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Grapevine Frost Damage – Protecting Grapevines In The Spring

Grapevine Frost Damage – Protecting Grapevines In The Spring

By: Laura MillerWhether you’re a home grower or a commercial producer, grapevine frost damage in the spring can severely reduce your yields later in the season. Although grapes are winter hardy plants in many locations, grapevines in the spring are particularly susceptible to frost and freezing temperatures once the buds begin to swell.

Get The Cure For Powdery Mildew

Get The Cure For Powdery Mildew

By: Heather RhoadesPowdery mildew is a fungus that plagues almost all gardeners. No matter what conditions you live in or how well you tend your garden, chances are you will come across powdery mildew at some point in time. Finding a cure for powdery mildew is something that all gardeners look for eventually.

Baby’s Breath Varieties: Learn About Different Types Of Gypsophila Plants

Baby’s Breath Varieties: Learn About Different Types Of Gypsophila Plants

By: Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden WriterClouds of billowy baby’s breath flowers (Gypsophila paniculata) provide an airy look to floral arrangements. These profuse summer bloomers can be just as pretty in a border or rock garden. Many gardeners use cultivars of this plant as a backdrop, where the floods of delicate blooms show off brightly colored, lower growing plants.

Fashion Azalea Care – Learn How To Grow Fashion Azalea Shrubs

Fashion Azalea Care – Learn How To Grow Fashion Azalea Shrubs

By: Teo SpenglerNo, “Fashion Azalea” is not the name of a hot new designer of clothing for the stars. What is a Fashion azalea? It’s the common name of a vivid azalea cultivar that you might want to invite into your garden. It you want more Fashion azalea information, or tips on how to grow fashion azalea, read on.

Community Garden Fundraising Ideas: Developing Community Garden Grant Proposals

Community Garden Fundraising Ideas: Developing Community Garden Grant Proposals

By: Liz BaesslerCommunity gardens are fantastic resources. They provide green spaces in urban environments, give gardeners without land of their own a place to work, and foster a real sense of community. If you don’t have one in your neighborhood, you may want to consider starting one of your own. You need to keep in mind, of course, that community gardens take a decent amount of money to get off the ground, and you’ll probably need financial help in the beginning.

Amur Maple Facts: Learn How To Grow An Amur Maple Tree

Amur Maple Facts: Learn How To Grow An Amur Maple Tree

By: Liz BaesslerThe Amur maple is a large shrub or small tree prized for its compact size, rapid growth, and showy bright red color in the fall. Keep reading to learn more about how to grow an Amur maple tree in the landscape of your home.Amur Maple FactsAmur maple trees (Acer ginnala) are native to northern Asia.

Cactus Red Bunny Ears

Cactus Red Bunny Ears

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;Cactus Red Bunny Ears& 34;Browsing: Cactus Red Bunny EarsSucculentopediaOpuntia microdasys subsp.

Portulaca pilosa

Portulaca pilosa

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;Portulaca pilosa& 34;Browsing: Portulaca pilosaSucculentopediaPortulaca pilosa (Kiss Me Quick)Portulaca pilosa (Kiss Me Quick) is an annual or short-lived perennial with a sprawling habit.

Aloe Water Needs – Watering An Aloe Vera Plant The Right Way

Aloe Water Needs – Watering An Aloe Vera Plant The Right Way

By: Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban AgriculturistAloe plants are succulents which are mostly considered drought tolerant plants. However, they do need water, just like any other plant, but what are aloe water needs? Aloe succulents are healthier and have the best appearance when they are kept lightly moist.

Fruit Tree Thinning: Reasons For Small Hard Fruit & Immature Fruit Drop

Fruit Tree Thinning: Reasons For Small Hard Fruit & Immature Fruit Drop

By: Kristi WaterworthIf fruit trees came with owner’s manuals, home gardeners inheriting fruit trees planted by previous occupants wouldn’t have so much trouble. Fruit tree problems are common in trees that have been planted with good intentions, but then left to their own devices. Many new fruit tree owners discover that there’s more to fruit tree care than just not killing them when immature fruit drop starts in the late spring or summer.

