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Rosemary is a beautiful, fragrant shrub that is common in both ornamental and herb gardens. It doesn’t need a lot of water, it produces pretty little flowers, is attractive to pollinators, deer and rabbits usually leave it alone, and it...

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All plants evolved in different parts of the world with wholly different environments, and therefore have wholly different requirements. Obviously temperature and light will be much different in the tundra than the tropics, but the soil composition will also be very...

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Haworthia and gasteria are two similar species of succulent that, unlike other species, don’t require full direct sunlight. This makes them wonderful house plants. Therefore, they have become popular for small windowsill container gardens, as part of succulent dish centerpieces,...

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Purchased plants often come with a small tag explaining the minimum environmental requirements for them to grow. Some of those requirements are at least partially under the gardener’s control, like how much water to provide. Other requirements are a bit...

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