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  • Most people are shocked when I answer their question, "How often should I water a cactus?" Read this article because you may be killing your cactus by watering too much or too little.

    How Often Do You Water a Cactus?

    How Often Do You Water a Cactus?

    by SueWithTwo7

  • 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 Wickison34

  • 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

  • The Pachira aquatica, commonly referred to as the money tree or money plant, is commonly used as a houseplant and in Feng shui. They are easy to care for if you follow a few simple guidelines.

    How to Care for Money Trees

    How to Care for Money Trees

    by Sean Hemmer20

  • The jade plant is a beautiful, lush, indoor succulent that stays green all year round. With a few simple tips, anyone can have a thriving jade plant for years to come.

    How to Care for a Jade Plant

    How to Care for a Jade Plant

    by Kate Daily9

  • An illustrated guide to growing nine favorite perennial herbs. These common essential culinary herbs will grow year after year, giving you a fresh supply of herbs for your kitchen.

    9 Herbs for Your Perennial Herb Garden

    9 Herbs for Your Perennial Herb Garden

    by Nicolette Goff22

  • Solomon's Seal is a hardy perennial that can bring grace to your garden, especially the shaded areas where beautiful plants are often hard to find. With its beautiful foliage, graceful spread and exquisite flowers, this plant is a valuable addition to your garden.

    How to Grow and Use Solomon's Seal

    How to Grow and Use Solomon's Seal

    by Mary Norton64

  • Mint is a hardy garden herb prized for its ability to thrive in all sorts of environments. Hardy as it is, mint pests can always drop by for a quick meal.

    Mint Pests: Identification and Removal

    Mint Pests: Identification and Removal

    by Zach10

  • Kangaroo paw plants are a unique addition to any flower garden! Their blooms will amaze any passerby and also tempt the local hummingbirds to make a pit stop near your home. Learn the basics of caring for these lovely plants.

    The Basics of Kangaroo Paw Plant Care

    The Basics of Kangaroo Paw Plant Care

    by Zach18

  • Here we are discussing Marigold Tagetes, or the African Marigold, not the Calendula. Although both have their uses and benefits, the former is better at keeping gardens healthy and pest free.

    The Benefits of Marigolds Tagetes in your Garden

    The Benefits of Marigolds Tagetes in your Garden

    by Fiona16

  • 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

  • Inexpensive and ordinary, clay pots possess a pleasingly earthy appeal.

    In Praise of Clay Pots

    In Praise of Clay Pots

    by Jill Spencer15

  • This article will teach you two different ways of growing avocado plants from seeds and also provide tips on how to care for and repot your new plant.

    How to Grow an Avocado Plant From Seed

    How to Grow an Avocado Plant From Seed

    by IzzyM59

  • Organic and sustainable, liquid seaweed fertilizer can be harvested without damaging the environment and is one of the best fertilizers you can use on your plants. This guide will cover how it's made and provide a variety of tips on how best to use the miracle algae.

    The Benefits of Liquid Seaweed Fertilizer

    The Benefits of Liquid Seaweed Fertilizer

    by Cindy Lawson95

  • This article will provide tips on pruning raspberries properly for growing more fruit every season. This guide will also offer helpful advice on general care for these wonderful plants.

    How and When to Plant and Prune Raspberry Bushes

    How and When to Plant and Prune Raspberry Bushes

    by Anthony Altorenna11

  • Do you have a woodchuck, often called a groundhog, in your backyard? This article will cover 12 ways to remove or kill these intruders, so you can enjoy a lawn without any terrible-looking tunnels.

    12 Effective Ways to Get Rid of Groundhogs for Good

    12 Effective Ways to Get Rid of Groundhogs for Good

    by Barbara Badder52

  • 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

  • A how-to tutorial on how to successfully grow fuji apple trees. Fuji apples are about the size of a baseball and are about 10% sugar, so they are a tasty choice to grow.

    How to Grow Fuji Apple Trees

    How to Grow Fuji Apple Trees

    by Mike and Dorothy McKenney16

  • Looking for the best weed-puller removal tool? I highly encourage organic gardening practices, including hand weeding. This article outlines a few awesome weed-pulling tools that make the job a lot easier.

    Best Weed-Pulling and Removal Garden Tools

    Best Weed-Pulling and Removal Garden Tools

    by Garden Boy7

  • Yuccas are very common in arid regions of the Americas. The yucca plant is easy to care for—its requirements are similar to those of cacti. This article will address basic yucca maintenance and provide tips for identifying common problems one may encounter while raising yucca.

