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Fencing is usually the go-to method to prevent animals ruining your vegetable garden, flowers, and shrubs. The downside is that it makes your garden private and restricts views. For anyone living in a rural setting with gorgeous scenery stretching as far as the eye can see, you’ll want to keep animals out of your garden, …

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An aloe plant is one of those plants that you love to have around. Besides being nice to look at, it has an important function that will make you feel that no home should be without one. What Is an Aloe Plant? Native to the Arabian Peninsula, in the south-west area, the Aloe Vera plant …

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A peace lily drooping is usually an early sign of a watering problem. More often than not, the problem is feeding the peace lily too little water, rather than too much. However, that’s not always the case as there can be more going on at the roots of the plant that your eyes can’t see. …

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It’s frustrating to see the foliage of your geraniums yellow. When it does, the obvious question you’ll be asking is why are my geranium leaves turning yellow? There’s a half-dozen reasons this can happen. The first and not so obvious is you aren’t growing a true geranium. It may be a zonal pelargonium which grows …

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If you’ve read my previous articles, you know that there are certain plants that act as natural pest control. So far, I have mostly focused on repelling bugs inside the house, but now I’m going to turn to backyard pest control. My house came with a large in ground swimming pool. It’s really nice, but …

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If you are looking for a sturdy, low maintenance plant to adorn your landscape, you should definitely consider the daylily. Recognized for their beautiful floral displays, the flowers from daylilies come in an assortment of subtle and vibrant shades and hues. The one downside to a daylily is that their flowers only last for one …

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Oh, the problems of the Peace Lily. Yellow leaves turning black, brown spots appearing, and leaves wilting and drooping because you can’t get them to drink enough water. Or, at least that’s what you think the problem is. There’s actually a few things that contribute to the leaves of peace lilies turning yellow and paling …

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Most people know what a poison ivy plant looks like so if you spot a weed growing in your garden that resembles one, you may have to look a little further. Poison ivy, poison oak, and poison sumac are all part of the cashew family. That’s good news. The even better news is they are …

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Plants are supposed to be green so when plant leaves turn yellow, something’s going wrong in the growing conditions. It’s a frustration even the most experienced gardeners and botanical experts can be left exasperated trying to understand the cause of so they can rectify things and restore a plant to full greenery and blossoming. When …

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There are a lot of animals common to the backyard that dine on garden plants, whether you are growing ornamental flowers or have a plot of vegetables out there. The one that strikes the most fear into the hearts of the gardener is the rabbit. A rabbit is unmistakable in the garden and needs no …

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