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  • 10 DIY Landscaping Tips for Your Outdoor Space

    10 DIY Landscaping Tips for Your Outdoor Space

    What is the best method to beautify my yard? This is a difficult question to answer. Do-it-yourself landscapes are a complex process. They are affected by many factors, including budget, skill, climate, personal taste, and how the yard will be used. 01 Year-Round InterestThe foliage of King’s gold (image) is golden. Gold Mops is a…

  • Snake Plants and Dogs: A Toxicity Inquiry

    Snake Plants and Dogs: A Toxicity Inquiry

    Snake plants are popular indoor houseplants. They have a tough, succulent, long foliage that looks like grass. They also require little maintenance. Snake plants are often covered with unique stripes or tones that resemble snake markings. The plants are also known for their tolerance to neglect. This makes them a great choice for new houseplant…

  • 14 Cat-Safe Low-Light Plants for Your Home

    14 Cat-Safe Low-Light Plants for Your Home

    If you share your home with cats and plants, then it’s important to only choose cat-safe houseplants for your indoor green space. Cats are notorious for getting into houseplants, whether that means swatting at hanging foliage or nibbling on the leaves. By only picking plants that are non-toxic to cats, you won’t have to worry…

  • Orchids and Cats: A Toxicity Inquiry

    Orchids and Cats: A Toxicity Inquiry

    Kitties are known to nibble at your houseplants. This habit can cause more than frustration. According to the American Animal Hospital Association, plants are one of the top pet toxins. It’s good to know that many orchids are not toxic to dogs or cats. Cats are not toxic to most orchidsOrchidaceae is a family of…

  • Pothos and Cats: A Toxicity Investigation

    Pothos and Cats: A Toxicity Investigation

    Pothos is one of the most popular and widely-used houseplants. Pothos are easy to grow, are fast-growing and come in many varieties. They are popular for their trailing growth and lush foliage. They are tolerant of a variety of lighting conditions, and they also tolerate drought. Pothos plants are a popular choice for many novices…

  • Cultivating and Caring for Calathea Zebrina (Zebra Plant): A Complete Guide

    Cultivating and Caring for Calathea Zebrina (Zebra Plant): A Complete Guide

    Calathea Zebrina is known for its distinctively striped leaves, which gives it the name zebra plant. The zebra plant’s leaves are similar to those of its cousin, the prayer plant. They are bright green and have dark green stripes. Both plants fold or raise their leaves at nights, not just because they are similar in…

  • Attaining and Sustaining Exceptional Garden Soil

    Attaining and Sustaining Exceptional Garden Soil

    The soil is often seen as boring in gardening. Although garden soil is not as glamorous as selecting plants or as exciting, it is a foundation that is both literal and figurative for your gardens. Before they plant, new gardeners are advised to improve their soil. However, few understand the wisdom of this advice until…

  • Boosting Garden Growth: The Impact of Epsom Salts

    Boosting Garden Growth: The Impact of Epsom Salts

    Gardeners have been using Epsom salts as a plant fertilizer or soil additive for generations, but is there any evidence there’s a real benefit ? Very little research has proven conclusively that Epsom salts have any effect on plants. There’s little research done in general on homemade gardening fertilizers and pest controls. However, many seasoned…

  • Optimal Manure Application: Types and Garden Tips

    Optimal Manure Application: Types and Garden Tips

    Solid and liquid animal waste is referred to as manure. It is often mixed with bedding materials (straw or hay) to improve the soil. Animal manure, which is a natural organic material, is used to improve soil. For best results, it is important to know the amount of manure you should add to your garden.Manure…

  • Deciphering the Correct Seed Planting Depth: A Step-by-Step Guide

    Deciphering the Correct Seed Planting Depth: A Step-by-Step Guide

    The right depth at which you plant seeds increases the chances that they will grow into strong seedlings, and also increases germination. The depth will vary depending on your seeds’ size and type. While seed packets will always give you a recommended depth for planting, we may lose our packet with the detailed instructions or…