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Ginger Tea Lemon Benefits

The ginger plant is native to China and has been favored for its medicinal qualities for centuries. Many people use it to calm an upset stomach, ease nausea, soothe seasickness, and bring relief to women suffering from morning sickness. One…

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What is Photosynthesis?

Virtually all the life found on Earth needs the process of photosynthesis to survive. The process is carried out by all plants, algae, and even some forms of bacteria. The term ‘photosynthesis’ refers to the ability to capture the sunlight’s…

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When to Prune Hydrangeas

Pruning hydrangeas is both complex and confusing. Some require spring pruning and others need cut back in the late winter. Knowing when to prune hydrangeas has become a dilemma for many gardeners. Interestingly, you should not feel an urgency to…

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Fruits That Grow in the Winter

When the days become shorter, you might think that the gardening season has ended but there are quite a few fruits that grow in the winter. However, your green thumb does not have to hibernate. You can garden in cold…

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Benefits of Indoor Plants

Indoor plants look fantastic in a home’s decor because they add a vibrancy of life. During the winter months, interior gardening surges as people bring greenery into their residences. There are numerous benefits of indoor plants besides just beauty.  …

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Worst plants for allergies

Pollen has the power to make an allergy sufferer miserable. A stuffy/runny nose, sneezing, and watery eyes make going outside a dreaded activity. In the United States, the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) reports that 50 million people suffer from…

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Growing Microgreens Indoors

Growing microgreens indoors is a wonderfully rewarding experience that can take place year-round with extraordinarily little effort. Fresh microgreens are bursting with flavor and exceedingly popular additions to salads, sandwiches, wraps, or stir fry. The sky is the limit when…

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Growing Medium for Microgreens

Microgreens are basically just baby plants that are harvested when they stand only one to three inches tall at harvest time. They grow relatively fast and are usually ready in only one to two weeks which makes them popular plants…

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How to Plan and Grow Your Own Bamboo Garden

A Bamboo plant provides an exotic look to your landscape. Classified as a ‘grass’ bamboo is wonderfully easy to grow and requires extraordinarily little care to thrive. It can easily replace trees in your yard by offering shade and cover…

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How to Grow and Take Care of Air Plants (Tillandsia)

What are Air Plants? Air plants or Tillandsias are unique plants with small sizes, and lack of visible roots define them. Air plants rely on an air-to-water combination to grow but are not as water-dependent as conventional plants. They are…

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