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Pinching Plants: Why (and How) do Gardeners Pinch Plants?

Pruning plants is at least an occasional task for gardeners. During the growing season, plants are more likely to expand and become more beautiful...

Plant Care Tips for Pilea Peperomioides (AKA Chinese Money Plant)

Pilea Peperomioides has a lot of unusual names, but most of them are right on the money. Sometimes called the Chinese Money Plant, this...

The Best Alternatives to Peat Moss (And How to Use Them)

Peat moss is a gardening component that many people like to use to increase their soil’s acidity or improve its ability to hold onto...

How to Test and Manage Soil pH: Tips For Measuring, Increasing and Decreasing Soil pH Levels

Even people who are new to gardening probably know that not all soil is the same. Certain regions have a soil that is more...

How to Care for Monstera Dubia: Ideal Conditions to Help Foster Growth

Monstera Dubia is a smaller variety of the Monstera family. This type of tropical, perennial climbing plant gets the name from the unusual appearance of...

Pothos Plant Care Tips: How to Help Your Pothos Thrive

Pothos is a plant that grows naturally in forested, tropical areas. The vines can grow long with marbling on the heart-shaped leaves. The variegated...

How to Care for ZZ Plants

The Zamioculcas Zamiifolia plant is most often called the ZZ Plant, given its complicated name. This East Africa native, sometimes referred to as a...

How to Care for String of Pearls

The String of Pearls plant is a lovely succulent addition to an indoor or patio garden. This plant, which may also be called a...

Yard Drainage Issues & Solutions

  Have you ever surveyed your yard and noticed standing water, random puddles, or soggy, muddy patches? Oftentimes, excess water may arise after it rains...

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