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What Are Echinocereus Plants – Information On Echinocereus Cactus Care Miscellaneous

What Are Echinocereus Plants – Information On Echinocereus Cactus Care

By: Tonya Barnett, (Author of FRESHCUTKY)With their beautiful flowers and curious looking spines, it’s easy to see why so many people love to grow cacti. While some types of these succulent plants have very specific requirements, others are able to thrive in a wider range of growing conditions. Cacti, such as those within the genus Echinocereus, are ideal candidates for culture in containers, as well as great outdoor options for adding unique visual interest to flower beds, borders, and drought-tolerant landscapes.

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Perennials To Avoid – What Are Some Perennials You Shouldn’t Plant Miscellaneous

Perennials To Avoid – What Are Some Perennials You Shouldn’t Plant

By: Mary Ellen EllisMost gardeners have a plant, or two, or three that theystruggled with over the years. This likely includes some unruly perennialplants that were simply a mistake to put in the garden. Perennialsare generally easy plants that come back each year, but some will cause you aheadache. Learn from the mistakes of others, and avoid these difficult plants.

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Garden To-Do List: Gardening Tasks In Western Gardens Miscellaneous

Garden To-Do List: Gardening Tasks In Western Gardens

By: Teo SpenglerIn the month of May, spring is waving goodbye and summer is saying hello. Gardeners in California and Nevada are hurrying to get their garden to-do lists wrapped up before it gets too hot. What are the critical May gardening tasks for the West? Read on for a regional garden checklist.

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Carrots In The Heat Of Summer – How To Grow Carrots In The South Miscellaneous

Carrots In The Heat Of Summer – How To Grow Carrots In The South

By: Laura MillerGrowing carrots in the heat of summer is a difficultendeavor. Carrotsare a cool season crop which typically need between three and four months toreach maturity. They are slow to germinate in cool weather and sprout best whenthe ambient temperature is around 70 F. (21 C.).When maturing in warm weather, carrots often have a bittertaste and lack the sweetness of those grown at cooler temperatures.

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Outdoor Ti Plant Care: Learn About Growing Ti Plants Outdoors Miscellaneous

Outdoor Ti Plant Care: Learn About Growing Ti Plants Outdoors

With common names like miracle plant, tree of kings, and Hawaiian good luck plant, it makes sense that Hawaiian Ti plants have become such popular accent plants for the home. Most of us welcome all the good luck we can get. However, Ti plants are not just grown for their positive folk names; their unique, dramatic foliage speaks for itself.

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Rust In Blackberries: Treating Blackberries With Rust Disease Miscellaneous

Rust In Blackberries: Treating Blackberries With Rust Disease

By: Amy GrantBlackberry cane and leaf rust (Kuehneola uredinis) occurs on some blackberry cultivars, specifically ‘Chehalem’ and ‘Evergreen’ blackberries. In addition to blackberries, it may also affect raspberry plants. Rust in blackberries is first observed in the late spring and is favored by wet weather.

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Information About Hellebore Miscellaneous

Information About Hellebore

Why Is Hellebore Changing Color: Hellebore Pink To Green Color ShiftBy Mary Ellen EllisIf you grow hellebore, you may have noticed an interesting phenomenon. Hellebores turning green from pink or white is unique among flowers. Hellebore blossom color change is fascinating and not perfectly understood.

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Pinching Back: Tips For Pinching A Plant Miscellaneous

Pinching Back: Tips For Pinching A Plant

By: Heather RhoadesGardening has many odd terms that may confuse a new gardener. Among these is the term “pinching.” What does it mean when you are pinching plants? Why do you pinch plants? You may also be wondering how to pinch a plant? Keep reading to learn more about pinching back plants.Define Pinching PlantsPinching plants is a form of pruning that encourages branching on the plant.

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Hatiora epiphylloides Miscellaneous

Hatiora epiphylloides

Browsing: Hatiora epiphylloidesSucculentopediaHatiora epiphylloides subsp. bradeiHatiora epiphylloides is an epiphytic, freely branching, shrubby, pendent cactus. Hatiora epiphylloides subsp. bradei tends to have…SucculentopediaHatiora epiphylloidesHatiora epiphylloides is an epiphytic, freely branching, shrubby, pendent cactus.

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Information About Nemesia Miscellaneous

Information About Nemesia

Get Started Growing Nemesia From Cuttings: Tips For Rooting Nemesia CuttingsBy Teo SpenglerIf you have some nemesia in your garden and want more, you can try rooting nemesia cuttings. Nemesia cutting propagation isn’t difficult if you know how to proceed. Click on the following article for information about growing nemesia from cuttings.