    How to Take Care of a Yucca Plant

    How to Take Care of a Yucca Plant

    by Sean Hemmer9

  • There are a variety of jasmine garden species (around 200) to choose from, and not all jasmine is scented. Some are chosen simply for their star-shaped, showy flowers and cascading branches. But if you are looking for the most fragrant of all jasmine species, try the common white jasmine.

    Looking for Fragrant Flowers? Try Planting Scented Jasmine

    Looking for Fragrant Flowers? Try Planting Scented Jasmine

    by Mike and Dorothy McKenney0

  • The beautiful peace lily is a great houseplant that is very hardy and easy to look after. However, to get the best out of it you need to know how to look after it, so look no further...

    How to Take Care of a Peace Lily

    How to Take Care of a Peace Lily

    by help for teachers3

  • 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 Venkat77

  • 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 Brennan17

  • 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

  • The best way to propagate a beautiful big-leaf maple is from cuttings, and here is exactly how to do it. "Clones" have exactly the same characteristics as the tree from which you took the cuttings.

    How to Grow Big-Leaf Maple Trees From Cuttings

    How to Grow Big-Leaf Maple Trees From Cuttings

    by Mike and Dorothy McKenney1

  • 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 LongTimeMother35

  • 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

  • Learn everything you need to know to grow Asiatic lilies. They are some of the most beautiful flowers available.

    How to Grow Asiatic Lilies

    How to Grow Asiatic Lilies

    by Barbara Badder35

  • Vanilla Strawberry Hydrangeas display giant pink- and cream-colored blossoms in late summer that fade to red as the weather cools. Learn how to plant and care for these beautiful bushes.

    How to Grow Vanilla Strawberry Hydrangea

    How to Grow Vanilla Strawberry Hydrangea

    by Megan Machucho5

  • The edible Queen Anne's lace (wild carrot) should be properly identified to avoid confusion with the deadly hemlock plant. Knowing the differences between these two plants could literally save your life!

    How to Identify Queen Anne's Lace (Wild Carrot)

    How to Identify Queen Anne's Lace (Wild Carrot)

    by Leah Lefler22

  • 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 Crampton68

  • As an organic farmer, I look for natural ways to solve any pest control problems. Neem is the ideal plant as it's a vigorous growing tree and both its leaves and seeds have repellent properties.

    How to Use Neem Leaf as a Natural Pesticide

    How to Use Neem Leaf as a Natural Pesticide

    by Mary Wickison73

  • Moth orchids are easy-to-grow houseplants that are inexpensive and easy to find. Flowers are long-lived, lasting over a month. With proper care, get your flower to thrive and rebloom.

    Easy Orchid for Beginners: The Moth Orchid

    Easy Orchid for Beginners: The Moth Orchid

    by Dolores Monet6

  • 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

  • Petunias are a very hardy annual. They don't require a lot of attention, and they provide reliable and beautiful blooms.

    Types of Petunias

    Types of Petunias

    by Sharon Bellissimo4

  • Have you been wondering how to grow a peach tree from seed? Look no further! From planting to harvesting, growing fruit trees from seed is easier than you think!

    How to Grow a Peach Tree From Seed

    How to Grow a Peach Tree From Seed

    by angryelf2

  • Whether they're on the side of the road, in a crack in the sidewalk, or in the middle of our flowerbeds, we LOVE LOVE LOVE these weeds.

    Weeds We Love

    Weeds We Love

    by Jill Spencer21

  • Heuchera, or coral bells, are perennial plants that are priced for their beautiful leaves that provide color all year long. The flowers attract hummingbirds and butterflies.

    How to Grow Coral Bells (Heuchera)

    How to Grow Coral Bells (Heuchera)

    by Barbara Badder24

  • 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 McKenney24

  • 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 Doan33

  • Aloe vera plants are easy to grow and make great houseplants. Aloes can grow relatively quickly when given optimal conditions and care. Soil type, watering schedule, light requirements, and occasional fertilization will keep aloe plants looking attractive and green for years to come.

    Aloe Vera Care Instructions: How to Keep Your Aloe Plant Healthy

    Aloe Vera Care Instructions: How to Keep Your Aloe Plant Healthy

    by Sean Hemmer7

  • 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 Mazlan157

  • Yellow Alyssum is but one name for this delightful plant, which is also known as Basket-of-Gold. Learn more about the plant, how to grow it, and why it's a good choice for gardeners seeking a worry-free perennial.

