Blog List Category: Plant Care

Companion Planting – Are Scented Plants the Best Choice?

A common quote on the internet, “It’s best to use strongly scented plants for companion planting because they…

Coffee Grounds in the Garden – Are They Safe to Use?

Is it safe to use coffee grounds in the garden? Coffee grounds are routinely recommended for the garden but in the last…

Soaking Peas Before Planting – Does It Improve Germination?

To soak or not to soak, that is the question Hamlet would have asked if he liked growing peas. Lots of people recommend…

Sun Mapping Your Garden the Easy Way

Sun mapping your garden will help you buy the right plant and place it in the right location. Plants grow best if you give…

Aspirin Rooting Hormone – Does it Work?

Aspirin rooting hormone is recommended as one of the best rooting hormones for plant cuttings. Dissolve an aspirin tablet in…

Overwintering Pond Plants – Part I

How do you winterize pond plants? Pond plants seem to be segregated into their own little class of plants, but they are not…
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