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Wildlife Habitat Trees: Growing Trees For Wildlife

Wildlife Habitat Trees: Growing Trees For Wildlife

A love of wildlife takes Americans into national parks and wild areas on weekends or vacations. Most gardeners welcome wildlife into their backyards and try to encourage birds and small animals to visit. You can landscape your yard to attract wildlife by planting trees and shrubs that provide food and shelter.

FRITILLAIRE - How to plant them, maintain them on

FRITILLAIRE - How to plant them, maintain them on

The Fritillaria are wriggling! The Fritillaries offer superb colors from March to June. They can be almost a meter high. There are more than 120 species, both different in their shapes and similar ... Simple leaves, along an often thick stem, the top of which is terminated by a crown of leaves under which, the flowers, with a drooping port and with surprising colors and patterns appear.

Information About Jerusalem Artichoke

Information About Jerusalem Artichoke

Jerusalem Artichoke Weeds: How To Control Jerusalem ArtichokesBy Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden WriterJerusalem artichoke looks much like a sunflower, but unlike the well-behaved summer-blooming annual, Jerusalem artichoke is an aggressive weed that creates big problems along roadsides and in pastures, fields, and home gardens.

Information About Key Lime Pie Plant

Information About Key Lime Pie Plant

Get Started Key Lime Pie Plant Care: How To Propagate Key Lime Pie SucculentsBy Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden WriterYou may know key lime pie plants as crinkle leaf succulent plants. Whatever you choose to call these tough little plants, key lime pie plant propagation is about as easy as it gets.

Tendersweet Cabbage Plants – How To Grow Tendersweet Cabbages

Tendersweet Cabbage Plants – How To Grow Tendersweet Cabbages

By: Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden WriterWhat is Tendersweet cabbage? As the name suggests, plants of this cabbage variety produce tender, sweet, thin leaves that are perfect for stir fries or coleslaw. Like all members of this family, Tendersweet cabbage can handle frost but will suffer in hot weather.

Brazil Nut Harvesting: How And When To Harvest Brazil Nuts

Brazil Nut Harvesting: How And When To Harvest Brazil Nuts

By: Liz BaesslerBrazil nuts are an interesting crop. Native to the Amazon rainforest, Brazil nut trees can grow to 150 feet (45 m.) tall and produce nuts for centuries. They’re almost impossible to cultivate, however, because their pollination requirements are so specific. Only certain native bees can get into the flowers and cross pollinate in order to produce the nuts, and these bees are virtually impossible to domesticate.