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What Is Common Teasel: Tips For Controlling Teasel Weeds

What Is Common Teasel: Tips For Controlling Teasel Weeds

By: Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden WriterWhat is common teasel? An exotic plant native to Europe, common teasel was introduced to North America by the earliest settlers. It has escaped cultivation and is often found growing in prairies, meadows and savannas, as well as in disturbed areas along creeks, railroads and roadsides across the United States.

Tree Budding Info: What Is Budding Propagation

Tree Budding Info: What Is Budding Propagation

By: Darcy Larum, Landscape DesignerWhile browsing plant catalogs or online nurseries, you may have seen fruit trees that bear several types of fruit, and then cleverly name the fruit salad tree or fruit cocktail tree. Or perhaps you’ve seen articles about the unreal looking creations of artist Sam Van Aken, The Tree of 40 Fruits, which are literally living trees that bear 40 different types of stone fruits.

Apricot Texas Root Rot – Treating Apricots With Cotton Root Rot

Apricot Texas Root Rot – Treating Apricots With Cotton Root Rot

By: Amy GrantOne of the most significant diseases to attack apricots in the southwestern United States, is apricot cotton root rot, also referred to as apricot Texas root rot due to the prevalence of the disease in that state. Cotton root rot of apricots afflicts one of the largest groups of dicotyledonous (plants with two initial cotyledons) trees and shrubs of any other fungal disease.

Boston Fern Repotting: How And When To Repot Boston Ferns

Boston Fern Repotting: How And When To Repot Boston Ferns

By: Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden WriterA healthy, mature Boston fern is an impressive plant that displays a deep green color and lush fronds that can reach lengths of up to 5 feet (1.5 m.). Although this classic houseplant requires minimal maintenance, it periodically outgrows its container – usually every two to three years.

What Is Jelly Fungus: Will Jelly Fungi Harm My Tree?

What Is Jelly Fungus: Will Jelly Fungi Harm My Tree?

By: Kristi WaterworthLong, soaking spring and fall rains are vital to trees in the landscape, but they can also reveal secrets about the health of these plants. In many areas, jelly-like fungi seem to appear out of nowhere when moisture is abundant, sending home gardeners scrambling for answers.What is Jelly Fungus?

Plant Leaves Turning White Or Pale: Learn About Plant Sunburn Damage

Plant Leaves Turning White Or Pale: Learn About Plant Sunburn Damage

By: Kristi WaterworthBringing home new plants from the nursery is one of life’s greatest joys for gardeners the world over, but when you’ve only just started in the garden, there are a lot of things that other gardeners assume you already know. They figure you know how to properly water, fertilize and care for your plants and neglect to point out these things that they find obvious – another often overlooked, yet valuable, bit of information can prevent your plants from turning white when the heat of the summer is bearing down.

Bach Flower Oak - What is Bach Flower Oak and what it is used for

Bach Flower Oak - What is Bach Flower Oak and what it is used for

BACH FLOWERS That is FLORITERAPIAOAK (oak, English oak) The Bach flower remedy Oak is indicated for strong people, with a great practical sense who suddenly suffer a psychological breakdown due to excessive fatigue. Oak Common name in Italian: English oak, oak Scientific name: Quercus robur (Family Fagaceae) WHO IS IT FOR? THIS REMEDY Oak in Bach flowers is indicated for strong people, who do not give up in the face of adversity, go forward with great determination and courage, abusing their strength until they are almost exhausted.

Plant rust

Plant rust

What are the signs of rust in plants? First of all, rust fungi affect the stems and leaves of plants. Outwardly, this is manifested in the fact that red-brown accumulations of rust fungus spores appear on their surface. It is because of them that the color of the stems and leaves of plants changes to dark shades of brown and brown.

Full description of the patricia raspberry variety

Full description of the patricia raspberry variety

In the mid-80s of the last century, the Moscow breeder V.V. Kichina has developed a new variety of raspberries, which we know as patricians. It went on sale in 1992 and has since become popular among gardeners. You can get acquainted with the description of this variety below. A brief description of the patrician raspberry variety The patrician variety in the classification lists is inscribed in the line of ordinary varieties.

