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Orange Mint Care: Tips On Growing Orange Mint Herbs
Orange Mint Care: Tips On Growing Orange Mint Herbs

By: Liz BaesslerOrange mint (Mentha piperita citrata) is a mint hybrid known for its strong, pleasant citrus flavor and aroma. It’s prized for its culinary uses both for cooking and beverages. On top of being useful in the kitchen, its fragrance makes it a great choice for garden borders where its tendrils can be easily bruised by foot traffic, releasing its scent into the air.

Bacterial Canker Control – Treating Apricots With Bacterial Canker Disease
Bacterial Canker Control – Treating Apricots With Bacterial Canker Disease

By: Teo SpenglerApricot bacterial canker disease is a disease that attacks apricot trees, as well as other stone fruit. The bacteria often enter the tree through pruning wounds. Anyone growing fruit in a home orchard should learn something about apricots with bacterial canker. If you’d like information on treating apricot bacterial canker, read on.

Harvesting Feverfew Herbs: How To Harvest Feverfew Plants
Harvesting Feverfew Herbs: How To Harvest Feverfew Plants

Although not as well known as parsley, sage, rosemary and thyme, feverfew has been harvested since the time of the ancient Greeks and Egyptians for a myriad of health complaints. The harvesting of feverfew herb seeds and leaves by these early societies was thought to cure everything from inflammation, migraines, insect bites, bronchial diseases and, of course, fevers.

Information About Creosote Bush
Information About Creosote Bush

Creosote Bush Care – Tips For Growing Creosote PlantsBy Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban AgriculturistCreosote bush has an unromantic name but possesses wonderful medicinal properties and fascinating adaptive abilities, being well suited to arid deserts. Read here for more creosote bush information.

How Often To Water Anthuriums – Helpful Anthurium Watering Instructions
How Often To Water Anthuriums – Helpful Anthurium Watering Instructions

By: Liz BaesslerAnthuriums are interesting, lesser known plants. They’ve been undergoing a lot of breeding and cultivating recently, though, and they’re starting to make a comeback. The comeback is well deserved, as the flowers have a unique look and low maintenance requirements, particularly when it comes to water.

Helping Garden Beans With Yellow Leaves – What Causes Yellow Leaves On Beans
Helping Garden Beans With Yellow Leaves – What Causes Yellow Leaves On Beans

By: Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban AgriculturistBean plants are harbingers of the summer season. They provide one of the first vegetable harvests and can provide pods well into summer. If your bush or pole beans have yellow leaves, the problem is most likely in your soil. If you are wondering, “Why are leaves on my beans turning yellow?

Growing Naranjilla In Containers: How To Care For Potted Naranjilla Trees
Growing Naranjilla In Containers: How To Care For Potted Naranjilla Trees

By: Tonya Barnett, (Author of FRESHCUTKY)Container gardening is an extremely useful gardening technique for those wishing to expand their growing spaces. Growers may choose to plant in containers or pots for a variety of reasons. Most commonly, those without adequate space or proper climate conditions are able to grow plants that may not be specifically suited to their growing zone.

Onion Botrytis Leaf Blight – Treating Onions With Botrytis Leaf Blight
Onion Botrytis Leaf Blight – Treating Onions With Botrytis Leaf Blight

By: Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden WriterOnion botrytis leaf blight, often known as “blast,” is a common fungal disease that afflicts onions grown around the world. The disease spreads rapidly, significantly affecting quality and yield when harvest time rolls around. Below, we have provided helpful information on onion botrytis leaf blight prevention and its control.

Growing Gourd Plants: Learn How To Grow Gourds
Growing Gourd Plants: Learn How To Grow Gourds

By: Susan Patterson, Master GardenerGrowing gourd plants is a great way to add variety to the garden; there are many types to grow and just as many things you can do with them. Let’s learn more about how to grow gourds, including tips for homegrown gourd care, harvesting gourds, and their storage.Growing Gourd PlantsGourds are a warm season crop in the same family as squash, cucumbers, and melons.

