Month: April 2020

Slope Landscaping Ideas

0 Building your backyard on a slope can look pretty amazing. If you do it right, it can make a huge difference. Nuance is everything in landscaping: the variation of color, texture, material, and levels. The latter in particular is a landscaper’s blessing, for nothing invites exquisite contrast like...
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15 Brilliant and Easy Plant Care Tips

0 Plant care isn’t always the easiest when you’re unsure of where to start. Once you learn plant care basics and find a routine, you’ll notice all the wonderful benefits of being a plant parent. Research has shown that plants can help you breathe happier and boost your mood just by...
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Why Indoor Herbs are Dying

0 You’ve made the leap from dreaming of an indoor herb garden to growing potted herbs on the windowsill, and then one day things start going downhill. If your sage seems sad and your dill is droopy, it has nothing to do with the color of your thumb. Herbs...
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How to Repot a Plant

0 Do you know when or how to properly repot a plant? Many of us wait until it is bursting out of its pot, pull it out, put it in a new pot, add some soil and hope it grows. Here are a few signs that your plant needs...
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How to Plant a Kitchen Herb Garden

0 Have some extra space in your yard or garden? Plant a fresh and simple herb garden only steps away from the kitchen. Suggested Herbs basil (‘Purple Ruffles’ or ‘Dani’) sage oregano common thyme sweet marjoram lavender rosemary parsley chives cilantro mint Pick a Location Pick the location for...
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8 Reasons Why your Houseplant is Dead

0 No one sets out to kill a houseplant, yet most dead houseplants were killed by kindness. Gardening indoors is an artificial climate and all plants will need a period of adjustment. Expect to see a few leaves drop at first. The best thing you can do for indoor plants is to...
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Growing Cabbage

0   Traditionally, cabbage seeds were planted on St. Patrick’s Day in northern zones. Old-time farmers believed that to make them grow well, you needed to plant them while wearing your nightclothes! Here’s our Cabbage Growing Guide with instructions on how to plant and grow this hardy, leafy vegetable—which...
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How to Prune Houseplants

0 While you don’t have to worry about regularly pruning indoor plants like you would many outdoor plants, at some point you’ll have to get out your shears for some cleanup. Maybe you need to cut away dead leaves or branches to keep the plant presentable. Or perhaps you’d like to...
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7 Indoor Gardening Tips for Thriving Houseplants

0 Just like we slow down in winter, so do our houseplants. Thriving in summer, they are subjected to low light levels, short days, dry heated air, and a chilly house in winter. As their growth habits change, so must our indoor gardening tasks. 1. Less H2O Interior plants need...
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Growing Bell Peppers

+1 Sweet bell peppers are a tender, warm-season crop. Here’s how to grow them in your garden!  Peppers resist most garden pests and offer something for everyone: spicy, sweet, or hot; and a variety of colors, shapes, and sizes. For this page, we will focus on growing sweet bell peppers. Unlike their spicy brethren, bell peppers do...
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