    Yellow Alyssum Is an Easy-to-Grow Perennial

    Yellow Alyssum Is an Easy-to-Grow Perennial

    by Audrey Kirchner11

  • Cabbage worms can damage or even destroy your brassicas. You can deal with them yourself or invite some of their enemies into your garden to deal with them for you.

    How to Get Rid of Cabbage Worms

    How to Get Rid of Cabbage Worms

    by Caren White8

  • Trying to find the name of a tree with white bark? Looking for an attractive tree for a garden? From birch to cypress, read on to learn more about these eye-catching white-barked trees

    14 Wonderful Trees With White Bark

    14 Wonderful Trees With White Bark

    by Will Apse10

  • 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

  • This article is about how to make bottles trees using just a few simple items. The history and 'functionality' of these trees is equally fascinating. Read on to discover more!

    DIY: How to Make a Bottle Tree for Your Garden

    DIY: How to Make a Bottle Tree for Your Garden

    by moonlake281

  • Lantana flowers are some of my very favorites to grow for a couple of reasons. They are bright and cheerful, but the butterflies also love them! Once established, they thrive in summer heat.

    Facts About the Lantana Flower

    Facts About the Lantana Flower

    by Paula35

  • Though you might think that humans are savvy enough to have everything under control, raccoons are clever creatures that are surprisingly difficult to thwart. Below I'll share my personal raccoon experiences with you, as well as share some tips on raccoons and how to get rid of them.

    How Do You Get Rid of Raccoons? Tips and Tales on Raccoons and Cats

    How Do You Get Rid of Raccoons? Tips and Tales on Raccoons and Cats

    by Simone Haruko Smith54

  • Jalapeño peppers are a festive and bountiful addition to any container garden. Learn how to grow jalapeños in containers today!

    Growing Jalapeños in a Pot

    Growing Jalapeños in a Pot

    by Zach39

  • I offers tips for growing figs in northern climates. Where the winter cold can kill a fig tree, try growing the plant in containers. When it gets cold outside, move the fig inside for the winter.

    How to Grow Fig Trees in Containers

    How to Grow Fig Trees in Containers

    by Anthony Altorenna39

  • If you have a beautiful dieffenbachia plant, you can actually clone it by taking cuttings and have more plants with the exact same characteristics. If you don't own one already, the purchase of one from a garden center can be a good investment, as they can grow indoors for many years to come.

    How to Propagate a Dieffenbachia Plant Using Cuttings

    How to Propagate a Dieffenbachia Plant Using Cuttings

    by Mike and Dorothy McKenney14

  • 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 Noble23

  • Sedum, or stonecrop, is a succulent plant that comes in many varieties and can be used in many ways in the garden. Learn more about popular varieties and how to care for them.

    Sedum Plant: Types, Care, and Propagation

    Sedum Plant: Types, Care, and Propagation

    by Megan Machucho3

  • Learn to mix your own bonsai soil the right way to ensure your bonsai will stay healthy and grow to be vigorous works of art.

    How to Mix Your Own Bonsai Soil

    How to Mix Your Own Bonsai Soil

    by David Lieu12

  • 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

  • Night-blooming cereus bloom only at night. The most common variety is quite large, so make sure you have enough space for this special plant.

    How to Grow Night-Blooming Cereus

    How to Grow Night-Blooming Cereus

    by Caren White11

  • 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

  • Having trouble finding the perfect plant for shady spaces? This list of shade-loving plants will help you with your garden if you're in partial sun or full shade.

    10 Shade-Loving Plants for Your Garden

    10 Shade-Loving Plants for Your Garden

    by Melanie Shebel8

  • Pepper plants are a great addition to every container garden, needing only minimal looking after.

    Caring for Pepper Plants

    Caring for Pepper Plants

    by Zach10

  • Growing and caring for Venus flytraps is easier than you might think. Just give them lots of sunlight, keep their soil damp, and water with distilled water or rainwater. Avoid touching them frequently, and prune any flowers and dead leaves.

    How to Grow and Care for Venus Flytraps

    How to Grow and Care for Venus Flytraps

    by Marites Mabugat-Simbajon25

  • Beware of the pesky Parthenocissus Quinguefolia. If there is a space large enough under your home for a plant with a name that length to slither into, it will take over your life.

    Planting Virginia Creeper?   Beware!

    Planting Virginia Creeper? Beware!

    by John MacNab17

  • Add a little flair to your container garden by growing garlic! This easy-to-grow root crop can be planted densely for abundant harvests. Come learn how to grow garlic in a pot!

