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10 Easy-To-Grow Flowers For Beginners

Perennial garden flower bed in spring

When you’re new to gardening, there’s a great sense of pride when you’ve planted flowers, and experience their vibrant colors once they bloom! However, some flowers can be more challenging to grow or need specific conditions. That’s why it’s a good idea to start with tolerant, easy-to-grow plants that can grow even if conditions aren’t …

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Grow These 7 Favorite Succulents Indoors

home garden filled a lot of beautiful plants, cacti, succulents, air plant in different design pots

Succulents engorge their leaves and stem to deal with dry climates. These plants require less watering, making them the perfect indoor plant if you forget about regular watering. They are low-maintenance plants to own and add color and life to any room. When growing succulents, it’s important to use cactus soil or a mixture of …

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10 Low-Maintenance Flowers for Your Summer Garden

Pansy flower. Multi-colored Viola flowers planted near the trunk of a tree. Heartsease or Violet is a genus of flowering plants in the violet family Violaceae. Spring time, sunny may day in garden.

In certain parts of the world, summer doesn’t last very long. If you don’t want to spend your entire summer watching over your flowers, low maintenance varieties are an ideal choice. These ten easy to care for flowers will brighten up your summer garden while requiring almost no maintenance, meaning you can enjoy them long …

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How to Create A Wildlife Habitat in Your Backyard

Doe eating plants in garden

When people think of creating a wildlife habitat, they envision building a pond or restoring a wild area. But, you don’t need a lot of land or water to provide homes for wildlife. By making your backyard friendly to native animals, you can make an oasis in the city and enjoy the sights and sounds of …

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9 Gardening Secrets the Experts Never Tell You

cd hanging on a tree to scare off birds

Regardless of why you love to garden, you know it’s worth every second. Whether it be to grow fruits and vegetables to live a sustainable lifestyle, add character to your yard by growing flowers of different colors, or just to reconnect with nature from the comforts of your own home, it’s all worthwhile. That said, …

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Cheap And Easy DIY Compost Bins That You Can Build This Weekend

Compost bin and mulch in a summer garden

Gardening is a great hobby that can not only be relaxing, but also provide you with fresh fruits, vegetables, and herbs. And one of the best ways to make your gardening easier (and more affordable) is to create your own compost bin. Composting is an excellent way to reduce your household waste, as well as …

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