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Gardening is the practice of growing and cultivating plants, typically in a backyard or other outdoor space. It can involve a wide range of activities, including planting, watering, fertilizing, pruning, and pest control.

Gardening can be done for a variety of reasons, including to produce food, to beautify the landscape, or simply for the enjoyment of tending to plants.

There are many different types of gardens, including vegetable gardens, flower gardens, herb gardens, and fruit gardens. The type of garden that is right for you will depend on your interests and the climate in which you live.

Some common vegetables that are grown in a garden include tomatoes, cucumbers, peppers, and lettuce. Flowers that can be grown include roses, daisies, and sunflowers. Herbs that are common in a garden include rosemary, basil, and mint.

Elephant Ear Sap (Safety & Treatment) – GIY Plants

Elephant ear sap safety and treatments

Elephant ear plants, known for their large, heart-shaped leaves, are popular in gardens and homes. However, their sap contains toxic compounds that can cause serious health issues. This guide covers everything you need to know about handling these plants safely, from identifying their sap to treating exposure. Understanding Elephant Ear Sap Definition and Characteristics Elephant

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Broccoli Companion Plants (Best & Worst) – GIY Plants

Broccoli companion plants for garden

Broccoli (Brassica oleracea var. italica) is an annual, cool-season crop in the cabbage family (Brassicaceae). Though they aren’t particularly hard to grow, they need a lot of nutrients. Broccoli companion plants can help improve its growth and reduce nutrient and pest issues. Broccoli was created by carefully crossbreeding other brassica crops. It was first cultivated

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Sylvester Palm (Phoenix sylvestris) Care Guide – GIY Plants

Sylvester palm growing in landscape

Sylvester Palm Trees, scientific name Phoenix sylvestris, are date palms native to India. These tall, majestic trees have been grown in gardens and landscapes for centuries. That’s in part because growing sylvester palm trees is relatively simple. With the right care and maintenance, these wild date palms will reach heights up to 50′ to 60′

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Strawberry Companion Plants (Best & Worst) – GIY Plants

Strawberry companion plants

Strawberry (Fragaria × ananassa) is a perennial fruit in the Rosaceae family. Though it is often referred to as a berry, botanically speaking it’s an aggregate accessory fruit. Human consumption of wild strawberries dates back to the Roman era when they were used medicinally. The woodland (Fragaria vesca) strawberry was the first to be cultivated

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