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 To Grow The Earliest Spring Bulbs, Snowdrops

How To Grow The Earliest Spring Bulbs, Snowdrops
In cold climates, snowdrops (Galanthus) are often the first flowers to bloom – and a welcome sight they are. Their tiny, drooping flowers and grass-like foliage give the plant the appearance of delicacy, but snowdrops are hardy plants, often poking up and blooming despite the snow remaining on the ground. Snowdrops may take a while... 
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When And How To Harvest Horseradish Root

When And How To Harvest Horseradish Root
If you are a lover of all things spicy, you should be growing your own horseradish. Horseradish is cultivated for its pungent root. The plant is a large leaved herb that thrives in full sun but tolerates some shade. Plant horseradish in the spring as soon as the soil can be worked. Prepare the soil... 
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How To Grow Your Own Moss Outside

How To Grow Your Own Moss Outside
Moss looks wonderful in the garden, especially on rocks and rock walls. It gives any garden a sense of age and weight. How can you grow it yourself? Mosses like moisture, shade and generally prefer an acidic soil (5.0 – 6.0). Partial to full shade is essential. The easiest way to get a patch of... 
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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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How To Grow Carrots From Carrot Tops

How To Grow Carrots From Carrot Tops
Let’s grow carrot tops! One of the easiest plants for a young gardener to grow, carrot tops make pretty houseplants for a sunny window and their fern-like foliage is beautiful in an outdoor container garden. First off, a word of caution; when we say you can grow carrots from carrots, we mean the plant, not... 
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DIY 2 Minute Tree Bark Vase For Spring

DIY 2 Minute Tree Bark Vase For Spring
Spring is here, and nature-inspired crafts are more actual than ever. Today we’ll make a cool bark vase, prepare tree bark from your garden, rope or twine and a plastic bottle. Take any bark of any tree you prefer – light-colored or dark colored, old or fresh depending on the effect you want. The idea... 
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