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Stephanotis Plant Care: Growing And Caring For Stephanotis Flowers Interesting

Stephanotis Plant Care: Growing And Caring For Stephanotis Flowers

Stephanotis flowers have long been treasured for their beauty and sweet scent. The tropical twining vine, with its dark shiny foliage and snowy flowers, are a traditional element in wedding bouquets and many of us received our first info on the Stephanotis flower from our florist.Info on the Stephanotis FlowerWhen we talk about Stephanotis plant care, we’re talking about Stephanotis floribunda, or Madagascar jasmine, though it is not a member of the jasmine family.

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Duck Habitat Safety – What Are Some Plants Ducks Can’t Eat Interesting

Duck Habitat Safety – What Are Some Plants Ducks Can’t Eat

By: Becca Badgett, Co-author of How to Grow an EMERGENCY GardenIf you have ducks living in your backyard oraround your pond, you may be concerned with their diet. Protectingducks on your property is likely a priority, which means keeping plantspoisonous to ducks away from them. But which plants are unsafe?

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Calliope Eggplant Info: Tips For Growing Calliope Eggplants Interesting

Calliope Eggplant Info: Tips For Growing Calliope Eggplants

By: Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban AgriculturistIf you have never considered eggplantcute, take a look at the Calliope eggplant. What is a Calliope eggplant? Theplant produces a truly egg-shaped fruit that has decorative splashes of color.It is almost too pretty to eat, but reportedly has a nice, lightly sweet flavorperfect for many types of cuisine.

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Botanical Dictionary Interesting

Botanical Dictionary

BOTANICAL DICTIONARY BOTANICAL TERMS CODE Select the initial letter of the word you are looking for then click on the word found to view its meaning in detail. A -B -C -D -E -F -G -H -I -J -KL -M -N -O -P -Q -R -S -T -U -V -W -X -Y -Z Page in construction.

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Expanded Shale Information – How To Use Expanded Shale Soil Amendment Interesting

Expanded Shale Information – How To Use Expanded Shale Soil Amendment

By: Amy GrantHeavy clay soils don’t produce the healthiest plants and are usually amended with a material to lighten, aerate and help retain water. The most recent find for this is called expanded shale soil amendment. While expanded shale is great for use in clay soils, it actually has several other uses too.

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Misty Shell Pea Plants – Learn How To Grow Misty Peas In Gardens Interesting

Misty Shell Pea Plants – Learn How To Grow Misty Peas In Gardens

By: Tonya Barnett, (Author of FRESHCUTKY)Shell peas, or garden peas, are among some of the first vegetables that can be planted into the garden in the late winter and early spring. Though when to plant is dependent upon your USDA growing zone, vigorous disease resistant varieties such as ‘Misty’ will produce bountiful yields of sweet, tasty shell peas throughout the cool growing season.

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Learn About Saving Carrot Seeds Interesting

Learn About Saving Carrot Seeds

Is it possible to save seeds from carrots? Do carrots even have seeds? And, if so, why haven’t I seen them on my plants? How do you save seeds from carrots? A hundred years ago, no gardener would have asked these questions, but times changed; laboratories began developing new strains and pre-packaged seeds became the norm.

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Travel to India in Ladakh Interesting

Travel to India in Ladakh

INDIALADAKH (LITTLE TIBET) by Giovanni CamiciLeh, district of Leh, division of Ladakh, Federal State of Jammu and Kashmir (India) .View of LehView of the polo field of LehSoma gompa (Tibetan Buddhist monastery) of Leh with the old palaceSoma gompa (Tibetan Buddhist monastery) of Leh with the old palace Old Leh road leading to the fort Old Leh Old Leh Old Leh Old Leh Old Leh You will find more photographs of my travel in the pages: Note This article was sent by one of our readers.

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Carob Interesting

Carob

Characteristics The carob, whose scientific name is "Ceratonia siliqua" is an evergreen tree, in most cases dioecious, which is part of the Fabaceae family. It is a small evergreen tree that originated in all those areas that overlook the Mediterranean Sea.

