phalaenopsis orchid that blooms year after year, you might want to…

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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…

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How to Grow Plants in Rain Gutters

Gardeners tend to be very creative people. There are so many creative gardening solutions you can use as an inspiration for your own garden. This is particularly true for people who live in cold climates and have to find original…

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How to Root Clippings

There are many ways to learn how to start and grow your plants. Some are more suitable for beginners who wish to learn principles of good gardening. One of the best ways to learn how to grow your own plants…

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Proper Raspberry Care

While most people prefer strawberries over raspberries, raspberries are a great fruit to grow. They are very tasty and packed with vitamins. They are definitely something you want to grow in your garden. Having a raspberry patch in your garden…

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How to Divide Daylilies

Daylilies are beautiful, gentle and will bring color to any home or garden. Daylilies are members of the genus Hemerocallis and they are known for their brightly colored flowers. They flower in mid to late summer. As their name says,…

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How to Care for Passiflora Vines

The passiflora is more commonly known as the “passion flower vine”. It’s one of the newly popular wines more and more people start to grow in their homes. The passiflora vines can be found in many garden centers today. They…

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