Soil Requirements for Indoor Lemon Trees

Soil Requirements for Indoor Lemon Trees

Lemon trees (Citrus limon) grow well in pots, especially in sunny and warm rooms indoors. Since the trees sustain damage when temperatures fall to 29 degrees Fahrenheit or lower, gardeners in U.S. Department of Agriculture plant hardiness zones 9b or […]

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What Month Should Pear Trees Be Pruned?

What Month Should Pear Trees Be Pruned?

The common pear (Pyrus communis) grows well in U.S. Department of Agriculture hardiness zones 4 through 9. These pear trees are long-lived with strong vertical divisions that grow up to 40 feet tall and 15 to 25 feet wide. Pears […]

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How & When to Fertilize Quince

How & When to Fertilize Quince

The quince tree (Cydonia oblonga) is the only member of the genus and part of the rose family. While at one time it had been widely grown in home gardens, today it’s more commonly grown as rootstock for pear and […]

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How to Slim an Overgrown Landscape

How to Slim an Overgrown Landscape

Natural and natural areas can escape hand over time should youn’t stay on top of your own pruning and pitching chores. If your yard is overgrown with shaggy shrubs from hands ivy and trees which need just a little care, […]

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The way to Prune a Basket Of Gold Alyssum

The way to Prune a Basket Of Gold Alyssum

Basket of stone alyssum (Aurinia saxatile, previously Alyssum saxatilis) generates a soft mat of tiny bright yellow blossoms that grows 8 to 12 inches tall and 1 to 1 1/2 feet wide, with oyster varieties that reach just half that size. […]

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When to Plant Red Baron Onion Sets

When to Plant Red Baron Onion Sets

Onions are available in many unique varieties, such as white, red and yellow in addition to green onions and scallions. To have success growing onions in the house garden, then choose the right variety for your region. “Red Baron” onions […]

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How Do They Grow Seedless Watermelon?

How Do They Grow Seedless Watermelon?

Seedless watermelons have grown in popularity since their growth in the early 1950s. According to the University of California Vegetable Research Center, more than half of the watermelons grown in California are seedless. The fact that they’re seedless, raises a […]

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The amount of Times a Year That's Key Lime Trees Blossom

The amount of Times a Year That's Key Lime Trees Blossom

A vital lime tree (Citrus aurantifolia Swingle) is a little citrus growing just 12 feet tall. The circular fruit is light green and exceptionally juicy under the thin green skin. Key lime trees develop in U.S. Department of Agriculture plant […]

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How Often Should You Water Strawberry Plants?

How Often Should You Water Strawberry Plants?

Strawberries make an attractive addition to a yard and provide a delicious reward during fruit-bearing season. Watering strawberry plants requires proper timing so the dirt doesn’t become too dry or wet. Depending on whether you are watering new or established […]

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How to Plant Corn So it's not Blown Down

How to Plant Corn So it's not Blown Down

“The corn is as large as an elephant’s eye, and it seems like it’s climbing right up into the skies,” sang the male lead Curly in Rogers and Hammerstein’s “Oklahoma.” But Curly didn’t state what would happen to this stalks […]

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