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Crabgrass Control – How To Kill Crabgrass Miscellaneous

Crabgrass Control – How To Kill Crabgrass

By: Heather RhoadesCrabgrass (Digitaria) is a frustrating and difficult to control weed that is frequently found in lawns. Getting rid of crabgrass completely is next to impossible, but through carful lawn maintenance and persistence, you can greatly reduce the amount of crabgrass in your yard. Keep reading to learn how to kill crabgrass and using crabgrass control methods to keep it from overtaking your lawn.

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Huernia thuretii Miscellaneous

Huernia thuretii

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;Huernia thuretii& 34;Browsing: Huernia thuretiiSucculentopediaHuernia thuretiiHuernia thuretii is an attractive tufted succulent with erect stems that vary considerably in size and the flowers& 39; shape.

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Information About Buckeye Miscellaneous

Information About Buckeye

Get Started California Buckeye Care: How To Plant A California Buckeye TreeBy Tonya Barnett, (Author of FRESHCUTKY)California buckeyes provide habitat for native wildlife and pollinators. With knowledge of a few California buckeye facts, homeowners can make a more informed decision on whether or not this tree is a good choice for them.

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Boston Ivy Seed Propagation: How To Grow Boston Ivy From Seed Miscellaneous

Boston Ivy Seed Propagation: How To Grow Boston Ivy From Seed

By: Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden WriterBoston ivy is a woody, fast-growing vine that grow up trees, walls, rocks, and fences. With nothing upright to climb, the vine scrambles over the ground and is often seen growing along roadsides. Mature Boston ivy displays beautiful, early summer blooms, followed by Boston ivy berries in autumn.

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Peperomia nivalis Miscellaneous

Peperomia nivalis

Scientific NamePeperomia nivalis Miq.Scientific ClassificationFamily: PiperaceaeGenus: PeperomiaDescriptionPeperomia nivalis is а succulent with fleshy upright or prostrate stems that grow up to 6 inches (15 cm) tall. Leaves are fleshy, boat-shaped, brilliant green, white or white flushed pink below, and densely borne at the stems& 39; ends.

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What Is Hemp Dogbane: How To Get Rid Of Dogbane Weeds Miscellaneous

What Is Hemp Dogbane: How To Get Rid Of Dogbane Weeds

By: Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban AgriculturistHemp dogbane weed is also known as Indian hemp (Apocynum cannabinum). Both names refer to its one-time use as a fiber plant. What is hemp dogbane and why do we want to get rid of it? The plant is poisonous to animals with a toxic sap and has roots that can burrow 6 feet into the earth.

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Information About Himalayan Lantern Miscellaneous

Information About Himalayan Lantern

Home › Ornamental Gardens › Shrubs › Archive for Himalayan LanternGet Started What Is A Himalayan Lantern – Tips On Himalayan Lantern Plant CareBy Amy GrantIf you live in a temperate region and want to try growing a more exotic hanging plant, give the Himalayan lantern plant a try. Learn more here.Load MoreJoin Us - Sign up to get all the latest gardening tips!

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Sedum forsterianum Miscellaneous

Sedum forsterianum

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;Sedum forsterianum& 34;Browsing: Sedum forsterianumSucculentopediaPetrosedum forsterianum (Rock Stonecrop)Petrosedum forsterianum (Rock Stonecrop), formerly known as Sedum forsterianum, is a succulent plant with heads of yellow, star-shaped…

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Wintergreen Plant Care: Learn About Wintergreen Growing Conditions Miscellaneous

Wintergreen Plant Care: Learn About Wintergreen Growing Conditions

By: Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban AgriculturistEvergreen groundcovers keep the life in the landscape even in winter. It is perfect for cooler regions and is native to North America. Some tips below can help you decide if it is right for your garden as well as a guide on how to care for wintergreen.

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Variegated Wax Hearts Miscellaneous

Variegated Wax Hearts

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;Variegated Wax Hearts& 34;Browsing: Variegated Wax HeartsSucculentopediaHoya kerrii & 39;Variegata& 39; (Variegated Sweetheart Hoya)Hoya kerrii & 39;Variegata& 39; (Variegated Sweetheart Hoya) is a slow-growing, semi-succulent plant with variegated heart-shaped leaves.

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Harvesting Quince Fruit – How To Pick Quince Tree Fruit Miscellaneous

Harvesting Quince Fruit – How To Pick Quince Tree Fruit

By: Amy GrantQuince is a fruit, shaped somewhat like a squashed pear, with an extremely astringent flavor when raw but a lovely aroma when ripe. The relatively small trees (15-20 feet (4.5 to 6 m.)) are hardy in USDA zones 5-9 and need winter’s cold temps to stimulate flowering. Pink and white flowers are produced in the spring followed by fuzzy young fruit.

