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7 Things to Know About Pine Straw Mulch

Choosing the right kind of mulch can have a great impact on the health of your garden. Among mulching options, lots of gardeners opt for pine straw because it brings multiple visual and practical benefits. This is a natural type of mulch whose rich color can easily enhance the appearance of your yard. When you…

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8 Disease Resistant Tomato Species

There are many diseases that can affect your tomato crop. If you wish to take advantage of a bountiful harvest of this vegetable, it’s essential to include more disease-resistant species in your garden. Even though it’s not particularly hard to grow tomatoes, it could pay off in the long run to select more durable varieties.…

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Farming and Agriculture Pest Control Plants

10 Tomato Diseases and How to Treat Them

Whether you’ve been growing tomatoes for a while or you’re a beginner gardener, you need to be aware of the most common diseases that can affect your plants. Despite tomatoes being considered fairly easy to grow compared to some other vegetables, there are still lots of bacteria, viruses, and fungi that target tomato plants. You…

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Farming and Agriculture Gardens and Outdoors Pest Control Trees Shrubs and Bushes

9 Disease-Resistant Apple Tree Species

Apple trees are some of the most popular fruit trees that we should have in our gardens. Their fruits are loved by children and adults alike, and they come with important nutrients to keep us healthy. There are more than 7,500 varieties you can choose for your garden, but, unfortunately, some of these are prone…

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Farming and Agriculture Gardens and Outdoors Plants

12 Plants That Rodents Hate (Won’t Eat)

Small rodents can damage the health of our plants, seeds, and foliage. Usually, they can feed on nearly any type of plant, so it can be quite difficult to get rid of these field or meadow mice. The easiest method is to consider these 12 plants that voles avoid and plant them in your garden.…

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Farming and Agriculture Flowers

Solved: How to Get Rid of Dandelions in 5 Steps

Dandelions may be beautiful flowers that bring up numerous childhood memories, but people passionate about the look of their gardens or lawns might not be as delighted when dandelions appear everywhere. Unfortunately, these tiny flowers sap water and take the nutrients away from your grass or other plants. Although dandelion control might be difficult due…

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Farming and Agriculture Flowers

12 Ways to Use Epsom Salt for Your Plants and Garden

Epsom salt is an organic trick known by a few gardeners. It contains several minerals that help your plants grow and thrive, restoring the natural ecosystem of your garden, and it can help you maintain  rich, healthy soil. Here are 12 ways to use Epsom salt for your plants and garden! 1. Enhance Seed Germination…

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Farming and Agriculture Gardens and Outdoors Plants

16 Citrus Tree Diseases and How to Treat Them

Being able to grow your own lemon trees can be a great experience. But no matter how rigorously you care for them, sometimes problems still appear. There are lots of diseases that affect citrus fruit trees. All kinds of bacteria or fungi can affect your lemon or orange trees. Other dangers like nutritional deficiencies or…

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Farming and Agriculture Gardens and Outdoors Plants

The 15 Most Common Citrus Fruit Trees

Citrus fruit trees are very appreciated around the world. Most varieties are native to southern parts of Asia and their fruits come in multiple kinds of shapes and colors. Even though lemons, oranges, and grapefruits are usually the first option when you think of a citrus tree, there are actually many other types worth some…

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Exotic Pets Farming and Agriculture

How to Raise Alpacas

Alpacas used to be considered exotic animals that were rarely seen in fields. Nowadays, lots of small farmers choose to raise this gentle animal. It may seem odd to raise alpacas on the homestead, but these fluffy animals have rapidly gained popularity after 1984 when they’ve been initially introduced in the US. Alpacas are closely…