The way to Create a Fairy Tale Backyard

The way to Create a Fairy Tale Backyard

Coming home to a soothing and well-groomed backyard might seem like stepping into a fairy tale after a hard day at work. Go a step farther with your favorite childhood story as the theme. You’ll delight both adults and children […]

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Types of Agave Plants

Types of Agave Plants

Succulent agaves (Agave spp.) , also referred to as century plants, have water-storing leaves growing from a central point to form a basal rosette. The leaves may be smooth or bullied, with sharp tips. About 200 types of agave exist, […]

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Horses & Honeysuckle Plants

Horses & Honeysuckle Plants

Turning your horse out to pasture for a couple of hours a day provides not only exercise, but important savings in feed costs also. But horses allowed to munch freely could sometimes come in contact with plants which are poisonous, […]

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Blueberry Bushes to Cover a chain-link Fence

Blueberry Bushes to Cover a chain-link Fence

Employing blueberry (Vaccinium ssp.) To cover a chain-link fence supplies both herbal and cosmetic advantages. The very best varieties to cover chain link fences are those that possess an erect habit and work best on your U.S. Department of Agriculture […]

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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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