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Getting to the Root of the Problem for Healthy Plants

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Thyme Herb

Nothing gives a better feeling like growing healthy plants but what will do you do if one day, as you take a stroll in your garden to water or show of your plant and your eyes, catches that once prized plant or plants with areas that have turned brown. You worked so hard to get your herbs to where they are and now all you want is to get to the root of the problem so your herbs can bounce back to good health.

Herbs turning brown have been the unfortunate experience of many gardeners leaving them without a clue as to what went wrong and how to correct that issue. We all can agree however that garden herbs do flavor our favorite dishes along with how beneficial they are to our health no wonder there has been so much concern about keeping our herbs growing healthy.

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Weeding Made Easy with these Methods

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Weeds growing through pebbles

Rocks do have their place in the landscapes and garden areas, with rocks there is that all-natural look which brings with it much appeal that gives the appearance and feel like it was done naturally by nature with no human involvement. I have worked on many garden projects where rocks were brought in, I remembered a project which I did along with my team at our international airport.

What we did was turn a section of a high traffic area into a rock garden, the planning of this rock garden took a lot of effort along with carrying out the actual work but at the end of the day that area was transformed into a thing of beauty with the rocks giving an all-natural look which brought much WOW.

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Compost vs Mulch

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Composting

The question has been asked can compost be used as mulch? well, to answer your question let’s take a closer look at compost vs mulching.

What is compost

Compost has been defined as various organic material that goes through a process or is recycled into soils that are rich in nutrients.

What is mulch

Mulch can either be organic or inorganic in the case of organics mulch is derived from plant material such as leaves, straws, branches, stems, etc… and is used to beautify, conserve moisture, suppress weeds, add nutrients to the soil as it decomposes, keeps the soil temperature cool acts as an insulator for plant’s roots during wintertime and may also help influence soil ph. Mulches are placed on the soil’s surface around garden plants whereas stated earlier compost is organic materials that are turned into nutrient-rich soil.

Let’s deal with the latter first

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A Complete Guide for Growing Peonies

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Peony Flowering Plants

Brighten up your garden and landscape area with peonies, these garden beauties are really amazing with its large showy flower. Peonies can also be used as a cut flower in floral arrangements. Some varieties give a mild fragrance, besides their cluster of blooms the glossy green leaves add to its overall appeal.

Peonies are a real show stopper so make your garden the talk of the neighborhood by adding these garden beauties so come with me as we take a closer look at the growth and care of peonies.

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Keys to Growing Healthy Tomatoes

Whether you’re growing tomatoes from your garden or from containers these fruits are delicious and will flavor your favorite salads and recipes giving that WOW. Not only will you be enjoying the flavors these fruits bring but the healthy side which is so beneficial to our health but what can put a damper on reaping a harvest is tomatoes which contract a disease.

All of that hard work will be paid off so don’t despair despite your tomatoes has disease issues you can still reap a harvest by following these methods as you nurse your tomato plants back to good health. Here are diseases to keep an eye on including how to treat.

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Disease of tomatoes

Disease of Tomatoes

  • Early Blight
  • Dumping Off
  • Late Blight
  • Septoria Leaf Spot
  • Blossom Drop
  • Anthracnose
  • Sunscald
  • Mosaic Virus
  • Tomato Bacterial Diseases
  • Blossom-End Rot
  • Fusarium and Verticillium Wilt

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