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Gardening With Bubble Wrap: DIY Bubble Wrap Garden Ideas

Gardening With Bubble Wrap: DIY Bubble Wrap Garden Ideas

Have you just moved? If so, then you may have your share of bubble wrap and are wondering what to do with it. Don’t recycle bubble wrap or throw it out! Repurpose bubble wrap in the garden. The following article discusses several terrific bubble wrap garden ideas.Gardening with Bubble WrapThere are so many ways to repurpose bubble wrap in the garden.

What Is Bubble Aeration: Learn About Pond Bubbler Systems

What Is Bubble Aeration: Learn About Pond Bubbler Systems

By: Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden WriterPondsare popular waterfeatures that instill a sense of peace and natural beauty while helping tosupport a healthy ecosystem. However, without proper care and maintenance, eventhe simplest pond can become a smelly, brackish pit and a breeding ground forpests including hordes of mosquitoes.

Wishbone Flower Plant – Tips On How To Grow A Wishbone Flower

Wishbone Flower Plant – Tips On How To Grow A Wishbone Flower

By: Becca Badgett, Co-author of How to Grow an EMERGENCY GardenWhen looking for a long lasting and attention-grabbing addition to the part sun flowerbed, consider the wishbone flower plant. Torenia fournieri, the wishbone flower, is a short ground-hugging beauty with profuse and delicate blooms. Don’t be fooled though; while the flowers appear delicate, they are tough and able to withstand the hottest of summer heat when properly located in the landscape.

How to Water a Christmas Cactus

How to Water a Christmas Cactus

Schlumbergera bridgesii, commonly known as Christmas Cactus, and its relatives are very popular houseplants. When they bloom, they produce colorful, tubular flowers. These beautiful flowers, their long bloom time, and easy care requirements make them a wonderful plant.Unlike many other cacti, Christmas Cactus is not a cactus from a hot, dry climate but rather one from a tropical climate.

Information About Catnip

Information About Catnip

Get Started Catnip Winter Care – Is Catnip Winter HardyBy Mary Ellen EllisEven if you don’t have cats, catnip is a perennial herb that is easy to grow and attracts bees and other pollinators. You can even make a tasty and stomach-soothing tea from it. Depending on where you live, winter can be a little harsh on your catnip, so learn how to protect it here.

Information About Zoysia Grass

Information About Zoysia Grass

Facts About Zoysia Grass: Zoysia Grass ProblemsBy Heather RhoadesA zoysia grass lawn is frequently touted as the cure all for the homeowner& 39;s lawn cares. But unless grown in the right climate, it will cause more headaches than not. Get more info in this article. No Fuss Lawns With Zoysia GrassBy Nikki Tilley, Author of The Bulb-o-licious GardenAre you looking for a hardy, drought-resistant lawn that requires little or no maintenance?

Dracaena Bonsai Care: How To Train A Dracaena As A Bonsai

Dracaena Bonsai Care: How To Train A Dracaena As A Bonsai

By: Liz BaesslerDracaenas are a large family of plants prized for their ability to thrive indoors. Keep reading to learn more about how to train a dracaena as a bonsai.How to Make a Dracaena Bonsai TreeDracaena marginata, commonly known as a Madagascar dragon tree or red-edged dracaena, is the species that’s most frequently trained as a bonsai.

Pink Rosemary Plants – Learn About Rosemary With Pink Flowers

Pink Rosemary Plants – Learn About Rosemary With Pink Flowers

By: Amy GrantMost rosemary plants have blue to purple flowers, but not pink flowering rosemary. Thinking about growing rosemary with pink flowers? Read on for information about growing pink rosemary plants.Pink Flowering Rosemary PlantsRosemary(Rosemarinus officinalis) is an aromatic, perennial evergreen shrub that is steeped in history.

Apricot Leucostoma Canker Info – Treating An Apricot With Leucostoma Canker

Apricot Leucostoma Canker Info – Treating An Apricot With Leucostoma Canker

Leucostoma canker generally isn’t a problem in healthy, actively growing apricot trees, but once infected, apricots with leucostoma canker are extremely difficult to control and can shorten tree life substantially. This stubborn disease, which also affects peaches, cherries, nectarines, and plums, is a serious problem worldwide, especially in cooler climates.

Desert Sunflower Info: Learn About Hairy Desert Sunflower Care

Desert Sunflower Info: Learn About Hairy Desert Sunflower Care

By: Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden WriterHairy desert sunflowers have been tagged with a rather unappealing name, but the yellow, daisy-like blooms with bright orange centers are anything but dull. They are actually named for the hairy, greenish-grey leaves. Interested in learning more about this tough desert plant?

Sedum allantoides

Sedum allantoides

Scientific NameSedum allantoides RoseScientific ClassificationFamily: CrassulaceaeSubfamily: SedoideaeTribe: SedeaeSubtribe: SedinaeGenus: SedumDescriptionSedum allantoides is a succulent plant that grows as a small shrub up to 12 inches (30 cm) tall. They are thick, powdery, pale blue-green, up to 1.

Dealing With Flies In The Compost: Should I Have A Lot Of Flies In My Compost?

Dealing With Flies In The Compost: Should I Have A Lot Of Flies In My Compost?

