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How to Prune Grapevines – A Tutorial

Lucky enough to be enjoying the beautiful backdrop to your garden that a grapevine can provide? You are blessed indeed!  Grapevines not only offer delicious fruit but also can provide a gorgeous alternative to an awning in the summer months, a beautiful climbing decoration on a trellis, or even a stunning feature plant on your …

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Alocasia Maharani Care – What you need to know!

Alocasia Maharani, commonly known as the ‘Grey Dragon’, is a rare but delightful dwarf type of ‘jewel’ originating from South East Asia.  It is a hybrid species that displays thick silvery green leaves that are rough to the touch and quite leathery. The plant will generally grow to around 12” in height. It is a …

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Best pH For Growing Vegetables – You Must Read This

Did you know that to get the most from your vegetables, the soil has to be at an optimal pH level? Well, for those who are still new to growing vegetables, the pH of the soil is something that we frequently overlook. But, you don’t need to fret about that. Below, we will reveal the …

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LECA — What It Is and Why It Works Wonders for Your Plants

Lightweight expanded clay aggregate or, Leca, is a medium in which you can grow plants and other things. As with soil, Leca can be used to grow plants in. As their name suggests, Leca is baked balls of clay.  When soaked in water the clay balls expand. Unlike soil, Leca does not contain the nutrients …

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