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How To Prune Flowering Shrubs

Pruning at the wrong time may lead to less vigor and growth, plants still need to be pruned. There is, generally speaking, no right time to prune, since different plants have different needs. When you are considering when to prune and what kind of pruning to do to your plants, you have to think about what Read More…

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The Best Plant Identification Apps

Have you ever stumbled upon some beautiful, but unknown plant and you simply have to know more about it. You will spend hours online, searching and noting comes up. Luckily, there are some awesome plant identification apps that can help you in a minute. Here are some of them: 1. FlowerChecker The FlowerChecker app uses Read More…

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September Pests And Diseases In The Garden – Be Ready

Now is the time to reseed dead areas in your cool-season lawn, such as fescue and bluegrass. These areas should be reseeded between September 1 and mid-October. If this also involves killing any existing grass, kill these areas with an herbicide at least 2 weeks before planting seed. Stop fertilizing, dethatching, and core aerifying of Read More…

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How To Care For Flowers In Fall

With the fall coming soon, some plants from the garden should return home. They need special care and attention at this time. Most plants grown indoors are taken out in the summer in the garden or on the terrace. They feel wonderful in the fresh air. After the weather cools down, we need to take them Read More…

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8 Frost Resistant Vegetables

These 8 frost resistant vegetables are perfect for your fall garden or for an early spring planting. Frost resistant is more accurately described as frost tolerant, which means that these veggies will still be fine after a frost, but may not necessarily withstand a hard freeze. In many cases, a light frost will actually improve the flavor Read More…

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Native American Gardening Techniques

Many people who are interested in green living are turning to Native American gardening techniques to learn how foods were grown in the past. Native Americans had to survive on what they grew, as well as what was available in the wild, for their survival. Some of the techniques that they used in the past Read More…

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Grow Cucumbers In Pots

Container gardeners have given the thumbs up to several different cucumber varieties, including: Sweet Success, Suyo, Salad Bush, Bush Slicer, Burpless, Liberty, Early Pik, Salty and Crispy. Cucumber vines may get tangled and unruly in containers, but other than that cukes are well suited to container growing. Best containers to use Cucumbers have deep root systems, Read More…