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Dayton Apple Trees: Tips For Growing Dayton Apples At Home
Dayton Apple Trees: Tips For Growing Dayton Apples At Home

By: Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden WriterDayton apples are relatively new apples with a sweet,slightly tart flavor that makes the fruit ideal for snacking, or for cooking orbaking. The large, shiny apples are dark red and the juicy flesh is paleyellow. Growing Dayton apples isn’t difficult if you can provide well-drainedsoil and plenty of sunlight.

Is it possible to eat green potatoes
Is it possible to eat green potatoes

Potatoes are a product that will never come out of our consumption for sure. Therefore, the demand for the quality of this product is justified. Whether we grow potatoes ourselves, or buy in the store, from time to time we come across tubers with a green skin. Is it okay to eat green potatoes? Potatoes with greens should not be eaten even if the skin is cut off in a thick layer.

Information About Yellow Oleander
Information About Yellow Oleander

Get Started Yellow Oleander Care: Uses For Yellow Oleander In The LandscapeBy Teo SpenglerYellow oleander trees sound as if they should be closely related to oleander, but they aren& 39;t. Both are members of the Dogbane family, but they reside in different genera and are very different plants. Find more yellow oleander information here.

Melocactus - Melocactus communis
Melocactus - Melocactus communis

MelocactusThe Melocactus belongs to the Cactaceae family and is a plant from South America but some species can also be found in India.This plant has a rounded shape, a classic green color, with pronounced and thorny ribs; the ribs can be 8 and even 15, while the haloes have curved spines.

Helping A Ficus Tree That Is Dropping Leaves
Helping A Ficus Tree That Is Dropping Leaves

Ficus trees are a popular houseplant that can be found in many homes, but the attractive and easy to care for ficus trees still have a frustrating habit of dropping leaves, seemingly without reason. This leaves many ficus owners asking, “Why is my ficus losing leaves?”. The causes for dropping ficus leaves are many, but when you know what they are, this can help you pin down the reason your ficus tree leaves are falling off.

Syngonium - Araceae - Syngonium plant cultivation and care
Syngonium - Araceae - Syngonium plant cultivation and care

HOW TO GROW AND CARE FOR OUR PLANTSYNGONIUMSyngonium is a splendid plant appreciated and cultivated for its decorative leaf and for its simplicity of cultivation. GENERAL The genus Syngonium belongs to the Araceae family and is native to Central and South America.

Serata Basil Info: Learn How To Grow Serata Basil Plants
Serata Basil Info: Learn How To Grow Serata Basil Plants

By: Teo SpenglerIf you think of basil as an Italian herb, you aren’t alone.Lots of Americans think basil comes from Italy when, in fact, it hails fromIndia. However, the pungent flavor of basil has become an integral part of manyItalian dishes.You’ll find many typesof basil available in commerce. One heirloom variety you might wantto try is basil Serata (Ocimum basilicum‘Serata’).

Growing Candytuft: The Candytuft Flower In Your Garden
Growing Candytuft: The Candytuft Flower In Your Garden

By: Becca Badgett, Co-author of How to Grow an EMERGENCY GardenThe candytuft plant (Iberis sempervirens) is a European native that has adapted well to most USDA zones. The 12 to 18 inch (31-46 cm.) beauty is a flowering, evergreen perennial with a few must do’s for appropriate candytuft care and continued performance.

4 Reasons for Succulent Plants Wilting
4 Reasons for Succulent Plants Wilting

Succulent plants add color and texture to the garden landscape. These plants are interesting, not only in their appearance but also in their stems and leaves& 39; structure. Native to arid climates that experience little rainfall, succulents have thick fleshy stems and leaves capable of storing water.

Growing Lavender In Zone 9 – Best Lavender Varieties For Zone 9
Growing Lavender In Zone 9 – Best Lavender Varieties For Zone 9

By: Ilana Goldowitz Jimenez, Plant Scientist & WriterThere are many reasons to grow lavender. This garden classic is a source of craft materials, scent, a culinary ingredient, an essential oil, and a medicinal tea, plus it looks great in a garden. While lavender grows well in dry areas of zone 9 that are similar to its native Mediterranean habitat, it can be a challenge to grow this herb in wetter zone 9 climates.

