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  • Carnivorous plants have specialized growing requirements and interesting eating habits. Here is basic information on growing these bug-eating plants.

    Growing Carnivorous Plants That Eat Bugs

    Growing Carnivorous Plants That Eat Bugs

    by Anthony Altorenna13

  • Find out how to make small succulent gardens that look amazing and take only a few minutes! Easy, affordable and delightful to look at, these plants require little maintenance.

    Succulent Gardens for Small Spaces

    Succulent Gardens for Small Spaces

    by Suzanne Day45

  • I have been growing chia organically for the past ten years, and I have fine-tuned my growing and harvesting techniques. Chia is easy to grow, and chia seeds have lots of nutritional value.

    How I Grow and Harvest Organic Chia Seeds

    How I Grow and Harvest Organic Chia Seeds

    by LongTimeMother326

  • This is a guide to 10 of the easiest perennial plants to grow from seed. Perhaps you are looking at packets of perennial flower seeds and are wondering which ones are the best and the easiest to grow. Hopefully something here will be of help.

    Top 10 Easy Perennial Plants to Grow From Seed

    Top 10 Easy Perennial Plants to Grow From Seed

    by GardenExpert99918

  • Follow this handy guide to learn how to set up your garden hose to an indoor or garden tap, as well as how to attach it to spray nozzles, sprinklers, pressure washers, and coiled hoses.

    The Complete Guide to Garden Hose Fittings

    The Complete Guide to Garden Hose Fittings

    by Eugene Brennan19

  • These top 10 perennials are among the best, most colorful, perennial garden plants. They grow in a wide range of conditions and have proven reliable for generations of gardeners.

    10 Best Perennial Plants for Anyone's Garden

    10 Best Perennial Plants for Anyone's Garden

    by Ilona E33

  • Thoroughly water newly planted seeds or seedlings to remove any air gaps in the soil. In general, water daily while the plants are young. As a rule of thumb tomato plants require 1 - 1.5 inches of water a week. The guide helps you figure out how much water YOUR tomatoes need.

    Watering Tomatoes: When, How Often & How Much - 5 Pro Tips

    Watering Tomatoes: When, How Often & How Much - 5 Pro Tips

    by Brandon Lobo77

  • How to grow cabbage from seeds in the garden. Gardening tips for planting, growing and harvesting cabbage successfully. It grows very well in cool weather. The seeds germinate quickly and are easy to transplant.

    How to Plant and Grow Cabbage Seeds in the Garden

    How to Plant and Grow Cabbage Seeds in the Garden

    by L M Reid6

  • If you're wondering how you'll know when bananas are ready to pick, here are photos to showing the various stages. An attentive eye and patience are required to pick your bananas at the perfect time.

    When to Harvest Bananas

    When to Harvest Bananas

    by Mary Wickison46

  • English Ivy is an attractive plant that may be invasive in North America. It's both helpful and harmful for humans, other living things, and the environment.

    English Ivy Facts, Uses, and Problems

    English Ivy Facts, Uses, and Problems

    by Linda Crampton72

  • This guide will show you how to plant, grow and harvest spring onions, also known as scallions or green onions. I also provide some recipes for coleslaw and potato salad, so that you can make some tasty side dishes with your own freshly grown vegetables.

    How to Grow Spring Onions and Scallions From Seeds

    How to Grow Spring Onions and Scallions From Seeds

    by L M Reid9

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  • Taking care of an orchid plant is a natural process, and there is nothing to fear. It's a rewarding experience, as long as you follow these general care tips.

    Orchid Care for Beginners

    Orchid Care for Beginners

    by Kenna McHugh5

  • Learn how to build and maintain a plant terrarium in 7 easy steps. This article includes a list of appropriate terrarium plants, how to choose the container and environment, and how to plant and maintain your terrarium. Lots of tips!

    How to Make a Plant Terrarium

    How to Make a Plant Terrarium

    by Kate P31

  • Learn everything you need to know about planting, growing, and harvesting onions in a small garden. I explain when to plant onions and how long it takes them to grow and how to take care of these vegetables.

    How to Plant and Grow Onions in the Garden

    How to Plant and Grow Onions in the Garden

    by L M Reid20

  • All plants need some light. Houseplants that will thrive in low light conditions still need some sunlight for photosynthesis. Here are 12 houseplants that will grow in low or indirect light.

    12 Houseplants for Low Light Conditions

    12 Houseplants for Low Light Conditions

    by Dolores Monet6

  • Here is a list of the top 10 climbing plants perfectly suited for a small garden trellis. Bringing color, scent and interest into your yard, climbers also create a decorative screen or an ornamental feature that will bring months of pleasure.

    Top 10 Climbing Plants for a Small Trellis

    Top 10 Climbing Plants for a Small Trellis

    by GardenExpert99927

  • It's one thing to read about hydroponic gardening in your home, and quite another to actually do it. Here are instructions for how to build a vertical indoor vegetable garden using hydroponics.