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The Elisabeth C. Miller Botanical Garden, Seattle Miscellaneous

The Elisabeth C. Miller Botanical Garden, Seattle

(Photo by: Andrew Drake)The Elisabeth Carey Miller Botanical Garden, tucked away in a quiet suburb of Seattle, was carved out of native woodland on a rocky slope overlooking Puget Sound by the original owner, Mrs. Miller (1929-1994).The forest of the coastal Pacific Northwest is distinctive for its canopy of towering, evergreen conifers, primarily Douglas fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii), western hemlock (Tsuga heterophylla) and western red cedar (Thuja plicata).

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Caring For Wine Caps – Tips On Growing Wine Cap Mushrooms Miscellaneous

Caring For Wine Caps – Tips On Growing Wine Cap Mushrooms

By: Liz BaesslerMushrooms are an uncommon but very worthwhile crop to grow in your garden. Some mushrooms cannot be cultivated and can only be found in the wild, but plenty of varieties are easy to grow and a great addition to your yearly produce haul. Growing wine cap mushrooms is very easy and rewarding, as long as you provide them with the right conditions.

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Variegated Valentine Hoya Miscellaneous

Variegated Valentine Hoya

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;Variegated Valentine Hoya& 34;Browsing: Variegated Valentine HoyaSucculentopediaHoya kerrii & 39;Variegata& 39; (Variegated Sweetheart Hoya)Hoya kerrii & 39;Variegata& 39; (Variegated Sweetheart Hoya) is a slow-growing, semi-succulent plant with variegated heart-shaped leaves.

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Choosing Romantic Flowers: How To Grow A Romantic Garden Miscellaneous

Choosing Romantic Flowers: How To Grow A Romantic Garden

By: Mary Ellen EllisWhat could be more romantic than spending time in abeautiful garden with your love? Or just enjoying a pretty outdoor space inwhich to dream? You can grow a romantic garden by including certain elementssuch as shady spots, pretty benches, and arches with climbingvines. The flowers you choose will also add to the romantic vibe.

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White Beauty Tomato Care: What Is A White Beauty Tomato Miscellaneous

White Beauty Tomato Care: What Is A White Beauty Tomato

By: Darcy Larum, Landscape DesignerEach year, gardeners who love growing tomatoes like to try new or unique tomato varieties in the garden. While there is no shortage of varieties on the market today, many gardeners feel more comfortable growing heirloom tomatoes. If you’re looking to grow a unique tomato with more color in its history than in its skin, look no further than White Beauty tomatoes.

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Poinsettia Stem Breakage: Tips On Fixing Or Rooting Broken Poinsettias Miscellaneous

Poinsettia Stem Breakage: Tips On Fixing Or Rooting Broken Poinsettias

By: Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban AgriculturistThe lovely poinsettia is a symbol of holiday cheer and a Mexican native. These brilliantly colored plants appear to be full of flowers but they are actually modified leaves called bracts.All manner of things can happen to an innocent plant in the average home.

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What Is A Fried Egg Plant: How To Grow A Fried Egg Tree Miscellaneous

What Is A Fried Egg Plant: How To Grow A Fried Egg Tree

By: Susan Patterson, Master GardenerIf you’re looking for something a little different to add to the garden, why not take a look at the fried egg tree (Gordonia axillaris)? Yes, it has a peculiar name, but its interesting characteristics and ease of care makes this a unique addition to the landscape.

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Learn About Aprium Trees: Information On Aprium Tree Care Miscellaneous

Learn About Aprium Trees: Information On Aprium Tree Care

I would venture to guess that we all know what a plum is, and we all know what an apricot is. So what is aprium fruit? Aprium trees are a cross or hybrid between the two. What other aprium tree info may be useful in its cultivation? Learn more in this article.What is Aprium Fruit?As mentioned, aprium fruit is a hybrid between a plum and an apricot, except additional aprium tree info enlightens us that it’s a little more complicated than that.

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Rhododendron Container Care: Growing Rhododendrons In Containers Miscellaneous

Rhododendron Container Care: Growing Rhododendrons In Containers

By: Liz BaesslerRhododendrons are stunning bushes that produce big, beautiful blossoms in the spring (and in the case of some varieties again in the fall). While usually grown as shrubs, they can get very big and take up the space of a small tree. Keep reading to learn more about how to care for rhododendrons in pots.

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