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String of Bananas (Senecio radicans) — Complete Care Guide

The impressive plant that is the Senecio radicans is a widely popular houseplant. You will more commonly hear this plant go by the names Necklace Plant, String of Fishhooks, or String of Bananas. It is an evergreen, common trailing succulent. The Senecio radicans has stems and foliage of lime green to bright green coloring. When …

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Why is My Red Yucca Not Blooming? — Well, Here’s Why

Red Yucca is a desert dwelling cactus native to Texas and Northern Mexico.   It is favored by many people because it draws hummingbirds, and also because it requires very little care and water.   Getting Red Yuccas to flower can be challenging even if the plant is well established and robust in size.   What is …

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Dragon’s Breath Celosia Care Made Easy

Celosia argentea plumosa, Cockscomb, or Dragon’s Breath Celosia is a mesmerizing annual plant. It originates from the tropical regions of Asia, the Americas, as well as Africa. This is an eye-catching plant that makes for a colorful addition to any garden or landscape.  With its vibrant red foliage and elegant scarlet to maroon-colored blooms, the …

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How to Revive a Dying Gardenia? — The Definitive Guide

Are you curious about how to revive a dying gardenia?  Whether your gardenia is dying for obvious reasons – you forgot to water it – or some that are more mysterious in nature, the good news is that unhealthy gardenias can be saved.  Gardenias aren’t the most challenging plants to grow, but they do require …

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Here’s Why Your Mint is Dying — And What to Do About It

Mint is a fragrant, perennial herb grown widely for its extensive applications in both the culinary and medicinal world.  Its fresh greens elevate fruit salads by adding a bit of tanginess. It has its very own ice cream flavor. And it can be added to things as simple as a glass of sparkling water to …

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