Category: Miscellaneous


How To Plant Hibiscus Seeds – Tips For Sowing Hibiscus Seeds Miscellaneous

How To Plant Hibiscus Seeds – Tips For Sowing Hibiscus Seeds

By: Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden WriterHibiscusis a gorgeous tropical shrub that thrives in the warmer environments of thesouthern United States. Although most gardeners like to purchase young hibiscusplants from garden centers or nurseries, you may want to try your hand atsowing hibiscus seeds.

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Pink Varieties Of Petunia: Picking Out Petunias That Are Pink Miscellaneous

Pink Varieties Of Petunia: Picking Out Petunias That Are Pink

By: Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban AgriculturistPetunias are perfect bedding or container plants. If you are planning a hanging basket with a certain color scheme such as pink, you will want to know all the pink petunia varieties. There are several pink petunia flowers, some of which are in the “wave” category, while others sport double petals.

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Guide To Christmas Cactus Feeding – Best Fertilizer For Christmas Cacti Miscellaneous

Guide To Christmas Cactus Feeding – Best Fertilizer For Christmas Cacti

If you have been lucky, you might have received a Christmas cactus as a gift around the winter holidays. There are a couple of varieties of Schlumbergeria blooming cacti that tend to come into flower during certain holidays. These popular plants, which include Easter and Thanksgiving cacti, often come from the nursery bursting with blooms, but getting them to flower the next year can be tricky.

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Late Flat Dutch Cabbage Plants – How To Plant Late Flat Dutch Cabbage Miscellaneous

Late Flat Dutch Cabbage Plants – How To Plant Late Flat Dutch Cabbage

By: Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban AgriculturistDo you like a big, firm cabbage with excellent flavor? Trygrowing Late Flat Dutch cabbage. This vegetable will feed a large family. LateFlat Dutch cabbage plants are easy to grow, provided you have a way to keep thesnailsand slugsaway from the leaves.

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Tarragon Plant Harvesting: Tips On Harvesting Tarragon Herbs Miscellaneous

Tarragon Plant Harvesting: Tips On Harvesting Tarragon Herbs

By: Amy GrantTarragon is a delicious, licorice flavored, perennial herb useful in any number of your culinary creations. As with most other herbs, tarragon is cultivated for its flavorful leaves rich in essential oils. How do you know when to harvest tarragon though? Read on to find out about tarragon harvest times and how to harvest tarragon.

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Aptenia Miscellaneous

Aptenia

Aptenia is a small genus of flowering plants in the family Aizoaceae, native to southern Africa. The genus name is from the Greek & 34;a& 34; meaning & 34;not& 34; and & 34;ptenos& 34; meaning & 34;winged& 34;, and refers to the wingless fruit capsules.Click on the photo or the name of the succulent plant for which you wish to see further information.

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Pineapple Harvesting: Tips For Picking Pineapple Fruits Miscellaneous

Pineapple Harvesting: Tips For Picking Pineapple Fruits

By: Amy GrantI love pineapple but have a devil of a time picking the ripest fruit when I’m at the grocers. There are all kinds of people with all kinds of sage advice regarding picking the best fruit; some of it is ridiculous, some sounds sane enough and some actually works. How about picking pineapple fruits from homegrown plants?

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Pitahaya Information: Learn How To Grow Dragon Fruit Miscellaneous

Pitahaya Information: Learn How To Grow Dragon Fruit

By: Liz BaesslerMaybe you’ve seen dragon fruits for sale at your local grocery store. The red or yellow collection of layered scales looks almost like an exotic artichoke. Inside, however, is a sweet mass of white pulp and tiny, crunchy seeds. If you want to grow dragon fruit at home, you’ll be rewarded not only with fruit, but also with an impressive, branching cactus vine and brilliant, night-blooming flowers.

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Information About Echinocereus Miscellaneous

Information About Echinocereus

Get Started Ladyfinger Plant Care – Information About Ladyfinger CactusBy Mary Ellen EllisThe more you learn about ladyfinger cactus plants, the more you’ll want to grow them in your desert garden or indoor windowsill. Not only is this an attractive, low-maintenance succulent, but it produces unusual stems and stunning pink blooms.

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Cow Dung Fertilizer: Learn The Benefits Of Cow Manure Compost Miscellaneous

Cow Dung Fertilizer: Learn The Benefits Of Cow Manure Compost

The use of cattle manure, or cow dung, in the garden is a popular practice in many rural areas. This type of manure is not as rich in nitrogen as many other types; however, the high ammonia levels can burn plants when the fresh manure is directly applied. Composted cow manure, on the other hand, can provide numerous benefits to the garden.

