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Bumps on the Leaves of River Birch — 3 Causes and Remedies

River birch, also known as red birch, is an elegant, fast-growing tree that does best in moist conditions.  River birches are generally self-sufficient and disease-resistant and, unlike cedar trees which need care, don’t require too much looking after. They often live for more than a century and a half! That said, these hardy trees are …

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Bumps on the Leaves of Lilly Pilly — The Complete Guide

Lilly Pilly trees and bushes belong to the Myrtaceae family. They produce tart, oval, and magenta berries that can be used in a variety of foods, including jams, cakes, and chutneys.  They are native to Australia and Southern Asia and, depending on the cultivar, range in size from three to thirty-two feet.  When they are …

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Bermuda Grass – 5 Important Facts To Know

Bermuda grass, also known as Cynodon dactylon, devil’s grass, and wiregrass according to Clemson University, can be found worldwide and is an invasive species. It builds a dense mat and grows deep roots that reach up to 6.6 feet under the ground (2 meters). It is very durable and tough and survives hot and dry …

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How To Grow Ginger – 7 Essential Steps You Need To Know

Did you know that you can grow store-bought ginger at home? I am sure you have already seen these buds growing out of ginger that you bought for cooking. Ginger itself is often used in Asian dishes. But did you know that you can grow ginger from ginger scraps and from store-bought ginger? But how …

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Underwatered ZZ Plant — 5 Signs to Watch Out For

ZZ, short for Zanzibar or Zamioculcas zamiifolia, are popular plants among indoor gardeners. With close to no maintenance required, ZZ plants offer several benefits.  Their ability to thrive in dry conditions, however, doesn’t immunize them against underwatering. ZZs typically require watering only once a month or twice. However, they wish to be completely dried out …

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