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how to prevent potato scab

How to Prevent Potato Scab

Often, potatoes grow have rough, brown skin with patches on them. This is a common yet serious disease that the potatoes and some other root crops suffer from known as the common scabs. This disease occurs generally during summer, and though light attacks are superficial, the stronger ones might ruin your crop. However there are […]

take care of geraniums in winter

How to Take Care of Geraniums in Winter

Geraniums are plants of perennial nature found mainly in moderate temperature climate. The flowers have five petals and are of different colors. It is a difficult task to make them survive the cold months, but with a little guidance and proper care geraniums can survive the winters and you can replant them in spring again. […]

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The Essential Winter Herbs for your Home

It is difficult to continue growing your summer herbs during the winter months, since there is a drastic change in the weather; therefore you need to select your winter herbs carefully. The winter herbs should get at least 2 hours of morning sun and enough moisture to grow properly. Many people plant their winter herbs […]

how to read a fertilizer label

How to Read a Fertilizer Label

Those who like gardening need to use fertilizers all the time. But while buying them several people face difficulties since there are only a series of numbers, written on the bags. But once you know how to read the label you would not found it difficult any more to read and understand about the content […]

guidebook on how to create a zen garden

Guidebook on How to Create a Zen Garden

When you decorate your house; the design usually comes from various inspirations; similarly while planning out gardens you will come across different types. Stone gardens, contemporary gardens, Zen gardens, modern gardens are just some of the types. You must be thinking that merely some plants and blossoms can make a garden; but if you wish […]