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Leafy Garden Greens: Different Types Of Garden Greens
Leafy Garden Greens: Different Types Of Garden Greens

By: Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban AgriculturistIt’s not often that we eat plant leaves, but in the case of greens, they provide a wide range of flavor and a nutrient punch. What are greens? Leafy garden greens are more than lettuce. The types of garden greens range from the tops of edible roots like turnips and beets, to ornamental plants like kale and chard.

Keto Gardening – How To Plant A Keto-Friendly Garden
Keto Gardening – How To Plant A Keto-Friendly Garden

By: Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden WriterKeto is a popular way of eating that involves healthy fatsand very few carbs. If you want to plant a keto-friendly garden, you’re on theright track. Keto gardening is easy, and you can select from a long list ofdelicious keto vegetables.What to Grow in a Keto GardenAre you wondering what to grow in a keto-friendly vegetablegarden?

Garden Hose Upkeep – Learn How To Make A Hose Last
Garden Hose Upkeep – Learn How To Make A Hose Last

Your gardenhose just might be the most important tool you have. If you consider thetime it would take to carry water to all those plants you’re growing, you’llimmediately see the importance of garden hose maintenance. Care for a gardenhose is not complicated, only a matter of storing a hose properly and a littleupkeep.

Harvesting Caraway Seeds – When To Pick Caraway Plants
Harvesting Caraway Seeds – When To Pick Caraway Plants

By: Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban AgriculturistCaraway is truly a useful plant with all parts of it edible for culinary or medicinal purposes. What parts of caraway can you harvest? The most commonly used part of caraway is the seed, which is a classic addition to cabbage dishes and adds sweet, nutty flavor to baked goods like breads and cake.

Sempervivum ciliosum
Sempervivum ciliosum

Prime destination for succulent loversRSSFacebookInstagramTwitterPinterestHomeSucculentopediaBrowse Succulents by Scientific NameBrowse Succulents by Common NameBrowse Succulents by GenusBrowse Succulents by FamilyBrowse Succulents by USDA Hardiness ZoneBrowse Succulents by OriginBrowse Cacti by GenusAbout SucculentsCultivationGeneral CareLight RequirementsPotting SoilWateringFertilizingPests and DiseasesRepottingPropagationPruningGraftingArrangingSucculent UsesMedicinal SucculentsCosmetic SucculentsCulinary SucculentsSacred SucculentsLibraryBooksStoriesMyths and LegendsStampsWorld of Flowering PlantsYou are at:Home » Archive for & 34;Sempervivum ciliosum& 34;Browsing: Sempervivum ciliosumSucculentopediaSempervivum ciliosum (Teneriffe Houseleek)Sempervivum ciliosum (Teneriffe Houseleek) is a mat-forming succulent that forms rosettes of fleshy, grey-green, pointed, and very hairy leaves.

Growing Cutleaf Coneflower – Is Cutleaf Coneflower A Weed
Growing Cutleaf Coneflower – Is Cutleaf Coneflower A Weed

By: Mary Ellen EllisCutleaf coneflower is a North American native wildflower that produces striking yellow blooms with drooping petals and a large central cone. While some people find it weedy, this is a pretty flower for native plantings and naturalized areas. In its native range it thrives and is low maintenance.

Watch Chain
Watch Chain

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Information About Pumpkins
Information About Pumpkins

When To Trim A Pumpkin Vine: Tips For Pumpkin Vine PruningBy Amy GrantThe pruning of pumpkin vines is a fairly common practice. The question is when do you trim a pumpkin? Click on the following article to find out how to prune pumpkins and other information on pumpkin vine pruning so you can keep their rampant growth contained.

Chinese Perfume Tree Care: Growing Chinese Perfume Trees
Chinese Perfume Tree Care: Growing Chinese Perfume Trees

By: Teo SpenglerChinese perfume tree (Aglaia odorata) is a small evergreen tree in the mahogany family. It is an ornamental plant in American gardens, typically growing to 10 feet (3 m.) or under and producing intensely fragrant sprays of unusual yellow flowers. If you want to start growing Chinese perfume trees, read on for information on these lovely plants and for tips on Chinese perfume tree care.

