• Ultimate Guide to Growing and Caring for Monstera (Swiss cheese plant) Indoors

    Monsteras are undeniably one of the most popular types of plants at the moment, and there is no shortage of reasons for it. Not only are they easy to care for, but they are also prized for their striking aesthetic appeal, air-purifying qualities, and versatility in growth habits. For these reasons, they have become a…

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  • How to Care for The Bradford Pear Tree (Pyrus calleryana ‘Bradford’)

    The Bradford Pear Tree, scientifically known as Pyrus calleryana ‘Bradford’, is a popular ornamental tree celebrated for its stunning spring blossoms and vibrant fall foliage. It is a variety of Callery pear that is originally native to Korea and China. Introduced commercially by the USDA in 1963, the tree was marketed as the perfect street…

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  • Mother of Thousands vs Mother of Millions: What is the difference?

    These two plants, Mother of Millions (Kalanchoe delagoensis)  and Mother of Thousands (Kalanchoe daigremontiana), are often confused because of their similarities. Today, we are going to take a closer look at these two succulents and explore their differences, as well as some tips on how to take care of them. Now, the major difference between the…

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  • How to Propagate Begonias: 4 easy ways.

    Begonias are a popular choice among gardeners for their beautiful foliage and colorful blooms. If you’re looking to expand your collection or share your love for these plants with friends and family, learning how to propagate begonias is a great place to start. Luckily, there are several easy methods you can use to create new…

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  • Do begonias like sun or shade?

    Unlike most flowering plants, begonias actually prefer growing in light shade or part-sun conditions. Today, begonia growers and breeders have been able to increase sun tolerance in several groups of begonias, which has resulted in begonias that can withstand and thrive in direct sun for 8 or more hours. This process of selective breeding involves…

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  • My Peppers Have Sunken Areas at the Blossom End. What Do I Do?

    Capsicum, or peppers (including everything from sweet bell to hot cayenne), and tomatoes both suffer from blossom-end rot which is a calcium imbalance in the plant which is due to inadequate and uneven moisture. This condition is usually found in plants in a drought condition or with inconsistent watering. When there are large fluctuations in…

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  • How to Prune Pepper Plants

    While pruning is not essential for pepper plants, it can be a beneficial practice to promote fruiting and accelerate ripening, especially in cooler regions. Additionally, pruning helps control the plant’s size and prevents the formation of dense clumps, which can reach heights of at least 1 meter. Pruning can be applied to all varieties of…

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  • How to Overwinter Pepper Plants: A Guide to Extending Your Harvest

    Are you a pepper enthusiast who wants to enjoy fresh peppers even during the colder months? Overwintering pepper plants is a great way to extend your harvest and continue enjoying the spicy goodness all year round. In this comprehensive guide, we will walk you through the process of successfully overwintering your pepper plants, whether they…

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  • Growing Peppers in Containers and Pots: A Guide to Successful Container Gardening

    For those of us who don’t have access to a sunny garden, there is still hope for growing our own peppers. Container gardening offers a convenient and enjoyable alternative, allowing us to cultivate peppers in pots and containers. With the right care and attention, container-grown peppers can thrive and produce an abundant harvest. In this…

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  • When and How to Start Tomato Seeds Indoors

    Starting your own plants from seed is a fantastic way to have control over the varieties you grow and ensure the best-tasting produce. By starting your tomato seeds indoors, you can extend the growing season, ensure optimal growing conditions, and have strong, healthy seedlings ready to transplant when the weather is favorable. In this article,…

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