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Zone 9 Plants – 12 Perennial & Annual Picks Sure To Please

Regions that fall under the Hardiness Zone 9 enjoy longer growing seasons as well as more daylight compared to Zones 5 or 6 for example. While you will still have frost, it’s rare for the plants to freeze in the winter, so winterizing many plants will not be necessary. Still, with all of these favorable …

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Finding Blue Flowers in Your Grass? 10 Possibilities Revealed

It’s not uncommon for your lawn to sprout different kinds of weeds along with the turf grass you spent a lot of money and effort on. That doesn’t necessarily mean that the grass seeds you bought were contaminated with seeds of weeds. Some of these invasive seeds are carried by the wind. When they land …

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Fulvic Acid for Plants: Boost Plant Health & Growth Naturally

The relationship between the roots of the plants and the soil is often complicated. Most roots require the right pH levels, moisture, and nutrients in the right concentrations in order to absorb them. Even when in the presence of these ideal conditions, the roots might struggle to get the moisture and nutrients they need because …

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7 Best Fertilizers for Plumeria – Guidelines & How To Apply

Say what you like about the plumeria, but its exquisite flowers will take your breath away when in full bloom. Fertilizing plumeria plants can be a complicated issue considering that they’re heavy feeders and the fact that the plant branches at the same time it starts to bloom.  What is the best fertilizer for plumeria? …

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Does Christmas Cactus Like Being Root Bound? When To Repot

As a houseplant, the Christmas cactus has a lot going for it. Its bloom season is long and lasts from late spring until late winter. When it blooms, its tubular flowers dazzle with their pink, lilac, white, and red shades. But sooner or later, the cactus outgrows its pot and the roots become crowded. Should …

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Using Miracle Gro Plant Food for Grass (& Better Options)

So, you’ve got some extra Miracle-Gro product lying around, and you just so happened to notice how worn and thin the grass on the lawn is looking lately.  Does Miracle-Gro plant food work on grass? Because it contains nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium, Miracle-Gro plant food works well for grass. Although the All-Purpose formula can be …

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Can I Use Indoor Plant Food Spikes on Outdoor Plants?

So, you have some leftover indoor plant food spikes and are wondering if they would work for your outdoor plants that aren’t looking so great. We wondered exactly the same thing, and here’s what we found out. Can I use indoor plant food spikes on outdoor plants? Indoor plant food spikes can be used on …

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Maple Trees With Purple Leaves – 14 Gorgeous Varieties

Maples represent some of the most prized ornamental garden trees available and are naturally suited for many climates found in America. With a range of colors extending from greens to yellows, oranges, reds, and purples, these vividly shaded trees are appreciated worldwide, and with some careful planting, they can be the jewel of a garden. …

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Forcing Rhubarb: The Trick to Sweeter Stalks & Early Harvest

Are you thinking about forcing your rhubarb plants into early growth this year? Here’s everything you need to know about the process!  How do you force rhubarb? Forcing rhubarb to grow quicker, taste sweeter, and be ready for early harvesting is simple: deprive it of light during the times of the year that they are …

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Dawn Dish Soap Deer Repellent – 5 Recipes (& Precautions)

So you heard that Dawn dish soap repels deer, but you weren’t sure whether to believe it or not… believe it.  Does Dawn dish soap deer repellent work? Dawn dish soap works as a potent ingredient for several homemade deer repellent recipes. Some recipes are as simple as water and Dawn mixed vigorously, while others …

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