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Published on- 1/22/2015
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A hotbed is similar to a miniature greenhouse. It can be used to get an early start on tomatoes, peppers and melons. Cold frames can provide shelter for tender perennials; to “harden off” seedling plants; or to start pansies, cabbage, or lettuce. But there are several factors to consider.

 

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Published on- 1/15/2015
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Plants that aren’t normally used in a flower garden, such as herbs, can make a very unique effect. This segment demonstrates using a new plant, Boxwood basil, to form a geometric shaped flowerbed.

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Published on- 12/23/2014
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The most important criteria in selecting a plant for indoors, to enhance our décor, is the amount of light that’s ideal for the plant to grow in. This segment shows a wide variety of plants to choose from when decorating your home or office with low light levels.

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Published on- 12/15/2014
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Pothos and philodendron are often mistaken for each other, but both types of plants are easy to grow indoors. And there are lots of variations to choose from – anything from variegated leaves to leaves that look like Swiss cheese.
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Published on- 12/9/2014
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Orchids may seem exotic, but they actually are easy to grow in the conditions you’ll find at home. Their blooms come in a wide range of colors, and will last for months. This segment gives a few tips on how to care for this beautiful and graceful plant.
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