Category: Miscellaneous


Do All Flowers Need Deadheading: Learn About Plants You Shouldn’t Deadhead Miscellaneous

Do All Flowers Need Deadheading: Learn About Plants You Shouldn’t Deadhead

By: Teo SpenglerDeadheadingis the practice of snipping off faded blossoms to encourage new flowers. Do allflowers need deadheading? No, they don’t. There are some plants you shouldn’tdeadhead. Read on for information on which plants don’t require spent bloomremoval.Do All Flowers Need Deadheading?You plant flowering shrubs in order to see those lovelyblossoms open.

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Arizona Poppy Care: Tips On Growing Arizona Poppies In Gardens Miscellaneous

Arizona Poppy Care: Tips On Growing Arizona Poppies In Gardens

By: Our siteGot a dry area in the landscape you’re looking to fill? Then the Arizona poppy may be just the plant. This annual has large bright yellow flowers with an orange center. Numerous flowers grow on short stalks from a low spreading, green plant. Arizona poppy plants are ideal for large gardens in a very dry climate.

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Blackberry Nematode Information – Managing Blackberries With Nematodes Miscellaneous

Blackberry Nematode Information – Managing Blackberries With Nematodes

By: Amy GrantNematodes, commonly referred to as eelworms, are microscopic worms that feed on plant roots. Most nematodes are harmless and some are even beneficial, but there are a number of others that can do severe damage, especially to a perennial crop such as blackberry. Blackberry nematodes not only affect the vigor of the plant, but can also facilitate the introduction of viruses.

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DIY Rose Beads: Learn How To Make Rose Beads From The Garden Miscellaneous

DIY Rose Beads: Learn How To Make Rose Beads From The Garden

By: Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban AgriculturistIn a more romantic time, ladies of the court made their own beads for rosaries out of rose petals. These beads were not only headily scented but served to provide them with objects of faith. You, too, can make DIY rose beads. The project is not only fun but has a historical significance and religious background.

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Crassula mesembryanthoides Miscellaneous

Crassula mesembryanthoides

Browsing: Crassula mesembryanthoidesSucculentopediaCrassula mesembryanthoidesCrassula mesembryanthoides, also known as Crassula mesembryanthemoides, is a small succulent shrub with green, fleshy, and hairy stems…

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Plum Fruit Thinning – When And How To Thin Plum Trees Miscellaneous

Plum Fruit Thinning – When And How To Thin Plum Trees

By: Amy GrantWhen I was growing up, my neighbor had some beautiful old plum trees that he tended to like they were babies. He meticulously shaped and pruned them, and although I was a kid, the fruit was so plump, sweet, juicy and plentiful (yes, we regularly filched them), I couldn’t argue the logic of all his labor.

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Citrus Basil Varieties: Learn How To Grow Citrus Basil Plants Miscellaneous

Citrus Basil Varieties: Learn How To Grow Citrus Basil Plants

By: Mary Ellen EllisBasil is the “King of Herbs,” but it isn’t just one plant. Citrus basil plants add a hint of fruitiness to this already delightful herb and are great for adding fragrance and flavor to your garden, home, and kitchen.What is Citrus Basil?Sweet basil is the variety of this herb that most people associate with it.

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Watermelons With Cucurbit Yellow Vine Disease – What Causes Yellow Watermelon Vines Miscellaneous

Watermelons With Cucurbit Yellow Vine Disease – What Causes Yellow Watermelon Vines

By: Darcy Larum, Landscape DesignerIn the late 1980s and early 1990s, a destructive disease spread through crop fields of squash, pumpkins and watermelons in the United States. Initially, the disease symptoms were mistaken for fusarium wilt. However, upon further scientific investigation, the disease was determined to be Cucurbit Yellow Vine Decline, or CYVD for short.

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Storing And Handling Pears – What To Do With Pears Post Harvest Miscellaneous

Storing And Handling Pears – What To Do With Pears Post Harvest

Pearsare only in season at a certain time each year but proper storing and handlingof pears can lengthen their shelf life so they can be enjoyed for months afterharvest. How do you store pears post-harvest? Read on to learn about post-harvestpear handling and what to do with pears after harvest.About Storing and Handling PearsIn the commercial market, pears are harvested before thefruit is ripe.

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Tips For Attracting Dragonflies – What Plants Attract Dragonflies To Gardens Miscellaneous

Tips For Attracting Dragonflies – What Plants Attract Dragonflies To Gardens

By: Susan Patterson, Master GardenerDragonflies, one of the oldest known insects, are attracted to boggy, wet areas and are often found hanging around garden ponds and fountains. These beneficial creatures can be an asset to the garden, keeping menacing insects to a minimum. Keep reading to learn what plants attract dragonflies so you can invite these helpful insects to your garden area.