    How to Build an Indoor Hydroponic Vegetable Garden

    How to Build an Indoor Hydroponic Vegetable Garden

    by Susette Horspool19

  • A guide to planting, growing and harvesting carrots from seeds in pots and containers in your garden. How long does it take for carrots to grow from seed? How long does it take for a carrot seed to germinate? Carrot Juice recipe

    How to Plant and Grow Carrots in Your Garden

    How to Plant and Grow Carrots in Your Garden

    by L M Reid15

  • Hostas are hardy plants and a staple in northern shade gardens. Knowing how and when to divide them can add more healthy plants to your garden.

    How to Grow and Divide Hosta Plants

    How to Grow and Divide Hosta Plants

    by Anthony Altorenna30

  • Mountain apple is a beautiful fruit tree that grows in many gardens and farms in Hawaii. It has a unique rose flavor, tastes sweet, and is extremely juicy. Mountain apples are usually eaten fresh or made into jams, pickles, and wines.

    Tropical Taste of Hawaii: The Mouthwatering Mountain Apple

    Tropical Taste of Hawaii: The Mouthwatering Mountain Apple

    by Viet Doan34

  • If you've put a hummingbird feeder up only to discover it full of ants the following morning, don't despair. Here is an easy and inexpensive way to keep those unwanted ants off your feeders.

    How to Keep Ants Away From Hummingbird Feeders

    How to Keep Ants Away From Hummingbird Feeders

    by Mary Wickison36

  • Flying termites are a natural phenomenon, but termites in trees are dangerous. Termite damage in one of my gum trees caused the tree to snap in a high wind. I now encourage nature's predators.

    Termite Damage in My Eucalyptus (Gum) Trees

    Termite Damage in My Eucalyptus (Gum) Trees

    by LongTimeMother6

  • Many first-time renters are uncomfortable with houseplants, although they long to have them. Using them for decor is one thing, but how do you water and care for them?

    Indoor House Plants: Watering & Decorating

    Indoor House Plants: Watering & Decorating

    by Susette Horspool26

  • Read more about what is required for proper cherry tree hole preparation in the desert, tree location, soil prep, insect and disease treatment and control, and fertilizer. Enjoy summer cherry dessert!

    How to Grow Bing Cherry Trees in Arizona

    How to Grow Bing Cherry Trees in Arizona

    by John R Wilsdon2

  • It's enjoyable to have plants in a home, but some house plants are poisonous. These need to be treated carefully and kept away from children and pets. In this article, you will learn the scoop about these poisonous plants and get tips on safe alternatives to have in your home.

    12 Poisonous House Plants, Their Health Effects, and Safe Alternatives

    12 Poisonous House Plants, Their Health Effects, and Safe Alternatives

    by Linda Crampton74

  • Do plants like music? It's a controversial topic: Studies have supported the claim that music can result in better growth, but many disagree with those findings. Hear both sides & decide for yourself.

    The Effect of Music on Plant Growth

    The Effect of Music on Plant Growth

    by Mazlan162

  • Detailed instructions on how to "clone" your favorite geranium plant from a cutting. It's easy to do, and each new plant has the same characteristics of the first so there will be no surprises!

    How to Propagate Geraniums From Cuttings

    How to Propagate Geraniums From Cuttings

    by Mike and Dorothy McKenney26

  • Putting the garden to bed for the winter is an important gardening task. Clearing up debris, cutting back perennials, composting, and mulching will create a healthier spring garden!

    Fall Garden Tasks

    Fall Garden Tasks

    by Leah Lefler54

  • I explain how long it takes to grow goji berries from seed and young plants. What are the health benefits of goji berries. How to grow a goji berry tree in your garden. Step-by-step instructions with videos and pictures

    How to Grow a Goji Berry Tree in Your Garden

    How to Grow a Goji Berry Tree in Your Garden

    by L M Reid31

  • Flowering crabapple trees are not only beautiful, but provide vital food for wildlife during the long winter and early spring. Here's how to find varieties that keep their fruit over winter.

    Flowering Crabapple Trees: Four Seasons of Beauty

    Flowering Crabapple Trees: Four Seasons of Beauty

    by Diane Cass57

  • A symbol of good luck, lucky bamboo is a beautiful plant that is surprisingly easy to cultivate. Learn plant care tips as well as information about its significance for both feng shui and vastu shastra.

    Care, Growth, and Meaning of Lucky Bamboo

    Care, Growth, and Meaning of Lucky Bamboo

    by Nithya Venkat80

  • Tree stumps up to 9 inches diameter can be removed with minimal tools and a little patience. This guide shows you what tools you need and the steps involved

    How to Remove a Tree Stump Easily

    How to Remove a Tree Stump Easily

    by Eugene Brennan5

  • Tips from my 10 years of experience growing and harvesting stevia: Which type to buy, how to grow, harvest, and dry it, and why some stevia has a bitter taste.

