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Tips For Improving Grape Fruit By Thinning Grapes

Tips For Improving Grape Fruit By Thinning Grapes

By: Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban AgriculturistGrowing grapes is a wonderful way to introduce fresh fruit to your home or provide your own wine-making supplies. Whatever your motivation, the goal is to get a large crop of grapes and the best way to ensure this is to learn how to thin grapes. Studies show that yields are highest when both grape cluster thinning and berry thinning of grapes are applied along with Gibberlin acid.

Growing Medinilla From Seed: Tips For Germinating Medinilla Seeds

Growing Medinilla From Seed: Tips For Germinating Medinilla Seeds

By: Tonya Barnett, (Author of FRESHCUTKY)Medinilla,also known as the Malaysian orchid, is a vibrant vining plant which producesshowy pink flower clusters. Native to humid regions of the Philippines, thisplant produces glossy evergreen leaves. Though only the warmest regions of theUnited States may be successful in growing this plant outdoors, those wishingto experience its beauty can still do so by planting in containers or potsindoors.

What Is Blanching: Learn When And How To Blanch Cauliflower

What Is Blanching: Learn When And How To Blanch Cauliflower

Learning how or when to blanch a cauliflower is a commonly asked gardening question, and an important thing to know. To help with becoming familiar with this garden procedure, let’s learn more about blanching cauliflower.What is Blanching?For many people, particularly those familiar with the vocabulary of cooking and preserving food, blanching means plunging a fruit or vegetable into boiling water for a very short period of time to stop the maturation process, then rapidly transferring it to ice water so the item does not become fully cooked.

Information About Oak Ferns

Information About Oak Ferns

Get Started Oak Fern Information: How To Care For Oak Fern PlantsBy Liz BaesslerOak fern plants are perfect for spots in the garden that are hard to fill in. Extremely cold hardy and shade tolerant, these ferns have a surprisingly bright and airy look that can work wonders with dark spots in short summers.

Information About Sweetfern

Information About Sweetfern

Get Started Sweetfern Plant Info: What Are Sweetfern PlantsBy Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden WriterWhat are sweetfern plants? For starters, sweetfern isn?t a fern at all but actually belongs to the same plant family as wax myrtle or bayberry. This attractive plant is named for the narrow, fern-like leaves and sweet-smelling foliage.

Pruning Woody Herbs – Is Cutting Back Woody Herbs Necessary

Pruning Woody Herbs – Is Cutting Back Woody Herbs Necessary

By: Amy GrantWoody herb plants such as rosemary, lavender or thyme are perennials that, given propergrowing conditions, can take over an area; that’s when cutting back woody herbsbecomes a necessity. Plus, pruning woody herbs signals the plant to send outnew shoots and gives the plant an overall boost and a necessary haircut.

Senecio articulatus f. variegatus

Senecio articulatus f. variegatus

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Flowering Indoor Plants: Good Houseplants With Flowers For Low Light

Flowering Indoor Plants: Good Houseplants With Flowers For Low Light

By: Raffaele Di Lallo, Author and founder of Ohio Tropics houseplant care blogLow light and flowering plants don’t normally go hand in hand, but there are some flowering indoor plants that will bloom for you in lower light situations. Let’s take a look at the best options for areas with little light.

Information About Dracaena Plants

Information About Dracaena Plants

Get Started Song Of India Dracaena – How To Grow Variegated Song Of India PlantsBy Mary Ellen EllisDracaena is a popular houseplant because it is easy to grow and very forgiving of novice gardeners. A variegated dracaena plant, like the Song of India dracaena, for instance, gives you beautiful, multicolored foliage.

My Nasturtiums Are Leggy: Tips For Pruning Leggy Nasturtiums

My Nasturtiums Are Leggy: Tips For Pruning Leggy Nasturtiums

By: Mary Ellen EllisNasturtium is a great garden addition, both because it’s a striking annual flower and an edible herb. When your nasturtium gets a little leggy though, it can become unruly and messy in appearance, ruining the look of an otherwise orderly bed. Leggy nasturtium plants can be trimmed back into order if you know how to do it right.

Growing Tarragon In The Herb Garden

Growing Tarragon In The Herb Garden

By: Nikki Tilley, Author of The Bulb-o-licious GardenWhile it’s not particularly attractive, tarragon (Artemisia dracunculus) is a hardy herb commonly grown for its aromatic leaves and peppery-like flavor, which is used for flavoring many dishes and is especially popular for flavoring vinegar.Although tarragon is best grown from seedlings, cuttings or divisions, some varieties can be propagated from seeds.

