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What Is Barley Take-All: Treating Barley Take-All Disease

What Is Barley Take-All: Treating Barley Take-All Disease

By: Amy GrantBarley take-all disease is a serious problem afflicting cereal crops and bentgrasses. Take-all disease in barley targets the root system, resulting in root death and can result in significant financial loss. Treating barley take-all relies on recognizing the symptoms of the disease and requires a multi-management approach.

Elaiosome Information – Why Do Seeds Have Elaiosomes

Elaiosome Information – Why Do Seeds Have Elaiosomes

By: Mary Ellen EllisHow seeds disperse and germinate to create new plants isfascinating. One important role is given to a seed structure known as theelaiosome. This fleshy appendage to a seed is related to and is crucial forimproving the odds of germination and successful development into a matureplant.

Prickly Kale Leaves – Does Kale Have Thorns

Prickly Kale Leaves – Does Kale Have Thorns

Does kale have thorns? Most gardeners would say no, yet this question occasionally pops up on gardening forums, often accompanied by photos showing prickly kale leaves. These sharp spines on kale leaves can be abrasive and they certainly don’t seem very palatable. To prevent this from happening in your garden, let’s explore some reasons why kale is prickly.

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.

Clerodendrum Bleeding Heart Care: How To Grow Bleeding Heart Vines

Clerodendrum Bleeding Heart Care: How To Grow Bleeding Heart Vines

By: Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden WriterAlso known as glorybower or tropical bleeding heart, Clerodendrum bleeding heart (Clerodendrum thomsoniae) is a sub-tropical vine that wraps its tendrils around a trellis or other support. Gardeners appreciate the plant for its shiny green foliage and dazzling crimson and white blooms.

How To Till A Garden: Tilling Your Soil

How To Till A Garden: Tilling Your Soil

By: Heather RhoadesThese days, tilling dirt is a matter of personal choice. There are some people in the world of gardening who believe that you should be tilling your soil at least once, maybe twice a year. There are others who believe that tilling your soil at all can be harmful to your soil in the long term.

Emerald Ripple Peperomia

Emerald Ripple Peperomia

Prime destination for succulent loversRSSFacebookInstagramTwitterPinterestHomeSucculentopediaBrowse Succulents by Scientific NameBrowse Succulents by Common NameBrowse Succulents by GenusBrowse Succulents by FamilyBrowse Succulents by USDA Hardiness ZoneBrowse Succulents by OriginBrowse Cacti by GenusAbout SucculentsCultivationGeneral CareLight RequirementsPotting SoilWateringFertilizingPests and DiseasesRepottingPropagationPruningGraftingArrangingSucculent UsesMedicinal SucculentsCosmetic SucculentsCulinary SucculentsSacred SucculentsLibraryBooksStoriesMyths and LegendsStampsWorld of Flowering PlantsYou are at:Home » Archive for & 34;Emerald Ripple Peperomia& 34;Browsing: Emerald Ripple PeperomiaSucculentopediaPeperomia caperata (Emerald Ripple Peperomia)Peperomia caperata (Emerald Ripple Peperomia) is a dense, mound-forming, semi-succulent plant up to 8 inches (20 cm) tall and as wide…

July Gardening Tasks – Tending A Great Plains Garden In July

July Gardening Tasks – Tending A Great Plains Garden In July

By: Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden WriterJuly in the Northern Rockies and Great Plains is always unpredictable. Mid-summer weather is comfortably warm, but you may experience periods of extreme heat one day and chilly weather the next. Keeping things watered in Great Plains gardens is challenging, thanks to wind and low relative humidity.

Bird Of Paradise Disease Treatment – Controlling Bird Of Paradise Plant Diseases

Bird Of Paradise Disease Treatment – Controlling Bird Of Paradise Plant Diseases

By: Liz BaesslerBird of paradise, also known as Strelitzia, is a beautiful and truly unique looking plant. A close relative of the banana, the bird of paradise gets its name from its splayed, brightly colored, pointed flowers that look a lot like a bird in flight. It’s a striking plant, so it can be a real blow when it falls victim to a disease and stops looking its best.

Potted Bog Gardens – How To Grow A Bog Garden In A Container

Potted Bog Gardens – How To Grow A Bog Garden In A Container

By: Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden WriterA bog (a wetland environment with nutrient poor, highlyacidic conditions) is uninhabitable for most plants. Although a boggarden can support a few types of orchidsand other highly specialized plants, most people like to grow carnivorousplants such as sundews,pitcherplants, and flytraps.

