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Ants in potted plants

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Ants in potted plants

Help, I have ants in my houseplants! Ants in a houseplant are never a welcome sight.   Getting rid of them can be even more frustrating, especially if they keep coming back, but there are things you can do. Read on to find out how to get rid of ants in container plants and keep them gone. Ants in a Houseplant Believe it or not, ants don’t usually attack plants outright. They are most likely not after your plant, but rather aphids, scales or mealybugs – tiny insects that can harm your plant. Ants love feeding on honeydew, the sweet and...

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4 Reasons Why Gardening is Amazing for People with Diabetes

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4 Reasons Why Gardening is Amazing for People with Diabetes

Much to the surprise of many people, gardening can improve the quality of life for people with diabetes in a number of ways. Here are the four standout reasons why we believe it would be a great move for people with diabetes to become green thumb advocates. Vitamin D and Diabetes According to recent study published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, there could be good reasons to believe that a lack of vitamin D could increase the risk of type 2 diabetes. It should be noted that the study did not find conclusive evidence that vitamin D deficiency was...

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Sugarcane Care – Sugarcane Plant Info And Growing Tips

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Sugarcane Care – Sugarcane Plant Info And Growing Tips

 Sugarcane plants are a genus of tall tropically growing perennial grasses from the family Poaceae. These fibrous stalks, rich in sugar, cannot survive in areas with cold winters. So, how then do you grow them? Let’s find out how to grow sugarcanes.   Sugarcane Plant Info A tropical grass native to Asia, sugarcane plants have been grown for over 4,000 years. Their first use was as a “chewing cane” in Melanesia, probably in New Guinea, from the indigenous strain Saccharum robustum. Sugarcane was then introduced into Indonesia and the farther reaches of the Pacific via the early Pacific islanders....

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Growing Zinnias – Tips on How to Plant Zinnias

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Growing Zinnias – Tips on How to Plant Zinnias

How to grow Zinnia Flowers and Zinnia Care  Zinnia flowers (Zinnia Elegans) are very colorful and an addition to your garden that it will make it vibrant. With so many different colors and growing habits such as tall and dwarf, planting zinnias in your garden is worth it. In this article, you will learn how to plant zinnias in your garden. There are lots of zinnia varieties to choose from.Zinnia F1 Hybrid TallLiliput ZinniaZinnia Yellow Flame How to grow Zinnia Plants Growing zinnia doesn’t cost you a bomb. In fact, it is so easy and cheap to grow zinnia, if...

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The 8 Best Gardening Tips and Tricks for Beginners

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The 8 Best Gardening Tips and Tricks for Beginners

Gardening is a great hobby to take up; it gets you outside, burning calories, and produces rewarding results. Whether you’re looking to grow some delicious produce or beautiful flowers, these 9 tips and tricks for beginners will get you started off on the right foot! 1. Start Up Gardening Don’t fret about finding a suitable plot in your backyard, simply start a container garden anywhere you’d like. Plus this way you can ensure the soil is fertile and easily prevent weeds! You’ll be more likely to follow through with your gardening if your container garden is near your back door...

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