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6 Stinky Plants You Will Not Want in Your Garden

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One of the joys of choosing plants for your garden is when the blooming season begins. The fragrant smells of different flowers fill the air with perfume. But what if some of your plants emit noxious odors instead? It won’t be pleasant when your friends or guests take a stroll in your garden, and they …

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6 Best Vegetables You Can Grow in Containers

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Lack of gardening space should not stop you from growing your favorite vegetables at home. Do you know that several vegetables can adapt to the limited space of a container and produce a good yield? All you need to do is provide the right environment for their growth depending on their temperature, soil, water, and …

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How to Plant Flowers in Your Garden

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It’s time to start planning your spring garden. Designing a flower garden is exciting, as flower choices are practically endless! However, if it’s your first time, the abundance of information out there might lead to an abundance of questions: What types of flowers should you plant? How do you grow flowers from seeds? When is the …

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13 Tips for Planning the Perfect Backyard Garden

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Planning the perfect backyard garden can be a lot of fun, but it’s also a tall order. Whether you prefer to plot out your gardens in blue-print detail or rely on stick labels and your iron-clad memory, there are countless different combinations of plants to choose from to delight your senses. When it comes to …

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9 Best Companion Plants for Strawberries

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Companion planting is a great way to bring out the best in your strawberries, while also promoting health and well-being in your garden. Whether it’s herbs or flowers, adding some of these plants to your strawberry patch can provide improved production and flavor while protecting against pests and diseases. Here are some of the top …

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How to Prune Your Peace Lily

Person cut away houseplant Spathiphyllum commonly known as spath or peace lilies brown dead leaf tips. Leaf browning causes can be over watering, temperature extremes, lack of watering.

The peace lily (Spathiphyllum) is a stunning houseplant with lush green foliage and long-lasting blooms. Regular care makes these plants easy to grow and adds a pop of color to your living space. Like most houseplants, peace lilies benefit from regular pruning and trimming for various reasons. It encourages new growth, removes dead leaves from the plant, and ensures your plant continues to …

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7 Types of Tulips for Your Spring Garden

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Springtime is the perfect time of year to get outside and enjoy some warm sunshine, blooming flowers, and fresh air. For avid gardeners everywhere, there is no better pleasure than planning and planting your own garden for the season. When it comes to brightening up your space with beautiful blossoms, a few vibrant tulips here …

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5 Free Garden Planning Apps to Help You Start Yours

Looking to create a lush and bountiful garden this spring but not sure where to start? Planning your garden can take some hard work — from planting to tending to your plants to regular watering. But of course, it’s so worth it to be surrounded by fragrant flowers, ornamental plants, and the opportunity to grow …

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5 Best Pruning Tools For Your Yard and Garden

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Pruning is a crucial aspect of garden and yard care that ensures the health and growth of your plants. Whether you are maintaining shrubs, trimming trees, or shaping your plants, pruning helps keep your outdoor spaces looking their best. The right tools can make all the difference in ensuring that your efforts are effective and efficient. …

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