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Why do Leaves Change Color?

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The vibrant colors of autumn make this time of year a favorite. You may be wondering why leaves change color. To understand why leaves change color, you need to understand...

Watering Plants with Distilled Water

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If you have houseplants, you may want to water them with distilled water. The process of distillation removes minerals and chemicals from water. You are left with clean water that...

Composting – How to Create Organic Soil

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There is a secret to growing a magnificent garden. In fact, using the concept can make a novice gardener look like an expert. Composting is the secret to being a...

Buying Seeds Online – Planting a Garden

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One of the biggest temptations for an avid gardener is browsing online. And not just browsing anywhere, but on gardening websites and heirloom seed dealer pages. How can one resist...

Growing Herbs Indoors

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Whether you are a gardener or a gourmet chef, you are bound to be hooked on having fresh herbs at your disposal. If you haven’t got into the herb craze...

How To Make Flowers Last Longer

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A little extra care makes any flower arrangement – or fresh bouquet – last longer. Part of the appeal for fresh cut flowers is the fact their beauty is fleeting…...

Did You Know That Flowers Speak

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There’s little doubt that flowers are beautiful, many have perfume aromas that stir the senses, and the act of giving and receiving flowers is woven into the very fabric of...

Ordering Flowers Online

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With a passion for flower gardens, you are likely to find the varieties of bulbs, seeds and flowering bushes that are available locally to be limited. If you have a...

Tips for Successful Germination

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Germination is the most difficult part of growing plants, especially for new gardeners. There are many advantages to growing your garden from seeds, especially if you are growing a vegetable...