    How to Grow Garlic in a Pot

    How to Grow Garlic in a Pot

    by Zach7

  • Interested in making compost for your garden? These 25 tips will help you get started. (Recipe for super-fast compost included.)

    25 Tips for Making Compost

    25 Tips for Making Compost

    by Jill Spencer22

  • 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

  • Jade is a succulent plant native to South Africa, and is a very common houseplant. Jade is easy to care for, requires little watering, and is easily propagated. Propagating jade is the most rewarding part of growing jade. The trick to propagating jade is understanding the conditions for jade cuttings to succeed.

    How to Propagate a Jade Plant

    How to Propagate a Jade Plant

    by Sean Hemmer16

  • Here you will learn some new tricks to grow big tomato plants that produce lots of fruit. The added benefit is lots of tomatoes to eat fresh or can and freeze.

    How to Get Lots of Tomatoes

    How to Get Lots of Tomatoes

    by Barbara Badder28

  • Reflexa is an intriguing, contemporary interior bush. Caring for this houseplant may be easier than you think once you know a little bit about this specimen. Look inside the Thoughthole to learn more about this mysterious, randomly winding, visually striking, showpiece.

    Caring for Dracaena Reflexa: Song of India, Jamaica, and Pleomele

    Caring for Dracaena Reflexa: Song of India, Jamaica, and Pleomele

    by thoughthole9

  • Weeds are unsightly and spoil a neatly tended garden or yard. Fortunately there are lots of ways to deal with them, either with chemicals or in a natural, environmentally friendly way

    Ways to Kill Weeds, Naturally or With Chemicals

    Ways to Kill Weeds, Naturally or With Chemicals

    by Eugene Brennan49

  • Hydrogen peroxide is a stressed garden's best companion. Learn the natural insecticidal, fungicidal and cleansing benefits to using hydrogen peroxide for plants.

    Hydrogen Peroxide for Plants

    Hydrogen Peroxide for Plants

    by Zach76

  • Getting rid of a groundhog is no easy task. Learn what options you have to get rid of the groundhog and to control damage.

    How to Get Rid of a Groundhog

    How to Get Rid of a Groundhog

    by vwriter0

  • Vinegar is effective as a weed killer due to its ability to draw moisture out of foliage. Household vinegar may also be used in combination with other household items, like salt and dish detergent, to kill weeds. Vinegar is easy to find and use, while being an alternative to chemical herbicides.

    How to Use Vinegar to Kill Weeds

    How to Use Vinegar to Kill Weeds

    by Sean Hemmer8

  • Parsley seems to be the one herb that attracts quite a few pests. Don't get caught off guard! Learn about parsley pests and solutions for their removal.

    Parsley Pests

    Parsley Pests

    by Zach4

  • Hydrangea bushes can produce beautiful showy flowers and grow up to six feet wide, but buying lots of bushes can be pricey. Learn how to get many hydrangea bushes from one original plant.

    How to Use Rooting Hormone to Propagate Hydrangeas

    How to Use Rooting Hormone to Propagate Hydrangeas

    by Megan Machucho2

  • Do you cringe at what might be sprayed on your lettuce and other vegetables? Why not grow it yourself using an easy hydroponic system? No dirt means no mess, just healthier and faster growing plants.

    25 of the Best Plants for Indoor Hydroponic Gardens

    25 of the Best Plants for Indoor Hydroponic Gardens

    by Mary Wickison32

  • Teacup orchids and orchids in general are not as difficult as you think to grow. Learn some tips and ideas to grow and collect orchids for your home.

    How to Care for Mini Teacup Orchids

    How to Care for Mini Teacup Orchids

    by Linda F Correa15

  • Many people buy a juniper bonsai to keep inside their home, apartment, or office, but indoor junipers will die. These five species will survive inside and make great bonsai.

    Five Species That Make Great Indoor Bonsai

    Five Species That Make Great Indoor Bonsai

    by Michael1

  • Pests of eggplants are sometimes difficult to identify before damage occurs. Learn the serious eggplant pests and natural remedies for their removal.

    Identifying and Removing Eggplant Pests

    Identifying and Removing Eggplant Pests

    by Zach8

  • 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

  • No cottage or country garden would be complete without the showy stalks of hollyhock (Alcea rosea). From germination to storing seeds, this guide makes growing these old-fashioned favorites a little easier.

    How to Grow Hollyhock From Seed

    How to Grow Hollyhock From Seed

    by Jill Spencer96

  • With a little effort, you can turn one coleus plant into a flowerbed of bright color with ease. Here's how to propagate these gorgeous ornamental plants in four easy steps.

