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Tips for Seed Germination

Tips for Seed Germination - encouraging a seed to sprout into life -

Seed germination is the first step toward growing a healthy plant, and here's what you need to know to encourage high germination rates from the seeds you sow.

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Miniature Plants for Indoors

Miniature Plants for Indoors - houseplants that stay small -

For a new spin on indoor gardening think “small”. Teacup gardens, dish gardens, fairy gardens and terrariums are all great ways to enjoy miniature plants.

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Easy 1-Pot Chili

Easy 1-Pot Chili - with serrano chili peppers -

This simple and delicious recipe is a quick dinner to make. Eat it as plain chili or pour it over cooked macaroni to make chili mac.

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Winter Flowers for Indoors

Winter Flowers for Indoors - enjoy flowers in every season -

A list of winter flowers for indoors with tips on how to care for them. You don’t have to give up beautiful blooms just because the weather turns cold.

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The Purpose of Plant Dormancy

The Purpose of Plant Dormancy - sometimes plants need to take a break -

Learn to tell the difference between plants that are dormant and those that are dead. It’s helpful to understand plant dormancy so you know if your plants are healthy and following a normal cycle of the seasons.

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Seed Exchanges - How to Find or Organize a Seed Swap

Seed Exchanges - How to Find or Organize a Seed Swap - celebrate national seed swap day -

Celebrate National Seed Swap Day at a seed exchange or better yet organize your own seed swap. Discover how to share seeds and dreams of spring!

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Forcing Hyacinth Bulbs to Bloom Indoors

Forcing Hyacinth Bulbs to Bloom Indoors - play a trick on your hyacinths -

Forcing hyacinth bulbs lets you enjoy blooms early in the spring. Bulbs need winter for the plant to grow and flower. Trick your bulbs into thinking it’s winter!

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Baked Italian Eggplant

Baked Italian Eggplant - flavored with oregano -

This delicious blend of oregano, tomato sauce and mozzarella cheese is a simple, quick and healthy way to enjoy eggplant.

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Tips for Fertilizing Houseplants

Tips for Fertilizing Houseplants - how to feed indoor plants -

Most houseplants need feeding with a fertilizer from time to time to replenish the soil’s nutrient levels and keep plants thriving. Get answers to some of the most common questions around what to feed, and when to fertilize, your houseplants.

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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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