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Green List of Skin Irritants

Starting the day, cherishing the lush greenery can be a bright idea, unless it ends with bristles and rashes on your skin caused by the seemingly harmless plants. Skin contact with a potentially hazardous plant can result in cutaneous irritations that can range from mild to severe, sometimes needing immediate medical attention. However, people respond […]

vinegar the garden wonder

Vinegar- The Garden Wonder

Natural and eco-friendly methods do not always necessarily signify spending more bucks. This can be exemplified by the use of natural and organic pesticides, insecticides and fungicides without the extravagant use of the harmful chemical counterparts widely available in the market. This natural secret of a good gardener is vinegar. This cheap, widely available substance […]

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Tips to Avoid Contamination by Cross Pollination

Cross pollination occurs between plants of closely related genetic pool, and hence the germ cells of those plants are compatible to give rise to viable seeds. However, cross pollination is an unfavorable event for the gardeners since; a plant of superior quality may be accidentally fertilized by another of inferior quality. This can give rise […]

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Plant Hybridization: A New Era of Cultivation

Hybridization is the process of breeding of a plant or an animal from a given stock with a plant or an animal from a different stock, that is, they differ in their respective races, varieties, breeds, species or even genera. Hybridization, specifically, plant hybridization, was an operational practice since the time human beings had learned […]

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5 Apps For A Beautiful Garden

You may be wondering about the different ways to garnish that weed-overgrown backyard of yours into a pretty, flowery garden with various ornamental flora, and flowering plants adorning your house. However, whether you are an avid gardener or a beginner in the art of gardening, you might need some real guidance from the experts in […]

vegetables that need shady space for healthy growth

Vegetables that need “Shady” Space for Healthy Growth

Before you know about the vegetables that can grow in shade, understand well that all vegetables need at least 3 to 4 hours of sunlight. However, it does not mean that a vegetable garden needs to bake in the sun for days on end. You can create a patch where you can arrange for dappled […]

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Effective and easy tips to Get Rid of Moss in Lawn

Mosses are tiny plants that form an environment for small invertebrates. Although, mosses are benign and native in nature and mostly grows in vegetation’s, like gardens, lawns and paddy fields. They don’t kill your plant, instead prevents soil erosion; but the disadvantage of mosses are that they ruin the look of the lawn and also […]

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Top 5 Options to Provide Support to the Garden Plants

You will be startled to see how fast plants will grow once planted in the garden; it’s a joyous experience indeed to see small sprouts growing to six feet tall trees. However, it’s a challenge for the gardener to make the plants grow firm, stout and strong towards the sky. For this purpose you will […]

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The 4 most common Garden Mistakes you should Avoid

Gardening can always be considered a fun adventure and an ideal way to spend your time. It will definitely bring peace and it can be considered a wonderful hobby. No matter even if you know everything about gardening, however, sometimes you tend to do some mistakes, which are common in nature. To create a beautiful […]

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Row Covers and its use in a Garden

A gardener faces a number of problems like the fear of insects, late frosts or a short growing season. However, thankfully with the development of row covers in the garden, a gardener can come over these problems in an eco friendly manner. Row covers are quite useful for any garden and come in a variety […]