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How to Grow Lemongrass in Pots

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Lemongrass is a culinary herb used in numerous dishes that releases an aromatic fragrance when you crush it. This adored lemon-scented herb is known for its medicinal qualities and pleasant taste. Enjoy lemongrass by adding it to your soup recipes, stir-fry, marinades, and sauces, or steep the leaves to make herbal tea or homemade broth. Lemongrass …

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Why You Should Put a Coffee Filter In Your Flowerpots

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Creating the ideal growing environment for your plants is a balancing act, and you may find yourself experimenting with various age-old tricks to tip the scales in your favor. Over the years, new trends to make gardening easier explode in popularity. Whether it’s vertical gardening, upside-down gardening, or self-watering globes, there are always new ways …

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How to Rotate Crops in Your Small Vegetable Garden

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While winter tends to be a time of relaxation and indoor gardening, it’s also the perfect chance to plan next season’s garden, meaning choosing the plants you’ll grow and starting seeds indoors. So, where does crop rotation come into play with all of this? While many garden practices, such as composting and mulching, increase your vegetable yield and benefit the plants, crop …

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6 Types of Spider Plants For Your Home Garden

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If you’re looking for an attractive, low-maintenance plant to add to your collection, spider plants are a fantastic option. They thrive in various conditions and don’t require much extra care once established, making them an excellent choice for beginner gardeners or busy individuals. Plus, spider plants are non-toxic to dogs and cats, so they’re an …

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7 Eye-Catching Tall Growing Perennials

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Planting tall perennials is a great way to add vertical height and an attractive backdrop to your garden. This tallest layer can function as a border around your backyard, offer you privacy, and make the most of small spaces. Moreover, the perennial flowers return year after year, offering you sweeping views of stunning clash of …

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5 Most Difficult Plants to Grow in Your Garden

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As a gardener, you know some plants are easier to care for than others, and some require more attention to thrive. That’s why it can be so satisfying when you successfully cultivate something that isn’t the easiest of plants to grow in your gardens. The five plants listed below are perfect examples of a challenge. …

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5 Tips for Choosing Flower Seeds for Your Garden

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When planning your garden for the seasons to come, it’s never too early to start! One of the most exciting things gardeners get to do each year is design where and what to put in their garden beds. Whether you’re partial to bright colors or unique textures, there’s an abundance of flowers from which to …

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