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Boston Ivy Care: Tips For Growing And Planting Boston Ivy Interesting

Boston Ivy Care: Tips For Growing And Planting Boston Ivy

By: Becca Badgett, Co-author of How to Grow an EMERGENCY GardenBoston ivy plants (Parthenocissus tricuspidata) are attractive, climbing vines that cover outer walls of many older buildings, particularly in Boston. It is the plant from which the term “Ivy League” derives, growing on numerous upscale campuses.

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Urban Microclimate Wind – Learn About Wind Microclimate Around Buildings Interesting

Urban Microclimate Wind – Learn About Wind Microclimate Around Buildings

By: Amy GrantIf you’re a gardener, you are no doubt familiar with microclimates.It may have struck you how differently things grow at your friend’s home acrosstown and how she may have rain one day while your landscape remains bone dry.All of these differences are the result of numerous factorsthat affect a property.

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There was no room in the garden, so I planted the tomatoes in bags Interesting

There was no room in the garden, so I planted the tomatoes in bags

Two years ago, I helped my daughter babysit her grandchildren and completely neglected my garden. Dreaming filled everything around, it was too late to dig and make any plantings. But do not sit idly. And then I remembered about a new and interesting way of growing vegetables. Now they do it in bags or sacks.

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Terry calistegia Interesting

Terry calistegia

Amateur flower growers grow various vines, both decorative deciduous and flowering. The advantage of vines is that they can close an unsightly fence, an old hedge, or an outbuilding that spoils the overall appearance by its appearance. They can not only decorate all this, but can also serve as a living screen.

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Echidnopsis cereiformis var. brunnea Interesting

Echidnopsis cereiformis var. brunnea

Scientific NameEchidnopsis cereiformis var. brunnea A. BergerScientific ClassificationFamily: ApocynaceaeSubfamily: AsclepiadoideaeTribe: StapeliaeGenus: EchidnopsisDescriptionEchidnopsis cereiformis var. brunnea is a small, snake-like succulent with thin tufted cylindrical branches. It is a dark flowered variety of Echidnopsis cereiformis with tiny, yellowish-brown to purple-brown flowers that sprout out of the entire length of each stem but mainly toward the tip.

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Lamb’s Ear Planting – How To Grow And Care For Lamb’s Ear Plant Interesting

Lamb’s Ear Planting – How To Grow And Care For Lamb’s Ear Plant

By: Nikki Tilley, Author of The Bulb-o-licious GardenA favorite for growing with kids, the lamb’s ear plant (Stachys byzantina) is sure to please in nearly any garden setting. This easy-care perennial has velvety soft, wooly evergreen leaves that are silver to gray-green in color. The foliage is also similar in shape to that of a real lamb’s ears, hence its name.

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How To Protect Trees From Deer Interesting

How To Protect Trees From Deer

By: Nikki Tilley, Author of The Bulb-o-licious GardenDeer damage to trees is most often the result of males rubbing and scraping their antlers against the tree, causing significant damage. This is done to remove the velvet. Once this velvet is removed, deer may continue to polish their antlers by rubbing up and down the trunk.

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Potted Mesquite Trees: Tips For Growing Mesquite In A Container Interesting

Potted Mesquite Trees: Tips For Growing Mesquite In A Container

By: Liz BaesslerMesquite trees are hardy desert dwellers that are most famous for their smoky barbecue flavor. They’re very nice and reliable to have around in arid, desert climates. But can mesquite trees grow in containers? Keep reading to find out if growing mesquite in a container is possible.Can Mesquite Trees Grow in Containers?

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Promising varieties of tomatoes, the fight against late blight Interesting

Promising varieties of tomatoes, the fight against late blight

How I saved the harvest from late blight Spring heavy rains and hail captured in our area and the summer months. We, in the Stavropol Territory, have not had this for a long time. From an unprecedented rain expanse, potatoes grew by leaps and bounds. Even the Colorado potato beetle, while laying its eggs, could not eat the mighty bushes.

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Reliable varieties of cucumbers and proper cultivation techniques Interesting

Reliable varieties of cucumbers and proper cultivation techniques

Convenient technology and reliable varieties guarantee a high yield of zelents before frost. More and more often I hear complaints from friends gardeners that cucumbers have failed again. I don't know what growing technologies they use, what varieties they chose, but the cucumber beds in my garden from year to year please with an excellent harvest.

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Container Grown Starfruit: How To Grow Starfruit In Pots Interesting

Container Grown Starfruit: How To Grow Starfruit In Pots

You may be familiar with starfruit (Averrhoa carambola). The fruit from this subtropical tree has not only a delicious tangy flavor reminiscent of an apple, grape, and citrus combination, but is truly star shaped and, thus, unique among its exotic tropical fruit brethren. Starfruit tree care, as you may have guessed, requires warm temperatures.

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Urban Fruit Tree Info: Tips For Growing Columnar Fruit Trees Interesting

Urban Fruit Tree Info: Tips For Growing Columnar Fruit Trees

By: Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden WriterAlso known as urban fruit trees, columnar fruit trees are basically trees that grow up instead of out, giving the trees a spire shape and a rather elegant appearance. Because the branches are short, the trees are well-suited to small gardens in urban or suburban environments.

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Canary Vine Seed Propagation – Germinating And Growing Canary Vine Seeds Interesting

Canary Vine Seed Propagation – Germinating And Growing Canary Vine Seeds

By: Liz BaesslerThe canary vine is a beautiful annual that produces lots of bright yellow flowers and is often grown for its vibrant color. Keep reading to learn more about canary vine seed propagation.Propagating Canary VineCanary vine (Tropaeolum peregrinum), also commonly known as canary creeper, is a tender perennial that is hardy in zones 9 or 10 and warmer, which means that most gardeners treat it as an annual.

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Cycas - Cycadaceae - How to care for and grow Cycas plants Interesting

Cycas - Cycadaceae - How to care for and grow Cycas plants

HOW TO GROW AND TAKE CARE OF OUR PLANTS CAS Page 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5 - 6 -7 -8 - 9 THE RESULTS OBTAINED BY OUR READERS Hi, I'm Daniele and I live in San Nicola da Crissa (VV), I followed your advice in the column & 34; How to grow and care for plants & 34; I am sending you photos of my & 34; small & 34;, these are seeds planted in April, they are my pride.

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Black Medic In Gardens – Tips For Growing Black Medic Herbs Interesting

Black Medic In Gardens – Tips For Growing Black Medic Herbs

By: Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden WriterBlack medic (Medicago lupulina), also known as yellow trefoil, hop medic, black nonesuch, blackweed, or black clover, was originally introduced to North America from Europe and Asia many years ago for agricultural purposes. Since that time, this fast-growing plant has naturalized and is found growing along dry, sunny roadsides, vacant lots, weedy meadows and other waste ground across much of the United States and Canada.

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Information About Apple of Peru Interesting

Information About Apple of Peru

Home › Ornamental Gardens › Flowers › Archive for Apple of PeruGet Started Apple Of Peru Plant Info – Learn About Growing Shoofly PlantsBy Liz BaesslerThe apple of Peru plant is an interesting specimen. This member of the nightshade family produces attractive flowers and can be used in a homemade insecticide.

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What Is Winnowing – Chaff And Winnowing Garden Seeds Interesting

What Is Winnowing – Chaff And Winnowing Garden Seeds

By: Liz BaesslerGrowing your own grain in the garden, like wheator rice,is a practice that’s gaining in popularity, and while it’s a little intensive,it can also be very rewarding. There’s a certain amount of mystery surroundingthe harvest process, however, and some vocabulary that doesn’t often show up inother types of gardening.

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