Information About Peyote

Information About Peyote

Get Started Peyote Plant Info: What You Should Know About Growing Peyote CactusBy Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban AgriculturistWhile growing peyote is not allowed unless you are a member of the Native American Church (NAC), it is a fascinating plant with attributes worth learning about. Read this article to learn more and find similar plants that you can grow.

What Is Redwood Sorrel – Growing Redwood Sorrel In The Garden

What Is Redwood Sorrel – Growing Redwood Sorrel In The Garden

By: Tonya Barnett, (Author of FRESHCUTKY)Restoring and creating native habitats is an exciting way to create lush green spaces, as well asattract wildlife to urban and rural homes. The addition of native perennialplants is a great way to add year-round interest to the garden. One such plant,Oxalis redwood sorrel, is an excellent choice for shaded growing spaces in coolseason gardens.

What Is A Green Roof: Ideas For Creating Green Roof Gardens

What Is A Green Roof: Ideas For Creating Green Roof Gardens

By: Darcy Larum, Landscape DesignerDensely populated, large cities can cause what is known as an urban heat island effect. Tall mirrored buildings reflect light and heat, while also restricting airflow. Black asphalt on roads and roofs absorb sunlight and heat. Pollution, fuel emissions and other byproducts of civilization add to the buildup of heat that can surround a city.

Information About Swiss Cheese Plants

Information About Swiss Cheese Plants

Monstera Moss Pole Plant Support: Using Moss Poles For Cheese PlantsBy Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban AgriculturistIn its native habitat, Swiss cheese plant has plenty of fauna to grow up and help support it. As a houseplant, it needs the help of a pole to train it upward. This article will help with using a moss pole for plant support.

Community Gardening During Covid – Socially Distant Community Gardens

Community Gardening During Covid – Socially Distant Community Gardens

During this challenging and stressful time of the Covid pandemic, many are turning to the benefits of gardening and with good reason. Of course, not everyone has access to a garden plot or other area suitable for a garden, and that’s where community gardens come in. However, community gardening during Covid is a bit different than before since we need to practice social distancing in a community garden.

Queen Palm Care – Learn How To Grow A Queen Palm

Queen Palm Care – Learn How To Grow A Queen Palm

By: Teo SpenglerQueen palm trees are stately, single-trunked palms topped with glossy, bright pinnate leaves that droop softly in a graceful canopy. Bright orange dates hang in ornamental clusters. For more queen palm tree information, read on.Queen Palm Tree InformationQueen palms (Syagrus romanzoffiana) are tall, beautiful trees, but not everyone can grow them.

Young Southern Pea Problems: Learn About Cowpea Seedling Diseases

Young Southern Pea Problems: Learn About Cowpea Seedling Diseases

By: Liz BaesslerSouthern peas, often also called cowpeas or black eyed peas, are tasty legumes that are grown both as animal forage and for human consumption, usually dried. Particularly in Africa, they are an extremely popular and important crop. Because of this, it can be devastating when southern pea seedlings fall ill.

Urban Garden Problems: Common Issues Affecting Urban Gardens

Urban Garden Problems: Common Issues Affecting Urban Gardens

By: Kristi WaterworthGrowing produce in your own backyard or a community garden can be an amazing experience that allows you to not only choose the produce you consume but have control of the process from seed to harvest. Issues affecting urban gardens aren’t usually at the front of your mind when you decide it’s time to open up the soil in your yard or rent a garden plot, but there’s a lot more to consider than just where to buy your seeds.

Information About Bottlebrush

Information About Bottlebrush

Get Started Treating Sick Bottlebrush Plants: Learn About Diseases Of BottlebrushBy Teo SpenglerFew plants fit their common names better than bottlebrush shrubs. These eye-catching plants are generally vital, healthy shrubs, but occasionally bottlebrush diseases strike. If you have sick bottlebrush plants, click here for helpful information.

Flower Bulb Division: How And When To Divide Plant Bulbs

Flower Bulb Division: How And When To Divide Plant Bulbs

By: Liz BaesslerFlowering bulbs are a fantastic asset to any garden. You can plant them in the fall and then, in the spring, they come up on their own and bring bright spring color without any extra effort on your part. A lot of hardy bulbs can be left in the same spot and will come up year after year, giving you low maintenance, reliable flowers.