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Cat Palm Troubleshooting Guide

Cat Palm Troubleshooting Guide - what’s wrong with your cat palm? -

Find the cause and fix it! Here’s how to correct common problems with your cat palm, such as yellow leaves, brown leaf tips, and how to know when it’s time to repot your plant.

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Garlic and Chives Cheese Spread

Garlic and Chives Cheese Spread - make it in minutes -

A rich spread for bread or fresh vegetables. Make a complete meal with a hearty soup served with bread and herb-cheese spread.

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5 Tips for Taking Winter Garden Photos

5 Tips for Taking Winter Garden Photos - capture the beauty of nature in winter -

Every season in nature offers a different form of beauty, and photography is a fun way to appreciate them all. Our tips for taking photos in winter will help you develop an eye for artistic composition and address practical concerns when using camera equipment in the cold.

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Taking Care of a Potted Poinsettia Indoors

Taking Care of a Potted Poinsettia Indoors - simple tips for daily care -

Keep your indoor potted poinsettia looking its best throughout the holiday season.

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How to Grow an Amaryllis Plant

How to Grow an Amaryllis Plant - a favorite indoor flowering bulb -

Amaryllis have become as popular as poinsettias and Christmas cacti for living holiday decor. They’re fun to watch grow and their spectacular, trumpet-like flowers are a welcome sight during winter. Learn how to care for your amaryllis and encourage it to rebloom next year.

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Understanding Plant Hardiness Zones in the USA

Understanding Plant Hardiness Zones in the USA - find your zone and the meaning -

Discover how hardiness zones are defined and the role they play in outdoor gardening. Learn how to choose the right perennial plants for your zone. Plus, find out how to plan a successful vegetable garden in your climate.

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Coriander and Thyme Potatoes

Coriander and Thyme Potatoes - make your own oven fries -

Crushed coriander seeds and thyme transform this basic potato recipe into a flavorful side dish. These potatoes pair well with just about any main course.

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6 Spice Plants to Grow at Home

6 Spice Plants to Grow at Home - use homegrown flavorings in your recipes -

Growing your own spices can be challenging, but when you succeed it's a satisfying and fun way to extend your plant collection. This article gives a guide to growing six of the most popular and useful spices at home.

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Make a Fairy House from Natural Materials

Make a Fairy House from Natural Materials - plus a gallery of creative ideas -

Inspiration and ideas to build houses and other accessories for a fairy garden made from natural materials.

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Pothos - The Easiest Houseplant

Pothos - The Easiest Houseplant - how to care for a pothos plant -

Pothos, a vining houseplant, is known for its elegance and versatility. It’s an excellent choice for most homes and offices. Learn the simple steps to care for this low-maintenance classic.

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