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What Is A Long Handled Shovel: Garden Uses For Long Handled Shovels

By Teo Spengler

The uses for long-handled shovels are many and both your garden and your back will thank you. What is a long handled shovel? When to use long handles shovels? If you are unclear about where to stand on the long vs. short handled shovel debate, click here.

Myrtle Spurge Control: Managing Myrtle Spurge Weeds In Gardens

By Teo Spengler

What is myrtle spurge? It?s a kind of a weed bearing the scientific name of Euphorbia myrsinites. Myrtle spurge plants are very invasive and managing myrtle spurge weeds is not easy. Click here for information about methods of myrtle spurge control.

Phytophthora Blight Control – Treating Avocado Seedlings With Blight

By Mary Ellen Ellis

Growing an avocado tree is a great way to have a steady supply of this delicious, nutritious, and fatty fruit. There are some potential issues, though, that could destroy your baby avocado, including avocado seedling blight. Learn more in this article.

Dividing Elephant Ears: How And When To Divide Elephant Ears

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

Elephant ear division is useful to prevent overcrowding, produce more plants in a different location and enhance plant health. It is important to know when to divide elephant ears to avoid plant injury or poor performance. This article will help.

Controlling Stinging Nettle: Getting Rid Of Stinging Nettle Weeds

By Amy Grant

Most of us have heard or know of stinging nettle. It is common in yards and can become quite the nuisance. For those unsure of what it is or how to get rid of it, information about its control is important. Learn more here.

Getting Rid Of Voles – Using Vole Repellent And How To Kill Voles

By Heather Rhoades

Voles are among the least talked about and most damaging of the rodents that can invade a garden. This article contains information on how to get rid of voles that have taken over your yard.

Planting Tomato Seeds – How To Start Tomato Plants From Seed

By Heather Rhoades

Growing tomatoes from seed can open a whole new world of specialty, heirloom or unusual tomatoes. Starting tomato plants from seeds is easy and requires only a little bit of planning. This article can help with that.

Drake Elm Tree Growing: Tips On Caring For Drake Elm Trees

By Teo Spengler

The drake elm (also called Chinese elm or lacebark elm) is a quick-growing elm tree that naturally develops a dense, rounded, umbrella shaped canopy. For more drake elm tree information and details on caring for drake elm trees, click this article.

Garden Symphylan – Small, White Worm-Like Bugs In The Soil

By Heather Rhoades

Garden symphylans are not often seen by gardeners, so when they do appear in the garden, they can be perplexing. Learn more about these garden pests by reading this article.

What Is Sudden Oak Death: Learn About Symptoms Of Sudden Oak Death

By Jackie Carroll

Sudden oak death is a deadly disease of oak trees in coastal areas of California and Oregon. Once infected, trees can?t be saved. Find out how to protect oak trees in this article. Click here to get more information on this disease.

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