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Begonia Cucullata Care: Here’s What You Need to Know

Begonia Cucullata is one of the most commonly cultivated plants for gardens and flower beds. They are a classic and have been colorfully decorating gardens for ages. They are native to South America (Argentina, Paraguay, Brazil) and can grow up to 18 inches in height and 24 inches in width. What is special about Begonia …

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Artichoke Plant Care Demystified (Outdoors & Indoors!)

Having a beautiful houseplant is well worth it. But, what if you could consume a part of your plant? The Artichoke plant (Cynara cardunculus) is an edible delicacy. You may be surprised to find that these individuals belong to the family Asteraceae, which contains the sunflower and daisy plants. These perennials are unique to other …

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The Very Best Ornamental Pepper Plant Care Hacks

With “pepper” in the common name, you might assume that these plants are good for eating. That’s partially true. The Ornamental Pepper plant, or Capsicum annuum, is grown specifically for their culinary additions rather than for the taste. Capsicum, the genus that these individuals belong to, contains chilies and peppers. This also includes bell peppers, …

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Blackberry (Rubus fruticosus) Best Plant Care Hacks

With the word “blackberry”, your mind might wander to the pies that were made growing up. But, did you know that Blackberry plants, or Rubus fruticosus, have been used for a myriad of medicinal properties such as inflammation, stomach issues, and even to combat heart problems? Typically seen in the backyard, these perennials are known …

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Plants that (Don’t) Need Drainage Holes: Here’s the Truth

There are quite a few variables that one has to consider before bringing a plant into their home. On top of moisture, you have to consider how much water to add, the temperature to place them in, overall humidity, and plenty of other factors. But, one factor that people don’t consider is container in which …

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