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5 Tips on How to Grow a Fall Broccoli Container Garden

The only difference between a container garden and a garden with raised beds is that containers are movable. There are several advantages to growing vegetables in containers and raised beds: Drainage is better, the soil warms up a little faster and roots actually grow better. If proper planning is done to maximize space, container gardening can be a sustainable means of providing yourself with edible cancer-fighting fruits and vegetables throughout the season. Even broccoli can be easily tamed to grow successfully in a pot. This brings us to our topic of the day, How To Grow A Fall Broccoli Container Garden. Basic Broccoli Necessities 3 Gallon Containers Use a container size of at least three gallons should be provided for every broccoli plant grown. Organic Aerated Potting Soil Use organic potting soil and add a good amount of nutritious compost....

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Top 6 Herbs That Naturally Repel Fleas

Are you sick and tired of annoying fleas? Have you applied so many chemicals-related products but they still come back and attack your home? If you are in that trouble, it means your home is so susceptible and it is badly in need to be protected immediately. Top 5 plants that can repel fleas from your home must be your answers you are looking for. Peppermint  Some research shows that one garden planting peppermint has less possibility to be attacked by fleas than the one without the mint. For human beings, the flavor of mint can help to calm our mood and chill out when we get stressed, however, for fleas, they find it as an irritable, offensive smell. It is highly recommended that you grow it...

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Garden Ideas for Your Own Whimsical Outdoor Area

If you want to add some color and fun to your home, your safest bet is to start from your outdoor spaces. They are already full of interesting shapes and have that liberating vibe many people crave. But, how can you create such a space without too much trouble? Check out this little guide filled with garden design ideas that will turn your backyard into a quirky fun zone! Add some magical lighting According to Round Rock arborists for gardening services, lighting can completely change the way any space looks and feels, so if you want to spice things up in your garden, why not opt for some fun fixtures? Think colorful fairy lights, interesting path lights, or intricate paper lanterns! All of these will provide your...

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How To Grow Passion Flowers Indoors

There are over 400 species of tropical passion flowers (Passiflora spp.) with sizes ranging from ½ inch to 6 inches across. They are found naturally from South America through Mexico. Early missionaries to these regions used the distinctly colored patterns of the flower parts to teach about the passion of Christ; hence the name. Passion Flower gained its name from the unique structure of its flowers and their symbolic importance. According to the plant's original catalogers, each of the flower's structures is religious in nature: the corolla reflects Christ's crown of thorns, the five stamens are the five wounds in his hands, feet, and side, and the three stigmata are for the nails that were used to nail Christ to the cross. Whatever their religious significance, there...

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Growing the Best Herbs for Healing

All you need is a small space in your kitchen window and you can have your very own natural medicine cabinet. Many people keep store-bought cough syrup, sleeping aids, and pain relievers on hand to deal with all of life’s aches and pains, but there is a better way to be prepared for the inevitable. A little bit of honey and lemon does wonders for sore throats and eating just one clove of garlic a day can keep you as healthy as a horse. Check out mygardeningnetwork.com for more suggestions on plant-based remedies for common aches, pains, and ailments. For the best herbs, you can grow and use for healing purposes right in your own home, continue reading. Lavender It smells good, and in addition to making...