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Geranium

Annual geraniums are popular for their wide range of brilliant flower color and attractive leaves. They can be grown as bedding plants and in containers on decks and patios, in hanging baskets, or...

Annual Vinca

With heat, drought and poor soil tolerance, annual vinca (Catharanthus roseus), also known as Madagascar periwinkle, is a very popular annual in South Carolina. Height/Spread The plants grow 1 or 2...

Camas de Siembra

Si usted quiere construir un huerto e su terreno, pero su terreno tiene muchas inclinaciones o un mal drenaje, usted puede solucionar ese problema al levantar camas de cultivo. Usted puede construir...

Fuchsia

The genus Fuchsia includes about 100 species. The most commonly grown, Fuchsia x hybrida, or ladies’ eardrops, is a hybrid derived from Fuchsia fulgens and F. magellanica, natives of Mexico...

Starting Seeds Indoors

If a gardener has plenty of time and space available, vegetables may be started indoors from seed and then transplanted to the garden. Growing transplants from seed gives the gardener a greater...

Fertilizing Vegetables

The best approach to fertilizing a garden is to follow the soil test recommendation. Spread lime and other fertilizer (evenly and uniformly) over the entire garden area. Gardeners who prefer to add...

Mowing Lawns

Lawn grasses need to be mowed properly. This chore is often taken for granted unless you realize that mowing directly affects the health and quality of a lawn. When mowing a lawn, important factors...

Growing Grass in Shade

One of the most common problems the homeowner must face is growing grass in the shade. There are not many solutions to the problems associated with growing turf in the shade, but guidelines have...

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