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Do Trees Need Berms – Tips On How And When To Build A Tree Berm

By Teo Spengler

Part of the job of a gardener or homeowner who plants a tree is to provide it with enough water to keep it healthy and happy. One technique that assists you in this task is constructing a berm. Do trees need berms? When to build a tree berm? Click here for answers.


Moonglow Graptoveria Care – Learn How To Grow A Moonglow Plant

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

Graptoveria ‘Moonglow’ is an especially charming type of succulent. It is a common houseplant with ease of care and interesting foliage. We'll go into some tips on how to grow a Moonglow plant and how to propagate the succulent in this article.


Are All Juniper Berries Edible – Is It Safe To Eat Juniper Berries

By Darcy Larum, Landscape Designer

Juniper berries have been used as a strong flavoring for wine, mead, and other alcoholic beverages, as well as a spice for meats, stews, sauerkraut and other dishes. Upon reading this, you may be wondering are all juniper berries edible? Click here for that answer.


Treating Waterlogged Peach Trees – Is It Bad To Have Peaches In Standing Water

By Mary Ellen Ellis

Peach waterlogging can be a real problem when growing this stone fruit. Peach trees are sensitive to standing water, and the issue can reduce crop yield and even kill a tree if it is not addressed. Learn how to prevent this from happening in this article.


What Is A Flowering Fern: Hardy Gloxinia Fern Information And Care

Hardy gloxinia fern is perennial in USDA plant hardiness zones 5 through 7, or possibly up to zone 10 if you can protect the plant from hot afternoon sunlight. In cooler climates, grow hardy gloxinia fern as an annual. Learn more in this article.


Rhizopus Apricot Control: Treating Apricots With Rhizopus Rot

By Liz Baessler

Rhizopus rot is a serious problem that can affect ripe apricots, particularly after harvest. While it can be devastating if left untreated, apricot rhizopus rot is relatively easy to prevent. Learn more about what causes apricot rhizopus rot and how to control it here.


Chroma Succulent Care: Learn About Growing Chroma Echeveria Plants

By Amy Grant

Chroma echeveria plants are hybrid succulents. They are comprised of a small rosette, which makes them the perfect size for a take-away gift. Their diminutive size isn’t their only selling point; they also have lovely shiny, deep rose to maroon foliage. Learn more here.


Spineless Prickly Pear Info – Tips For Growing Ellisiana Prickly Pears

By Teo Spengler

If you are among the many gardeners who like cactus but don’t like spines, it may be time to consider installing ellisiana cactus in your backyard, better known as spineless prickly pear. Click here for information on growing ellisiana prickly pear.


Pecan Nematospora – Tips For Treating Pecan Kernel Discoloration

By Tonya Barnett, (Author of FRESHCUTKY)

One of the most common factors of poor nut production in pecan trees is the result of stressed trees. Events like cold temps, high humidity, and even drought are all responsible for the potential loss of pecan harvests. Pecan nematospora is another issue. Learn more here.


Madame Galen Plant Info: Caring For Madame Galen Trumpet Vines

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

One of the more robust and vigorous flowering vines available is Madam Galen trumpet creeper. Trellises, fences, arbors and even old sheds are excellent sites for growing a Madame Galen. Further information, found here, will help you decide if this plant is right for you.


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