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Begonia Guide: How to Care for Your Indoor & Outdoor Begonias

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Begonias are beloved by plant enthusiasts and beginner indoor gardeners alike for their wide pattern and leaf variety, exuberant blooms, easy propagation, low level of care, and gorgeous red under-foliage. There is a begonia appropriate for every level of green thumb and every space, indoor or out. We’ve rounded up the best info and care …

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Vegetable Gardening for Beginners: Start Simple for the Best Results

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My first forays into starting a vegetable garden as a beginner were seriously out of control, and I quickly learned that starting small was definitely the way to go. Gradually I increased the sizes of my garden beds, the variety of plants I started each year, and the complexity of my growing techniques until I …

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The Best Tips On Watering Plants: Everything You Must Know

Are you wondering if you’re watering your plants too much? Or maybe not enough? It’s a common worry with gardeners and homeowners, but to answer these questions would depend on whether we’re talking about indoor or outdoor plants. And because we’re awesome and love to provide our visitors with the best source of information possible, …

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Attracting Butterflies: Best Blooms for Butterfly Habitat

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Once the weather warms and your flowers emerge, it doesn’t take long before you will begin to see an increase in garden insects as they are drawn to the color and nectar produced. Some of the most favored world rounds are the various species of butterflies, that serve not only as a colorful addition amongst …

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How to Use a Heat Mat for Plants to Grow Seedlings Faster

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As I’m preparing my patio container garden this spring, I’ve been thinking about ways to grow seedlings easier and better than I have in the past years. One of the ideas I’ve found that’s been helpful is using a heat mat for plants. These devices help promote growth, faster germination, and generally, an easier start …

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The Best Watering Cans to Keep All Your Plants Happy

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Every gardener knows that good watering can mean the difference between flourishing and floundering plants. Having the right watering can for your plant’s situation, whether they are indoor plants, outdoor plants, or even hanging plants, is imperative for their well-being. This comprehensive guide includes in-depth reviews on the best watering cans of 2021, that will …

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The Best Fruit Picker Tools to Pick Your Trees and Bushes Clean

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Every job requires the right tool. When it comes to picking ripe fruit from the top of a tree, a fruit picker is exactly the tool you need. With plenty of options on the market, it’s a daunting task knowing which is truly the right one. If you’re new to harvesting fruit or are an …

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