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Perennial

Growing Gaura: How To Care For The Gaura Plant

Gaura is a native of Mexico and Texas, and its Spanish name translates as “superb”. It is an attractive, drought-resistant shrub that does well in a sunny setting with light, well-drained soil.In its original native form, it grows to a height of three feet tall and spreads to be about three feet wide.
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Growing Tips

How To Stop Plant Containers From Staining Decks

Container gardening can be a great way to grow plants by themselves or in tiny groupings.Plant containers make it easy for them to be moved around to different locations but the drainage holes may stain your decks. Learn how you can prevent stains by reading the article at the link below for more.JOIN Our FREE Plant Care NewsletterBy entering your email address you agree to receive a daily email newsletter from Plant Care Today.
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Perennial

Monarda Clinopodia Care: How To Grow White Bergamot Plants

Monarda clinopodia mo-NAR-da, klin-oh-POH-dee-uh (syn. Monarda allophylla) is the scientific name for a bee balm plant species known for its white flowers.Monarda plants are from the mint family, Lamiaceae and Lamiales orders are vast in numbers and characteristics.Out of these, the Monarda or the bee balm genus is known to attract a wide range of pollinators.
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Pests-Diseases

How To Get Rid Of Thrips In Your Garden

What are Thrips? Thrips are tiny insects about 1/20 of an inch, with over 5,000 species. Some with no wings, the winged species have fringed wings.Their asymmetrical mouthparts with a mandible a little bit longer than the other. Some species puncture the outer layers of plants using their mouthparts to extract sap.
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Bulbs

20+ Blooming Summer Bulbs You Should Plant In Your Garden

For some color, texture, height and drama looking at adding some summer bulbs to your garden.Some can go in the ground, others need to be lifted and stored depending on location and others keeping them in pots or containers is a great way to “keep them.”Check out these summer-flowering bulbs to add some pizazz to your summer garden.
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Projects

How To Cheaply Make A Heat Mat For Faster Seed Starting

Starting seeds can be one of the most challenging, but also the most rewarding parts of growing plants. Many seeds germinate at “room temperature”, but sometimes warmer soil can help things germinate better.It’s better to heat only trays instead of a whole room. That’s where a heat mat comes in… but they can be costly.
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