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How to Plant and Care for Brussels Sprouts

Brussel sprouts can be a little tricky to grow successfully, but don’t let that deter you from giving these mini-cabbages a try. We will give you some tips to producing great harvests

Caring for clematis properly will result in show-stopping flowers

How to Grow and Care for Clematis

These plants have gorgeous blooms and are a favorite amongst gardeners. Known as the “Queen of climbers”, it is truly a show-stopping plant. Come learn more about how to successfully raise one.

How to Grow Watermelon

Watermelon grows best in sunny garden spots with well-draining sandy soil. They need plenty of nutrients throughout the growing season to feed the long vines, and like soil that is consistently moist. Plants need to be checked frequently for pests and disease problems.

How to Plant Arborvitae

Plant arborvitae in late winter or early spring to construct a privacy screen, living fence, or windbreak. Choose a well-draining spot where they get full sun or partial shade and have plenty of room to grow. Space plants according to their anticipated mature size, not how big they are when planting.

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How to Start A Garden

Creating a garden can be a daunting task if you are a beginner. But it doesn’t have to be stressful…quite the opposite, it can be fun to plan out a garden! Learn how to enjoy the process and create a successful garden!

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Flies in Compost and What to Do About Them

Attracting flies is almost unavoidable when you have a compost pile. And in fact, some flies are even good flies to have around. How do you distinguish good versus bad flies? What can you do to decrease the number of flies around your piles? We go into all of that and more in this article.

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How to Plant Tulips

Planting tulips correctly is one of the best ways to ensure you have successful plants. Bulbs should be planted in the fall in full sun flower beds, protected from the wind. Space bulbs 4 to 6 inches apart, about plant them about 3x deeper than the height of the bulb. This usually means 3-6 inches deep in the soil with the pointy end up.

How to Grow and Care for Cucumbers

It’s easy to grow any of the three types of cucumbers — slicing, pickling, and burpless — in your home garden. If you’re limited on space opt to grow bush types or install a trellis to grow plants vertically. They can even be grown in containers. You can expect to harvest 50 to 70 days after planting.

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Caring for Fiddle Leaf Fig — Making it Easy with our Guide

Caring for an indoor fiddle leaf fig is a little more involved than other houseplants, but worth the effort. Give the plant 8 to 12 hours of bright, filtered light every day and rotate the container frequently. Water thoroughly when the potting soil starts to feel dry. It’s also good to clean the leaves regularly to remove dust that blocks openings on the leaves.

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19 Most Popular Lily Varieties

Lilies can add a beautiful pop of color to your garden. Come learn about 19 varieties that you will want to consider and their unique characteristics

10 of the Best Companion Plants for Cucumbers

The right companion plants can increase the growth and yield of your cucumber plants, and decrease pest and disease problems. Tomatoes, beans, corn, cabbage, and sunflowers offer shade in the summer. Nasturtium, marigolds, radish repel harmful insects. They also grow well with summer squash and lettuce.

Sansevieria trifasciata laurentii care guide will help it grow healthily

Cucumbers Types — 15 Popular Cultivars

With many different varieties to choose from, cucumbers are grouped into three main types. Slicing cultivars include Straight Eight, Marketmore, Lemon, and Space Master. Pickling cultivars include Parisian Gherkin, Garden Bush Pickle, Picklebush, and Pick a Bushel. Burpless cultivars include Suyo Long, Summer Dance, and Early Spring, to name a few.

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How to Compost

If you think composting is a daunting task then come and learn more. We review the basics and will get you started so you can super charge your soil and prevent waste.

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Best Ultrasonic Mosquito Repeller

Gardens and patios are meant to be enjoyed. Don’t let mosquitos ruin the experience for yourself or your friends. Ultrasonic repellers can be very effective in deterring these pests. Come learn which ones are effective.

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Best Ultrasonic Mole Repeller

Moles can wreak havoc in a garden and yard. Ultrasonic repellers can be very effective in preventing them from coming to your property if you use the appropriate types. We will review ones that are effective in preventing these unwanted visitors.

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How to Grow Almond Trees

Almonds are not only healthy, they’re delicious. Try your hand at growing an almond tree, which can be fun and rewarding