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Lawns

Lawn Grubs & Other Enemies Of The Lawn Underground

Summary: Above ground a lawn can look beautiful but down below the can be a war going on in which lawn grubs and other enemies are fighting it out!Question: Our lawn, in general, looks pretty healthy, green with not many weeds to worry about. However, it seems that all of a sudden there will be patches which get a very unhealthy looking gray-green.
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Rain Harvesting

Easy DIY Rainwater Harvesting System – Collect Rainwater & Put it Directly Into Your Garden

Have you ever wanted to create an easy way to collect rainwater with a rain barrel and use it to water your garden?If so, there is a simple solution to harvest rainwater and it’s shown in this easy to follow Do It Yourself video on how to create a multi-barrel system.This system will divert rain from your rooftop into a rain barrel and then transfer it directly to your garden or lawn.
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Landscaping

25 Impatiens Alternatives – Disease Response Alert [UPDATED]

Across the country, millions of flowers are under threat from a powdery mildew disease ravaging landscapes in 32 states.This has been an ongoing issue since 2008.When the disease hits it is devastating but can be managed according to Colleen Warfield, plant pathologist for Ball Horticulture. Powdery mildew disease attacking Impatiens was first thought to be frost damage.
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Growing Tips

Fittonia Plant Care: Learn How To Grow Nerve Plants

The Fittonia argyoneura plant also known as the nerve plant is a lovely tropical houseplant that grows in USDA hardiness zone 11.Fittonia does well in terrariums, hanging baskets and on desk and table tops.This pretty, colorful nerve plant grows wild as a ground cover in the jungles of Peru.In this article, we describe the many varieties of Fittonia and share advice for keeping this plant successfully in your home or office.
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Landscaping

Silk Oak Tree Care: Tips On Growing The Grevillea Robusta

The deciduous handsome Silk Oak, scientifically known as Grevillea robusta (grev-ILL-ee-uh, roh-BUS-tuh) is a part of the family Proteaceae.It is native to the temperate climate of eastern coastal Australia (Queensland and New South Wales), thriving in riverine, subtropical and dry rainforest environments.
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Shrubs

How To Care For Doublefile Viburnum Plicatum Plants

The viburnum plicatum vy-burn-um, ply-kay-tum is a deciduous shrub belonging to the Adoxaceae family of flowering plants (previously known as the Caprifoliaceae family) along with the Honeysuckle.It is native to Japan China, Korea, Taiwan, and other temperate regions.The word “plicatum” has Latin roots and means pleated as a reference to the plant’s texture.
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