Bush Cucumbers | Space-Saving Option With High Yields

You want to produce cucumbers, but you don’t want to deal with the hassle of building a trellis and maintaining long, untidy vines. You’re in luck because you’re about to learn about the power of bush cucumbers. How do bush cucumbers work? Smaller versions of its larger vining relatives, bush cucumbers are vine cucumbers. They… Continue reading Bush Cucumbers | Space-Saving Option With High Yields

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How to Grow and Care for Lavender ‘Hidcote’

English lavender known as Lavender Hidcote (Lavandula angustifolia) is prized for its resilience, potent scent, and capacity to withstand harsh winters. Due to its low maintenance requirements and frequent use as an ornamental hedge, hidcote is favored by both professional growers and amateur gardeners. Here is a quick glance at the lavender hidcote’s growing requirements… Continue reading How to Grow and Care for Lavender ‘Hidcote’

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Why is my Potted Rosemary Drying Out?

Because of the good drainage, rosemary can flourish when grown in containers. However, excessive moisture around the roots is more likely to be the cause of your potted rosemary’s drying out than insufficient watering. Rather than being underwatered (rosemary needs well-draining soil), root rot or fungal disease are the typical causes of potted rosemary drying… Continue reading Why is my Potted Rosemary Drying Out?

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How to Grow and Care for French Lavender

The lengthy blossoming season and exquisite scent of French lavenders are prized by people all over the world. Fortunately, French lavender is simple to grow, however they do need certain particular conditions and care in order to thrive and produce their best flowers. Scroll down for more information on: Growing and caring for French lavender,… Continue reading How to Grow and Care for French Lavender

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Which Lavender Plant is the Hardiest?

English lavenders are the hardiest of all lavender species because they can withstand winter snowfall, summer drought, and predatory deer and rabbits while living a long life with proper care. The most cold-tolerant lavender, Hidcote superior, can withstand temperatures as low as -30 °C (-20 °F). The only lavender that can grow effectively up to… Continue reading Which Lavender Plant is the Hardiest?

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5 Tips to Grow Hostas under Pine Trees Successfully

If organic matter is added to the soil before planting, the shade-loving hostas can thrive under pine trees. To flourish to their full capacity, hostas beneath pine trees require regular applications of mulch and fertilizer throughout the growing season. The following five steps can help you cultivate hostas underneath pine trees. Before planting, amend the… Continue reading 5 Tips to Grow Hostas under Pine Trees Successfully

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Will Lavenders Grow in The Shade?

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Whether lavenders or any variety of lavender can thrive in shadier conditions is one of the most frequently asked concerns by novice gardeners. Shade is not good for lavender growth. Lavenders need full light and drier humidity and drainage conditions. Less sun exposure throughout the growing season results in fewer flowers, poor growth, and even… Continue reading Will Lavenders Grow in The Shade?

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How to Grow Hydrangeas in Full Sun (5 Useful Tips)

As long as they are on soil that retains moisture and have regular mulching to help with water retention, hydrangeas can flourish in full sun. Varieties of the Hydrangea paniculata species have been developed to thrive in full sunlight and give a stunning flower show. During the hottest days of summer, hydrangeas in full sun… Continue reading How to Grow Hydrangeas in Full Sun (5 Useful Tips)

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Are Lavenders Annuals or Perennials?

Because some lavender plants only live for one season in some regions or under unfavorable conditions, they are frequently mistaken for annuals. However, lavenders are perennial plants that, with the proper care and winter protection, can survive up to 15 years (depending on the cultivar). The semi-woody perennial subshrub known as lavender grows and flowers… Continue reading Are Lavenders Annuals or Perennials?

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