Calibrachoa Winter Care: Can You Overwinter Calibrachoa Million Bells
Calibrachoa Winter Care: Can You Overwinter Calibrachoa Million Bells

By: Shelley PierceI live in the Northeast U.S. and I go through the heartbreak, upon the advent of winter, of watching my tender plants succumb to Mother Nature year after year. It’s tough to see the plants you put your personal touch, time and attention to throughout the growing season simply perish in the dispiriting cold that casts over the region.

Cereus phatnospermus
Cereus phatnospermus

Scientific NameCereus phatnospermus K.Schum.SynonymsCereus adelmarii, Cereus phatnospermus subsp. adelmarii, Monvillea adelmarii, Monvillea phatnospermaScientific ClassificationFamily: CactaceaeSubfamily: CactoideaeTribe: CereeaeGenus: CereusOriginThis species is native to Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Ecuador, Paraguay, and Peru.

Information About Holly Bushes
Information About Holly Bushes

Dahoon Holly Care: How To Plant Dahoon Holly TreesBy Laura MillerIf you& 39;re looking for an interesting species of tree for your landscaping needs, consider dahoon holly trees. Once established, they are tolerant of drier conditions but tend to stay smaller in stature. Want to learn more? Click this article for additional information.

How To Care For Hibiscus Plants
How To Care For Hibiscus Plants

By: Heather RhoadesGrowing hibiscus is an easy way to add a tropical flair to your garden. Let’s look at some tips on how to care for hibiscus.Growing Hibiscus in ContainersMany people who are growing a hibiscus plant choose to do so in a container. This allows them to move the hibiscus plant to ideal locations, depending on the time of year.

Information About Peppercorn
Information About Peppercorn

Home › Edible Gardens › Herbs › Archive for PeppercornGet Started Black Pepper Information: Learn How To Grow PeppercornsBy Amy GrantWhere does black pepper come from? Can you grow your own black pepper plants? Find out the answer, including other information about peppercorn plants in the following article.

Using Garden Kneelers – What Is A Garden Kneeler For
Using Garden Kneelers – What Is A Garden Kneeler For

Gardeningprovides moderate exercise, access to Vitamin D, fresh air, and a host of otherbenefits. Doctors recommend outdoor activities especially for disabledpersons or seniors.Using garden kneelers can make enjoying time outside easier and morepleasurable in the garden. What are garden kneelers? If you have arthritis,stiff joints, or even just want to simplify garden tasks, they can be your bestfriend.

Salsify Care – How To Grow Salsify Plant
Salsify Care – How To Grow Salsify Plant

By: Heather RhoadesThe salsify plant (Tragopogon porrifolius) is an old-fashioned vegetable that is very hard to find in the grocery store, which means that salsify as a garden plant is fun and unusual. Common names for this vegetable include oyster plant and vegetable oyster, due to its distinct oyster flavor.

How To Propagate Coleus From Seed Or Cuttings
How To Propagate Coleus From Seed Or Cuttings

By: Heather RhoadesThe shade-loving coleus is a favorite among shade and container gardeners. With its bright leaves and tolerant nature, many gardeners wonder if coleus propagation can be done at home. The answer is, yes, and quite easily. Taking coleus cuttings or growing coleus from seed is quite easy.

Homesteading Information: Tips On Starting A Homestead
Homesteading Information: Tips On Starting A Homestead

By: Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban AgriculturistThe modern life is filled with wondrous things, but many people prefer a simpler, self-sustaining way of life. The homesteading lifestyle provides people with ways to create their own energy, conserve resources, grow their own food, and raise animals for milk, meat, and honey.

Echinocereus enneacanthus
Echinocereus enneacanthus

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Pests of Cacti and Succulents
Pests of Cacti and Succulents

Cacti and succulents are relatively pest-free plants, but, like many others, they occasionally fall prey to typical greenhouse pests like mealybug, scale, mites, and whitefly. Do not worry. Plants and pests go hand-in-hand. You will constantly be bringing pests home with new plants, and no matter what you do, you will never be completely free of them.