How To Grow And Care For Aloe Vera

How To Grow And Care For Aloe Vera
Aloe vera is a very useful plant: if you burn yourself that soothing fresh gel contained in the leaves is right there waiting for you. Here are some tips for growing and taking care of it. In the garden, you want your Aloe vera to get 2 or 3 hours of sun a day. Indoors,... 
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How And When To Prune Raspberries And Blackberries

How And When To Prune Raspberries And Blackberries
Unpruned raspberry bushes won’t yield more berries and can lead to problems and even early die out of the raspberry bushes. Pruning raspberry plants does more than just keep your plants under control. Raspberries can be prone to disease and pruning inhibits the spread of disease throughout your patch. To insure that light and air... 
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How To Repair Winter Damage On Cedar Trees

How To Repair Winter Damage On Cedar Trees
Are you seeing dead needles appear on the outer edges of your cedars? This could be symptomatic of winter damage to cedars. Instead of pruning in spring, fertilize the trees with landscape tree food, then apply liquid feeder to the foliage daily during April and May. At some point in June, evaluate any winter damage... 
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How To Harden Off Plants Outdoors

How To Harden Off Plants Outdoors
Young, pampered seedlings that were grown either indoors or in a greenhouse will need a period to adjust and acclimate to outdoor conditions, prior to planting in the garden. This transition period is called “hardening off”. Hardening off gradually exposes the tender plants to wind, sun and rain and toughens them up by thickening the... 
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How And When To Feed Camellias Successfully

How And When To Feed Camellias Successfully
Camellias are popular and beautiful flowers but as all the plants, they need fertilizing. Make sure the soil is moist because you never want to fertilize a dry plant because it could stress it out. Dig a trench around the perimeter of the plant about 1/4 of the way in from the drip line. Make... 
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How To Grow Watermelon In Pot Vertically

How To Grow Watermelon In Pot Vertically
Growing watermelon in containers allows this big, sweet and juicy fruit to grow in smallest of spaces. Watermelon has long taproot and it doesn’t transplant well that’s why it is better to sow the seeds directly in a pot. Sow 3-4 seeds directly in a pot once the temperature starts to reach 65 F (19... 
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DIY Botanical Crystal Resin And Clay Coasters

DIY Botanical Crystal Resin And Clay Coasters
These cute botanical coasters will be amazing for any home and will bring a cool spring spirit inside! Prepare pressed leaves, 350g block of white polymer clay, a crystal resin kit, a rolling pin, grease proof paper, glass / cup, a scalpel, a baking tray. Preheat the oven to the recommended temperature on the back... 
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Easy And Comfy DIY Harvesting Basket

Easy And Comfy DIY Harvesting Basket
Celebrate nature’s bounty and make this easy DIY harvesting basket using pallet off cuts, chicken wire, a bicycle inner tube and some sisal rope. It’s just perfect for harvesting, washing and carrying fresh, home grown veggies. The supplies are 2  15 cm x 15 cm pallet off cuts (side pieces), 2  39 cm x 3... 
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DIY Easter Egg Flower Arrangement

DIY Easter Egg Flower Arrangement
This Easter flower arrangement is easy to make and will become a great centerpiece for this holiday. Prepare sparkly Easter egg picks x6, flowers of your choice, large styrofoam balls, dark green acrylic paint, a foam brush, small tin pail, ribbon, wire cutters, glue. Stick the Styrofoam ball into the tin pail. Use a knife... 
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