When To Harvest Chives

When To Harvest Chives

Chives are hardy perennials and easy to grow even if you’re an amateur gardener. They’ll add attraction to your outdoor landscape, especially when the bright purple blooms come out in late spring. Other than their ornamental benefits, they also make a pleasing addition to soups and stir fries.  When you harvest them correctly and at …

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Yellow Spots On Apple Tree Leaves

Yellow Spots On Apple Tree Leaves

There are a wide range of diseases that can affect apple trees, sometimes more than one at a time. If you’ve noticed yellow spots on your apple tree leaves, it could indicate any one of a variety of diseases or pest problems. It’s important to identify the problem correctly before starting the treatment. Continue reading …

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How Much Water Does An Apple Tree Need

How Much Water Does An Apple Tree Need

Growing apples is an amazing experience. You can enjoy fresh, juicy fruits year after year with little maintenance. Though the mature apple trees will need little care, young trees are just a bit more demanding. Irrigation is one thing you need to be particular about, especially during the first year of growth. Once the tree …

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Do Chives Spread

Do Chives Spread

Chives, Allium schoenoprasum, are hardy herbs that make a beautiful and low maintenance addition to the garden. They also come in handy when you want to snip some off and sprinkle it over soup, pasta, or baked potatoes. Besides all the wonderful benefits, chives spread quickly and can extend beyond their boundaries. Sometimes, this invasive …

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Do Apple Trees Need Full Sun

Do Apple Trees Need Full Sun

Apple trees are a treat to have in the backyard. They’re a beauty when in full bloom in the spring and produce bushels of fruit later in the season, adding color to your dinner table. Not to mention the countless health benefits of consuming apples you’ve been hearing about since childhood! So if you’re planning …

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Blueberry Plant Leaves Falling Off

Blueberry Plant Leaves Falling Off

Growing your own blueberries can be an amazing experience. Those sweet, slightly tangy, berries are far more juicier and healthier when you pick them from your garden than the ones you’ll find in grocery stores.  However, sometimes it can get really frustrating when things don’t go as planned. Instead of blooming and fruiting, your blueberry …

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Black Bugs Eating Tomatoes

Black Bugs Eating Tomatoes

Despite being one of the most popular crops in home gardens, tomatoes are susceptible to a number of problems, pests being one of them. As it turns out, a number of tiny insects love those red ripe fruits just as much as you do.  It can be very disappointing to find black bugs eating tomatoes …

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