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So what are annuals really all about? The following report includes some fascinating information about these Popular Flowering Plants you can use, not just the old stuff they used to tell you. Annuals are among the most popular of all flowering plants, and it is hard to beat annuals for low cost, beautiful blooms and Read More...

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If you have a summer herb garden, it's always a disappointment when cooler weather sets in and your fresh herbs die down. Now you need to rely on dried herbs as the next best thing to enhance your menus. Or do you? With a south-facing window and a little TLC, you can have a thriving Read More...

Dealing With Weeds
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Weeds are plants which grow rapidly, often competing with plants and flowers that you would like to grow in your garden. Weeds are so successful because they are able to quickly get established on the minimum of soil, including in poor soil quality. Additionally, they can often germinate at very low temperatures, and this means Read More...

Organic Gardening Feels Good
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Gardening does not have to be complicated as long as you can follow a few key principles of growing. For a beginner, of course, things can seem quite daunting, but just remember to find accurate information on the subject. With motorized tillers and the fact that seeds are easy to plant, some people create gardens Read More...

Organic Gardening Feels Good
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Organic gardening is the exact same as regular gardening except that no synthetic fertilizers or pesticides are used. This can make certain aspects difficult, such as controlling disease, insects, and weeds. Organic gardening also requires more attention to the soil and the many needs of plants. Organic gardening starts with the soil. Gardeners must add Read More...

Plants - Venus Flytrap
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If you want to add a unique touch to your garden, carnivorous plants are bound to get attention. From the common Venus Flytrap to the Cobra plant, these exotics serve several purposes. In areas that have high populations of bugs, it lowers the amount of flies or other insects that bother you. While the benefit Read More...

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What is Hydroponics? Hydroponics is commonly referred to as “the cultivation of plants in water.” However, studies show that various media can support the growth of the plant. The definition was broadened to “the cultivation of plants without soil.” What is aeroponics? Aeroponics is classified as a hydroponic method where roots of the plants are Read More...

Plant Creepers Can Be A Thing Of Beauty
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If you have ever owned a plant like mint, you will have probably noticed plant creepers that have formed from the main body of the plant and have tried to grow from its pot or place in the garden. These plant creepers are a part of the plant's natural reproductive phase, an ability that allows Read More...

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There is more to the care of indoor and outdoor plants than simply pruning, watering and tending to them. Investing in a plant encyclopedia gives you an invaluable resource that will ensure that you have the knowledge you need to keep many different types of plants alive, ranging from medicinal herbs, common flowers and rare Read More...

Benefits of Hydroponic Gardening
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Hydroponic gardening is a growing technique that uses water instead of soil to grow plants. The most famous example of hydroponic gardening is the Hanging Gardens of Babylon. Built by King Nebuchadnezzar II for his wife, who didn't much care for the stark desert landscape of Babylon, the gardens contained every plant known to the Read More...

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Any garden can be spruced, regardless of its terrain, shape or size by adding some landscaping plants or trees. Planting shrubs and flowers along a garden path or around a tree won't necessarily score you huge landscaping points. There are right and wrong plants for your garden, and you will have to learn the difference Read More...

Types of Mosquitos
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There are more than 3,500 types of mosquitoes that have been identified in areas around the world. Most of them are readily identified in specific areas. The majority of them aren’t anything but annoying but they are about 40 species that are known to be linked to Malaria. There are hundreds of types of mosquitoes Read More...

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More and more people are getting into growing their own fresh fruits and vegetables by planting a home garden. Many are enjoying their fresh garden produce during the growing season and are also preserving it for later use by freezing and canning. Even those who were not previously interested in gardening have become motivated to Read More...

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When it comes to gardening plants, there are too many to name. Gardening plants can refer to flowers, shrubs, herbs, vegetables, fruits, and many more. There are also gardening plants that are in season at different times of the year, some in fall and winter, others in spring and summer. Whatever type of gardening you Read More...

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Although there area a great variety of brand names for weed killers, the actual number of active chemicals used to produce these products is about 5. Most of these can be classified as a broad leaf herbicide, meaning that is will kill off plants that have a larger than average foliage component. Normally this would Read More...