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5 Common Mistakes When Planting Trees In Your Backyard

Boy and man both wearing shirt planting tree seedling in park.

If you’re looking to improve your backyard by adding some trees, it’s important to make sure you plant them correctly! Unfortunately, many people make common mistakes that can weaken or kill their trees. Here are the top five mistakes to avoid when planting trees in your backyard. By knowing what they are, you can have …

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Everything You Need to Know About Your Money Tree

Guiana Chestnut (Pachira aquatica) planted in a white ceramic pot decoration in the living room. Houseplant care concept.

Have you ever wondered if having a money tree was a good idea? Maybe you’re not sure what a money tree is, or maybe you’re just curious about the benefits. Well, here’s everything you need to know about your potential new financial advisor: the money tree! First, you’ll learn some basics about these plants and …

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8 Plants That Enrich Your Garden Soil

Peas being picked from a pea plant

Healthy soil leads to healthy plants, and for convenience’s sake, people often pump their garden soil with chemicals and fertilizers that promise to deliver quick results. Those solutions fall short because synthetic and inorganic chemicals and fertilizers aren’t eco-friendly and deplete your soil’s organic matter over time. If your garden soil needs a boost, and …

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5 Houseplants You Might Be Putting in the Wrong Spot

Ficus lyrata. Beautiful fiddle-leaf, fig tree plant with big green leaves in white pot. Stylish modern floral home decor in minimal style

If you’re like most people, you may think that all houseplants need is a little light and some water to thrive. But did you know that some plants prefer shady spots, while others would rather be in direct sunlight? And what about the placement of your plants? Just because a plant can tolerate low humidity …

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