When Are Potatoes Ready to Harvest, How To Harvest, and How To Store Potatoes After Harvesting

How do you know when potatoes are ready to harvest. Though planting potatoes is easy, knowing when to harvest potatoes is not that straightforward. Potato plants change appearance when they are “ripe”. As harvest time approaches, potato plants change in appearance. This change is very easy to appreciate. In this article, we give you the …

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Planting Zucchini on a Trellis – Growing Zucchini Vertically and Save Space

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Zucchini and squash can be planted in the ground or on a trellis. However, many gardeners prefer planting zucchini on a trellis to save more space in the garden, prevent pest problems by having the zucchinis far from the ground, and don’t lean down when harvesting. Growing zucchini in a vertical garden is possible only …

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Adromischus cristatus Crinkle Leaf Plant – Care Guide

Adromischus cristatus Crinkle Leaf Plant

The Adromischus genera (Crassulaceae family) include numerous species that have distinctive leaves, like Adromischus cooperi, often with purple spots and a curiously wavy margin. The genus Adromischus includes about thirty species and the name is derived from the Greek “adros” (abundant) and “mischòis” (stem).  They have very fleshy oval leaves that are light green or …

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Dendrophylax lindenii – Polyrrhiza lindenii – Polyradicion lindenii – The Ghost Orchid

Dendrophylax lindenii Care Polyrrhiza lindenii, formerly Dendrophylax lindenii is also known as the Ghost Orchid. Although commonly known by its popular name Ghost Orchid, the Dendrophylax lindenii is an orchid is an endangered orchid, extremely difficult to grow outside of its native habitat, and has become popular since the award-winning film Adaptation (also known as …

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Are Forget Me Nots Edible for Humans? Are Forget-Me-Not Flowers Poisonous to Pets?

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Are Forget Me Nots Edible for Humans? Are Forget-Me-Not Flowers Poisonous to Pets? We have received several inquiries about forget-me-not flowers, also known as Scorpion grasses flower, or by its scientific name Myosotis sylvatica, Myosotis arvensis, Myosotis stricta, Myosotis latifolia, etc.) Some of our gardeners, readers of The Garden Style, and pet lovers ask us …

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Cornflower When to Plant (Centaurea cyanus) Bachelor’s Button

Cornflower When to Plant (Centaurea cyanus) Bachelor’s button how to propagate from seeds toxic for cats dogs edible flowers care for cornflower

Cornflower When to Plant (Centaurea cyanus) Bachelor’s Button The Cornflower (Centaurea cyanus), often known as Bachelor’s button, is an annual herbaceous plant in the Asteraceae family, easy-to-grow. Cornflowers, which are native to Europe, are commonly planted as garden plants in North America and have been naturalized as an invasive species in certain locations outside of …

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National Flower of Portugal – Guide

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In the country of Portugal, the most representative of the nation is lavender, which has different uses, one of the most typical being the creation of aromas. In this article, we will tell you all about the National Flower of Portugal. This plant belongs to the Lamiaceae family, which has a bushy appearance with woody, …

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