Is It Safe To Order Garden Supplies: How To Safely Receive Plants In The Mail
Is It Safe To Order Garden Supplies: How To Safely Receive Plants In The Mail

Is it safe to order garden supplies online? Although it’swise to be concerned about package safety during quarantines, or any timeyou’re orderingplants online, the risk of contamination is actually very low.The following information will help keep you and your familysafe.Is it Safe to Order Garden Supplies?

The Magdalena garden in Cuba
The Magdalena garden in Cuba

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Zone 9 Planting Guide: When To Plant Vegetables In Zone 9 Gardens
Zone 9 Planting Guide: When To Plant Vegetables In Zone 9 Gardens

The weather is mild in USDA plant hardiness zone 9, and gardeners can grow nearly any delicious vegetable without worry of hard winter freezes. However, because the growing season is longer than most areas of the country and you can plant nearly year round, establishing a zone 9 planting guide for your climate is essential.

Zone 7 Flower Bulbs: Planting Bulbs In Zone 7 Gardens
Zone 7 Flower Bulbs: Planting Bulbs In Zone 7 Gardens

By: Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban AgriculturistThere are untold species of flowering bulbs blooming at different times of the year. That means your garden can be a feast for the eyes almost year round. Timing is important when planting bulbs in zone 7, as is winter protection. Zone 7 is a relatively mild region but temperatures can get to 0 degrees F.

Plant Irrigation Indoors: Set Up A System For Watering Houseplants
Plant Irrigation Indoors: Set Up A System For Watering Houseplants

By: Becca Badgett, Co-author of How to Grow an EMERGENCY GardenSetting up an indoor watering system doesn’t have to be complicated and is so worthwhile when you’re finished. Plant irrigation indoors saves time that you can devote to other areas of your plant’s needs. It also allows plants to get watered when you’re away from home.

Bolivia, travel story
Bolivia, travel story

BOLIVIAil Tibet delle AmericheLa Paz(provincia di Pedro Domingo Murillo, dipartimento di La Paz)Bolivia , stato dell& 39;America meridionale, situato nel centro del subcontinente,senza sbocchi al mare, in base alla nuova costituzione datata 25 gennaio 2009 lacapitale è Sucre, mentre precedentementeera riconosciuta come capitale amministrativaLa Paz, oggi sede di governo.

Pawpaw Transplant Tips – How To Transplant A Pawpaw Trees
Pawpaw Transplant Tips – How To Transplant A Pawpaw Trees

By: Liz BaesslerPawpaws are a fascinating and largely unknown fruit. Native to North America and reportedly Thomas Jefferson’s favorite fruit, they taste a little bit like a sour banana full of big seeds. If you’re interested in American history or interesting plants or just good food, it’s worth it to have a pawpaw grove in your garden.

Guava Cutting Propagation – Growing Guava Trees From Cuttings
Guava Cutting Propagation – Growing Guava Trees From Cuttings

By: Liz BaesslerHaving your very own guava tree is great. The fruits have a distinct and unmistakably tropical flavor that can brighten up any kitchen. But how do you start growing a guava tree? Keep reading to learn more about guava cutting propagation and growing guava trees from cuttings.How to Propagate Guava CuttingsWhen choosing guava cuttings, it’s best to select a healthy stem of new growth that has matured to the point of being relatively firm.

Different Garden Hoes – Learn How To Use A Hoe For Gardening
Different Garden Hoes – Learn How To Use A Hoe For Gardening

The right choice of tool in the garden can make a big difference. A hoe is used to dislodge weeds or for cultivating the garden, stirring up and mounding the soil. It’s an important tool for any serious gardener, but did you know that there are multiple types of garden hoes? Some are better for specific jobs, like weeding, while others are designed for bigger or smaller spaces.

Kimmia - Rutaceae - How to care for and grow our Skimmies
Kimmia - Rutaceae - How to care for and grow our Skimmies

HOW TO GROW AND CARE FOR OUR KIMMIAN PLANTS Note 1 Skimmia is an evergreen shrub that produces fragrant flowers and red berries that persist throughout the winter. Very decorative.BOTANIC CLASSIFICATION Wood: PlantaeClado: AngiospermsClado: EudicotyledonsClado: RosideFamily: RutaceaeGenus: SkimmiaSpecies: see the paragraph «Main species» GENERAL CHARACTERISTICSThe genus Skimmia, belonging to the Rutaceae family, always includes few shrub-like shrubs.