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What Is A Gray Headed Coneflower Plant – Care For Gray Headed Coneflowers

What Is A Gray Headed Coneflower Plant – Care For Gray Headed Coneflowers

By: Mary Ellen EllisThe gray headed coneflower plant goes by many names—pinnate prairie coneflower, yellow coneflower, gray-headed Mexican hat—and is a native North American wildflower. It produces striking yellow flowers that attract pollinators and birds. Choose this perennial for meadows and native plantings.

Information About Morning Glory Yuca

Information About Morning Glory Yuca

Get Started Growing Yuca Vines – How To Care For Yellow Morning Glory YucaBy Tonya Barnett, (Author of FRESHCUTKY)Choosing the right vine for the flower garden can be challenging. Those with extended periods of high temperatures and drought may find the task of choosing vines even more difficult. The yellow morning glory yuca, however, is just one option.

Planting Melons: Information On Growing Melons

Planting Melons: Information On Growing Melons

By: Kathee MierzejewskiWhen you are planning your summer garden, you cannot forget to grow melons. You might be wondering then, how do melons grow? It isn’t too difficult to grow melons. Read on to learn more.Tips to Grow MelonsThere are plenty of tips to grow melons that you will hear when you tell people you are planting melons in your garden this year.

How and when to cover roses for the winter in the Moscow region

How and when to cover roses for the winter in the Moscow region

Roses are gentle creatures that are afraid of severe frosts. Park roses, especially of Canadian selection, make a pleasant exception. They are either not covered at all, or they will organize an easy shelter of roses for the winter. In the southern regions, this can be done with all roses. But how to cover roses for the winter in the Moscow region, when frost alternates with thaw, and even in the fall, rains can charge?

Triphyophyllum - Carnivorous plant

Triphyophyllum - Carnivorous plant

CARNIVORETRIPHYOPHYLLUM PLANTS The Triphyophyllum are carnivorous plants that capture their prey through VISCOUS SECRETIONS that bog the prey.In the genus Triphyophyllum (family Dioncophyllaceae) we find only one Triphyophyllumpeltatum, with an adhesive trap & 39 normally considered a vine, but in its juvenile phase it has carnivorous habits probably due to a specific need for nutrients for its growth.

Savory

Savory

Characteristics The domestic savory, which is also called by the name of summer savory, is part of the Labiate family, the genus Satureja and the hortensis species.It is an annual herbaceous plant, which can reach a height equal to 30-40 cm and a maximum width of 15 cm.

Soil Mite Info: What Are Soil Mites And Why Are They In My Compost?

Soil Mite Info: What Are Soil Mites And Why Are They In My Compost?

By: Susan Patterson, Master GardenerCould your potted plants have lurking potting soil mites? Perhaps you have spotted a few soil mites in compost heaps. If you’ve ever come across these frightening looking creatures, you may be wondering what they are and if they’re a threat to the livelihood of your garden plants or soil.

Trimming Christmas Cactus Plants: Steps On How To Prune A Christmas Cactus

Trimming Christmas Cactus Plants: Steps On How To Prune A Christmas Cactus

By: Heather RhoadesBecause Christmas cactus plants are so easy to care for, it is not uncommon for a Christmas cactus to eventually grow to a monstrous size. While this is lovely to see, it can create problems for a homeowner with limited space. At this time, an owner may wonder if pruning a Christmas cactus is possible and exactly how to trim a Christmas cactus.

Indigo Plant Harvest – Tips On Picking Indigo For Dye

Indigo Plant Harvest – Tips On Picking Indigo For Dye

By: Teo SpenglerMany of us are familiar with the beautiful, faded-blue hue made famous by the indigo plant. For years, cultivators used an indigo plant harvest to make a dye used extensively around the world. It was the first dye to color Levi jeans. Although the popularity of the natural dye stalled when a synthetic dye was developed, picking indigo for dye is making a comeback.

