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Successful gardening means you are simply doing it (and hopefully, enjoying it). It has nothing to do with prize-winning plants or abundant harvests. It has nothing to do with the results of your planning, preparation, care a...

Apricots are stone fruits  (or drupes), all of which contain a single, hard, woody pit. Originally from China, even though they were long believed to have come from Armenia, hence the Latin name Prunus armeniaca. They were c...

March is the time to care for your existing roses and to plant new ones. The sun is getting stronger and the days are getting longer. The roses are starting to show signs of breaking dormancy. Buds are beginning to swell and ...

Summer bulbs are now on sale again. It’s time to get reacquainted with Dahlias, Begonias, Lilies and gladiolus. Not all of the bulbs are cold hardy but those that are not can be saved indoors and replanted year after ye...

Many products exist for use in your garden. Here you will find a some tips and advice on common gardening products. Gypsum is a light-colored, finely powdered rocks or pellets containing calcium sulfate. Gypsum improves packe...

Some plants just naturally enjoy a relationship as they grow in close proximity to other plants. Roots growing at different levels allow for some plants to thrive together since they are not competing for nutrients or water. ...

Diatomaceous earth (DE) is an inert dust and type of rock composed of skeletons of fossilized diatoms. These diatoms were tiny, one celled marine and freshwater plant organisms that are composed mainly of silica, a naturally ...

“Bonsai” literally translated means simply “plant in a pot”. Originally in nature, a seed could have fallen into a “pocket” in a stone crevice, some organic material became soil, and a tree was able to grow. Perha...

Labeling plants in your garden is a rather controversial subject. This statement is mainly due to the size of the plants in relation to the size of the labels. Vegetables, perennials, shrubs or trees can be labeled in an inco...

Fall cleanup should include removing all dropped leaves and stems from around garden plants. It is possible that this debris could harbor various fungal species that may cause powdery mildew or other diseases come next season...