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How To Propagate An Echeveria

Echeverias are hearty succulents that form beautiful rosettes during the springtime. If you plan to propagate your own echeveria plant, you may be wondering what the best methods are to go about it. Well, you’ve come to the right place. We’ve researched the best techniques to pop you propagate an echeveria plant, and in this …

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 What’s The Best Pot For A Spider Plant?

Spider plants, also known as Chlorophytum comosum, are fairly straightforward to grow. Keeping them healthy and in the right spot is essential for their growth. But what pot is best for these fast-growing plants? We’ve found the best pot for spider plants, and in this post, we will cover it in detail. The best pot …

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When Are Potatoes Ready To Harvest?

One of the easiest vegetables to grow in your garden or potatoes. Potatoes are generally low maintenance vegetables, and they are super fun to plant and enjoy after being harvested. But how do you know when potatoes are ready to harvest? We have researched potato growing practices, and in this post, we will share this …

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How To Get Rid Of Codling Moth In Apple Trees [7 Practical Methods]

If you have an orchid, you may be familiar with these small tubular-shaped pests. Codling moths can be quite a nuisance and leave you with dozens of ravaged apples during the fall and winter months. We’ve researched the best ways to get rid of these late-season pests, and in this post, we will cover several …

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How To Get Rid Of Japanese Beetles [An Exploration Of 8 Methods]

The Japanese beetle is one of the most destructive garden pests that you’ll come across. These beetles love to cause damage to shrubs, garden crops, and plants. So what’s the best way to get rid of them? We’ve researched the different methods to get rid of Japanese beetles, and in this post, we will share …

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How Far Apart Should You Plant Areca Palms?

The areca palm tree has long fine-textured leaves or fronds that distinguish it from other types of trees. These trees are great for accenting sidewalks and driveways, and they’re all so great for privacy. But how far apart should you plant them? We’ve researched the appropriate distance between areca palm trees, and in this post, …

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Spots On Areca Palm – What To Do? [White, Brown And Black Spots]

Areca palm trees are known for their beauty, and they’re wonderfully resilient. However, this doesn’t mean that they aren’t susceptible to common plant diseases and other issues. If you notice that your areca tree has brown, black, or white spots on the leaves, chances are that this is a sign that the plant needs tending …

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How To Get Rid Of Gall Mites [Inc. On Maple Trees And On Fuchsia]

Gall mites are microscopic cigar-shaped mites that feed on a variety of plants, sap, and fruit. If your maple tree or fuchsia has a gall mite infestation, it’s best to tend to it as soon as possible. But what is the best way to eradicate these mites? We’ve researched how to prevent and eradicate gall …

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How Much Water Does A Yucca Plant Need?

Yucca plants are becoming trendy by the day. One of the main reasons is that the plant is relatively easy to maintain, and they don’t require much monitoring. The most common question new growers have about the yucca is how often to water the plant. We’ve researched the best watering practices for the yucca, and …

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What Is The Best Soil For A Yucca Plant?

Yucca plants are known for their low maintenance requirements, versatility, and their beautiful exotic leaves. If you are growing a yucca plant for the first time, you may wonder what the best soil is for the plant. We researched the best types of soil to use for yucca plants, and in this post, we will …

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How To Propagate An Areca Palm [2 Viable Methods!]

If you plan to grow an areca palm tree, you may be wondering how to propagate the tree from scratch. Well, you’ll be happy to know that there are a couple of ways that you can do this. We’ve researched the best methods to propagate these palms, and in this post, we will share them …

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How Often Should You Water Areca Palm?

Areca palm trees, also known as Dypsis lutescens, are becoming one of the most popular indoor house plants on the market. These beautiful pint-sized palm trees are pretty self-sufficient and fairly easy to grow. But how often should you water areca palm trees? We’ve researched the best growing practices for these palms, and in this …

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Areca Palm Dying – What To Do?

While areca palm trees are fairly easy to grow, these beautiful indoor and outdoor plants have specific hydration requirements they need to be for them to thrive. But what are these requirements? And how can you tell if an areca palm is dying? We’ve researched the maintenance requirements for areca palms, and in this post, …

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11 Low Maintenance Indoor Trees To Consider

Low maintenance trees can be the perfect starter plants if you are not used to growing indoor plants. They can also be the ideal plant for you if you prefer not to spend a lot of time caring for indoor trees and plants. Some indoor plants will require various types of maintenance throughout the week …

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Does A Yucca Plant Need Full Sun?