What Are Emperor Francis Cherries: Growing An Emperor Francis Cherry Tree

What Are Emperor Francis Cherries: Growing An Emperor Francis Cherry Tree

By: Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden WriterWhat are Emperor Francis cherries? These juicy, super sweet cherries, which originated in the United Kingdom, are plump and delicious, perfect eaten fresh or for making homemade maraschinos or luscious jams and jellies. Read on for more information on growing Emperor Francis CherriesAbout Emperor Francis Cherry TreesEmperor Francis sweet cherry trees are suitable for growing in USDA plant hardiness zones 5 through 7.

 We make a polycarbonate greenhouse ourselves

We make a polycarbonate greenhouse ourselves

A polycarbonate greenhouse is currently considered one of the most durable and reliable, due to the high quality of this material and its thermal insulation properties. Such greenhouses are not built for one season, therefore, with good heating and lighting, you can grow your favorite vegetables, berries, herbs and even ornamental plants throughout the year.

Construction of a limestone garden path

Construction of a limestone garden path

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Eliminate Dollar Weed – How To Kill Dollar Weed

Eliminate Dollar Weed – How To Kill Dollar Weed

By: Nikki Tilley, Author of The Bulb-o-licious GardenDollar weed (Hydrocotyle spp.), also known as pennywort, is a perennial weed that commonly pops up in moist lawns and gardens. Similar in appearance to lily pads (only smaller with white flowers), this weed is often difficult to control once it becomes well established.

Tilling By Hand: How To Till Soil By Hand With Double Digging

Tilling By Hand: How To Till Soil By Hand With Double Digging

By: Heather RhoadesIf you’re starting a new garden, you will want to loosen the soil or till where you will be growing your plants, but you may not have access to a tiller, so you’re faced with tilling by hand. If you use the double digging technique, however, you can start hand tilling soil without expensive machinery.

Information About Centaury

Information About Centaury

Get Started Centaury Plant Info: Learn About Growing Centaury PlantsBy Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden WriterWhat is a centaury plant? Common centaury flower is a lovely little wildflower native to North Africa and Europe. It has become naturalized across much of the United States, especially in the western United States.

Infusion of rosemary

Infusion of rosemary

How to prepare it In case we want to harvest rosemary manually, we must know that the best season to do this is, without a shadow of a doubt, spring, at least until the end of summer. , we must remove several twigs that form on the top of the plant, then tie them together with a string and hang them inside an environment as cool and dry as possible, always paying attention to keep the quills of the twigs always towards the bass.

Ixia or ixias - planting and maintaining - all the info

Ixia or ixias - planting and maintaining - all the info

The ixia a beautiful southern perennial, but not only ... Ixia is a beautiful perennial which benefits from an often exceptional, even explosive flowering, A treat for all amateur gardeners. 'sometimes it is necessary to be vigilant in the regions north of the Loire.

Other protected natural areas

Other protected natural areas

OTHER NATURAL PROTECTED AREAS The Other Natural Protected Areas are areas (oases of environmental associations, suburban parks, etc.) that do not fall into the previous classes. They are divided into public management areas, that is, established with regional laws or equivalent provisions, and privately managed areas, established with formal public provisions or with contractual acts such as concessions or equivalent forms.

Pruning Plants - Why Prune Plants, Should You Prune

Pruning Plants - Why Prune Plants, Should You Prune

Houseplants Published: Last edits: Do I need to cut flowers? Some are so happy with the growth of their favorites and each new leaf that they do not want to cut off even unnecessary, deformed or diseased shoots. This can be compared to how a woman does not want to cut the braid that she raised since childhood, even if this braid has already begun to look like a “mouse tail”.

Spinach Tree Care – How To Use Chaya Plants In The Garden

Spinach Tree Care – How To Use Chaya Plants In The Garden

By: Amy GrantGrowing tree spinach is a valuable food source in the tropics through the Pacific region. Introduced into Cuba and then onto Hawaii as well as Florida where it is deemed more of a pesky shrub, chaya spinach trees are also known as tree spinach, chay col, kikilchay and chaykeken. Unfamiliar to many North Americans, we wonder what is tree spinach and what are the benefits of the chaya plant?