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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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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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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 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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St Augustine Grass Care

St Augustine grass (Stenotaphrum secundatum) is a popular warm season grass many people choose to grow in their garden. This is a fast growing grass so it makes for a perfect lawn. One good thing about this grass is that…

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How to Grow a Hoya Plant

The Hoya plant is known for its thick leaves and a characteristic shape. They are climbing and clambering so they make a very interesting sight in any home. The Hoya plants are also known as “the Hindu rope” or “Wax…

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How to Fertilize Mandevilla Plants?

Many people who grow Mandevilla vines want to know about the proper fertilizing routine. What do these beautiful vines need to thrive? Fertilizing Mandevilla plants is not difficult but you need to provide them with all the nutrients they need….

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How to Care for Your Mandevilla

Mandevilla can make a great, colorful addition to your garden or patio. This plant is getting more and more popular with home gardeners. Mandevillas flower beautifully and they provide a very pretty sight, especially during warmer months. Mandevillas got their…

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