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Why are cucumber leaves turning yellow?

Why Are My Cucumber Leaves Turning Yellow?

There are a number of reasons why the leaves on your cucumber plant are turning yellow. In this article, we’ll look at the reasons why this happens and how to prevent it in future. Cucumbers are one of the most abundant crops that you can grow at home. They’re tasty to eat, nutritious and perfect for the […]

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Dandelions Friend or Foe For a Gardener

Dandelion Benefits and How To Control in Your Garden

Many gardeners and garden lovers look forward to springtime, which brings warm weather and the opportunity to appreciate the gardens. Yet, this period also brings with it a problem in the form of dandelions, which can quickly infest gardens and lawns. It is straightforward for dandelions to adapt hardy climates, hard to kill with the best weed […]

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How To Remove Japanese Knotweed

How To Get Rid Of Japanese Knotweed

Knotweed is incredibly resilient, which means that you need to do more than simply cutting the stems to get rid of it. Even when the plant is totally cut back, the roots remain alive underground and will send up new shoots the following spring.Sprayable herbicides are a good choice to Remove Japanese Knotweed Apply them late in […]

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Do Bed Bugs Live Outside? Where? And For How Long?

Bed bugs (Cimex lectularius) are not your typical garden pests, as they don’t have any interest in plants and cause problems mostly indoors, they can give you a hard time outside. Yes, the blood-munching pests can live outdoors undisturbed for some time in the right conditions. As the insect vermin feed exclusively on human blood, […]

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How To Identify Houseplant Pests and How To Get Rid Of Them

Are Your Houseplants Attracting Unwelcome “House Guests”?

Now that the outdoor gardening season has ended in most parts of the country, many gardeners are bringing plants indoors to protect them from the cold. Bringing houseplants indoors during the winter is a great way to beat the winter blues and keep your thumb green during the coldest months of the year. Unfortunately, most […]

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5 Top Tips For Gardening Without Pesticides

We need to be real when it comes to using pesticides. Pesticides with a variety of chemicals are manufactured to kill insects that attack our trees, flowers, and vegetable gardens. Even when a person uses these chemicals as directed it is important to note that besides being toxic to the bugs they are also toxic […]

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