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 Plant Lust: Magnolias Miscellaneous

Plant Lust: Magnolias

(Photo by: Adam Kuban)In the super-snowy days of January and February, we& 39;re featuring pages from the many catalogs that are arriving in our office daily. There& 39;s really nothing better than catalog reading—it& 39;s like window shopping, but you can do it in your bed, while eating cookies. (Well, maybe don& 39;t eat cookies in bed.

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Information About Watercress Miscellaneous

Information About Watercress

Get Started Care Of Watercress: Growing Watercress Plants In GardensBy Amy GrantBecause watercress thrives in clear, slow moving water, many gardeners refrain from planting it. The fact is that the plant is very adaptable and watercress cultivation can be attained in a number of different ways at home.

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Information About Salsify Miscellaneous

Information About Salsify

Get Started What Is Scorzonera Root: How To Grow Black Salsify PlantsBy Amy GrantIf you haunt the local farmers market, you will no doubt end up finding something there that you have never eaten. An example of this might be scorzonera root, also known as black salsify. What is scorzonera root and how do you grow black salsify?

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New York Fern Plants – How To Grow New York Ferns In Gardens Miscellaneous

New York Fern Plants – How To Grow New York Ferns In Gardens

By: Mary Ellen EllisNew York fern, Thelypteris noveboracensis, is a woodland perennial that is native to and found throughout the eastern U.S. This is a forest plant primarily, and it also hugs streams and wet areas, so consider putting this native plant in your woodland garden or natural wetlands garden.

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Winter Mulch Information: Tips On Mulching Plants In Winter Miscellaneous

Winter Mulch Information: Tips On Mulching Plants In Winter

By: Kristi WaterworthDepending on your location, the end of summer or the falling of leaves in the autumn are good indicators that winter is just around the corner. It’s a time for your prized perennials to take a well-deserved break, but just how do you protect them from the snow and ice that’s coming?

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Caring For Chinquapins: Tips On Growing Golden Chinquapin Miscellaneous

Caring For Chinquapins: Tips On Growing Golden Chinquapin

By: Liz BaesslerGolden chinquapin (Chrysolepis chrysophylla), also commonly called golden chinkapin or giant chinquapin, is a relative of chestnuts that grows in California and the Pacific Northwest of the United States. Keep reading to learn more chinquapin information, such as caring for chinquapins and how to grow golden chinquapin trees.

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Winterizing Calatheas: Tips For Calathea Care In Winter Miscellaneous

Winterizing Calatheas: Tips For Calathea Care In Winter

By: Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden WriterIf you’re wondering how to overwinter a calathea, keep in mind that these are tropical plants. Warm temperatures and high humidity are the keys to calathea winter care. Read on to learn more about winterizing calatheas.Tips on Calathea Care in WinterCalathea is a moisture loving plant, but you can cut back slightly during the winter when the plant is dormant, and growth is slow.

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Compost vs. Humus: Why Is Humus Important In The Garden Miscellaneous

Compost vs. Humus: Why Is Humus Important In The Garden

I like myth debunking as much as I like gardening. Myths are kind of like plants in a way, they keep growing if you feed it. One myth that we need to stop feeding or circulating is the one where we declare that compost is humus. No. Just no. Stop.The terms ‘compost’ and ‘humus’ cannot be used interchangeably.

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My Cauliflower Turned Purple: Reasons For Purple Tint On Cauliflower Miscellaneous

My Cauliflower Turned Purple: Reasons For Purple Tint On Cauliflower

Cauliflower is a member of the Brassica family grown for its head or curd, which is composed of a cluster of flowers. The head is most often pure white to a slight cream in color, but what if there is a purple tint on cauliflower? Is it safe to eat purple cauliflower?Help, My Cauliflower Turned Purple!

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Information About Corydalis Miscellaneous

Information About Corydalis

Home › Ornamental Gardens › Flowers › Archive for CorydalisGet Started What Is Corydalis: Growing And Propagating Corydalis PlantsBy Jackie CarrollBright blue or yellow flowers rising above neat mounds of delicate foliage make corydalis perfect for shady borders. Get information on growing corydalis plants in this article.

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Candy Crisp Apple Info: Learn How To Grow Candy Crisp Apples Miscellaneous

Candy Crisp Apple Info: Learn How To Grow Candy Crisp Apples

By: Amy GrantIf you love sweet apples like Honey Crisp, you might want to try growing Candy Crisp apple trees. Never heard of Candy Crisp apples? The following article contains Candy Crisp apple info on how to grow Candy Crisp apples and about Candy Crisp apple care.Candy Crisp Apple InfoAs the name suggests, Candy Crisp apples are said to be as sweet as candy.

