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Inula Plant Care: Learn How To Grow Inula Plants

Inula Plant Care: Learn How To Grow Inula Plants

By: Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban AgriculturistPerennial flowers give the gardener a lot of value for their dollar because they come back year after year. Inula is an herbal perennial that has value as a medicinal as well as an ornamental presence in the yard. There are several types of Inula plant useful to the landscape and home.

Growing watermelons: basic rules, promising varieties

Growing watermelons: basic rules, promising varieties

Read the previous part. ← A brief history of northern melon growing About watermelon varieties As I said above, the most important thing is the right choice of variety. Watermelon, by its nature, is an extremely thermophilic culture, while varieties that can grow in harsh conditions without shelter at all have not yet been invented, to our regret.

Cold Hardy Apples: Choosing Apple Trees That Grow In Zone 3

Cold Hardy Apples: Choosing Apple Trees That Grow In Zone 3

Dwellers in cooler climates still crave the flavor and satisfaction of growing their own fruit. The good news is that one of the most popular, the apple, has varieties that can take winter temperatures as low as -40 F. (-40 C.), USDA zone 3, and even lower temps for some cultivars. The following article discusses types of cold hardy apples – apples that grow in zone 3 and information about planting apple trees in zone 3.

Information About Corn Cockle

Information About Corn Cockle

What Is Corn Cockle: Information On Argostemma Corn Cockle FlowersBy Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban AgriculturistCommon corn cockle has a flower like a geranium, but it is a wild plant common in the United Kingdom. What is corn cockle? Read here to find out about adding these lovely lavender blooms to a wildflower garden.

Full description of common barberry

Full description of common barberry

Almost every adult remembers from childhood a pleasant-tasting candy caramel called "Barberry". This candy is named after the shrub of the same name, which has recently become popular with gardeners in our country. Common barberry is a rather decorative shrub, especially during flowering and fruit ripening.

Calcium and magnesium in plant nutrition. Lime fertilizers

Calcium and magnesium in plant nutrition. Lime fertilizers

Why lime soils (part 2) ← Read the first part of the article Calcium in plant nutrition The effect of increased soil acidity depends not only on the characteristics of plants, but also on the composition and concentration of other cations in the soil solution, on the total content of nutrients and other properties of the soil.