Information About Lophospermum

Information About Lophospermum

Get Started Lophospermum Plant Care – How To Grow Creeping Gloxinia PlantsBy Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban AgriculturistSometimes you find an unusual plant that really shines. Creeping gloxinia is not terribly hardy but can be grown in containers and moved to a sheltered location in winter. Click here for some creeping gloxinia info and tips on growing and propagating this lovely vine.

Shaw's Agave

Shaw's Agave

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;Shaw& 39;s Agave& 34;Browsing: Shaw& 39;s AgaveSucculentopediaAgave shawii (Coastal Agave)Agave shawii (Coastal Agave) is a succulent that forms rosettes of green leaves with a variable pattern of marginal teeth and a terminal…

Lemon Tree Pests: Tips Treating Pests Of Lemon Trees

Lemon Tree Pests: Tips Treating Pests Of Lemon Trees

By: Teo SpenglerYou love your lemon tree, with its fragrant blossoms and juicy fruit, but insects also love this citrus. There are a number of lemon tree insect pests. These include relatively harmless bugs, like aphids, and more serious pests, like citrus rust mite, one of the insects that affect lemons rather than foliage.

What Is Willow Scab Disease – Learn How To Treat Willow Scab Disease

What Is Willow Scab Disease – Learn How To Treat Willow Scab Disease

By: Teo SpenglerWillow scab disease attacks different types of willow species in Europe and the United States. It can attack weeping willows but is not one of the more common weeping willow diseases. Willow scab is caused by the fungus Venturia salciperda. Scab on willow trees usually doesn’t cause serious harm unless the black canker fungus (Glomerella miyabeanais) is also present.

Information About Hibiscus

Information About Hibiscus

Get Started Cranberry Hibiscus Info – Growing Cranberry Hibiscus PlantsBy Amy GrantGardeners usually plant hibiscus for their showy blooms but another type of hibiscus, cranberry hibiscus, is used primarily for its gorgeous deep purple foliage. Interested in learning more about this attractive hibiscus plant?

Retaining Soil Moisture: What To Do When Soil Dries Out Too Fast In The Garden

Retaining Soil Moisture: What To Do When Soil Dries Out Too Fast In The Garden

By: Darcy Larum, Landscape DesignerIs your garden soil drying out too fast? Many of us with dry, sandy soil know the frustration of watering thoroughly in the morning, only to find our plants wilting by the afternoon. In areas where city water is costly or limited, this is especially a problem. Soil amendments can help if your soil dries out too quickly.

Halo Bacterial Blight Control – Treating Halo Blight In Oats

Halo Bacterial Blight Control – Treating Halo Blight In Oats

By: Amy GrantHalo blight in oats (Pseudomonascoronafaciens) is a common, but nonlethal, bacterial disease that afflictsoats. Even though it is less likely to cause significant loss, halo bacterialblight control is an important factor to the overall health of the crop. Thefollowing oats halo blight info discusses the symptoms of oats with halo blightand management of the disease.

Information About Chives

Information About Chives

Get Started Chive Companion Plants – Companion Planting With Chives In The GardenBy Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban AgriculturistIf you are planning a kitchen garden and wondering what to grow near chives, wonder no more. There are a host of perfect chive plant companions for texture, color, and flavor.

Information About African Tulip Tree

Information About African Tulip Tree

Get Started African Tulip Tree Information: How To Grow African Tulip TreesBy Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden WriterWhat is an African tulip tree? This big, impressive shade tree grows only in non-freezing climates. Want to know more about this exotic tree? Interested in knowing how to grow African tulips trees?

Driftwood Garden Art: Tips On Using Driftwood In The Garden

Driftwood Garden Art: Tips On Using Driftwood In The Garden

By: Tonya Barnett, (Author of FRESHCUTKY)While beautiful flowering plants are major focal points within any garden landscape, many growers find themselves looking to complete their yards with unique and interesting accent decorations. Some may opt for more expensive pieces, but budget savvy gardeners take joy from the collection of folk-art pieces – both equally fitting into the respective style of the garden.