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Information About Devil’s Backbone Plants Miscellaneous

Information About Devil’s Backbone Plants

Devil’s Backbone Plant Info: How To Grow The Devil’s Backbone Plant IndoorsBy Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban AgriculturistThere are numerous names for the devil?s backbone houseplant. Whatever you call it, learn how to grow the devil?s backbone plant for unique and easy to care for indoor flora. This article will help.

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What Is Savoy Cabbage: Information On Growing Savoy Cabbage Miscellaneous

What Is Savoy Cabbage: Information On Growing Savoy Cabbage

Most of us are familiar with green cabbage, if only for its association with coleslaw, a popular side dish at BBQs and with fish and chips. I, for one, am not a huge fan of cabbage. Maybe it’s the unappetizing smell when cooked or the slightly rubbery texture. If you, like myself, dislike cabbage as a general rule, have I got a cabbage for you – savoy cabbage.

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August Gardening Tasks – Upper Midwest Gardening To-Do List Miscellaneous

August Gardening Tasks – Upper Midwest Gardening To-Do List

By: Mary Ellen EllisAugust gardening tasks in Michigan, Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Iowa are all about maintenance. There’s weeding and watering still to do but also harvesting and preparing for the end of the growing season. Take this time to make sure your garden lasts as long as possible into the fall.

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Summer Perennials - 12 Plants for a Colorful Summer Garden Miscellaneous

Summer Perennials - 12 Plants for a Colorful Summer Garden

After years of designing gardens, Nick McCullough, of McCullough’s Landscape & Nursery, has learned the hard way what plants he can rely on—not just to survive, but to actually star in the midsummer garden.After the big glorious blast of spring bloom is over, there’s usually a rough stretch for the garden.

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Information About Pygmy Palms Miscellaneous

Information About Pygmy Palms

Home › Houseplants › Archive for Pygmy PalmsGet Started Pygmy Date Palm Information: How To Grow Pygmy Date Palm TreesBy Amy GrantGardeners seeking a palm tree specimen to accent the garden or home will want to know how to grow the pygmy date palm tree. Learn more about growing pygmy palms in this article.

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Corkscrew Mulberries: Care Of Contorted Mulberry Trees Miscellaneous

Corkscrew Mulberries: Care Of Contorted Mulberry Trees

By: Susan Patterson, Master GardenerOriginating in Japan, contorted mulberry trees (Morus alba) thrive in USDA plant hardiness zones 5 through 9. This deciduous, rapidly growing plant can easily reach 20 to 30 feet (6-9 m.) high and 15 to 20 feet (4.5-6 m.) wide if not controlled. This tree is also known as a contorted “Unryu” mulberry.

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Thinning Cherry Trees: Learn How And When To Thin Cherries Miscellaneous

Thinning Cherry Trees: Learn How And When To Thin Cherries

By: Teo SpenglerCherry fruit thinning means removing immature fruits from a heavily laden cherry tree. You thin a fruit tree to allow the remaining fruit to develop more fully and to help the fruit to set for the following year. Thinning cherry trees is usually not necessary. However, if your cherry tree has a heavy load on its branches, you might consider thinning it.

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What Is Top Dressing: Best Top Dressing For Lawns And Gardens Miscellaneous

What Is Top Dressing: Best Top Dressing For Lawns And Gardens

It may not be a common issue, but lawn and garden top dressing is occasionally something that needs to be addressed, especially when top dressing a lawn becomes necessary. So exactly what is top dressing? Continue reading to find out how to apply lawn top dressing in the landscape as well as the best top dressing for lawns and gardens.

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Giant Lily Plant Facts: How To Grow Himalayan Giant Lilies Miscellaneous

Giant Lily Plant Facts: How To Grow Himalayan Giant Lilies

By: Becca Badgett, Co-author of How to Grow an EMERGENCY GardenGrowing giant Himalayan lilies (Cardiocrinum giganteum) is an interesting task for the gardener who loves lilies. Giant lily plant facts indicate this plant is large and showy. As icing on the proverbial cake, blooms offer an enticing fragrance when in bloom, especially in the evening.

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Why Papaya Fruit Drops: Causes Of Papaya Fruit Drop Miscellaneous

Why Papaya Fruit Drops: Causes Of Papaya Fruit Drop

By: Teo SpenglerIt’s exciting when your papaya plant begins to develop fruit. But it’s disappointing when you see the papaya dropping fruit before it ripens. For more information about why papaya fruit drops, read on.Why Papaya Fruit DropsIf you see your papaya dropping fruit, you’ll want to know why.

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New England Aster Plant Care: How To Grow New England Aster Plants Miscellaneous

New England Aster Plant Care: How To Grow New England Aster Plants

Looking for a burst of color for your fall garden? The New England aster plant (Aster novi-angliae) is an easy to care for perennial, blooming from August through October. Most North American gardeners can learn how to grow New England aster. Once established in the garden, New England aster care is extremely easy.

