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Bolting Spinach: Signs, Meaning, Prevention & Growing Tips

If you grow vegetables in the garden, it’s not uncommon for them to bolt sometimes. Bolting is a term that refers to the plant flowering and going to seed. That’s often a problem since the tasty vegetables will become chewy and bitter once they bolt. Spinach is no exception. How do I know if my …

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Japanese Knotweed: Plant ID, Uses, Invasiveness & Removal

Some plants are controversial by nature. Japanese knotweed is one of them. Of the people who are quite familiar with the plant, you won’t find two people who totally agree on whether it’s a good plant or not. Most people have mixed opinions about it while some hate it outright. What is Japanese knotweed? Japanese …

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