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What are Some of the Slowest Growing Trees? Oh, I See!

This past spring, I decided to renovate my garden, and seeing that I could use some shade and height, I opted to add a few trees. Heading to my local garden nursery, I began looking at different tree species, not really knowing what I wanted. A helpful sales assistant asked if I wanted slow or …

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Does the Dragon Fruit (Pitaya) Really Exists in Green and Blue Flesh?

Dragon fruit’s an antioxidant-rich tropical fruit. While many times when thinking of dragon fruit we associate it with Southeast Asia, dragon fruit actually originated in South America. The closest relative to the dragon fruit is the cactus fruit (or prickly pears or papaya). Dragon fruit comes in several different varieties. You can find variations in …

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What Conditions are Necessary to Make a Potted Aloe Vera Bloom? These!

Aloe vera plants make for great indoor plants. Not only are aloe veras pretty, but they’re also great houseplants as they are air purifiers. Aloe vera plants are flowering plants. However, you predominantly see them flowering when they are growing unpotted. If you give your aloe vera plant a little extra TLC, you can get …

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What Are Some of the Trees That Have Spikes on Them? Whoah!

You recall the tree with the prickly bark if you’ve ever seen one. It appears to be both frightening and intriguing.  This is because just a few trees have this particular trait. Though they may appear intimidating and unappealing to anybody who loves climbing trees, these prickly marvels have more to offer than spikes.   …

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