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Information About Mexican Bush Oregano Miscellaneous

Information About Mexican Bush Oregano

Home › Ornamental Gardens › Flowers › Archive for Mexican Bush OreganoGet Started Mexican Bush Oregano: Growing Mexican Oregano In The GardenBy Liz BaesslerMexican bush oregano can survive in harsh and varied conditions, making it an excellent choice for parts of the garden where nothing else seems to be able to survive.

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Pawpaw Trimming Guide: Learn How To Prune A Pawpaw Tree Miscellaneous

Pawpaw Trimming Guide: Learn How To Prune A Pawpaw Tree

By: Teo SpenglerPawpaw trees are the most common fruit trees native to North America. These medium size hardwoods were popular fruit trees for home gardens in yesteryear, and are making a comeback in modern days. To find out if and when you should cut back pawpaw trees, read on.About Pawpaw Tree PruningPruning pawpaw trees is not something a gardener should worry about on a daily basis.

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Cape Marigold Information – Growing Cape Marigold Annuals In The Garden Miscellaneous

Cape Marigold Information – Growing Cape Marigold Annuals In The Garden

By: Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden WriterWe’re all familiar with marigolds– sunny, cheerful plants that brighten the garden all summer long. Don’t, however, confuse those old-fashioned favorites with Dimorphotheca cape marigolds, which are a different plant altogether. Also known as star of the veldt or African daisy (but not the same as Osteospermum daisy), cape marigold plants are daisy-like wildflowers that produce dazzling masses of rose-pink, salmon, orange, yellow or glistening white flowers from late spring until the first frost in autumn.

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Using Plants For Color: Ideas For Garden Color Schemes Miscellaneous

Using Plants For Color: Ideas For Garden Color Schemes

Adding color in the garden is more than simply picking a bunch of colorful garden plants. Read on to find out what these are and get additional tips to help make this endeavor an easier one.Choosing Colorful Garden PlantsWorking in plant sales, I am often asked to suggest the best plants for color. I usually answer this question with other questions – like “Are you looking for color in a sunny location or in shade?

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Bluebell Creeper Info: Growing Bluebell Creeper Plants In The Garden Miscellaneous

Bluebell Creeper Info: Growing Bluebell Creeper Plants In The Garden

By: Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban AgriculturistBluebell creeper (Billardiera heterophylla formerly Sollya heterophylla) is a familiar plant in Western Australia. It is a climbing, twining, evergreen plant that has the capacity to become invasive in other warm regions. If carefully managed, the plant makes a nice addition as an understory plant, with good frost tolerance once it’s established.

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How To Store Plastic, Clay And Ceramic Pots For Winter Miscellaneous

How To Store Plastic, Clay And Ceramic Pots For Winter

Container gardening has become very popular in the past few years as a way to easily and conveniently take care of flowers and other plants. While pots and containers look lovely all summer, there are a few steps you need to take in the fall to make sure that your containers survive the winter and are ready for planting next spring.

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Information About Lizard's Tail Miscellaneous

Information About Lizard's Tail

Get Started Lizard’s Tail Care – Learn About Growing Lizard’s Tail PlantsBy Susan Patterson, Master GardenerIf you?re in need of a good, easy-care plant that enjoys plenty of moisture, then growing lizard?s tail swamp lily may be just what you desire. Keep reading this article for lizard?s tail information and care.

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Orbea variegata Miscellaneous

Orbea variegata

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;Orbea variegata& 34;Browsing: Orbea variegataSucculentopediaOrbea variegata (Starfish Plant)Orbea variegata (Starfish Plant), formerly known as Stapelia variegata, is a popular branched succulent with erect or prostrate stems that…

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Blueberry Bushes For Zone 9 – Growing Blueberries In Zone 9 Miscellaneous

Blueberry Bushes For Zone 9 – Growing Blueberries In Zone 9

By: Amy GrantNot all berries like the warmer temperatures in USDA zone 9, but there are hot weather loving blueberry plants suitable for this zone. In fact, there are native blueberries in abundance in some regions of zone 9. Which types of blueberry bushes are suited for zone 9? Read on to find out about zone 9 blueberries.

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