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Planting Tuberous Begonia Bulbs For Showy Bloom

Summary: The tuberous begonia is one of the best plants to grow in a shady spot. They are showy, summer-flowering plants that can be grown in: beds, borders, pots, planter boxes and hanging baskets.Question: What is a good plant to grow in shady areas in our backyard around our patio. The area is bright but gets filtered shade for much of the afternoon.
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How To Care For Doublefile Viburnum Plicatum Plants

The viburnum plicatum vy-burn-um, ply-kay-tum is a deciduous shrub belonging to the Adoxaceae family of flowering plants (previously known as the Caprifoliaceae family) along with the Honeysuckle.It is native to Japan China, Korea, Taiwan, and other temperate regions.The word “plicatum” has Latin roots and means pleated as a reference to the plant’s texture.
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How To Grow Karl Foerster Grass

Karl Foerster Grass, botanically called Calamagrostis x acutiflora (ka-la-mo-GROSS-tis, ak-yoo-tih-FLOR-uh), is a hybrid of two plant species – C. epigejos and C. arundinacea, both indigenous to Asia and Europe.It is believed a famous German nurseryman – Karl Foerster – found the plant in the Hamburg Botanical Garden in the 1930s.
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Oakleaf Hydrangea: Growing and Care Of Hydrangea quercifolia

Hydrangea quercifolia (hy-DRAN-jee-uh kwer-se-FOH-lee-uh) is a deciduous shrub in the family Hydrangeaceae (hy-drain-jee-AY-see-eye).Quercifolia is the only hydrangea native to the United States.Oakleaf Hydrangea (its common name) grows naturally throughout the southeastern states in USDA hardiness zones 5 through 9.
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Tips On Fertilizing Your Vegetables To Get a Bigger Yield

Provide your vegetable garden with full sun for at least half the daylight hours. Plant it in well-drained soil, which can be kept moist and free of weeds. Then go one step further.Be sure that your vegetables have sufficient plant food at all times.Of all the unfavorable factors which might spell failure in a vegetable garden, low soil fertility is the most limiting.
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How To Stop Plant Containers From Staining Decks

Container gardening can be a great way to grow plants by themselves or in tiny groupings.Plant containers make it easy for them to be moved around to different locations but the drainage holes may stain your decks. Learn how you can prevent stains by reading the article at the link below for more.JOIN Our FREE Plant Care NewsletterBy entering your email address you agree to receive a daily email newsletter from Plant Care Today.
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