Does Roundup Kill Grass During Cold Weather?

Does Roundup Kill Grass During Cold Weather?

Roundup is a nonselective herbicide produced by Monsanto Company. When properly combined with water it may kill several varieties of plants, such as grasses. Weather is just one of the factors that could determine the efficacy of Roundup. Though it […]

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Do Marigolds Truly Repel Deer and Rabbits?

Do Marigolds Truly Repel Deer and Rabbits?

Marigolds (Calendula officinalis) are annuals in all U.S. Department of Agriculture plant hardiness zones. Often marigolds, with their slightly bitter, sharp odor, are planted to attempt and maintain grazing animals like deer and rabbits out of the yard. While these […]

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Differences from the Varieties of Roses

Differences from the Varieties of Roses

Roses (Rosa spp.) Are a popular flowering shrub planted in home gardens. Roses are grouped into three classes: bush, climbing and shrub. All of these rose forms appear in both modern and old garden roses. Modern roses are those plants […]

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Varieties of Toad Lily Plants

Varieties of Toad Lily Plants

Indigenous into the mountains and moist woodlands from eastern Asia to the Philippines, the toad lily (Tricyrtis genus) boasts magnificent blossoms that belie its name. In late summer to mid or early fall, exotic star, bell or funnel-shaped flowers burst […]

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Apple Tree That Grows Straight Up

Apple Tree That Grows Straight Up

The vertical columns of apple trees line your tiny courtyard or terrace, producing a number of apples over the growing season. The apple (Malus domestica), indigenous to Central Asia, thrives in U.S. Department of Agriculture plant hardiness zones 4 through […]

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Proper Care of a Wood-Burning Fireplace

Proper Care of a Wood-Burning Fireplace

There’s nothing cozier on a cold winter day than curling up in front of a crackling fire, and fireplaces found in houses nowadays offer old-world nostalgia at a safer, more efficient way. Modern fireplaces may be easier to care for […]

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Pond & Lake Aeration Systems

Pond & Lake Aeration Systems

Even though a landscape water feature such as a pond or a lake is made up mainly of oxygen, water is also an essential part of any water source. Ponds and lakes that do not contain enough oxygen may get […]

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The way to Prune Woman in Red Hydrangeas

The way to Prune Woman in Red Hydrangeas

“Lady in Red” hydrangea (Hydrangea macrophylla “Lady in Red”) flowers, leaves and comes show a deep red color. Grown in U. S. Department of Agriculture plant hardiness zones 6 through 9, “Lady in Red” is a lacecap hydrangea, demonstrating clusters […]

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How to Care for Beefsteak Tomato Plants

How to Care for Beefsteak Tomato Plants

Beefsteak tomatoes grow as large as 1 to 2 lbs per fruit, using a single piece of several varieties large enough to cover a piece of bread. Beefsteaks are thought to be long-season tomatoes which take much longer to mature […]

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Salt Tolerance of Tomato Plants

Salt Tolerance of Tomato Plants

Tomatoes can generally tolerate sufficient salt to be implanted in coastal areas. Because they are often grown where irrigation is inferior or brackish, there has been a lot of research into raising their salt tolerance. Salt tolerance is a intricate […]

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