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Why Are Clematis Leaves Yellow: Care Of Clematis With Yellow Leaves Interesting

Why Are Clematis Leaves Yellow: Care Of Clematis With Yellow Leaves

By: Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban AgriculturistClematis vines are consistent garden performers that are relatively tolerant of a variety of conditions once mature. If that is the case then, why are clematis leaves yellow even during the growing season? A clematis with yellow leaves may be prey to several insect pests or the soil nutrient content might not be sufficient.

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Squash Blossoms Falling Off Vine Interesting

Squash Blossoms Falling Off Vine

By: Heather RhoadesYou just spent several weeks lovingly caring for a squash plant. All of these gorgeous blossoms just popped up all over and all you can say is, “This is it, we’ll have squash within a week.” The next thing you know, those squash blossoms are falling off the vine like rats from a sinking ship.

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Grandparents day flowers Interesting

Grandparents day flowers

The grandparents, the fathers of our fathers and the mothers of our mothers, increasingly important figures, how much experience and how much life there is in each of them! Fixed points for grandchildren, grandparents fascinate them with their stories of real life, inform them about the past, teach them so many things that are now out of use that young parents could never pass on to them.

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What Is A Sunken Garden Bed: Tips For Creating Sunken Gardens Interesting

What Is A Sunken Garden Bed: Tips For Creating Sunken Gardens

Looking for a great way to conserve water while having something a little different? Sunken garden designs can make this possible.What is a Sunken Garden Bed?So what is a sunken garden bed? By definition this is “a formal garden set below the main level of the ground surrounding it.” Gardening below ground level is not a new concept.

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Can You Darken A Tree That’s Been Sun Bleached? Interesting

Can You Darken A Tree That’s Been Sun Bleached?

By: Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban AgriculturistSun bleached tree trunks are common in the South on plants such as citrus, crepe myrtle and palm trees. Cold temperatures with bright sun contribute to a condition called sunscald, which can damage tree health. You can use a cosmetic product for fixing faded bark on trees, but it is better to prevent the problem in the first place.

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National Gallery's Van Gogh Vertical Garden Interesting

National Gallery's Van Gogh Vertical Garden

Has London one-upped Paris when it comes to vertical gardens on museum walls? While the vertical garden that Patrick Blanc planted on the Quai Branly Museum never ceases to amaze us, London& 39;s National Gallery unveiled in May a truly unique living wall of its own. It& 39;s a vertical garden sponsored by General Electric that mimics Vincent van Gogh& 39;s & 34;A Wheatfield, with Cypresses,& 34; using 8,000 living plants of more than 26 varieties.

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Acclimating Houseplants Outdoors Interesting

Acclimating Houseplants Outdoors

There’s nothing wrong with giving your houseplants some fresh air during springtime after they’ve been cooped up all winter; in fact, houseplants actually appreciate this. However, when you take a plant from its indoor environment and place it in the outside elements all at once, the plant can easily become stressed as a result of shock.

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5 valuable tips on how to protect your garden trees from winter frost Interesting

5 valuable tips on how to protect your garden trees from winter frost

With the onset of winter, the hassle of the owners of summer cottages and garden plots did not diminish. We also need to take care of protecting garden trees from severe frosts. A few valuable tips will help you resolve this issue in a timely manner. We whiten fruit trees in winter Protein will protect trees from such harmful factors as frost and overheating.

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Growing Grass On The Table – How To Make Grass Covered Tabletops Interesting

Growing Grass On The Table – How To Make Grass Covered Tabletops

By: Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban AgriculturistPicnicking in lush, green grass is a summer luxury. You can get the same effect without getting grass stains on your shorts by growing grass on the table. Yep, you read that right. A table with grass adds outdoor flair in a fun, yet delightful way.Tabletop grass does not have to cover the entire table and could be done in dishes or trays to add some garden greenery.

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Is Chicory Edible: Learn About Cooking With Chicory Herbs Interesting

Is Chicory Edible: Learn About Cooking With Chicory Herbs

By: Amy GrantHave you ever heard of chicory? If so, did you wonder if you can eat chicory? Chicory is a common roadside weed that can be found throughout North America but there’s more to the story than that. Chicory is, indeed, edible and cooking with chicory dates back hundreds of years. Now that you know that eating chicory plants is okay, and readily available, the question is how to use chicory.

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