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Pergola Climbing Plants – Easy-Care Plants And Vines For Pergola Structures Miscellaneous

Pergola Climbing Plants – Easy-Care Plants And Vines For Pergola Structures

By: Susan Patterson, Master GardenerA pergola is a long and narrow structure that has pillars to support flat crossbeams and an open latticework that is frequently covered in plants. Some people use pergolas as a trellis over a walkway or to protect an outdoor living space. The best plants for a pergola are ones that will grow rapidly to cover the structure, require minimal care and are well suited for your growing region.

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Spring Pea Cultivar – How To Grow A Pea ‘Spring’ Plant Variety Miscellaneous

Spring Pea Cultivar – How To Grow A Pea ‘Spring’ Plant Variety

By: Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban AgriculturistIf you can’t wait for the first taste of produce out of your garden, an early spring pea variety might be the answer to your wishes. What are spring peas? These tasty legumes germinate when temperatures are still cool and grow rapidly, producing pods in as little as 57 days.

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Window Plants Miscellaneous

Window Plants

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;Window Plants& 34;Browsing: Window PlantsSucculentopediaFrithia humilis (Fairy Elephant& 39;s Feet)Frithia humilis (Fairy Elephant& 39;s Feet) is a dwarf stemless succulent that consists of a cluster of finger-like leaves that stick out just above the soil…SucculentopediaFrithia pulchra (Fairy Elephant& 39;s Feet)Frithia pulchra (Fairy Elephant& 39;s Feet) is a dwarf succulent that grows up to 1.

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Full Sun Border Plants – Choosing Plants For Sunny Borders Miscellaneous

Full Sun Border Plants – Choosing Plants For Sunny Borders

By: Becca Badgett, Co-author of How to Grow an EMERGENCY GardenWe all have an area in our gardens that is more difficult to maintain than others. Sometimes, it’s a spot or strip of ground that gets relentless all day sun. Thin border strips in full sun are especially challenging. They really look better when planted with something and often they’re not close to the faucet and hard to reach with the hose.

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Green Needlegrass Information: How To Grow Green Needlegrass Plants Miscellaneous

Green Needlegrass Information: How To Grow Green Needlegrass Plants

By: Liz BaesslerGreen needlegrass is a cool season grass that is native to the prairies of North America. Keep reading to learn more about how to grow green needlegrass.Green Needlegrass InformationWhat is green needlegrass? Green needlegrass (known as both Stipa viridula and Nassella viridula) is a cool season perennial bunchgrass.

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Peony Irrigation Guide: Learn How Much To Water Peonies Miscellaneous

Peony Irrigation Guide: Learn How Much To Water Peonies

By: Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban AgriculturistPeonies are drooping darlings with huge flower heads and arching stems. They often need help standing upright, somewhat like Happy Hour retirees. This nodding behavior may be due to the big blooms, but it could also indicate the plant needs water. Do you know how much to water peonies?

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Epithelantha Miscellaneous

Epithelantha

Epithelantha is a genus of cacti with two species, that is native to northeastern Mexico, and in an area from western Texas to Arizona. The name Epithelantha refers to the flower position near the apex of the tubercles.Click on the photo or the name of the succulent plant for which you wish to see further information.

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Dwarf Lawyer's Tongue Miscellaneous

Dwarf Lawyer's Tongue

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;Dwarf Lawyer& 39;s Tongue& 34;Browsing: Dwarf Lawyer& 39;s TongueSucculentopediaGasteria bicolor var.

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Romania Miscellaneous

Romania

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;Romania& 34;Browsing: RomaniaSucculentopediaZygophyllum fabago – Syrian Bean CaperZygophyllum fabago (Syrian Bean Caper) is a bushy plant with leaves and stems that die down at the end of the growing season…SucculentopediaSempervivum marmoreumSempervivum marmoreum is a perennial herb forming basal rosettes up to 2.

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How To Make A Garden Room – Tips For Enclosing A Garden Miscellaneous

How To Make A Garden Room – Tips For Enclosing A Garden

By: Liz BaesslerWhen you’re designing an outdoor living space, there aren’t too many hard and fast rules you have to follow. It’s your space, after all, and it should reflect your style and wants. One thing you’ll almost definitely want, however, is some sense of enclosure, especially if you live in a more densely populated area.

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