Gardening

Are gnats bothering your houseplants? Easily rid your plants of them with these easy tips from our readers. Are gnats bothering your houseplants? Easily rid your plants of them with these easy tips from our readers.

Q: Does any one know how to get rid of gnats in my house plants? They are mostly in my small ones like ivy and herbs and there are lots of them. Tip #1: Put out small containers of cider vinegar. The gnats are attracted to the vinegar & drown in it. Hope this helps.…

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Geranium care. Tips on planting, growing, and caring for geraniums in pots or containers. Geranium care. Tips on planting, growing, and caring for geraniums in pots or containers.

All over the country, geraniums flaunt their red and scarlet, rose, pink, and white blooms with a gay abandon that few other plants can rival. In boxes on city fire escapes and rooftops, in window boxes on suburban and country houses, in tubs and pots on terraces and patios, and in hanging baskets of the…

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Easy DIY tips for making homemade plant food to fertilize your hanging flower baskets and keep them blooming all summer long. Easy DIY tips for making homemade plant food to fertilize your hanging flower baskets and keep them blooming all summer long.

I love making my own products for taking care of my plants and flower gardens. There are a number of homemade plant foods you can make, most with similar ingredients. Here is one homemade plant food I’ve used with great success. If you are looking for a good homemade fertilizer for your hanging flower baskets,…

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Tips for controlling and getting rid of fruit flies in your home with a homemade fruit fly trap. Tips for controlling and getting rid of fruit flies in your home with a homemade fruit fly trap.

Anyone who has ever left a few bananas sitting out or forgotten to change their garbage knows all too well the problem with fruit flies. It seems that once they’ve invaded your kitchen, you can’t get rid of them. You can scrub, clean, remove tempting fruit and spray the garbage can with disinfectants, but they…

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Complete guide to growing Asters. Planting and care of asters, a perennial flower favorite. Complete guide to growing Asters. Planting and care of asters, a perennial flower favorite.

The aster flower is an easily grown sun-loving perennial. It comes in a variety of colors and shapes. If you already have asters then you know that they are easily grown from divisions, this is simply dividing the plants into smaller sizes for replanting. They do extremely well when planted then divided every two or…

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