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Snake Cactus Miscellaneous

Snake Cactus

Prime destination for succulent loversRSSFacebookInstagramTwitterPinterestHomeSucculentopediaBrowse Succulents by Scientific NameBrowse Succulents by Common NameBrowse Succulents by GenusBrowse Succulents by FamilyBrowse Succulents by USDA Hardiness ZoneBrowse Succulents by OriginBrowse Cacti by GenusAbout SucculentsCultivationGeneral CareLight RequirementsPotting SoilWateringFertilizingPests and DiseasesRepottingPropagationPruningGraftingArrangingSucculent UsesMedicinal SucculentsCosmetic SucculentsCulinary SucculentsSacred SucculentsLibraryBooksStoriesMyths and LegendsStampsWorld of Flowering PlantsYou are at:Home » Archive for & 34;Snake Cactus& 34;Browsing: Snake CactusSucculentopediaPeniocereus serpentinus (Snake Cactus)Peniocereus serpentinus (Snake Cactus), sometimes listed as Nyctocereus serpentinus, is a fast-growing, columnar cactus that puts out…SucculentopediaSelenicereus pteranthus (Princess of the Night)Selenicereus pteranthus (Princess of the Night) is one of the most popular night blooming cacti.

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Adromischus marianiae 'Alveolatus' Miscellaneous

Adromischus marianiae 'Alveolatus'

Prime destination for succulent loversRSSFacebookInstagramTwitterPinterestHomeSucculentopediaBrowse Succulents by Scientific NameBrowse Succulents by Common NameBrowse Succulents by GenusBrowse Succulents by FamilyBrowse Succulents by USDA Hardiness ZoneBrowse Succulents by OriginBrowse Cacti by GenusAbout SucculentsCultivationGeneral CareLight RequirementsPotting SoilWateringFertilizingPests and DiseasesRepottingPropagationPruningGraftingArrangingSucculent UsesMedicinal SucculentsCosmetic SucculentsCulinary SucculentsSacred SucculentsLibraryBooksStoriesMyths and LegendsStampsWorld of Flowering PlantsYou are at:Home » Archive for & 34;Adromischus marianiae & 39;Alveolatus& 39;& 34;Browsing: Adromischus marianiae & 39;Alveolatus& 39;SucculentopediaAdromischus marianiae & 39;Alveolatus& 39;Adromischus marianiae & 39;Alveolatus& 39; is a small, much-branched succulent that grows up to 6 inches (15 cm) tall.

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Try Something New This Spring – Grow Your Own Herbs Miscellaneous

Try Something New This Spring – Grow Your Own Herbs

Do you like chopped parsley on your new potatoes, basil on your tomatoes, tarragon hollandaise with your steak, or coriander in your couscous? Do you make regular trips to the supermarket to collect these green treasures?With spring on the way, you might consider growing all you need to make your cooking sing in your own garden or backyard.

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Information About Firebush Miscellaneous

Information About Firebush

Get Started Firebush Winter Care Guide – Can You Grow A Firebush In WinterBy Liz BaesslerKnown for its bright red flowers and extreme heat tolerance, firebush is a popular blooming perennial. But as with many plants that thrive on heat, the question of cold quickly arises. Learn more about firebush cold tolerance and firebush winter care here.

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Dove Tree Growing Conditions: Dove Tree Info And Care Miscellaneous

Dove Tree Growing Conditions: Dove Tree Info And Care

By: Amy GrantDavidia involucrata is the only species in the genus and is a medium sized tree native to altitudes of 3,600 to 8,500 feet (1097 to 2591 m.) in western China. Its common name of dove tree is in reference to its distinct pairs of white bracts, which dangle from the tree like large white handkerchiefs and is, in fact, sometimes referred to as the handkerchief tree.

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Chervil – Growing The Chervil Herb In Your Garden Miscellaneous

Chervil – Growing The Chervil Herb In Your Garden

By: Heather RhoadesChervil is one of the lesser known herbs that you can grow in your garden. Because it is not often grown, many people wonder, “What is chervil?” Let’s take a look at the chervil herb, how to keep chervil growing in your garden and how to use chervil.What is Chervil Herb?Chervil (Anthriscus cerefolium) is an annual herb that is best known for being a “sweet” herb.

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Is My Compost Dead: Tips For Reviving Old Compost Miscellaneous

Is My Compost Dead: Tips For Reviving Old Compost

By: Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban AgriculturistCompost heaps tend to be situated out of the way in thelandscape. As a result, they often get forgotten and neglected, leading to dry,moldy and just plain old material. Can you revitalize old compost? Much like ayeast dough, compost is alive with organisms, and old compost has lost much ofthat life.

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Information About Greens Miscellaneous

Information About Greens

How To Harvest Leafy Greens – Picking Leafy Greens In The GardenBy Amy GrantAll leafy greens are easy to grow, rich in nutrients (although some more than others) and some can be eaten both fresh and cooked. Harvesting leafy greens is a simple matter as well. Click here if you’re interested in learning how and when to harvest garden greens.

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Grape Ivy Is Turning Yellow: What To Do For A Grape Ivy With Yellow Leaves Miscellaneous

Grape Ivy Is Turning Yellow: What To Do For A Grape Ivy With Yellow Leaves

By: Kristi WaterworthGrape ivy is one of the finest indoor vines a gardener can grow. It’s hardy, looks nice, and springs back despite a great deal of neglect. Because of this, many people are surprised to hear about grape ivy plant problems, but they do suffer a few. Yellow leaves on grape ivy are by far the most common and can be caused by a couple of different mechanisms.

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