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What Does Landrace Mean – Learn About Landrace Plant Species Miscellaneous

What Does Landrace Mean – Learn About Landrace Plant Species

By: Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban AgriculturistA landrace sounds a bit like something out of a Harry Potternovel, but it’s not a creature of fantasy. What does landrace mean then?Landrace in plants refers to a traditional variety that has adapted over time. Theseplant varieties are not genetically bred but have, instead, evolved differenttraits naturally.

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What Is A Galia Melon: How To Grow Galia Melon Vines Miscellaneous

What Is A Galia Melon: How To Grow Galia Melon Vines

By: Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden WriterWhat is a Galia melon? Galia melons have a tropical, sweetflavor similar to cantaloupe,with a hint of banana. The attractive fruit is orange-yellow, and the firm,smooth flesh is lime green. Galia melon plants were developed in Israel in the1960s. Since that time, the hardy melons have gained popularity in countriesaround the world.

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What Is Pit Burn: What Apricots Have Soft Center Miscellaneous

What Is Pit Burn: What Apricots Have Soft Center

By: Amy GrantApricots are one of the earliest rock fruits ready for harvest, ripening at the beginning to middle of summer. The anticipation for those first apricots of summer may be shattered if you discover apricots that have a soft center, otherwise known as pit burn in apricots. What is pit burn and is there a remedy?

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Rock Purslane Care: How To Grow Rock Purslane Plants In The Garden Miscellaneous

Rock Purslane Care: How To Grow Rock Purslane Plants In The Garden

By: Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden WriterWhat is rock purslane? Native to Chile, rock purslane (Calandrinia spectabilis) is a frost-tender perennial that, in mild climates, produces masses of bright purple and pink, poppy-like blooms that attract bees and butterflies from spring until fall. The foliage is an attractive shade of bluish green.

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Plants That Grow With Heather – Tips On Companion Planting With Heather Miscellaneous

Plants That Grow With Heather – Tips On Companion Planting With Heather

By: Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban AgriculturistThe key to good companion planting is to ensure that each plant in the area shares the same soil, lighting, and moisture needs. Heather companion plants should like the cool, moist conditions and acidic soils that these outstanding flowering evergreens prefer.

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Planting Abelia Bushes – Tips For Growing And Caring For Abelia Plants Miscellaneous

Planting Abelia Bushes – Tips For Growing And Caring For Abelia Plants

By: Becca Badgett, Co-author of How to Grow an EMERGENCY GardenAbelia shrubs are one of those old fashioned plants that became popular because of interesting foliage, showy flowers, reliable performance, and simple abelia care. Learn how to grow abelia in your landscape for these characteristics. Newer cultivars of the glossy abelia plant provide a range of colors and forms.

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Lemon Tree Problems: Treating Common Lemon Tree Diseases Miscellaneous

Lemon Tree Problems: Treating Common Lemon Tree Diseases

If you are lucky enough to be able to grow your own lemon tree, chances are good that you have encountered one or more lemon tree problems. Unfortunately, there are a plethora of lemon tree diseases, not to mention pest damage or nutritional deficiencies that can affect how, or if, your lemon tree bears.

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How To Eat Seed Pods – Growing Seed Pods You Can Eat Miscellaneous

How To Eat Seed Pods – Growing Seed Pods You Can Eat

By: Amy GrantSome of the vegetables that you eat most often are edibleseed pods. Take snappeas or okra,for instance. Other vegetables have seed pods you can eat as well, but the lessadventurous may never have tried them. Eating seed pods seems to be one ofthose overlooked and underappreciated delicacies that past generations ate withno more thought than you would give to munching on a carrot.

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Edgeworthia Information: Learn About Paperbush Plant Care Miscellaneous

Edgeworthia Information: Learn About Paperbush Plant Care

By: Teo SpenglerMany gardeners love to discover a new plant for the shade garden. If you aren’t familiar with paperbush (Edgeworthia chrysantha), it’s a fun and unusual flowering shrub. It flowers early in spring, filling the nights with magical fragrance. In summer, the blue-green slender leaves turn Edgeworthia paperbush into a mounding bush.

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Kumara plicatilis Miscellaneous

Kumara plicatilis

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