My Vinca Is Turning Yellow: What To Do With A Yellowing Vinca Plant

My Vinca Is Turning Yellow: What To Do With A Yellowing Vinca Plant

By: Tonya Barnett, (Author of FRESHCUTKY)Annual vinca flowers are a popular choice for home landscapes in hot, sunnylocations. Unlike perennial vinca, which prefers shade, annual vincas bloom only one season.These popular white to pink flowers make a wonderful addition to low growing flowerbeds or any garden space that needs a pop of color.

Seedlings Are Being Eaten – What Animal Is Eating My Seedlings

Seedlings Are Being Eaten – What Animal Is Eating My Seedlings

By: Tonya Barnett, (Author of FRESHCUTKY)Few things are more frustrating in the home vegetable garden than dealing with unwanted pests. While insects can cause quite a bit of damage to crops so too can the presence of small animals like mice, squirrels, and chipmunks. Though garden plants may be damaged at any stage of growth, tender seedlings are especially vulnerable.

Honeysuckle Azalea Care: Tips For Growing Honeysuckle Azaleas

Honeysuckle Azalea Care: Tips For Growing Honeysuckle Azaleas

By: Mary Ellen EllisGrowing honeysuckle azaleas is a great option for shadyareas and anywhere you want to enjoy a beautiful flowering shrub with a sweetaroma. With the right sun and soil conditions, this is an easy shrub to growand shouldn’t be afflicted by disease or pests. Just be aware that every partof this plant is poisonous and should not be consumed.

What Is White Mold : How To Treat White Mold On Plants

What Is White Mold : How To Treat White Mold On Plants

By: Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban AgriculturistEven experienced gardeners can get a disease or pathogen in the garden that they can’t identify or treat. What is white mold? We’ll explore some white mold information and tips on how to identify and treat this quiet but deadly disease.White Mold InformationFungal diseases come in all shapes and sizes, but white mold is one of the more common varieties that affects food and flower crops.

Types Of Moose Deterrents – Tips On Keeping Moose Out Of The Garden

Types Of Moose Deterrents – Tips On Keeping Moose Out Of The Garden

By: Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban AgriculturistMoose in the garden is a problem that doesn’t happen in all parts of North America. The cooler, northern climates are where this huge mammal resides, and they are voracious grazers who, much like deer, can decimate many of your favorite plants. There are many homemade remedies and purchased moose repellents to try, but they often have mixed success.

Echeveria 'Cimette'

Echeveria 'Cimette'

Scientific NameEcheveria & 39;Cimette& 39;SynonymsIn the past, this hybrid has been confused with Echeveria & 39;Christmas& 39; and been distributed under this name. In the United States, also distributed as x Pachyveria & 39;Claire& 39; or x Pachyveria andreae and in Korea as Echeveria & 39;Ice Age& 39;.

Pterodiscus speciosus

Pterodiscus speciosus

Scientific NamePterodiscus speciosus Hook.SynonymsHarpagophyton pinnatifidumScientific ClassificationFamily: PedaliaceaeGenus: PterodiscusDescriptionPterodiscus speciosus is a perennial suffrutex with a tuberous caudex, underground in the wild, often raised in cultivation. The tuber is bright yellow, up to 2.

Treating Asters With Leaf Spots – Treating Leaf Spots On Aster Plants

Treating Asters With Leaf Spots – Treating Leaf Spots On Aster Plants

By: Mary Ellen EllisAstersare pretty, daisy-like perennials that are easy to grow and add variation andcolor to flower beds. Once you get them started, asters won’t need much care ormaintenance, but there are a few diseases that may trouble them. If you seespots on aster leaves, you may have a fungal disease growing in your garden.

Cherry Tree Leaking Sap: How To Stop Oozing Cherry Trees

Cherry Tree Leaking Sap: How To Stop Oozing Cherry Trees

By: Liz BaesslerYou go to examine your beloved cherry tree and find something unsettling: globs of sap oozing through the bark. A tree losing sap isn’t dire (it’s how we get maple syrup, after all), but it’s probably a sign of another problem. Keep reading to learn about the causes of bleeding cherry trees.