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Carom Plant Info: Learn About The Indian Herb Ajwain

By Mary Ellen Ellis

If you’re looking to spice up your herb garden and go beyond the usual parsley, thyme, and mint, try ajwain, or carom, popular in Indian cooking. It’s an attractive and easy-to-grow herb for beds and indoor containers. This carom plant info will help get you started.


Treating Blight On Okra Plants: Recognizing Southern Blight In Okra Crops

By Shelley Pierce

There are times when even the most ardent lover of okra is left with a bad taste in their mouth – and that is when there is blight on okra plants in the garden. Just what is okra southern blight and how do you treat okra with southern blight? Click here to find out.


Beavertail Cactus Care – How To Grow A Beavertail Prickly Pear Cactus

Beavertail prickly pear cactus is a clumping, spreading cactus with flat, grayish-green, paddle-like leaves. It glows with brilliant rose-purple blooms in spring and early summer. Have we piqued your curiosity? Click here for more beavertail prickly pear information.


Xylella Fastidiosa Peach Control: How To Treat Phony Peach Disease In Plants

By Amy Grant

Peach trees that are showing reduced fruit size and overall growth may be infected with peach Xylella fastidiosa, or phony peach disease (PPD). Learn about the symptoms of Xylella fastidiosa on peach trees and control of this disease here.


Apricot Scab Treatment – How To Manage Apricots With Peach Scab

By Teo Spengler

Most apricots with peach scab are those grown in home orchards since commercial growers take precautions to prevent it. Click on the following article for tips on how to stop apricot scab from ruining your backyard fruit production.


What Is A Candelilla Plant – How To Grow A Wax Euphorbia Succulent

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

Succulent lovers should definitely have a wax euphorbia succulent in their collection. There are no serious pests or disease associated with this plant and it has an ease of care which appeals to forgetful gardeners. Learn about growing a candelilla euphorbia here.


Chelated Iron Uses: Learn How To Use Chelated Iron In Gardens

By Darcy Larum, Landscape Designer

As gardeners, we know that plants require nitrogen, phosphorus, potassium and micronutrients to grow properly and produce healthy blooms or fruit. But iron is just iron, isn’t it? So exactly what is chelated iron? Click this article for that answer and more.


Mirabelle Plum Care: How To Plant Mirabelle Plum Trees

By Tonya Barnett, (Author of FRESHCUTKY)

One of the most exciting parts of starting and maintaining a home garden is the ability to grow interesting and unique plants. One such rare fruit tree, the Mirabelle plum, has started to find its way into gardens across the country. Learn more in this article.


My Papaya Seedlings Are Failing: What Causes Papaya Damping Off

By Mary Ellen Ellis

When growing papaya from seed, you may come across a serious problem: papaya seedlings failing. They look water-soaked, then shrivel, dry, and die. This is damping off, and it is a fungal disease that can be prevented with good cultural practices. Learn more here.


Ferocactus Chrysacanthus Info: How To Grow Ferocactus Chrysacanthus Cacti

By Amy Grant

Even if you don’t live in the desert, cactus can be grown indoors as well in most any climate. Interested in learning how to grow Ferocactus chrysacanthus? The following article on Ferocactus chrysacanthus info discusses growing and care of this cactus.


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