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If you enjoy gardening, at some point you’re going to want to plant new plants and seeds in soil. The problem is that soil isn’t always ideal for planting. In fact, soil can contain all kinds of bugs and pathogens that can negatively affect the growth of your plant. You might be thinking that soil is supposed to be dirty, but the truth is that using clean soil is best for your plants. The Problem…

When you have a garden or worked hard to create your own landscape around your home, you already know you are at the mercy of insects and bugs of all kinds as well as animals, big and small. Some are hard to deal with, but luckily, cats are not in that class. There are plants you can incorporate wherever you are having problems that will keep cats away and solve your problems very easily. While…

Aloe Vera plants are fast-growing succulents that can grow to a height of 3-feet. To keep them potted indoors or in good shape to be used as a potted Aloe on a patio, they do need pruning, but never regular. The more frequently you cut an Aloe plant, the higher the risk of killing it. For those growing Aloe Vera to use daily such as for extracting the juice from Aloe leaves for making a…

Finding unusual gifts for gardeners is hard to do when you’re limited to local nurseries because everything sold are necessities that most gardeners already have too much off. There’s only so many seeds they need, a limited number of plant pots they can use depending on space and they likely already have the essential hand tools they need to get their gardening chores done. Gifts for gardeners that are always appreciated are those that are…

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 is a succulent that grows wild in climates that are tropical. They have a distinguished look because their tall spiky…

The aloe vera is a unique and interesting succulent houseplant – it adds a lovely greenness to any room and is ideal for cleaning and purifying the air in your home. It’s also very easy to grow and with the right care, you’ll have this plant thriving in your home for years to come. The aloe vera plant is also known for it’s healing benefits. The juice found in aloe vera leaves is used for…

Have you ever asked yourself – Can LED lights grow plants? It’d be a fine thing if they could. Imagine being able to harvest as much as you want without having to get your fingers too dirty or worrying about the elements such as frost-protection, over-wintering plants, or whether your plants are getting enough sunlight. If it were possible, in theory, you could increase the rate of plant production by running LED lights 24/7 to…

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 in color before that. Spot the paling leaves early enough, and you can rectify the problems before the leaves turn…

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