Monday , July 25 2022

Plants

Play the autumn treasure memory game

Autumn is a generous season. Winter is dramatic, spring is thrilling, and summer is just a bit striking, but autumn is all about giving. In one minute there are fresh apples and blackberries, in the next pine cones and conkers. If the kids are in the garden or going for …

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How to protect seedlings

Organic gardeners share a challenge that has many faces – how to protect seedlings to the point where they are strong enough to defend themselves. Because seedlings are so tender and tasty and lie deep in the ground, they are easy to harvest for a wide range of animals, from …

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Growing raspberries in containers: get it right

Have you always wanted to grow raspberries but don’t have a permanent place? Or doesn’t your planting area get a lot of sun? Maybe your apartment doesn’t have a garden or garden, but a sunny balcony or terrace? Growing raspberry plants in containers is easy and if you choose the …

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Get to know your poinsettias: history, growth and styling

We all see poinsettias all over the holidays. They are sold in pretty much every store you go to, are ready for fundraisers at school, and can be seen in many people’s homes throughout the season. 12th of Decemberth is even National Poinsettia Day in the United States! Poinsettias have …

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Everything about sunflowers

We’ll tell you all about sunflowers so you can be a sunflower expert. sunflowers (Helianthus annuus) It is believed that sunflowers were found as early as 3000 BC. Before corn in the area that is now Mexico, New Mexico and Arizona and around 2300 BC BC were domesticated in the …

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How To Make Soap: DIY Unscented Soap Recipe

This handmade soap focuses on returning to the basics with 3 simple cold process recipes. Each of these products creates an odorless soap bar that nourishes and cleanses your skin. Read on to learn how to make plant-based soap that is 100% vegan. Lately I’ve been yearning for a return …

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Christmas decorations from the garden

The garden is a treasure trove of opportunities for Christmas decorations. Pyracantha berries alternating with popcorn make attractive garlands. Oranges, lemons or apples sprinkled with cinnamon or cardamom and coated with whole cloves are wonderfully fragrant pomander balls. Rose hips give green wreaths bright red and orange colors. Grapes, honeysuckle, …

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