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Planting Container Plants Outdoors

Planting Container Plants Outdoors Outdoor plants are great for patios, porches, decks and rooftop container gardens. Lined up on stairs or balanced on railings, outdoor plants can offer both a wide variety of color most of the year. Whether potted in urns, baskets, and barrels or on top of pedestals, a large number of outdoor plants provide different backgrounds, textures ...

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5 Tips For Keeping an Indoor Cactus

5 Tips For Keeping an Indoor Cactus When people think about cactus they generally think about parched deserts and large spiny cacti growing under the hot sun as seen in old westerns movies. But the cactus is not a plant only for desert conditions. There are many varieties that do well in hot climates with little water but there are ...

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Care For Your Goji Berry Plants

Care For Your Goji Berry Plants If you wish to have grow goji berry plants at home, you need to think about ways on how to take care of such a plant, because once you grow them, its your duty to look after them. A goji berry plant does not demand too much of strict conditions, soil nutrients and temperature. ...

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Soil Improvers, Fertilizers and Fertilizing Your Plants For Optimum Plant Growth

Soil Improvers, Fertilizers and Fertilizing Your Plants For Optimum Plant Growth Fertilizing your plants is necessary for good, healthy growth, but with so many fertilizers on the market it can be pretty confusing to know which to choose. Below I have outlined the essential nutrients plants need to grow, with an overview on organic fertilizers, soil improvers, compost, mulch, manures ...

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Rosemary – A Universal Herb

Rosemary – A Universal Herb Rosemary (Rosmarinus Officinalis) is an attractive, evergreen, shrub that has glossy green needle like leaves and a scent that is similar to pine needles. It is actually a member of the mint family and there are many varieties to choose from; some dwarf, others upright or prostrate. It also has a wide range of uses ...

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Alternatives in Desert Landscaping

Alternatives in Desert Landscaping Desert landscaping is a challenge for both beginning and experienced gardeners. Soils are poor, natural sources of moisture are lacking, and extreme variations in heat and cold tax many traditional “fair weather” plants. However, for the gardener willing to put in a little extra time and effort, desert landscaping can be so much more than gravel ...

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Grafted Vegetables and Tomatoes

Grafted Vegetables and Tomatoes Grafted vegetables Grafted vegetables are created when the top part of one plant (the scion) is attached to the root system of a separate plant (the rootstock). The rootstock contributes vigor and disease resistance while the scion is chosen for fruit flavor or quality. Produce growers have found that this traditional technique can dramatically improve plant ...

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Five Blue Flowers Every Garden Must Have

Five Blue Flowers Every Garden Must Have Blue flowers can have a calming effect on people. It is linked to natural elements like the sky and ocean and associated with peace and tranquility. Blue flowers in the garden can have a calming effect and in our modern high pressure society we need every stress reliever we can get. Here are ...

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Growing Frangipanis (or Plumeria)

Growing Frangipanis (or Plumeria) Frangipanis will grow well in any soil type but prefer a well drained soil. They will grow in all climates except the severe frost prone temperate climates, however, they prefer and grow best in a hot dry climate. They are very drought and fire hardy. Growing Position Being a tropical plant, the frangipani prefers to grow ...

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About Growing Crape Myrtles – Tips and Ideas

About Growing Crape Myrtles – Tips and Ideas Growing Crape Myrtles, tips and ideas, is intended to provide information to the home owners and gardening and landscaping enthusiasts, that wants to improve the value of their home. A popular tree in the South, the Crape Myrtle (Lagerostroemia indica) is widely used in the landscapes, due to the long blooming period. ...

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