    How I Grow and Harvest Stevia

    How I Grow and Harvest Stevia

    by LongTimeMother36

  • Learn some easy ways you can turn your garden or yard into a bird-friendly habitat and design a beautiful backyard sanctuary for songbirds. Create an environment with the proper feeders, water sources, and vegetation that beautiful songbirds will visit often!

    How to Build a Backyard Bird Sanctuary

    How to Build a Backyard Bird Sanctuary

    by Eric Dockett4

  • Hydroponic gardening was first developed by scientists for growing food in space ships. Using a similar system you can grow vegetables & herbs in an apartment window indoors.

    Indoor Hydroponic Vegetable & Herb Gardening

    Indoor Hydroponic Vegetable & Herb Gardening

    by Susette Horspool17

  • Designing a simple landscape plan requires a careful assessment of the garden site prior to selecting plants: you must determine the sun exposure, soil pH, moisture level, and location. Sample garden plans for different situations are included in this article about how to create a simple garden.

    How to Design a Simple Garden Plan

    How to Design a Simple Garden Plan

    by Leah Lefler34

  • Wisterias are beautiful vines known for their vibrant, traffic-stopping colors. But they are also notorious for growing aggressively. This article will explain how to successively grow and care for one.

    How to Plant, Prune, and Care for Wisterias

    How to Plant, Prune, and Care for Wisterias

    by Sharon Vile27

  • While early fall soil is still warm and workable it's time to clear weeds and dead plants from your summer garden. Get ready to prepare for cold weather by covering the perennials with mulch and bringing some of the sensitive plants inside.

    Preparing Your Garden for Fall

    Preparing Your Garden for Fall

    by Linda Chechar6

  • How to grow strawberries in pots and containers from seeds. Gardening tips for planting, growing and harvesting strawberry plants. You can grow new strawberry plants from runners for next year. Step-by-step instructions. I have also included Jam recipes.

    How to Plant and Grow Strawberries in the Garden

    How to Plant and Grow Strawberries in the Garden

    by L M Reid16

  • These 20 apps, ranging from free to under $20, are fun, useful tools for home gardeners, landscapers, and nature lovers. Updated to include specialty apps about cacti, wildflowers, veggies, and mushrooms.

    20 Smartphone Apps for Plant Lovers

    20 Smartphone Apps for Plant Lovers

    by Jill Spencer34

  • Wisteria is a magnificent vining plant that boasts beautiful cascades of lavender, pink, or white flowers each spring. Find out how to successfully grow and care for a wisteria vine.

    Wisteria Vine: Types, Care, and Propagation

    Wisteria Vine: Types, Care, and Propagation

    by Megan Machucho2

  • The catalpa tree, sometimes referred to as the Indian bean tree, is a unique, ornamental tree with white flowers and long seed pods whose numerous species can be grown in many climates.

    Catalpa Tree Facts, Uses, and Planting Tips

    Catalpa Tree Facts, Uses, and Planting Tips

    by Ron Noble29

  • Plant-related poisonings are the third leading cause of illnesses and death in children, and they're responsible for thousands of pet poisoning emergencies each year. These 8 plants are safe to keep in your home, and they won't pose a threat to kids or pets.

    8 Non-Toxic House Plants for Children, Cats, and Dogs

    8 Non-Toxic House Plants for Children, Cats, and Dogs

    by Jayme Kinsey28

  • This plant is called fire sticks because of its branching effect and red color. You will see it everywhere as gardeners switch to drought tolerant plants. It grows profusely. Here are some care tips.

    How to Care for Fire Sticks Succulents

    How to Care for Fire Sticks Succulents

    by Sherry Venegas30

  • If you are new to houseplants, buy one that is inexpensive and does not require a lot of care. Here is what to look for in a new plant and how to take care of it when you get it home.

    How to Choose the Best Houseplants for Beginners

    How to Choose the Best Houseplants for Beginners

    by Dolores Monet10

  • You can buy "ready made" plants in a store, but it can be much more fun to grow them yourself from seed. The magical phenomenon of seed germination is entertaining for both adults and children alike. This step by step guide shows you how to sow poppy seeds and grow them on into mature plants.

    Gardening for Beginners: 10 Easy Steps to Sowing Seeds

    Gardening for Beginners: 10 Easy Steps to Sowing Seeds

    by Eugene Brennan39

  • There's something soothing and relaxing in growing your own fish at home. If you're the type of person that would enjoy setting up an aquaponic fish tank more than how it actually looks like, you are ready to become a fish grower

    Choosing the Best Fish for Aquaponics

    Choosing the Best Fish for Aquaponics

    by Ben Martin1

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