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Lowering pH Of Grass – How To Make A Lawn More Acidic

Lowering pH Of Grass – How To Make A Lawn More Acidic

By: Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban AgriculturistMost plants prefer a soil pH of 6.0-7.0, but a few likethings a bit more acidic, while some need a lower pH. Turf grass prefers a pHof 6.5-7.0. If the lawn pH is too high, the plant will have trouble up takingnutrients and certain important microorganisms will be in short supply.

Petunias

Petunias

Question: Petunias Good morning everyone, I'm Mariella, I have already had exhaustive answers on other things Today I would like to know what I have to do with my petunias, which after a beautiful flowering start to dry out some branches and produce only yellow and dry leaves. Thank you, Mariella Answer: petunias Dear Mariella, welcome back to the gardening questions and answers section.

Blueberry Stem Blight Info: Treating Blueberries With Stem Blight Disease

Blueberry Stem Blight Info: Treating Blueberries With Stem Blight Disease

By: Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban AgriculturistStem blight of blueberry is especially dangerous on 1 to 2 year plants, but it affects mature bushes as well. Blueberries with stem blight experience cane death, which can result in the fatality of the plant if it is widespread. Failure to start blueberry stem blight treatment in a timely manner could mean more than the loss of the sweet berries; the loss of the entire plant is possible too.

Information About Molokhia

Information About Molokhia

Molokhia Plant Care: Tips On Growing And Harvesting Egyptian SpinachBy Liz BaesslerNative to the Middle East, molokhia is a tasty, edible green that grows quickly and reliably and can be cut again and again throughout the growing season. Click the following article to learn more about molokhia plant care and cultivation.

Types Of Azalea – Growing Different Azalea Plant Cultivars

Types Of Azalea – Growing Different Azalea Plant Cultivars

By: Teo SpenglerFor shrubs with spectacular blossoms that tolerate shade, many gardeners rely on different varieties of azalea. You’ll find many that might work in your landscape. It’s important to select types of azalea adapted to the area in which they will be planted. If you’d like more information about attractive azalea plant cultivars, read on.

Agave victoriae-reginae 'Albomarginata' (Baker's White Queen Agave)

Agave victoriae-reginae 'Albomarginata' (Baker's White Queen Agave)

Scientific NameAgave victoriae-reginae & 39;Albomarginata& 39;Common NamesBaker& 39;s White Queen AgaveSynonymsAgave victoriae-reginae & 39;Alba Marginata& 39;, Agave victoriae-reginae & 39;Marginata Alba& 39;, Agave victoriae-reginae f. albo marginata, Agave victoriae-reginae f. marginata alba, Agave victoriae-reginae & 39;White Rhino& 39;Scientific ClassificationFamily: AsparagaceaeSubfamily: AgavoideaeGenus: AgaveDescriptionAgave victoriae-reginae & 39;Albomarginata& 39;, also know as Agave victoriae-reginae & 39;White Rhino& 39;, is a small beautiful Agave with rosettes of tight-fitting, deep green leaves with broad white margins and tipped with a short terminal spine.

Information About Indian Paintbrush

Information About Indian Paintbrush

Get Started Care Of Indian Paintbrush Flowers: Indian Paintbrush Wildflower InfoBy Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden WriterIndian paintbrush flowers are named for the clusters of spiky blooms that resemble paintbrushes dipped in bright red or orange-yellow paint. Growing this wildflower can add interest to the native garden.

Botany

Botany

Botany is a branch of biology that studies flora, i.e. plant life, taking into account anatomy, physiology, classification and ecology.The first to study the plant world was Theophrastus who explained over five hundred plants and the respective use in the medicinal field.

Stop Armadillos In The Garden – Getting Rid Of Armadillos

Stop Armadillos In The Garden – Getting Rid Of Armadillos

By: Jackie RhoadesGetting rid of armadillos is no longer a problem reserved for Texans. They were first seen in the Lone Star State in the 1850s and over the next hundred years, they’d waddled their way to Alabama and beyond. Armadillo control has become a concern throughout the southwest and beyond.

Zone 7 Kiwi Vines: Learn About Hardy Varieties Kiwi For Zone 7 Climates

Zone 7 Kiwi Vines: Learn About Hardy Varieties Kiwi For Zone 7 Climates

By: Amy GrantKiwi is not only delicious, but nutritious, with more vitamin C than oranges, more potassium than bananas, and a healthy dose of folate, copper, fiber, vitamin E and lutein. For USDA zone 7 or above dwellers, there are several kiwi plants suited to your zones. These types of kiwi are referred to as fuzzy kiwi, but there are also hardy kiwi fruit varieties that also make suitable zone 7 kiwi vines.

