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6 Proven Methods to Make Arborvitae Grow Faster

Arborvitae is a wonderful plant with thick green foliage that grows in abundance across the North American continent. In fact, there are many kinds of Arborvitae plants, and some of them can grow over 40 feet tall! They are a hardy variety of trees, but care must be taken when caring for and growing them. Why Grow Them? Many people …

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How to Grow and Care for Pansies (Tips, Varieties, Pests, and Diseases)

Pansies are a very popular annual flower that does well in the cool weather. They share the genus Viola and many are hybrids that have a lot of similarities. They have pretty flowers that overlap and have the shape of a heart. They come in bright colors as well as bi-colors with markings that resemble a face. Pansies are small …

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5 Amazing Plants That Repel Snakes

While snakes can make for a unique pet, they can certainly be pests outside of that environment. They can have a painful bite, they can disturb your pets, and they can generally be troublesome if they get onto your property. Because of this, there is a good chance that you will want to make sure that no snakes want to …

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3 Reasons Your Strawberry Leaves Are Turning Brown (And How to Fix It)

If you have a garden in your backyard, nothing tells you that it’s thriving more than the appearance of bright red strawberries. When strawberries are red and the leaves are green, this is a good indication that you’re doing something right. Unfortunately, many people also find that their strawberry leaves are turning brown and this is when something needs to …

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Effective Ways to Get Rid of Termites in Trees (And Keep Them Away)

It can generally go without saying that termites are something that nobody really wants to deal with. Not only are they incredibly unsightly, but they can wreak havoc on the structure of your house as well. Trying to clean up and repair this damage can take a considerable amount of time, effort, and money. Because of this, it is incredibly …

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10 Fragrant Plants That Repel Cats

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 …

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How to Save a Dying Maple Tree (And How to Identify Maple Decline)

It doesn’t matter what type of flower, shrub, or tree you plant in your yard, each one has its own characteristics and requirements for reaching their growth potential. Trees are a little more of a challenge because they could be fine for a long period of time and then suddenly something is wrong. Maple trees are stunning to look at …