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How to grow herbs

How to grow herbs How to grow Herbs. They are one of the easiest plants to grow If done right you can save money at the grocery store Growing your own herbs is a relaxing stress-free project Herbs are good for you You will have a fresh supply of herbs A herb garden does not […]

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Successful Container Gardening

Successful Container Gardening

Successful Container Gardening.  How to maintain and create beautiful, wonderful hanging baskets or container plants at any time of the year. The first thing you’ll need is good loamy potting soil.  One of the best is the Fertilome potting mix as it contains a wetting agent, perlite,  and sphagnum peat moss.  It can be used […]

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How to eliminate fungus gnats from your houseplants

How to eliminate gnats from your houseplants

How to eliminate gnats from your houseplants. Fungus gnats are a big problem for most people who want indoor plants.  In order to eliminate them, we must first find out where they come from. Where do fungus gnats come from? Fungus gnats come from moist soil, leaky drain pipes, overripe fruit, and especially around plants […]

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Soil amendments for gardening

Soil amendments for gardening – Does gardening require soil amendments? Yes, it does.  The soil in the southwest is poor.  We recommend Back To Earth Compost for planting trees, shrubs, and other larger outdoor type plants.  We recommend using it at about a half and half ratio. Half native soil and the other Back to […]

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Indoor Fern Plant Care

How to care for indoor plants

How to care for indoor plants.  Most people will spend time indoors rather than outdoors during the winter or hot seasons.  Here are some great ideas and tips to help you enjoy great-looking indoor plants throughout the cold or hot summer months. First, here is a list of indoor plants that are easy to care […]

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Design your perfect garden

Design your perfect garden

Now is the time to design your perfect garden. Outdoor gardening is something that many do for a love of nature and for a chance to relax. Some do a little and are happy with that, but others take it much more seriously. They may come up with amazing garden designs that would take your […]

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Monstera plant care light

Monstera plant care light

Monstera plant care light (Monstera deliciosa).  This plant is well suited for indoor decoration especially for those who are looking for large plants to fill a big space.  Do not plant it outdoors unless your climate region does not have temperatures below 32° degree Fahrenheit. Indoor Decoration Plant Also known as the Split Leaf Philodendron […]

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Colorful Leaves for Indoor Decoration

Colorful Houseplant Leaves – for Indoor Decoration

Colorful Houseplant Leaves – for Indoor Decoration.  There are lots of colorful foliage plants to use indoors.  Here are some that work well no matter where you live. The Croton Plant (Codiaeum variegatum pictum) A plant with exotic thick leaves that show a variety of striped dark green to bright yellow leaves.  It will grow […]

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Grow Christmas Cactus

Grow Christmas Cactus

How to Grow Christmas Cactus (cacti Schlumbergera).  This plant is grown for its colorful blooms from white, bright pink, and deep dark red blooms and because the blooming season is right around Christmas time, thus its name.  It will also bloom again in mid-spring… it’s then called a spring cactus. The Christmas cactus is in the succulent […]

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Poinsettia Plant care

Poinsettia plant care – Keep plants looking good

Poinsettia plant care.   Poinsettias are in the Euphorbiaceae family and are used in pots and shown during the holiday seasons, especially during the Christmas season. All Poinsettias are native to southern Mexico and Central America and thrive in the tropical forests.  In Mexico, it is called the “Nochebuena flor” or Flower of the Holy Night in […]

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