By: Anne BaleyYour compost bin is filled with kitchen scraps, manure, and other spoiled vegetable matter, so a logical question would be, “Should I have a lot of flies in my compost?” The answer is yes and no.Flies in Compost BinIf you don’t build your compost pile in the right way, you may have a lot of flies around the bin constantly.

Lettuce And Frost: Does Lettuce Need To Be Protected From Frost

Lettuce And Frost: Does Lettuce Need To Be Protected From Frost

By: Amy GrantLettuce is a veggie that does best when grown in cooler, moist conditions; temperatures between 45-65 F. (7-18 C.) are ideal. How cool is cool, though? Will frost damage lettuce plants? Read on to learn more.Does Lettuce Need to be protected from Frost?Growing your own lettuce is a beautiful thing.

Graptoveria Plant Info: Learn About Growing Graptoveria Succulents

Graptoveria Plant Info: Learn About Growing Graptoveria Succulents

By: Becca Badgett, Co-author of How to Grow an EMERGENCY GardenGraptoveria is a beautiful variety of succulent plant– compact, plump, and colorful. Favorite types of graptoveria include ‘Fred Ives,’ ‘Debbi,’ and ‘Fanfare.’ Their showy forms attract collectors, houseplant gardeners, and even new buyers.

Shaving Brush Plant

Shaving Brush Plant

Prime destination for succulent loversRSSFacebookInstagramTwitterPinterestHomeSucculentopediaBrowse Succulents by Scientific NameBrowse Succulents by Common NameBrowse Succulents by GenusBrowse Succulents by FamilyBrowse Succulents by USDA Hardiness ZoneBrowse Succulents by OriginBrowse Cacti by GenusAbout SucculentsCultivationGeneral CareLight RequirementsPotting SoilWateringFertilizingPests and DiseasesRepottingPropagationPruningGraftingArrangingSucculent UsesMedicinal SucculentsCosmetic SucculentsCulinary SucculentsSacred SucculentsLibraryBooksStoriesMyths and LegendsStampsWorld of Flowering PlantsYou are at:Home » Archive for & 34;Shaving Brush Plant& 34;Browsing: Shaving Brush PlantSucculentopediaHaemanthus albiflos (Paint Brush)Haemanthus albiflos (Paint Brush) is an evergreen to semi-evergreen, bulbous plant up to 12 inches (30 cm) tall when in flower.

Information About Ginkgo

Information About Ginkgo

Get Started Feeding Ginkgo Trees: Learn About Ginkgo Fertilizer NeedsBy Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden WriterAs you might imagine, fertilizing ginkgo trees is rarely necessary and the tree is adept at managing on its own. However, you may want to feed the tree lightly if growth is slow or if leaves are pale or smaller than usual.

Propagating Mandevilla: Using Mandevilla Cuttings Or Seeds To Propagate Mandevilla Vine

Propagating Mandevilla: Using Mandevilla Cuttings Or Seeds To Propagate Mandevilla Vine

By: Nikki Tilley, Author of The Bulb-o-licious GardenMandevilla vine is known for its showy blooms. Largely grown in containers or hanging baskets, this tropical vine is generally treated as a houseplant, especially in cooler regions. In southern climates, it can be set outdoors in spring but returned inside prior to winter.

Fig Tree Problems: Fig Tree Dropping Figs

Fig Tree Problems: Fig Tree Dropping Figs

By: Heather RhoadesOne of the more common fig tree problems is fig tree fruit drop. This problem is especially severe with figs that are grown in containers but can also affect fig trees grown in the ground. When fig fruit falls off the tree it can be frustrating, but knowing why your fig tree won’t produce fruit and how to correct the problem will make dealing with this easier.

Glassrim Haworthia

Glassrim Haworthia

Prime destination for succulent loversRSSFacebookInstagramTwitterPinterestHomeSucculentopediaBrowse Succulents by Scientific NameBrowse Succulents by Common NameBrowse Succulents by GenusBrowse Succulents by FamilyBrowse Succulents by USDA Hardiness ZoneBrowse Succulents by OriginBrowse Cacti by GenusAbout SucculentsCultivationGeneral CareLight RequirementsPotting SoilWateringFertilizingPests and DiseasesRepottingPropagationPruningGraftingArrangingSucculent UsesMedicinal SucculentsCosmetic SucculentsCulinary SucculentsSacred SucculentsLibraryBooksStoriesMyths and LegendsStampsWorld of Flowering PlantsYou are at:Home » Archive for & 34;Glassrim Haworthia& 34;Browsing: Glassrim HaworthiaSucculentopediaHaworthia mucronata (Glassrim Haworthia)Haworthia mucronata is a small succulent that forms stemless rosettes of pale green or yellow-green leaves that take on a pinkish blush in…

What Is Bearded Tooth Fungus: Lion’s Mane Mushroom Facts And Info

What Is Bearded Tooth Fungus: Lion’s Mane Mushroom Facts And Info

By: Jackie CarrollThe bearded tooth mushroom, also known as lion’s mane, is a culinary delight. You can occasionally find it growing in shady forests, and it’s easy to cultivate at home. Read on to find out more about this tasty treat.What is Bearded Tooth Fungus?Bearded tooth is a mushroom that you can feel confident about collecting in the wild because it has no look-alikes, either poisonous or non.