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How To Grow Mango Tree In A Container

If you’ve ever seen a 40-foot-tall, full-size mango tree (Mangifera indica), it’s hard to imagine one small enough to grow in a pot. Fortunately, dwarf and semi-dwarf varieties grow happily in containers on a patio or even indoors. Mango varieties well suited for containers include “Brooks”, “Julie”, “Lancetilla” and “Mallika”. Mango trees grow in U.S. Department of Agriculture plant hardiness Read More…

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10 Plants That Grow Well Under Trees

The most troublesome area in your home is probably the area under evergreen or shade trees. These areas are problematic for a few reasons. First, the area under a tree rarely receives enough sunlight to grow grass well. And if grass does grow there, accessing it with a lawn mower can be difficult if the Read More…

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How To Grow A Cherry Tree

Growing a cherry tree will not only give you pretty spring blossoms to brighten up your garden but also summer fruit that is expensive to buy. There are two types of edible cherry fruits: sweet cherries, which you can eat straight off the tree if you like, and sour cherries, which need to be cooked Read More…

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10 Tips For Minimizing Transplant Shock

1.Select the healthiest looking plants Examine the plants very carefully before purchasing. Check for proof of insects, unhealthy foliage or stunted growth. Maintain a strategic distance from plants that have encountered evident physical harm like scratches, cuts, broken limbs, worn out leaves or those that are unmistakably spindly and week. These plants are already stressed Read More…