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Best bamboo plants for your garden

Bamboo forest

Bamboo is a plant that you can love and hate at the same time. Bamboos are versatile plants that can be used for multiple benefits and purposes. They not only provide you tons of shade, they also provide beauty provided that you grow them at the correct places. Bamboo plants come in more than 1000 species so it’s a tricky thing to choose the right one for your garden. Thankfully, we have narrowed down the choices for the best ones available for you and your garden. Phyllostachys edulis [embed]https://www.instagram.com/p/CDifaTnjcHF/[/embed] One of the fastest-growing Bamboo plants out there, the timber bamboo that originates from China is a great choice for our garden. We should warn you. Edulis has insane growth, and they will totally crowd...

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How to Grow Plants Vertically

Vertical Farms from Eden Green

Image credit: Eden Green Technologies Whether you are a casual enthusiast of houseplants or an experienced crop farmer, the process of growing plants is essentially the same across all species of plants. The planter buys a pot and puts soil inside of it or in the farmer’s case, they plow and nurture the land to create fertile soil. Then a seed is placed within the soil, the seed is watered, a sprout appears, and it continues to grow until it is a mature plant. The foundational similarity of the growing process of plants is that on the surface, the soil is horizontal and flat. This layout limits the space and the number of plants that can be grown in a single area....

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How to Grow Peonies

How to grow peonies

Peonies have many great qualities that make them a springtime favorite - peonies are perennial, very fragrant, produce large blooms, are long-lasting cut flowers, low-maintenance, make ideal green foliage plants throughout the summer, and are easy to divide and transplant. It’s hard to find anything negative about this spring beauty so if you have any outdoor planting space, use this guide to plant and grow peonies. You won’t regret it. Choosing the right location Peonies grow best in a sunny location and need at least 6-hours of sunlight every day.  Soil that drains well is also vital to the health of peonies as soggy soil will cause the underground tubers to rot. If you have established peonies that used to produce blooms but no...

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Iris: Meaning and Symbolism

Thank You Flowers

The iris flower is a delicate yet beautiful flower which is loved all over the world. Its natural habitat is across the continent of Asia and often expansively through Afghanistan. However, with its simple beauty, this flower has become popular all over the world and in non-native countries, is now often grown using a bulb. This small indigo, white and yellow bloom has a very special meaning and we are going to be exploring its significance a little deeper and the meaning of each variety. [embed]https://www.instagram.com/p/CAe9cyvpGpQ/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link[/embed] Iris Flowers around the world The iris flowers makes its first appearance of the year during the springtime, and for many signals the beginning of this beautiful time of year. Despite being a natural flower of the...

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25 Best Perennial Plants that Will Bloom Every Year

25 Best Perennial Plants that Will Bloom Every Year

When it comes to adding color and variety to your garden, planting perennial flowers is a no-brainer. They're colorful, easy to grow, keep coming back for more, and they can be the showpiece of any landscaping project. Whether it's ornamental grasses, flower arrangements, or border plants, we found a wide variety of favorite plants to suit your need. When planting perennials in your garden, take into consideration the bloom time, which is the bloom season in which your selected plants will flourish. Some perennial plants bloom in mid - summer/ late summer, and others in late winter. So, when do you want your vibrant blooms to appear? Another important consideration is the color of the flowers. Would you like to add...

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Primrose: How To Grow Primula Vulgaris

February Birth Flowers And Their Meaning

Primrose is a small plant with a large garden presence, producing both visual appeal and evening fragrance. The perennial plant is an early spring bloomer that produces a colorful bloom before other plants have come out of dormancy. Under the right growing conditions, primrose can continue to grow and bloom throughout the summer. The brightly-colored, sweet-smelling primrose is ideal for use in garden beds, borders, containers, or for naturalizing areas in the landscape. Under the right growing conditions, primrose will multiply each year and create a carpet of floral color to the landscape. [embed]https://www.instagram.com/p/CAV2UNgJi-d/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link[/embed] Planting Location Select a planting location that has rich humus soil and provides shade from the afternoon sun. Primrose plants like full sun in the spring but they must...

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