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All plants have their own specific needs. What these needs are vary from one plant species to another, but all will mostly include varying amounts of nutrients, water and air. The focus of this article is water, but this is intrinsically connected to air and nutrients. Plants absorb light, carbon......
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With the cooler months in the northern hemisphere approaching, our planting habits change - they need to change. Often this means that we retreat to a greenhouse or bring our gardening indoors. Often this also means that we leave our propagating until the warmer months return. Even in warmer locatio...
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  Have you ever grown tomatoes in your vegetable garden or perhaps in tubs on a balcony? If you haven’t, I guess I have to ask; why not? There are two undeniable facts about growing tomatoes - they are one of the most commonly grown plants in backyard vegetable gardens...
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Wood ash is a wonderful resource in the vegetable garden and everyone who has easy access to it should use it rather than disposing of it in some other way. It can be nutrient rich and used to improve nutrient access for your garden plants, and it is a very...
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How to Grow Yuccas Yuccas are an incredibly easy plant to grow, require very little maintenance and are being seen increasingly in contemporary gardens. However, if you prefer a more traditional garden, don't be concerned; there is always a place for yuccas. Yucca elephantipes is a commonly grown yu...
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Crepe Myrtles are a very hardy plant that can be grown in most climates. They are native to southeast Asia and northern Australia and are known for their beautiful flowers and amazing mottled trunks. Together, these provide both beauty and interest all year round. Plant Details Common Names: Crepe M...
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Was wondering if you have any tips on growing heirloom tomatoes or ove
Was wondering if you have any tips on growing heirloom tomatoes or over vegetable varieties  ...
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Posted on Monday, 13 August 2018
I have an issue with my Yucca
The following was a question asked on the iCultivate youtube channel ....... I figure it's been over watered. I propagated all the stems from it, now...
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Why is my daisy getting dead leaves? Is it because of too much sun?
A question from an iCultivate viewer ........ Why is my daisy getting dead leaves? Is it because of too much sun? How to Prune Daisies Video...
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Posted on Saturday, 09 June 2018
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What is Your Favourite Variety of Tomato?
Which of the following commonly available tomato varieties do you prefer to grow in your vegetable garden?...
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Posted on Saturday, 04 November 2017