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Ultimate Guide to Chrysanthemum Care: Tips for Growing Healthy Chrysanthemums in Pots, Indoors and the Garden

Chrysanthemums, fall’s favorite flower, are renowned for their vibrant blooms. These plants have captivated gardeners around the world for hundreds of years. Fortunately, chrysanthemum plant care is straightforward and easy enough for even a beginner to replicate. The key to chrysanthemum care is controlling temperature and moisture, whether you’re growing them indoors or outside in

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Create Stunning Displays: Your Guide to Plants for Window Boxes for Year-Round Color

If you’ve ever visited Europe, flower-minded or not, you may have returned with enthusiasm for the window boxes they have. Aside from the beautiful winter hanging baskets, perhaps you saw the red geraniums in Germany and Austria, or the tuberous begonias that decorate Switzerland. If you’re planning to festoon your own home with this Old

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Experience the Tranquility of A Japanese Strolling Garden

The Japanese strolling garden (Kaiyu-shiki-teien) is an Asian-style landscape design style. They feature a pathway that takes visitors along a journey to view changing vistas and constructed scenes of nature. If you’d like to learn more about Japanese garden design see this article. Artificial hills, artificial ponds, broad winding streams, and waterfalls with islands, rocks,

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Glory Bower Plant Care: Tips for Growing Glory Bower

The Glory Bower plant (Clerodendrum) offers a captivating combination of stunning blooms, attractive foliage, and easy care, making them a popular choice for houseplant enthusiasts.  The Bleeding Heart Glory Bower flower is a rich crimson bloom peeking out from white, balloon-like calyxes, making it one of the most popular varieties.  However, the Clerodendrum genus offers

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Enhance Your Greenhouse with Water Features – Greenhouse Waterfall, Pond, and Water Wall

Water features, such as ponds and fountains, are usually located outdoors. However, a greenhouse water feature provides the opportunity to enjoy these elements indoors. Greenhouses are typically used to grow plants and flowers year-round, and a water feature adds a unique element to a glazed structure or polycarbonate hothouse. These features come in the form

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Pleached Trees for Small Gardens: Planting Tips and Best Tree Varieties

Pleaching is a method of planting trees in rows and training the side branches to meet in horizontal, parallel lines. Other growth is cut back or interwoven to form a vertical screen.  Beech, lime, hornbeam, and plane trees are some of the best trees for pleaching. This technique is particularly effective in a formal setting and is often used to

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Sparmannia Africana Care: Tips for Growing a Thriving Houseplant

Sparmannia africana is a fast-growing plant that would normally grow into a small tree or large shrub in the wild. It features some amazing flowers, as they move whenever touched.  Sparmannia africana is also known as African hemp, African linden, house lime, or Cape stock rose. Originally from South Africa, Sparmannia africana grows in damp places on forest margins,

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