3 Signs of Underwatering Plants To Look Out For

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Let's face it—if your plant is underwatered, there's a good chance you simply forgot to water it. And just like your plants will tell you when they're...

Xeriscaping Uses Less Water for More Color and Wildlife

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Coined by Denver Water in 1981, the term "xeriscaping" is a portmanteau of the Greek word "xeros," which means dry, and "landscaping." Given Colorado's generally arid climate...

Why You Should Pre-Soak Terra Cotta Pots

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Tips for Rose Bush Disease Treatment and Prevention

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People are often hesitant to plant roses because they have a bad rep for being disease-prone. Will Wallace, rosarian (expert rose gardener) and curator of the Cranford Rose Garden at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden, explains that while there are many disease-resistant rose varieties out there, you need to choose wisely. “If you’re...

Raised Garden Bed Ideas From a Vegetable Growing Pro

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So many factors have a stake in how a vegetable garden grows, from sun exposure to soil quality to daily temperature, making it tough to know what can actually take root in your yard—not to mention the unique care that different vegetables require to reach their maximum flavor potential. Thankfully, incorporating raised...

2 Sneaky Signs You Are Overwatering Your Plants

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I hate to break it to you, but giving your plants more water every time they look a bit off is probably doing them more harm than good. Housed in pots, it’s very easy for plants to drown in too much water. And according to plant doctor and stylist Maryah Greene, overwatering...

5 of the Best Herbs for Indigestion to Grow

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Whether it’s a celebratory meal or stress-induced, it can be easy to eat too much, or eat foods that can be harder for your body to digest, even if they’re comforting to consume. Our stomachs alert us when they’re being overwhelmed, often in the form of indigestion. One way to help with...

Plant Pinching Encourages New Growth

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Ever wonder why the plants you raised from when they were small don’t often grow to be as full as the more expensive, full-grown plants you’ll find at the garden center? It may be because they’re in need of some encouragement. While plant notching can help your sturdier plants like fiddle leaf...

How To Care for Plants in a Heat Wave

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We’re not the only ones who have to adapt the extreme heat. If it gets abnormally hot outside, and you don’t know how to care for your plants properly, the heat will do serious damage. Be it an indoor houseplant you keep on the windowsill, or a full-fledged wildflower garden in your...

How To Care for Rose Bushes According to Expert Gardener

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Will Wallace has devoted much of his life to caring for rose bushes. As curator of the historic Cranford Rose Garden at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden, he oversees more than 5,000 rose bushes, some of which have been growing there since the garden was first planted in 1927. It’s one of the largest...