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How to Plant a Tree

How to Plant a Tree - planting instructions -

Learn how to plant a tree with these illustrated steps.

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TIP: What to Do When You Can’t Plant Right Away

TIP: What to Do When You Can’t Plant Right Away - a “Plan B” for your impulse buy -

Late season sales, attractive displays of trees and bushes, that azalea bush or red maple that just calls out to you--all reasons you might leave the garden center with one or more impulse purchases. But what happens when you get home and can't put those plants in the ground right away? This article explores your options.

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How to Grow Succulents Indoors

How to Grow Succulents Indoors - six tips for success -

Succulent plants are some of the most popular houseplants to grow. They’re perfect for the beginner or seasoned plant lover, they’re low maintenance, and they come in an array of shapes, colors and textures. Learn all about these easy-care houseplants.

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Grow a Teacup Garden

Grow a Teacup Garden - a cuppa plant whimsy -

Foliage plants potted into teacups are a charming and unexpected way to display your houseplants.

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Measuring Sunlight in Your Landscape

Measuring Sunlight in Your Landscape - throw some light on the issue of sun exposure -

Whether you're starting a plant from seed or transplanting from a garden center purchase, you need to understand what light conditions your new plant requires and where in your garden to find it. This article introduces the terms "full sun," "part sun," and "full shade" and explains how to measure for each.

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Get to Know Azaleas

Get to Know Azaleas - adds brilliant color -

Learn more about this springtime flowering beauty.

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Grow Your Own Smoothie Garden

Grow Your Own Smoothie Garden - Easy to grow, quick to blend, delicious to drink! -

Smoothies are a time-saving and tasty way to get your daily fruits and vegetables. And you don't have to scour the grocery store to find the best ingredients. You can grow most of the most healthy and delectable smoothie fruits and vegetables in your own garden.

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How to Grow Succulents Outdoors

How to Grow Succulents Outdoors - easy, versatile, durable -

Succulents come in a wide array of beautiful colors, shapes and sizes, and they require very little care to stay happy and healthy. They’re the perfect choice for anyone new to plants or those who just enjoy good gardening results with minimal effort. Read more to learn how you can include these amazing plants in your landscape.

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TIP: Make Your Large Planters More Portable

TIP: Make Your Large Planters More Portable - no more backaches -

A large pot dripping with a bouquet of herbs and flowers is often the most stunning feature of a container garden--and the biggest headache when it comes time to move the heavy planter. This article describes four ways you can lighten up those big containers without sacrificing aesthetics or growing space.

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How to Plant a Perennial

How to Plant a Perennial - planting instructions -

Learn how to plant a perennial plant with these illustrated steps.

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