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  • How to care poinsettias christmas plants all year round

    How to get poinsettia plants to bloom again

    Poinsettias are much appreciated during Christmas time. If you missed it, here is our full guide about poinsettia plants. Poinsettias are often thrown to the compost bin when they start to fade, but it is possible to cultivate them all year and have colorful bracts again the following years. They are usually disappointing in the […]

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  • How to propagate lavender by semi-ripe cuttings

    How to propagate lavender by semi-ripe cuttings

    Many evergreens as many deciduous plants may be propagated by semi-ripe cuttings. This is a great way to increase your plant stock for free. These cuttings are usually taken from mid-summer to early autumn. Select shoots from this season’s growth that are hard and woody in the base but soft in the at the tip. […]

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  • How to create a low maintenance garden - ideas - dearplants.com

    How to create a low maintenance garden

    Although we all love to work in the garden we also want to spend more time enjoying it. We can achieve that creating a low maintenance garden. This article includes six tips on how to plant a garden that will save you time and looks great. 1. Plant perennials Plants like daisies, day lilies and […]

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  • How to plant flower bulbs in pots - dearplants.com

    How to plant flower bulbs in pots

    Planting bulbs in pots allows each plant to be grown in the best conditions for its individual requirements. The pots are easily moved from outdoors to shelter or greenhouses when needed, or from the shelter to the place where they can be mostly appreciated. This is also a perfect solution for small places where we […]

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  • Six on saturday - 2020-01-11 - 5. planting azalea - www.dearplants.com

    Six on Saturday 2020-01-11

    Embracing the challenge of six on Saturday here is our first post. The idea is to post six pictures, no more no less, of different subjects happening in our gardens. It can be plants, pests, wildlife, jobs done, propagation, anything about gardening. Here are our six on Saturday of January 11th, 2020. Nothing better to […]

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  • How to plant a dogwood border using different Cornus for great color - www.dearplants.com

    How to plant a dogwood border using different Cornus for great color

    In this article we will show how to plant a dogwood border using different Cornus for great color. Dogwoods are those shrubs that always fascinated us. During winter time, they present us with magnificent colorful stems when illuminated in sunny days. We found a great place to create a small Cornus border, right next to […]

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  • How to cut tree branches in 2 steps - first cut - www.dearplants.com

    How to cut tree branches in 2 steps

    We should always keep our trees in shape and sometimes it is necessary to remove longer and heavy branches. In this cases we should cut the tree branches in 2 steps that we will exemplify here. In this case, we have a tree that was not pruned for years and something needs to be done. […]

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  • How to care poinsettias christmas plants all year round - www.dearplants.com

    Euphorbia pulcherrima (Poinsettia)

    How to care poinsettias Christmas flower plants all year round Poinsettia plants (Euphorbia pulcherrima) are stars during Christmas time. They are widely grown indoors for their brightly colored bracts and can be known as Christmas flower, Christmas star or even bird-of-paradise flower. Light Poinsettias need a bright place but not with direct sunlight. They appreciate […]

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