Philippines
Philippines

SucculentopediaEuphorbia antiquorum (Antique Spurge)Euphorbia antiquorum (Antique Spurge) is a succulent shrub or small tree, up to 23 feet (7 m) tall, with ascending branches. Older stems…SucculentopediaHoya heuschkelianaHoya heuschkeliana can be grown either hanging or wrapped on support. The leaves are thick, a little curved, lighter green underneath than on the top…SucculentopediaHoya merrillii (Wax Plant)Hoya merrillii is a lovely Hoya with very attractive, glossy, dark green, veined leaves and yellow flowers when mature.

What Is A Mosquito Fern: Mosquito Fern Habitat Info And More
What Is A Mosquito Fern: Mosquito Fern Habitat Info And More

By: Amy GrantSuper plant or invasive weed? The mosquito fern plant has been called both. So what is a mosquito fern? The following will uncover some fascinating mosquito fern facts and leave you to be the judge.What is a Mosquito Fern?Native to California, the mosquito fern plant, Azolla filculoides or just Azolla, is named thus due to its habitat.

Identifying And Treating Rose Mosaic Disease
Identifying And Treating Rose Mosaic Disease

By: Stan V. Griep, American Rose Society Consulting Master Rosarian, Rocky Mountain DistrictBy Stan V. GriepAmerican Rose Society Consulting Master Rosarian – Rocky Mountain DistrictRose mosaic virus can wreak havoc on the leaves of a rose bush. This mysterious disease typically attacks grafted roses but, in rare cases, can affect ungrafted roses.

Fishhook Pincushion Cactus
Fishhook Pincushion Cactus

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;Fishhook Pincushion Cactus& 34;Browsing: Fishhook Pincushion CactusSucculentopediaMammillaria crinita subsp.

Raspberry Container Care: How To Plant Raspberries In Pots
Raspberry Container Care: How To Plant Raspberries In Pots

By: Teo SpenglerRuby-red raspberries are one of the jewels of the summer garden. Even gardeners with limited space can enjoy a berry harvest by growing raspberries in containers. Growing raspberries in containers is no more work than planting them in the ground, and containers can be placed anywhere on sunny patios.

Brown Beans
Brown Beans

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;Brown Beans& 34;Browsing: Brown BeansSucculentopediaSedum rubrotinctum (Jelly Bean Plant)Sedum rubrotinctum (Jelly Bean Plant), also known as Sedum x rubrotinctum, is a popular succulent with sprawling stems that are covered…

Information About Fennel Bulb
Information About Fennel Bulb

Get Started Greenhouse Fennel Care – How To Grow Fennel In A GreenhouseBy Amy GrantFennel is a delicious plant that is commonly used in Mediterranean cuisines. It can be grown in USDA zones 5-10 as a perennial. However, if you are in a cooler zone, have you ever wondered about growing fennel in a greenhouse?

Sour Fig
Sour Fig

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;Sour Fig& 34;Browsing: Sour FigSucculentopediaCarpobrotus acinaciformis (Sally-my-handsome)Carpobrotus acinaciformis (Sally-my-handsome) is a fast-growing succulent that forms a dense mat of trailing stems with yellowish to grass…

Why Is My Dill Flowering: Reasons A Dill Plant Has Flowers
Why Is My Dill Flowering: Reasons A Dill Plant Has Flowers

By: Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban AgriculturistDill is a biennial that is most commonly grown as an annual. Its leaves and seeds are culinary flavorings but flowering will impede leaves while providing the zesty seeds. You need to decide which part you desire the most in order to promote a bigger harvest of that dill growth.

Illegal Plant Trade Info – How Does Poaching Affect Plants
Illegal Plant Trade Info – How Does Poaching Affect Plants

By: Tonya Barnett, (Author of FRESHCUTKY)When it comes to the word “poaching,” most peopleimmediately think of the illegal taking of large and endangered animals liketigers, elephants, and rhinos. But what if I told you that poaching extends farbeyond negatively impacting endangered wildlife? Another form of poaching,directly related to the removal of rare plants, is very much a real issue thatmust be discussed.

Do Azaleas Change Colors: Explanations For Azalea Color Change
Do Azaleas Change Colors: Explanations For Azalea Color Change

By: Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban AgriculturistImagine you have purchased a lovely azalea in just the color you wanted and eagerly anticipate the next season’s bloom. It may be just one or two blooms or it may be the whole plant. Do azaleas change colors? Many flowering plants change color as the bloom matures or can bear different flowers arising from the rootstock.