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Growing sunflowers will be very fun and satisfying for many people. They are such beloved plants and they really stand out in any garden that they have been planted in. However, it can be very disconcerting when you have issues with your sunflowers. If you have noticed that your sunflowers are droopy or if they seem to be dying, then you might be wondering what you have done wrong. Sometimes this has even happened to…

Tulips are some of the most popular flowers in the world and many people like to grow them. If you have just had your tulip bulbs bloom in water, then you might be wondering what you should do with them now. Regrowing your tulips will be possible and you can keep your bloom-maker bulbs healthy for the entire year if you go about things in the right way. In this article, you’re going to be…

It can be very frustrating to know that you have made a mistake with one of your plants. Sometimes you might get distracted and this can lead to one of your plants not being cared for properly. If you have a dying fern that looks like it has seen better days, then you might be wondering if you can save it or not. In many situations, it’s going to be possible to save a dying…

Peace lilies are very popular and common household plants that you might have in your home. If you love your peace lilies, then you might be interested in learning how to propagate them. Learning how to do this can help you to turn your mature peace lily plant into multiple peace lilies. It actually isn’t all that hard to propagate a peace lily either so long as you follow the steps carefully. Read on to…

There are many people who like taking care of lucky bamboo plants and you might be one of them. These plants are aesthetically pleasing and many feel that they bring a bit of luck to whoever keeps them. Whether you believe in luck or not, it’s easy to see that these plants are appealing. However, many lucky bamboo plant owners have noted that they have issues with the stalks of the plants. Sometimes the lucky…

Are you thinking about growing strawberries at some point this year? If you are, then it’s going to be best to do a little bit of research ahead of time to figure out how to grow them right. You want to make sure that you get the most out of your strawberry plants and you can do this by watering them well and taking care of them. How much water do strawberries need exactly, though?…

T.S. Eliot’s “The Waste Land” begins with the declaration that “April is the cruellest month, breeding Lilacs out of the dead land, mixing Memory and desire” – not the most optimistic of introductions to one of the world’s liveliest flowers. Eliot’s poem was written in the shadow of World War One and the fragmentation of modern life and is full of contrast – and what better way to contrast “the dead land” than with one…

We live in a globally-interconnected world, and few flowers bear globalism’s seed more than marigolds. The gloriously goldenrod marigolds are truly a flower that can and has been enjoyed on a global scale. Originating in Central America, these flowers were taken from the Aztecs to Europe and Africa in the 1500s, soon becoming a sensation on several continents. Today, marigolds are popular from Mexico City to Marseilles to Mozambique and beyond. Matching marigolds’ rich history…

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