Yuccas, commonly known as Cassava, are extremely tough plants and perfect for indoor and outdoor growth. These fleshy succulents can survive a ton of neglect and more than the average potted plant. But do they need full sun to survive? We’ve researched how to grow and care for yucca plants, and in this post, we …

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11 Beautiful Trees Under 10 Feet

Small trees and hedges can help you create more privacy around your home. They can also work as great sound barriers in noisy neighborhoods and keep prying eyes from your windows and glass doors–especially if you don’t want to install a fence. There are different varieties of small trees that can range anywhere from 5 …

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11 Gorgeous Succulents That Grow Tall

If you’ve ever wanted a succulent plant that grows tall, this post is just for you. While succulents are known to be small shrubs and pot-pound plants, several can grow to significant heights. If you have a home with high ceilings, you’ll find that a tall succulent plant is a perfect addition to help fill …

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11 Beautiful Succulents That Don’t Need Sun

If you’re familiar with succulent plants, you know that they can easily thrive in various types of extreme conditions. However, they are generally known to be easy-maintenance, sun-loving plants. Many of them don’t require a lot of water, and some of them don’t require much natural sunlight. Some succulents simply grow better or just as …

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What’s The Best Soil For Growing Potatoes?

Potatoes are one of the most versatile vegetables that you can grow and your garden. Knowing how to prepare the soil before planting your potato plants is essential to a full and healthy harvest. But what is the best soil for growing potatoes? We’ve done a bit of research on this topic, and in this …

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8 Of The Best Fertilizers For Potatoes

If you plan to grow your own potatoes at home, you’ll need fertilizer to provide them with the proper nutrients to flourish. Wondering which fertilizers are best for home-grown potatoes? Well, look no further. For this post, we have researched the potato plant’s nutrient requirements and some of the best fertilizer options on the market …

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Lawn Mower Blowing White Smoke – What To Do?

If your lawn mower begins to blow white smoke, the chances are that something is going on with the lawn mower’s engine. But what types of problems will cause this type of issue? We have looked into the most common reasons for this. In this post, we will discuss how they can be fixed and …

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7 Best Magnolia Tree Fertilizers 

At some point, your magnolia tree will need fertilizer to replenish its nutrients. There are a lot of choices available when it comes to magnolia tree fertilizers, which can make it difficult to find the best one for your plant. We’ve decided to help you out with this. We researched the nutrient requirements and the …

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6 Best Soil Blends For Money Trees

If you have recently purchased a money tree, you may be wondering what soil will work best when it’s time to re-pot it. There are several options available in the marketplace, but it can be difficult to determine the right one for your tree. We’ve looked into the best soil brands available for money trees …

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5 Common Snake Plant Diseases & Pests

Even though snake plants are hardy and can survive in the most negligent environments, it doesn’t mean that they are completely disease and pest-proof. So what are the most common diseases and pests that encumber snake plants? We’ve looked into this, and in this post, we will discuss them with you. Here are the most …

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14 Best Fertilizers For Snake Plants

When looking for ways to maintain and care for your snake plant, you may not read a lot about fertilizers. While snake plants don’t require fertilization to the extent that other indoor plants may, they still benefit from it when they need to be replenished with nutrients. But which fertilizers are the best for snake …

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Where Is The Best Place To Plant A Magnolia Tree?

Whether you are growing it indoors or outdoors, there are numerous places that you can plant your magnolia tree. But which places are the best? And are there areas that you shouldn’t place a Magnolia tree? We’ve looked into the answers to these questions, and in this post, we will share them with you. Here …

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Can A Magnolia Tree Grow Inside In A Pot?

When most people think of magnolia trees, their first thoughts may be beautifully manicured lawns with large magnolia trees bearing pink and white flowers.   Magnolia trees are known for their large root systems, which is why you typically see them planted outdoors. But can you grow them indoors in a pot? We’ve looked up …

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Snake Plant Leaves Turn Yellow – What To Do?

While a snake plant is one of the easiest indoor plants to grow, it can be susceptible to disease and other issues. One common issue being the yellowing of the leaves on the plant. What causes a snake plant’s leaves to turn yellow? We’ve researched the most common reasons for this. In this post, we …

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How Much Do Magnolia Trees Cost?

Magnolia trees can provide beautiful landscaping in both shrub or tree form. These popular trees showcase fragrant flowers which can range in color from reddish-pink and white to purple or yellow, depending on the variety. If you are considering purchasing a Magnolia tree for the first time, you may be wondering how much they cost. …

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How To Prune Magnolia Trees [And When To Do So]

Magnolia trees can reach heights of 80 feet or more in perfect growing conditions. They’re often grown as ornamental trees. Pruning them can help maintain their shape and keep them from being overcome with diseases. If you are considering growing a magnolia tree for the first time, you may be wondering when and how often …

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