Gardening Tips and Tricks

Euphorbia neriifolia (yoo-FOR-bee-uh ner-ee-eye-FOH-lee-uh), more commonly known as Hedge Euphorbia, belongs to the family Euphorbiaceae (euphorbia plants). This euphorbia species has a variety of common names: Indian Spurge Tree Oleander Spurge Milk Spurge Milkbush Holy Milk’s Hedge Dog’s Tongue Common Milk Hedge It is a perennial succulent plant that looks more like a shrub in
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Hydrangea Paniculata (hy-DRAIN-jah pah-nik-yew-LAY-tah) is a flowering shrub plant from the Hydrangeaceae family. It’s commonly known as the Panicle Hydrangea, tree hydrangea, or peegee hydrangea. The botanical name Hydrangea Paniculata translates into water vessel with panicles – a reference to the appearance of the plant’s flowers and capsules. The plant hails from the south and
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Nina Pick is a poet, editor, and teacher who is passionate about exploring questions at the intersection of spiritual ecology and depth psychology. She is the author of two chapbooks, À Luz and Leaving the Lecture on Dance, and has been an editor at the Inverness Almanac, the New Farmers Almanac, and Princeton Architectural Press. She also conducts oral histories
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Ruellia brittoniana (Ru-EL-lee-a brit-toe-nee-A-na), more commonly known as Mexican Petunia belongs to Acanthaceae family and Ruellia genus. As the name suggests, this plant is a native of Mexico. However, it is also found abundantly in the Caribbean and South America. Over the years, the plant has been known with multiple names including Ruellia angustifolia (Nees)
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Hydrangea quercifolia (hy-DRAN-jee-uh kwer-se-FOH-lee-uh) is a deciduous shrub in the family Hydrangeaceae (hy-drain-jee-AY-see-eye). Quercifolia is the only hydrangea native to the United States. Oakleaf Hydrangea (its common name) grows naturally throughout the southeastern states in USDA hardiness zones 5 through 9. In nature, you’ll find this Hydrangea plant along the banks of streams and rivers
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Grow your vegetables, fruits, herbs, flowers, greenery, or nearly anything you want, wherever you want! In this week’s Gardening Know How giveaway, you have the opportunity to win one of five Big Bag Bed Jr’s from Smart Pots! Big Bag Beds are fabric raised beds that you just unfold, fill & plant! They are truly
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Professional landscapers often use a concept called lawn shaping when they create the flow of a lawn. A benefit of doing this includes reducing the amount of time it takes to mow the lawn. For example, eliminating corners can cut down in mowing time because you don’t have to back up and then go forward
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