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Miniature trees that are traditionally planted in containers, bonsai trees are small trees that are meant to be cultivated and enjoyed indoors. An art form enjoyed by people all over the world, bonsai was first enjoyed by high-ranking aristocrats and officials in 14th century Japan.
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Try as we might to avoid it, stress is a natural part of life. While it might not always seem like it, going through a period of stress can help you grow as an individual.

If you’re curious how to properly stress succulents - or why you should be stress coloring succulents in the first place - you've come to the right place. This article will tell you everything you need to know about how to stress succulents for color.

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One of the most common yard pests is definitely ants, but they also play an important role in your garden! They help to pollinate flowers and control some other pests but no one wants them eating away at your garden.
There are many solutions to get rid of ants without any harsh chemicals or insecticides. This is especially important if you are growing your own vegetables at home.
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A question which divides generations of gardeners is whether raised beds are better than in-ground beds. More traditional farmers and gardeners will usually side with in ground beds, while many, especially suburban, gardeners will only consider raised beds.

But what is the actual truth? What are the pros and cons of raised and in-ground beds? You are about to find out!

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Wildflower gardens with beautiful meadow patches are becoming more popular these days. Wildflowers are usually started from seeds which is surely the most cost-effective option. It’s also a fairly easy way to grow a wide range of different wildflowers. If you’d like to learn more about growing wildflowers in the spring or summer, take a look at our useful guide.
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Pots are like little “homes” for your plants. As such, they need to be functional, comfortable, and possibly even beautiful. But above all, they need to be healthy. While most plants will grow better in full soil, you may have pots and containers indoors, on your terrace, patio and even in your garden. So, how can make sure they have a safe place where they can grow happy and in health?

Here are some guidelines for you!

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Sowing is a wonderful activity; for some, it is rewarding, for others even mystical, because we partake of giving birth and regenerating life… But for many amateur gardeners, it can also have its challenges… Seeds that don’t germinate, seeds that are hard to plant because they are small, seedlings that grow leggy and plants that, for example, should grow leaves and instead go straight into bolting (it runs to seed to fast)…

But don’t worry… expert gardeners have their own tricks to get the best results from your seeds. Some come from ancient knowledge and others are new and very ingenuous. And this is exactly what I’ll be sharing with you: 10 of the best tips to make sure you will get as many healthy plants as possible!

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Whether you’re planning on growing succulents indoors or outdoors, there are some general rules of succulent care you should follow. Watering tips, the type of soil, light requirements – these are mostly the same for any type of succulent. However, the climate you live in will determine what succulents you can grow outdoors. Read on to learn how to choose the right succulent for your climate and how to care of succulents indoors and outdoors.
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Summer has finally arrived. If you planted wildflowers this year, you might be asking yourself, “when will my wildflowers bloom?”

Unfortunately, when you’re growing a mixture of wildflower species, the answer isn’t always clearcut. Since most wildflower seed mixtures contain a vast array of species, they won’t all bloom at the same time. In fact, most mixes are carefully chosen so that you will get a wide overall bloom time rather than one explosive bloom.

There are lots of factors that influence when your wildflowers will bloom. Here’s what you need to know.

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