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Add These 10 Hardy Perennials to Your Garden for a Pop of Color

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Perennials are the hardest working garden plant, with minimal effort on your part. Since they’ll come back year after year, choosing perennials with different blooming times will ensure pops of color all season long. The varieties are enormous, including ground cover plants, bushes, and everything in between. Here’s a broken down list of the 10 …

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5 Reasons Your Rose Leaves Are Turning Yellow

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Your rose bushes are an important part of your garden, and you take pride in their appearance. You have followed all the watering and feeding recommendations, but suddenly your rose leaves are turning yellow. It is one of the most common questions gardeners have. So, what could be the problem? Here are five possible reasons why …

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9 Fruit Trees To Grow In Your Home Garden

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There are few pleasures sweeter than picking ripe fruit off your own tree. Growing fruit trees in your home garden can be challenging but one of the most rewarding achievements. When choosing these trees for your garden, there are a few factors to consider. For instance, which trees are the hardiest in your zone? How …

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How To Properly Prune Your Cherry Tree

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Cherry trees are a beautiful addition to any landscape, but they do require some TLC to stay healthy and looking their best. Pruning your cherry tree is an important part of maintaining a healthy tree. Proper pruning will encourage new growth, help the tree to produce more fruit, and keep the tree strong and disease-resistant. …

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7 Common Apple Tree Diseases

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While growing and caring for your apple trees is an exciting and rewarding experience, there is always the looming fear of disease. Apple tree diseases are common, and there are numerous different types, but they shouldn’t stop you from harvesting and enjoying the fruits of your labor. Of all the different types of infections and bacteria, seven …

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5 of the Most Beautiful Roses You Can Grow in Containers

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Roses in containers are one of the best ways to add color and beauty to your home, patio, or garden. Planting these gorgeous flowers in containers is an easy way to decorate your home since you can move them to different locations. There are many different varieties of roses that can grow in containers, so …

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Mushroom Compost: What Is It and How To Use It?

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When people hear mushroom compost, they automatically think it contains many mushrooms but, this is far from the truth! In fact, this type of compost contains no amount of mushrooms. It’s actually a mixed type of soil that can be composed of straw, rye, wheat, and horse manure. Although the mixture does not contain mushrooms, …

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