34 Poisonous Houseplants For Dogs

34 Poisonous Houseplants For Dogs
There are poisonous houseplants for pets: some are mildly poisonous and some are fatal. It is better to know about them if you own a pet and here we’ve listed 34 plants toxic to dogs. Sago palm, alocasia, aloe, arrowhead plant, calla lily, strelitzia (bird of paradise), ZZ plant, dieffenbachia, jade plant, kafir lily, dracaena... 
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How To Grow Tomatoes From Seed

How To Grow Tomatoes From Seed
If you choose to grow tomatoes from seed, here are some considerations: the seeds should be organic, disease resistant, heirloom, consider plant size and harvest time. You’ll need tomato seeds, containers, potting mix, labels, water and light. Tomato seed germinates fairly quickly, within 5-10 days. The plants also develop fast, so seeds can be started... 
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How To Control Boxwood Shrub Pests

How To Control Boxwood Shrub Pests
Boxwoods are small evergreen shrubs that are commonly seen utilized as hedges and border plants. The most detrimental pest of boxwoods is the boxwood leafminer. Both adults and their larvae cause serious damage to the boxwood foliage in the form of blistering and discoloration. Controlling boxwood leafminer insects begins with selecting a more resistant variety... 
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3 Easy Tips On Overwintering Tender Plants

3 Easy Tips On Overwintering Tender Plants
You don’t need a greenhouse to keep your favorites safe. There are three basic methods for keeping tropicals and tender perennials alive through the winter. Warm, bright surroundings are a safe bet. If your plants struggle due to the lack of bright, natural light, consider supplementing the available light with some type of grow light.... 
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How To Grow A Lemon Tree In A Pot

How To Grow A Lemon Tree In A Pot
Tangy and sour, lemon adds flavor in every cuisine, let’s grow one in a pot! Choose a pot that is 25% bigger than root ball of the plant. Clay pot is ideal because unlike plastic it is porous and evaporates water from sides, this helps lemon tree to grow well as it dislikes being water... 
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6 January Gardening Tips For Various Climates

6 January Gardening Tips For Various Climates
Whether you’re staying warm indoors and gardening vicariously or you’re outside getting things in order, here are a few more regional gardening tips to help you get through winter. Rework your garden design. Review last year’s garden journal and start a new one for this year by recording your seed/plant orders. Check your stored bulbs... 
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How To Grow And When To Harvest Turnips

How To Grow And When To Harvest Turnips
Turnips are a versatile crop. Like beets, they can be grown for greens or for the bulb. They grow fairly quickly, maturing in about 2 months, so you can get more than one harvest in a season. However the bulbs form best in cool weather, around 60 F., so early spring and fall crops are... 
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How To Make Your Fruit Trees Bear Fruit

How To Make Your Fruit Trees Bear Fruit
Many people get frustrated when the fruit trees they plant in their gardens seem to take forever to bear fruit. It can take years for a fruit tree to become established enough to produce flowers, let alone fruit and it can take even longer for the tree to support a true crop. Before you give... 
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Weird Shaped Tomatoes: Reasons And Solutions

Weird Shaped Tomatoes: Reasons And Solutions
Tomatoes can be rife with tomato fruit problems. These can be the result of a bacterial or fungal virus, insect infestation, mineral deficiency or an environmental stress such as lack of water. Many of these problems result in tomato fruit deformities which may not always make the fruit inedible. Catfacing is a common tomato issue... 
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3 Hardwood Cutting Methods For Propagation

3 Hardwood Cutting Methods For Propagation
Not every plant is a candidate for the hardwood-cutting method of propagation. The ones that do qualify are mostly deciduous trees or shrubs that go through a period of dormancy before pushing significant new growth. Here are several methods to cut them and get good results. Roll the branches in plastic, place the roll in... 
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