Tagetes or marigolds. Advice, cultivation and care of the Tagetes plant

Tagetes or marigolds. Advice, cultivation and care of the Tagetes plant

HOW TO GROW AND CARE FOR OUR PLANTS Tagetes Species: see the paragraph «Main species» GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS The genus Tagetes, of the large Asteraceae family, includes numerous plants all native to Mexico.

Coneflower Herbal Uses – Growing Echinacea Plants As Herbs

Coneflower Herbal Uses – Growing Echinacea Plants As Herbs

By: Teo SpenglerConeflowers are perennials with daisy-like blossoms. In fact, Echinacea coneflowers are in the daisy family. They are pretty plants with big, bright flowers that attract butterflies and songbirds to the garden. Read on for more information on coneflower herbal uses.Echinacea Plants as HerbsEchinacea is a native American plant and one of the most popular herbs in this country.

Boston Fern Outdoors: Can A Boston Fern Be Grown Outside

Boston Fern Outdoors: Can A Boston Fern Be Grown Outside

By: Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden WriterBoston fern is a lush, old-fashioned plant valued for its lacy, bright green foliage. When grown indoors, this easy-care plant provides an air of elegance and style. But can your grow Boston fern outdoors? Read on to find out.Can a Boston Fern be Grown Outside?

Pipsissewa Plant Info: Uses And Care Of Pipsissewa In The Garden

Pipsissewa Plant Info: Uses And Care Of Pipsissewa In The Garden

By: Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden WriterAlso known as striped and spotted wintergreen, Pipsissewa (Chimaphila maculata) is a low-growing plant distinguished by nodding, pale pink or waxy white blooms and forest-green foliage decorated with contrasting, creamy white stripes. This charming woodland plant isn’t difficult to grow and care of Pipssisewa plants is simple.

Mandevilla Blooming Season: How Long Do Mandevillas Flower

Mandevilla Blooming Season: How Long Do Mandevillas Flower

By: Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden WriterWhen does mandevilla vine bloom? How long do mandevillas flower? All good questions, and the answers depend on a number of factors. Read on for specific information about the mandevilla blooming season.How Long is the Mandevilla Bloom Period?How long is the mandevilla blooming season, and does mandevilla bloom all summer?

Growing cloudberries

Growing cloudberries

Growing cloudberries in a garden plot Well, gardeners have grown to the extreme ... It would seem that everything is already in our beds, in our gardens, on our favorite six hundred square meters, but, no, not everything has been dragged from the forest ... And it's all the fault of laziness. Well, a person does not want to go somewhere, it is far to the market, and it is expensive there, and even further to the forest.

Reasons Why A Holly Bush Doesn’t Have Berries

Reasons Why A Holly Bush Doesn’t Have Berries

Many frustrated holly owners have asked, “Why doesn’t my holly bush have berries?”. While a holly bush’s glossy green leaves are beautiful, the bright red berries add an extra boost to these bushes’ beauty. So when you have a holly with no berries, you may feel you are missing out on a visual treat. Let’s look at the question of, “How do I get berries on my holly bush?

Help, My Hellebore Is Browning – Reasons For Brown Hellebore Leaves

Help, My Hellebore Is Browning – Reasons For Brown Hellebore Leaves

By: Mary Ellen EllisHellebore is a beautiful and hardy perennial flower with early spring blooms that brighten up gardens after a long winter. Hellebore is generally easy to grow and care for, but you may find that you sometimes get unattractive, brown hellebore leaves. Here’s what it means and what to do about it.

The best way to grow peppers in the greenhouse and outdoors

The best way to grow peppers in the greenhouse and outdoors

Juicy and aromatic sweet peppers can be eaten as a stand-alone dish or used in fresh salads, stewing, canning. This vegetable crop can produce high yields if the base is strong and healthy seedlings. Every novice gardener can grow it.

Description of apple variety Uslada

Description of apple variety Uslada

The Uslada variety has become widespread not so long ago, however, summer residents and gardeners have already managed to fall in love with these wonderful pink apples for their great taste and unpretentious care. The apple variety was discovered and bred by the famous breeder Isaev, a follower and student of Michurin.