How To Grow Giant Pumpkins with Milk

how to grow giant pumpkins with milk guide

The first time I saw giant pumpkins was at the Illinois State Fair when I was a kid. I was in awe of those giant pumpkins. Over the years, I have grown giant pumpkins of different species and had good results. There is a myth about giant pumpkins and feeding them with milk. Does it …

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How to Get Rid of Mushrooms in Mulch

how to get rid of mushrooms in mulch

Most gardeners use mulch to promote moisture retention and prevent weed growth. And that’s good. However, occasionally, you may see mushrooms growing in your mulch because it is organic matter. In addition to not looking aesthetically pleasing in the garden, some mushrooms can be dangerous to children and pets, making it imperative to eliminate them. …

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Honeysuckle Fertilizer: How and When to Fertilize

honeysuckle fertilizer how and when to fertilize

Honeysuckle is a beautiful, low-maintenance plant with beautiful flowers and fragrance. Pollinating insects and hummingbirds are attracted to honeysuckle flowers and further embellish the garden. Like all plants, honeysuckle needs nutrients to bloom abundantly. In this article, I will explain everything about choosing the best honeysuckle fertilizer according to your soil and plant age. I …

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Yellow Leaves on Honeysuckle: How to Fix It

yellow leaves on honeysuckle

Honeysuckle is a plant easily found in many gardens because it is an ideal plant for covering unsightly walls and outbuildings. In addition, honeysuckle brings a delicious scent and attracts hummingbirds. Occasionally, yellow leaves on honeysuckle will appear, which is a sign of a problem your plant is having. What Causes Honeysuckle Leaves to Turn …

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The BEST Time to Water Plants: Water Wisely!

best time to water plants

Water is fundamental for the development and growth of all plants. Correctly watering plants will allow your plants to grow and thrive. In addition to providing the right amount of water according to the plant’s needs, the timing of watering is crucial. Learn the best time to water plants and start doing it right. Throughout …

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Chinese Evergreen Yellow Leaves: How to Fix It

chinese evergreen yellow leaves how to fix it

Chinese evergreen (Aglaonema) is a very popular houseplant among gardeners due to its easy care. However, it is a houseplant that does not require much care. Occasionally, the Chinese evergreen presents yellow leaves due to certain factors. The most common causes of Chinese evergreen leaves turning yellow are watering stress, improper lighting conditions, pests, diseases, …

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Aglaonema Commutatum Variegated

aglaonema commutatum variegated

If you love indoor plants, you will love Aglaonema commutatum Variegated. A member of the family Araceae, Aglaonema genus, Aglaonema commutatum Variegated originates from the Philippines, Sulawesi (Indonesia), and New Guinea. This plant features lance-shaped green leaves measuring approximately 8” (20 cm) in length and 2” (5 cm) in width, adorned with green and white …

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Fuchsia magellanica and Varieties

fuchsia magellanica and varieties

For garden lovers who like to have beautiful flowers, I will take the opportunity to talk to you about the Fuchsia magellanica, also known as hummingbird fuchsia or hardy fuchsia. This plant attracts the attention of pollinating insects and hummingbirds because of its red and violet-hanging flowers. Also, let’s dig inside the most common Fuchsia …

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