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Vegetable Leaf Spots and Molds

In Leaf Spot by Thussadmin

Given the current situation it’s not surprising more people have decided to plant a vegetable garden this year. Your vegetables are likely growing really well and look great! However, if you have started to notice any spots or molds on your plants, here is a bit of info that can help you. Leaf spot is a very common disease of …

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Plants that keep those pesky bugs away!

In Plants that repel insects by Thussadmin

  Summer is almost here, and you’ll want to spend more time outside and in your gardens. Unfortunately, so will those pesky bugs! You can plant herbs and flowers that will help to repel those bugs, including mosquitoes, and at the same time add a touch of beauty to your backyard. Plants have unique natural abilities to emit different chemical substances that can serve …

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Butterfly Gardens

In Pollinators by Thussadmin

Butterflies and flowers were made for each other, and there are certain flowers that butterflies absolutely love to be around. First, let’s look at the life cycle and basic anatomy of a butterfly. Butterflies begin their life as an egg, laid either singly or in clusters depending on the species. Tiny caterpillars then emerge and feed on their host plant. Caterpillars …

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Gardening in the Shade

In Shade Gardening by Thussadmin

Every yard has its own special challenges, but it’s nothing a little pop of color can’t fix. There are flowers that can grow and flourish in shade. A few shade tolerant flowers whether perennials or annuals, planted in the right places can bring color to a dark corner. Every plant needs water and sun to survive, but not all of them need …

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Fertilizers

In Fertilizers by Thussadmin

Fertilizing your plants can sometimes be a bit overwhelming if you are unsure of what to use. It is essential though to use fertilizers especially when you are looking to get the best out of your plants as most soils will not provide the essential long term nutrients needed. Whenever you see a fertilizer product, it will usually have three numbers …

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Pollinators

In Pollinators by Thussadmin

How to create a pollinator friendly garden What may seem like a small contribution — a tiny flower planted in a pot or the ground can actually provide valuable place for pollinators like hummingbirds, bees and butterflies. Chances are you’re already taking steps to help pollinators and you may not even know it! Sometimes keeping your yard a little bit …