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How to Grow Avocado Trees

Avocado

When it comes to avocado trees, you may be surprised to learn just how simple and satisfying this project can be, whether you are an experienced gardener or just a beginner looking for somewhere to start. You can grow these trees from a nursery-grown tree or start from a seed, but no matter which, patience…

How to Grow Swiss Chard

Swiss Chard

The bright veiny stems and the vibrant green leaves of the Swiss Chard plant make it one of the most eye-catching greens in the garden. It is also a remarkably nutritious vegetable, leaving little reason as to why people all over won’t want to add it to their gardens. Furthermore, because Swiss Chard does not…

How to Grow Balloon Flower

Balloon Flower

Balloon flowers are usually grown because of the buds that come from them that look rather whimsical and fun although they are very tough. Because of this, they are a good choice for beginner gardeners who might not yet have a solid technique, giving you plenty of room to move around. If you want to…

How to Grow Cardoon

Cardoon

The Cardoon plant is a perennial that tends to look like an interesting blend of burdock and celery. This plant goes by many other names such as cardi, cadone and artichoke thistle. Their leaves are beautiful and silvery and tend to form an upright and distinctive sculpture style shape that is visually interesting. If you…

How to Grow Bromeliads

Bromeliads

While for some time bromeliads were thought to be houseplants for the advanced or even expert gardeners, this is not entirely true as they can be easily planted in regular home conditions and cultivated by anyone with a little experience. These flowers come in a variety of different textures and colors to let you choose…

How to Grow Goji Berries

Goji Berry Plant

Goji berries that are also sometimes called wolfberries, are a type of drought tolerate, hardy plant that gives off a vibrant reddish orange fruit with a tangy flavor that invites people to eat them and enjoy their superfood benefits. They are packed full of antioxidants that may help improve the functionality of the immune system…

How Much Sun Do Marigolds Need?

Marigolds are one of the most popular types of flowers that gardeners plant for the summer season due to their beauty and ease of growth. They come in beautiful hues of gold and yellow with the occasional white, and they stand out easily due to their popularity. These decorative flowers are even good for helping…

Deadheading Marigolds: When to Do It, and How to Do It Right

Displaying numerous shades of golden yellow, pink and white prolifically through their life cycles, marigolds are one of the most popular choices for summer, because they can keep gardens and planting areas looking beautiful and cheerful all season long. But, just like any other kind of floral blooms, the blossoms will eventually begin to fade…

How to Grow Lavender

Growing lavender is not difficult, but you have to ensure there is sufficient root development before the winter arrives. For this reason, it is preferable to plant lavender in the spring, after the last frost, rather than in the fall. With hybrids, cuttings from the mother plant will produce¬† an exact replica. If you use…