Shuck Dieback Of Pecan Trees: Learn About Pecan Shuck Decline Disease

Shuck Dieback Of Pecan Trees: Learn About Pecan Shuck Decline Disease

By: Mary Ellen EllisPecans are prized in the South, and if you have one of these trees in your yard, you likely enjoy the shade of this regal giant. You may also enjoy harvesting and eating the nuts, but if your trees are hit with pecan shuck decline and dieback, a mysterious disease, you could lose your harvest.

Information About Marsh Marigold

Information About Marsh Marigold

Caltha Cowslip Info: Tips For Growing Marsh Marigold PlantsBy Becca Badgett, Co-author of How to Grow an EMERGENCY GardenIf you notice perky, yellow, buttercup-like blossoms springing up from moist woodlands and boggy areas, likely you are seeing marsh marigolds. What are marsh marigolds? Read this article to learn more.

Valentine's day flowers

Valentine's day flowers

Valentine's Day flowers Valentine's Day, the feast of lovers. On February 14, flowers should never be lacking, especially red roses to give to your sweetheart. On this day, the florists are in full swing, those who ask for a simple bouquet of red roses, those who want a special package, those who want the flowers to be delivered to their loved one's home and so on; the years go by but the most recurring gift on the occasion of this holiday are definitely the flowers.

 What to do if the ovaries, flowers and leaves of a pepper fall

What to do if the ovaries, flowers and leaves of a pepper fall

Pepper is a capricious and demanding crop, therefore, special care rules have been developed for the plant. Failure to observe them affects the appearance of the bushes - the shoots dry out, leaves, inflorescences, ovaries fall off. Diseases and insects also lead to similar consequences. Therefore, the gardener should be aware of possible problems and methods of eliminating them.

Wedding Gift Plants: Giving A Plant As A Wedding Present

Wedding Gift Plants: Giving A Plant As A Wedding Present

Wedding gifts can be so typical, and expected. Why not surprise the bride and groom you really care about with a green wedding gift? Give them something that will last, that will beautify their new home, and that will always make them smile and think of you: a plant.Why a Plant as a Wedding Present?Of course, etiquette dictates that you get something from the registry for the bride and groom, but people love to get more thoughtful and personal gifts too.

Nutritional elements

Nutritional elements

Nutritive elements The nutritional elements are those substances essential to the development of the plant and its maintenance. Botany identifies about sixty nutrients suitable for the development and survival of any plant species, although in the practice of gardening and agriculture, 12 nutrients can be identified that are useful for the completion of many metabolic functions of plant species.

Female luck

Female luck

Fishing tales Probably, after hearing a lot of our heated discussions with Alexander Rykov, the past or the upcoming fishing, his wife Irina decisively stated that next time she will definitely go with us. Or hit the road to the dacha to throw snow from the roof after the past heavy snowfalls. Alas, no "reasonable" arguments (of course, according to her husband) did not work on her: she firmly intended to go fishing with us in the very near future.

Mammillaria gracilis

Mammillaria gracilis

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Sweet Potato Plant Starts: How And When To Start Sweet Potato Slips

Sweet Potato Plant Starts: How And When To Start Sweet Potato Slips

By: Anne BaleySweet potatoes may seem like a relative of the common white potato, but they’re actually related to morning glories. Unlike other potatoes, sweet potatoes are grown from small seedlings, known as slips. You can order sweet potato plant starts from seed catalogs, but it’s very simple and much less expensive to sprout your own.

Growing Loquat Seeds – Learn About Loquat Seed Germination

Growing Loquat Seeds – Learn About Loquat Seed Germination

By: Liz BaesslerLoquat, also known as Japanese plum, is a fruiting tree native to Southeast Asia and very popular in California. Planting loquat from seeds is easy, although because of grafting you can’t expect to get a tree that produces the same fruit as the one you started with. If you’re growing loquat seeds for ornamental purposes, though, you should be fine.

What Is Rejuvenation Pruning: Tips For Hard Pruning Plants

What Is Rejuvenation Pruning: Tips For Hard Pruning Plants

By: Jackie CarrollMost shrubs need annual pruning to keep them from overgrowing their surroundings and developing thick, unproductive branches. Once a shrub is overgrown, the usual thinning and trimming methods won’t correct the problem. Rejuvenation pruning is drastic, but if done properly, the result is like replacing the old shrub with a new one.