How To Grow Trees In Containers Easily

How To Grow Trees In Containers Easily
Planting trees in containers is becoming more popular, especially in landscapes with little or no outside space. You don’t need a large piece of property to grow a tree. If you have a porch, patio, or balcony, you can grow a tree in large container. Container-grown trees can be used to frame entryways or to... 
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Cleaning Your Garden For Spring: 9 Clever Tips

Cleaning Your Garden For Spring: 9 Clever Tips
Spring is here and it’s high time to clean your garden and order and buy everything you’ll need this season. Here are some points to put your garden in order. Flower garden spring clean-up. Remove and compost any dead annual plants that remained over winter. Begin removing winter mulch and pruning perennials down to ground... 
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How And When To Prune Roses Right

How And When To Prune Roses Right
While there is a great deal of disagreement among rose experts regarding how and when to prune roses, it is generally agreed that it is better to make a good effort at pruning roses than to let them grow rampant. Pruning roses is good because it encourages new growth and bloom, removes dead wood, improves... 
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How To Grow And Care For Apple Trees in Pots

How To Grow And Care For Apple Trees in Pots
Growing apple tree from seeds is a bad idea. Instead, buy a dwarf or semi-dwarf grafted tree from a nursery. For choosing a right apple tree for your home you need to know a few things. Apple trees are grown from grafting on a rootstock as this has so many benefits. Basically, dwarf apple trees... 
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How To Make Your Own Seed Potatoes For Planting

How To Make Your Own Seed Potatoes For Planting
Although potatoes do set seed, they do not grow true to seed. To get the variety of potato you want, you need to grow them vegetatively, meaning you re-plant a part of the actual potato. These pieces of potato are referred to as seed potatoes. Certified seed potatoes are certified by some government authority to... 
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23 Gardening Tips For Colder And Warmer Regions In February

23 Gardening Tips For Colder And Warmer Regions In February
Here are some regional tips for gardening in February. However since February weather is so unpredictable, you’ll have to use some judgement. Warmer regions: watch out for cold snaps and be ready to protect tender plants. Start to rejuvenate annual flower beds; keep watering, unless there are restrictions. Propagate some new plants from cuttings, continue... 
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How To Grow And Care For A Japanese Maple Tree

How To Grow And Care For A Japanese Maple Tree
The Japanese maple (Acer palmatum) is known for its small, delicate leaves with pointy lobes that spread outward like fingers on a palm. These leaves turn fabulous shades of orange, red or purple in autumn. These trees can tolerate shade but hot, full sun can reportedly lessen their lifespan. If you want to enhance the... 
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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 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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How To Grow Various Types Of Peppers

How To Grow Various Types Of Peppers
Love spicy food? Grow peppers in your garden! Give peppers a very sunny spot that they can occupy all season long and where peppers have not grown recently. Growing them in raised beds, which has warmer soil, will hasten the ripening. Peppers like a sandy, fertile loam soil. However, do not give this plant too... 
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