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Hot Tub Landscaping – Tips On Planting Around A Hot Tub Miscellaneous

Hot Tub Landscaping – Tips On Planting Around A Hot Tub

By: Teo SpenglerA hot tub and surrounding plants should work together tocreate a luxurious and sensual lounging space. Be sure to choose plants for hottub areas that create the look and feel you want. Planting around a hot tub isa critical step to setting the peaceful scene of a hot tub garden.If you are thinking about putting in some hot tublandscaping, read on for information about what to plant in backyard jacuzzigardens.

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X Graptoveria 'Douglas Huth' Miscellaneous

X Graptoveria 'Douglas Huth'

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;x Graptoveria & 39;Douglas Huth& 39;& 34;Browsing: x Graptoveria & 39;Douglas Huth& 39;SucculentopediaGraptoveria & 39;Douglas Huth& 39;x Graptoveria & 39;Douglas Huth& 39; is a stemless, clump-forming succulent up to 6 inches (15 cm) tall, with rosettes of thick gray-green leaves…

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Choosing The Right Grass For Your Yard Miscellaneous

Choosing The Right Grass For Your Yard

By: Heather RhoadesChoosing the right grass for your yard can make the difference between having a low-maintenance lawn and one that requires a lot of upkeep. Keep reading to learn more about the proper grass selection.Grass Seed ConsiderationsGrass seed that grows slowly, thickens easily, and discourages weeds or other pests is important for a healthy lawn.

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Swedish Ivy Care: How To Grow A Swedish Ivy Houseplant Miscellaneous

Swedish Ivy Care: How To Grow A Swedish Ivy Houseplant

By: Susan Patterson, Master GardenerSwedish ivy (Plectranthus australis) is a popular hanging basket houseplant native to northern Australia and the Pacific Islands. The plant is favored for its lovely trailing habit. Also, known as Swedish begonia and creeping charlie (not to be confused with the creeping charlie weed), many gardeners incorporate this ivy as an annual into containers or use it as a ground cover in the garden.

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Erosion And Native Plants – Why Are Native Plants Good For Erosion Miscellaneous

Erosion And Native Plants – Why Are Native Plants Good For Erosion

By: Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban AgriculturistFor natural beauty and ease of care, you can’t go wrongusing native plants in your landscape. Erosion resistant native plants can alsohelp stabilize hillsides and disturbed sites. There are many native plants goodfor erosion and, once established, they will need little maintenance and aretolerant of the conditions in the site.

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Potted Winter Azalea Care – What To Do With Potted Azaleas In Winter Miscellaneous

Potted Winter Azalea Care – What To Do With Potted Azaleas In Winter

By: Tonya Barnett, (Author of FRESHCUTKY)Azaleas are an extremely common and popular type of flowering bush. Coming in both dwarf and full sized types, these members of the Rhododendron family do well in a wide range of landscapes. Though the bushes are most commonly planted directly into their permanent location in the soil, those without the growing space may grow bright, colorful blooming plants in containers.

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Sedum caeruleum Miscellaneous

Sedum caeruleum

SucculentopediaSedum caeruleum (Azure Stonecrop)Sedum caeruleum (Azure Stonecrop) is an annual, succulent, bushy herb, simple or much branched from the base, erect, up to 6 inches…

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Feather Hyacinth Plants – Tips For Planting Feathered Grape Hyacinth Bulbs Miscellaneous

Feather Hyacinth Plants – Tips For Planting Feathered Grape Hyacinth Bulbs

By: Teo SpenglerBright and cheery, grapehyacinths are bulb plants producing purple colored flowers in early springgardens. They can also be forcedindoors. The feather hyacinth, aka tassel hyacinth plant (Muscari comosum ‘Plumosum’ syn. Leopoldia comosa), can add another cooltextural element since the blossoms are feathery plumes rather than classicpetals.

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Raspberry Bushy Dwarf Info: Learn About Raspberry Bushy Dwarf Virus Miscellaneous

Raspberry Bushy Dwarf Info: Learn About Raspberry Bushy Dwarf Virus

By: Kristi WaterworthGardeners growing raspberry brambles spend several seasons waiting for their first real harvest, all the while tending their plants carefully. When those raspberries finally start to flower and fruit, the disappointment is palpable when fruits are sub par. The same goes for older plants that once produced big, healthy fruits but now seem to halfheartedly set fruits that aren’t fit for consumption.

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Baby’s Breath Propagation: Learn About Propagating Baby’s Breath Plants Miscellaneous

Baby’s Breath Propagation: Learn About Propagating Baby’s Breath Plants

By: Becca Badgett, Co-author of How to Grow an EMERGENCY GardenBaby’s breath is asmall, delicate bloom included as a finishing touch in many bouquets and flowerarrangements. Masses of star-shaped flowers look great in outside flower beds,too. Gypsophila grows in several varieties, preferring a moist, sunny spot inthe landscape.

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