Cattleya Orchids


At one time the Cattleya orchid was considered the perfect corsage flower for special events. It is still a popular choice for gardeners due to its beauty. They are fairly easy to grow and thus considered a good orchid for beginners. A good place to get additional growing tips is…

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Calla Lilies

Calla lilies are extremely popular for home gardeners due to their variety of colors, ease of care, and overall beauty. They are white, red, pink or orange in color. The white flower is what is most often thought of when referring to a calla lily. They are a popular decoration…

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Lawn Care

The most well kept home on the block will look like a mess if the lawn is not cared for properly. Keeping your lawn manicured will improve the appearance of your home and keep your neighbors happy. However, it can seem like a daunting, never ending task. Here are a…

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10 Tips for a Great Garden

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Growing a home garden is a fun, relaxing activity for many people. If you’re thinking of using your green thumb to beautify your yard or grow your own veggies – here are a few tips to make the experience more pleasant. Consider your climate. Not all plants grow in every…

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Caring for Potted Plants

potted plants

Potted plants are a decorative addition to any home, patio or porch. They also offer a way to start plants when it’s still cold outside or to protect plants during the winter. If you live in an apartment and don’t have a yard you can still enjoy greenery in your…

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Growing Tomatoes


Growing your own tomatoes can be a satisfying hobby that adds fresh produce to your table. Nothing bought in a store can match the taste of your own freshly picked home-grown tomatoes. These plants are relatively easy to grow but you must take some precautions. Preparing Before you start growing…

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How to Germinate Seeds


Many gardeners start their gardens by buying plants. They then place these directly in their garden plot. The advantages are the plants already have a good start and are will produce flowers or vegetables in a short time. Other gardeners prefer to start their gardens using seeds. This way is…

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