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Keys To Having A Successful Garden

Caring for new plants can be difficult. From the shock of being taken from their current environment, transported, and permanently planted outdoors where they are at the mercy of the ever-changing weather, many plants may struggle initially. Make the transition as easy for your plants as possible with the following suggestions.

MAKE SURE THEY ARE GETTING ENOUGH WATER

With the tender state of your new garden plants, they might need some extra water! When you first plant your...

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Pepper Plant Care Guide

Are pepper plants among the variety of fruits and veggies chosen for your garden this season? If so, here are some great tips to follow in order to keep them happy and gain the most yield.

GROW MULTIPLE VARIETIES

Growing several different varieties of peppers will help lengthen the harvest period, as some varieties mature more quickly than others. Also, by growing an assortment of peppers, you can have mild, meaty peppers for salads or stir-fries, slightly spicy...

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Tips for Healthy Tomato Plants

Do you want your tomato plants to thrive this summer? Follow these tips for healthy plants that yield fruit all season.

Location

Plant tomatoes in full sun, 8 hours of direct sunlight each day. The best locations have good air flow, but are protected from strong winds.

Crop Rotation

Try to avoid growing tomatoes, peppers and potatoes in the same location each year. These crops are susceptible to the same soil-borne blight and wilt diseases. Unfortunately,...

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Annual Flower Care Guide

Keep your annual flower pots and hanging baskets looking nice and fresh all season! Here are a few guidelines to follow:

Water your container every 2-3 days. In the heat of summer, you may need to water it every day.If you want to feed your plants, use an all-purpose or bloom-boosting plant food every couple of weeks according to package instructions.As you water, remove old blooms to encourage more blooming – a practice called deadheading. Don’t just pull off the dead petals...

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How to Protect Your Plants from Spring Freeze

With warmer days becoming the norm, it is easy to forget to check the forecast to properly anticipate overnight drops in temperature that could prove fatal for your lovely flowering plants and tender greens.  

With a few chilly nights in store this week, we are here with a few tips to help you protect all the hard work you have put into starting a crop or beautifying your porch.  

ANNUAL FLOWERS 

Your beautiful hanging flower baskets or the...

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