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Indoor Breadfruit Trees: Can You Keep A Breadfruit As A Houseplant

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

While it is suitable only for warmer climes, can you grow breadfruit indoors in cooler regions? Breadfruit trees can thrive in containers for many years. It is an attractive specimen and one which would add sultry ambiance to your home interior. Learn more here.


Southern Pea Pod Blight Control: Treating Pod Blight On Southern Peas

By Amy Grant

Southern peas seem to have a different name depending on what section of the country they?re grown. Whether you call them cowpeas, field peas, crowder peas or black-eyed peas, they are all susceptible to wet rot. Learn more in this article.


Royal Raindrops Crabapples – Learn About Growing A Royal Raindrops Tree

Royal Raindrops flowering crabapple is a newer crabapple variety with bold pinkish-red flowers in spring and dark green leaves that turn a bright coppery red in autumn. Interested in growing a royal raindrops tree in your garden? Click here for more information.


What Is Hedge Cotoneaster: Learn About Hedge Cotoneaster Care

By Darcy Larum, Landscape Designer

Whether you?re looking for a low sprawling variety or a taller type for a dense hedge, there is a cotoneaster that will meet your needs. In this article, we will discuss hedge cotoneaster plants. What is hedge cotoneaster? Click here for the answer.


Cucurbit Root Rot: Learn About Monosporascus Root Rot Of Cucurbits

By Amy Grant

Cucurbit monosporascus root rot is a serious disease of melons, and to a lesser extent other cucurbit crops. The pathogen can live in soil for a number of years, making treatment difficult. The following article discusses how to manage the disease.


Spreading Cotoneaster Info: How To Grow Spreading Cotoneaster Plants

By Liz Baessler

The spreading cotoneaster is an attractive, flowering, medium sized shrub that is popular as both a hedge and specimen plant. This article has more information about spreading cotoneaster care and tips for growing these shrubs in the garden and landscape.


Boysenberry Disease Info: Learn How To Treat A Sick Boysenberry Plant

By Mary Ellen Ellis

Boysenberries are delightful to grow, giving you a harvest of juicy, sweet berries in the late summer. This cross between raspberry and blackberry varieties is not as common as it once was, but it should be. Watch out for common diseases though, as explained in this article.


What Is Western Wheatgrass – How To Grow Western Wheatgrass

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

Wheatgrass is native to North America and graces the Southwest, Great Plains and mountainous regions of the western U.S. It has some erosion control benefits but using western wheatgrass for grazing is the primary purpose. Learn more about it here.


False Cypress Care: How To Grow A False Cypress Tree

By Darcy Larum, Landscape Designer

Whether you?re looking for a low growing foundation plant, dense hedge, or unique specimen plant, false cypress has a variety to fit your needs. For more Japanese false cypress info and some tips on how to grow a false cypress, click this article.


What Is A Celeste Fig: Learn About Celeste Fig Tree Care

By Liz Baessler

Figs are a wonderful and unique fruit, and they don?t come cheap (or fresh, usually) in the supermarket. One very popular one is the Celeste fig. Click this article to learn more about Celeste fig tree care and tips for growing Celeste figs in the garden.


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