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Today, everyone likes to maintain greenery in and around their houses to make it look more elegant & complete. But, it is difficult to maintain gardens with a busy and hectic life. Succulent Gardening has turned out to be one of the best ideas and has quickly become a craze among many people. These are perfect for dry environments, and...
Raised Garden beds are an important part of any garden. Just like the name itself, they are wooden beds that are made just above ground level so that your garden looks more attractive and is easier to access. Many people make a raised bed before setting up their garden as it is easy to setup at that stage. A raised...
Like roaches, the presence of mosquitoes in the vicinity of your home means that, well let’s face it, it is not that sanitary or there are pets and people this nasty insect could feed on. Well, we have mosquito patches, lotions that are specifically made to repel them and all sorts of commercial products to shoo them away but did...

8 Plants That Repel Ants

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Top plants that repel ants
Ants may be harmless to look at and you may not be able to imagine them destroying your prized plants but perhaps you should think again. You might have gotten rid of mites, aphids and bugs but your garden is not yet that ultimately safe if the ants start niching on the soil bed. In this article, you will learn how...
The taking care part is so easy when you read it but actually it requires a lot of careful understanding about maintenance essentials to ensure that the plant will achieve full growth. Under this, we shall tackle two of the most common reasons behind the growing problems of succulents: overwatering and under-watering. These two are very notorious in causing rots...
Roaches can do a lot of significant things but mostly negative ones. Roaches in the vicinity of the home could mean poor sanitation which could also imply probability for diseases. While there are many ways to ward off roaches using commercial roach repellents, these have chemical components that are bad for the health in the long run. But there is...

8 Plants that Repel Snakes

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Are we really talking about snakes? Yes, we are because in the garden or yard ecosystems, they are inevitable. They lurk around, camouflage in the greens and browns without you knowing it and they are dangerous because of their deadly venoms. Of course, we do not want anything to get in between our love for gardening so what could be some...
You have probably seen this plant one too many in mansions of the rich and the famous but you would not expect that it would be named after a cheese. That’s right. Today, we will learn about how to take care of the Swiss cheese vine. But before anything else, let’s get it on with some quick facts about this...
The string of pearls is one unique house plant because of its slender, bubbly stems. It also belongs to the world of succulents and it is one of those low maintenance ornamentals that would really make heads turn its way. But how do you take care of it? First, let us start with these quick facts. It is also...
If you are looking for small ornamentals that are easy to care for, African Violets are on top of the list of that category. With its small flowers of white, purple and pink combined with its deep green leaves, your home will have a classic interior like it was the 70s. Before we go with the details of how to...

Shrubs in Garden Designs: Evergreen and Deciduous Plant Types for Mixed...

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There's a broad cast of shrubs homeowners can use in designing their gardens and planting beds. What are these shrub types, and how can...