    How to Grow Coleus From Stem Cuttings

    How to Grow Coleus From Stem Cuttings

    by Jill Spencer39

  • Many plants grow in shade. If you know which plants are shade-loving, you can plant them in the right place so they are more likely to thrive. In this article, I will discuss ten of my favorite plants you can grow in the shade.

    Plants That Will Grow in the Shade

    Plants That Will Grow in the Shade

    by Diana Grant29

  • 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 Kinsey26

  • The best fertilizer for your tomato plants can only be determined after testing your soil. But, not all of us can do this for our home gardens. My guide covers the best natural or chemical fertilizers that you need for your tomatoes at different stages of growth.

    The Best Fertilizer for Tomatoes at Different Stages of Growth

    The Best Fertilizer for Tomatoes at Different Stages of Growth

    by Brandon Lobo37

  • Using the right kinds of sprinkler heads can have a big impact on how healthy your landscape is. There are three main kinds of sprinkler heads, each with a different purpose.

    Best Sprinkler Heads for Watering Your Landscape

    Best Sprinkler Heads for Watering Your Landscape

    by Susette Horspool3

  • Leaf-footed bugs aren't harmful to you, but they can still damage your fruit or make it easier for other pests to do so. Learn about what they are, how to identify them, and how to get rid of them.

    What Are Leaf-Footed Bugs and Are They Harmful?

    What Are Leaf-Footed Bugs and Are They Harmful?

    by GerardN4

  • Lower the cost and reduce the hassle of filling seasonal containers by reusing last year’s potting soil. To minimize risk to your plants and maximize the effectiveness of used soil, follow these soil-recycling tips.

    How to Reuse Potting Soil Safely

    How to Reuse Potting Soil Safely

    by Jill Spencer69

  • Applying fertilizer in excess can easily damage and kill plants. Saving plants from fertilizer damage is possible, but a little work and patience is needed before the plant becomes healthy again.

    How to Save an Overfertilized Plant

    How to Save an Overfertilized Plant

    by Sean Hemmer2

  • 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

  • Portulaca, also known as moss rose, is a colorful annual that is drought tolerant, salt tolerant and be used in many ways in your garden or in containers.

    How to Grow Portulaca (Moss Rose)

    How to Grow Portulaca (Moss Rose)

    by Caren White6

  • Daylilies are a very lovely flower that come in many forms. They are beautiful, reliable, disease-free, and can be planted to bloom continuously. Who doesn't love a daylily?

    Easy Rewarding Daylilies to Grow

    Easy Rewarding Daylilies to Grow

    by thoughtfulgirl26

  • Many consider the raccoon an adorable critter until they're invading your garden and digging up your precious plants and eating the crops!

    How to Keep Raccoons out of Your Garden

    How to Keep Raccoons out of Your Garden

    by Michael Kismet3

  • Arugula is a flavorful, nutritious vegetable. I have this easy-growing plant in my garden and want to share a few growing tips. I've also included my favorite arugula salad recipe.

    Tips From My Garden: How to Grow and Use Arugula

    Tips From My Garden: How to Grow and Use Arugula

    by Marlene Bertrand33

  • 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

  • Sansevieria is also known as Snake Plant, Mother-in-Law's Tongue, or Devil's Tongue. No matter what you choose to call it, everything you have ever wanted to know about keeping a happy, healthy Sansevieria plant lies in this article.

    Caring for Sansevieria (a.k.a. Snake Plant)

    Caring for Sansevieria (a.k.a. Snake Plant)

    by thoughthole6

  • One of the most beautiful house plants in the plant world is the Peace Lily. This article is a guide on how to care for them.

    How to Care for a Peace Lily Plant

    How to Care for a Peace Lily Plant

    by Kate Daily26

  • There are many differences between organic and non-organic soils. Mulch, compost, and manure are organic and will transform a nutrient-deficient soil into a rich organic environment for plants. Perlite, vermiculite, expanded clay aggregate, and rockwool are non-organic. They are heavily used in hydroponics and as soil amendments for potted plants.

    Organic vs. Non-Organic Soil

    Organic vs. Non-Organic Soil

    by Sean Hemmer9

  • Fungus gnats are tiny, obnoxious flying bugs that look like fruit flies but are not. They are found in your home or office and are attracted to moisture, but you don't need to throw out all your plants and produce to get rid of them. Learn how to combat fungus gnats.

    Fungus Gnats: Where Do These Little Flying Bugs Come From?

    Fungus Gnats: Where Do These Little Flying Bugs Come From?

    by thoughthole26

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