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Should You Add Coffee Grounds to Your Orchid

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Coffee is an essential part of many peoples’ daily routines. Whether it’s nursing a cup at home or scurrying to the nearest café for a much-needed pick-me-up, coffee might just be the most beloved brewed beverage in the world. So it’s only natural that gardeners and plant enthusiasts alike would look for ways to repurpose …

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7 Tips for Fertilizing Your Houseplants

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Healthy houseplants don’t just bring beauty and life inside the home. They can also help purify the air, reduce stress levels, and make a room vibrant and inviting. Creating an optimal environment for your houseplants is key to ensuring that they look their best! Regardless of whether you’re a gardening novice or an experienced green …

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5 Ways to Use Beer in Your Garden

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This just in — beer is not just for drinking anymore! Many home gardeners are discovering that beer can be an effective tool for gardening, as it nurtures plants and flowers. While adding a refreshing beverage to your gardening routine may sound strange, it’s beneficial in more ways than one. From preventing pests to providing …

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5 Reasons to Use Wool in Your Garden

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Creating an outdoor oasis doesn’t have to be complicated or expensive. If you enjoy spending time outside, use sustainable materials to enhance your enjoyment while respecting the environment. One of the natural methods you can turn to is wool in your garden. From deterring pests to mulching over soil beds, discover how using wool in …

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5 Reasons Your ZZ Plant Leaves Are Turning Yellow

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For someone who loves gardening and finds solace in planting – it’s no surprise your plants are like your babies. Nurture them, take care of them, and leave no stone unturned to keep every harm at bay. There’s no doubt that the ZZ plants (Zamioculcas zamiifolia) are a must-have in your houseplant collection. However, if …

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Should You Fertilize Your Garden in Winter

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Do you love the feeling of fresh dirt between your fingers? The joys of gardening are endless, and whether you’re a new or experienced gardener, there’s always something new to learn. For example- should you add fertilizer to your garden in the winter? When it comes to caring for your garden, there are a lot …

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Why Putting Off Your Final Pruning and Fertilizing Is A Bad Idea

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Some people often misunderstand the importance of plant care, especially the frequency at which they must care for them. Final pruning and fertilization can encourage healthy plant growth and revive your soil. Besides serving your plants and soil, final pruning and fertilizing can accentuate your landscape and improve its potential and value. Understandably, modern life …

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When To Apply Fertilizer To Your Lawn In The Fall

Spreading Lawn Fertilizer By Hand In Autumn To Maintain Healthy Grass.

It’s that time of year again! The leaves are changing color, dropping from the trees, and the air is getting cooler. That can only mean one thing – fall! This is the time of year when many homeowners start thinking about winter. While this season certainly has its own set of challenges, it’s important to …

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How and When to Fertilize Succulents

Farmer filling a soil with fertilizer during planting a golden barrel cactus in flower pot. Golden barrel cactus is popular for ornamental plant in contemporary garden designs.

Burro’s tail, hens-and-chicks, cactuses, money plant, aloe vera, Haworthia … the list of succulents seems to go on forever! Many people grow succulents in their homes because caring for them is so easy. Most succulents are happy with a bit of sun and water (and many are forgiving if you forget about them). But when it comes to …

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