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Pests of Cacti and Succulents
Pests of Cacti and Succulents

Cacti and succulents are relatively pest-free plants, but, like many others, they occasionally fall prey to typical greenhouse pests like mealybug, scale, mites, and whitefly. Do not worry. Plants and pests go hand-in-hand. You will constantly be bringing pests home with new plants, and no matter what you do, you will never be completely free of them.

Information About Pumpkins
Information About Pumpkins

When To Trim A Pumpkin Vine: Tips For Pumpkin Vine PruningBy Amy GrantThe pruning of pumpkin vines is a fairly common practice. The question is when do you trim a pumpkin? Click on the following article to find out how to prune pumpkins and other information on pumpkin vine pruning so you can keep their rampant growth contained.

How To Care For Hibiscus Plants
How To Care For Hibiscus Plants

By: Heather RhoadesGrowing hibiscus is an easy way to add a tropical flair to your garden. Let’s look at some tips on how to care for hibiscus.Growing Hibiscus in ContainersMany people who are growing a hibiscus plant choose to do so in a container. This allows them to move the hibiscus plant to ideal locations, depending on the time of year.

 Kalanchoe degremona - home care
Kalanchoe degremona - home care

Kalanchoe degremona is a Madagascar plant species that was introduced to European countries only in 1925. The flower is one of the few that not only has a decorative function, but also numerous medicinal properties. That is why its cultivation is carried out very often at home, and care is simple and easy.

Description of the Polana raspberry variety
Description of the Polana raspberry variety

Most people love raspberries, and everyone who has their own piece of land grows them. Raspberries grow in both southern and northern regions. The period when the plant bears fruit is small - the peak occurs in June-July. In this article we have prepared a detailed description of the Polana raspberry variety and some tips for planting and caring for it ...

How to properly care for grapes
How to properly care for grapes

The grapes are a real decoration of the personal plot. Its leafy vine makes a magnificent gazebo. Aesthetic pleasure when admiring the chic ripening bunches is replaced by no less pleasant feelings experienced when eating berries. However, before you can enjoy the juicy berries, you need to plant a vineyard.

Califfa - Acalypha reptans
Califfa - Acalypha reptans

CaliffaLa Califfa è una pianta che non è molto molto diffusa nella nostra società, nonostante abbia un aspetto e tante caratteristiche che la rendono davvero interessante. Innanzitutto il nome è molto controverso, perché la denominazione scientifica è “Acalypha” mentre la tradizionale traduzione popolare è Acalifa; non sono però poche le zone in cui viene chiamata Califfa, ed è proprio così che noi la chiameremo ricordando però sempre la denominazione scientifica fondamentale per farsi capire.

How to prepare seeds for the season
How to prepare seeds for the season

So another summer cottage season has passed, and I wanted to share my experience with fellow gardeners. I am lucky to meet interesting people, and now I am lucky with my new country neighbors who came here from Valdai two years ago. They very quickly, with enviable perseverance and hard work, developed an abandoned site and surprised everyone with a rich harvest of cucumbers, tomatoes and other vegetables.

Sissoo Tree Information: Learn About Dalbergia Sissoo Trees
Sissoo Tree Information: Learn About Dalbergia Sissoo Trees

By: Jackie CarrollSissoo trees (Dalbergia sissoo) are attractive landscape trees with leaves that tremble in a breeze much like quaking aspens. The tree reaches heights of up to 60 feet (18 m.) with a spread of 40 feet (12 m.) or more, making them suitable for medium to large landscapes. Light green leaves and light-colored bark make sissoo trees stand out from other plants.

Moving Plants To Another Home: How To Relocate Plants Safely
Moving Plants To Another Home: How To Relocate Plants Safely

By: Susan Patterson, Master GardenerPerhaps you have just found out that you need to move and a pang of sadness hits you when you gaze out over all of your beautiful flowers, shrubs, and trees in your garden. You remember how much time and effort you have put into your gardens and you wonder if moving your plants to another home is even something that can be done.

Winter fishing tricks
Winter fishing tricks

Fishing academyEarthworms for winter fishing can be prepared in the fall and then stored for a long time. To do this, soil is poured into a spacious wooden box, peat, humus are added and periodically moistened with water. The box is placed in a cool place, ideally in an underground or basement. It is very useful to feed the worms by placing dormant tea, boiled potatoes, or soaked white bread in the ground.

Hylotelephium erythrostictum 'Frosty Morn'
Hylotelephium erythrostictum 'Frosty Morn'

Scientific NameHylotelephium erythrostictum & 39;Frosty Morn& 39;Common NamesFrosty Morn StonecropSynonymsSedum alboroseum & 39;Frosty Morn& 39;, Sedum erythrostictum & 39;Frosty Morn& 39;, Sedum & 39;Frosty Morn& 39;Scientific ClassificationFamily: CrassulaceaeSubfamily: SedoideaeTribe: SedeaeSubtribe: SedinaeGenus: HylotelephiumOriginThis variegated cultivar of Hylotelephium erythrostictum was discovered in Japan by plantsman and plant explorer Barry Yinger.