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Grow Your Own Calamansi Tree At Home

Also known as calamondin in other countries, the calamansi is a popular ingredient in a lot of  Filipino dishes. Like lemon in western cuisine,  Filipinos add its sour juice to most of their meat marinates , or to perk up cooked meals when used in combination with the local fish sauce or soy sauce.   Read More…

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7 Fast Growing Trees For Ultimate Privacy In The Garden

1. Eucalyptus Native to Australia, New Zealand and Tasmania, the rapid growth of the eucalyptus tree is attributed to a survival mechanism which protects young saplings against koalas and other tree munching animals. Free from these indigenous threats, eucalyptus grows swiftly to maturity. In ideal conditions, larger species will climb 6-8 feet yearly, although some Read More…

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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…