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How To Grow Stargazer Lilies In Pots

The oriental lily group includes the ‘Stargazer’ lily (Lilium ‘Stargazer’). ‘Stargazer’ belongs to Division 7 of the American Lily Society’s and other organizations’ classification system, which contains hybrids generated from a small group of eastern Asian species such as L. auratum, L. speciosum, and L. japonicum). Oriental lilies are distinguished by their huge, fragrant bowl-shaped […]

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10 Best Vegetables Growing in Containers

Although there is no such thing as perfect vegetable planting, container vegetable gardening comes close by decreasing weather and rodent difficulties. Another advantage of container gardening is that it does not require a large area or an in-ground garden patch. Nightshades like tomatoes, potatoes, peppers, eggplant, and fast-growing crops like peas and lettuce are the […]

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How to Grow and Care Gardenia 

How to Grow Gardenia Gardenias (Gardenia jasminoides) are tropical broadleaf evergreens commonly grown as large indoor potted specimens for their fragrant white blossoms. The gardenia is a popular plant for a simple reason: few natural aromas are as unique, evocative, and memorable as the gardenias. However, without the allure of the magnificent aroma, few gardeners […]

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Best Hedge Trimmers of 2021: Electric, Cordless, and Gas Trimmers

For those who have gardens or hedges surrounding their houses, the best hedge trimmers are indispensable. They can reduce your workload and shorten the working hours. With an excellent hedge trimmer, you may even become an artist who designs and trim the branches into unique shapes. Our top picks Best overall: DEWALT DCHT820B Hedge Trimmer […]

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Tips For Growing and Caring Lupine

How to Grow and Care for Lupines When springtime lupines blossom and generate colorful spikes in gardens, wildflower observers all around the world rejoice. The shape and color of hybrid lupines aren’t subtle at all. The unmistakable look is a tall, showy spire of flowers, which can appear in various colors. With seven to ten […]

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Growing Areca Palm With Useful Tips

How to Grow and Care for Areca Palm Despite the fact that the areca palm (Dypsis lutescens) is now extinct, it was formerly considered a threatened species. If you drive down any street in a warm location, you’ll see many of these tall, gorgeous, clumping palms that resemble bamboo. Palm trunks are smooth, sometimes golden, […]

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Guides to Grow Cosmos Flower 

How to Grow and Care For Cosmos Cosmos are a low-maintenance annual plant with a profusion of blossoms that may be started in the garden after any fear of frost has passed. Cosmos are easy to grow and provide a profusion of blooms. These typical cottage garden flowers attain full maturity in around two months. […]

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Helpful Tips To Grow Bird Nest Ferns

How to Grow and Care for Bird’s Nest Ferns Asplenium nidus (bird’s nest fern) is an epiphytic plant, meaning it grows on the surface of other plants. They can be seen growing high in the bends of trees in their rainforest habitat. They rise from a central rosette in a series of tall, spoon-shaped, bright […]

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How to Grow and Care for Meyer Lemon Trees

Meyer lemon trees (Citrus meyeri) are a wonderful experience to grow in garden pots or the ground. Not only do they yield a lot of fruit, but their spectacular white blossoms are also quite fragrant and lovely, and they have lustrous, black foliage that adds to the visual appeal. Meyer lemon trees are native to […]

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Landscape for Less to the Landfill

Did you know that the average Sacramento area homeowner produces 1000 pounds (one-half ton) of yard waste each year? Unfortunately, much of this plant debris is being hauled out of the area for processing, which results in higher costs, burning of fossil fuel, and negative impacts on traffic and air quality. You can cut back […]