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Growing Biennial Vegetables for Flowers and Seeds
Over 300 insect species visit carrot flowers, including beneficial hoverflies and numerous small wasps. A generous layer of mulch helps protect celery and other fibrous-rooted biennial vegetables How to Overwinter Biennial Vegetables There are several...
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How to grow: Gazania (Growing Guide)
Gazania colors include orange, yellow, white, pink and many bicolors. Frost tolerant Gazania plants can tolerate light frosts but not hard freezes. Harvesting Blossoms open during the day and close at night, so they are not useful as cut flowers.
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How to grow: Johnny Jump Up (Growing Guide)
Spacing Single Plants: 5" (15cm) each way (minimum) Rows: 5" (15cm) with 5" (15cm) row gap (minimum) Sow and Plant When starting johnny jump-up seeds indoors in late winter, barely cover the seeds with moist seed starting mix.
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How to grow: Pansy (Growing Guide)
The smaller 'johnny jump-up' types (see separate icon) have markings called "faces" and often reseed but larger paneis hardly ever do. Frost tolerant Good. Perennial forms, often called violas, are most at home in cool maritime climates.
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How to grow: Cosmos (Growing Guide)
Sulphureus) thrives in humid heat. Frost tolerant Seedlings tolerate light frosts, but plants are killed by freezing temperatures. Harvesting Cosmos make good cut flowers. Choose dwarf varieties for tight spaces.
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How to grow: Nicotiana (Growing Guide)
Frost tolerant None. In midsummer, drench plants with a liquid fertilizer to stimulate late-season blooming. Planting and Harvesting Calendar < Back to All Plants Pests which Affect Nicotiana Aphids (General) Slug Snail
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How to grow: Ageratum (Growing Guide)
Some varieties produce white or pink blossoms. Frost tolerant None. Harvesting Snip off spent blossoms to keep plants looking neat, and to prolong flowering. Our Garden Planner can produce a personalized calendar of when to sow, plant and harvest for...
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How to grow: Daffodil (Growing Guide)
Troubleshooting Daffodils have few pest problems and are seldom eaten by deer. Yellow and white are the most common flower colors. They will continue to open indoors for several days.
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How to grow: Valerian (Growing Guide)
Store in airtight container. Frost tolerant Extremely cold hardy, even in harsh winter climates. Dried valerian roots are used to make a bedtime tea that promotes sleep. Gather them for use as cut flowers to keep valerian from reseeding and becoming invasive.
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How to grow: Anemone (Growing Guide)
Plant in groups of three or more. Large-flowered florists anemones (A. Spacing Single Plants: 5" (15cm) each way (minimum) Rows: 5" (15cm) with 5" (15cm) row gap (minimum) Sow and Plant Soak the hard roots in water overnight before planting.
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How to grow: Chamomile (Growing Guide)
Our Garden Planner can produce a personalized calendar of when to sow, plant and harvest for your area. Harvesting Cut branches when they are holding numerous open flowers, and hang in small bunches to dry.
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How to grow: Oregano (Growing Guide)
Our Garden Planner can produce a personalized calendar of when to sow, plant and harvest for your area. Companions Tomato, Pepper and Broccoli. Spacing Single Plants: 7" (20cm) each way (minimum) Rows: 5" (15cm) with 9" (25cm) row gap (minimum) Sow and...
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How to grow: Gomphrena (Growing Guide)
Frost tolerant None. In midsummer, drench plants with a liquid fertilizer to prolong bloom time. Planting and Harvesting Calendar < Back to All Plants Pests which Affect Gomphrena Aphids (General) Slug Snail
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5 Tips for Late Summer Planting Beds
Worth going for, don't you think? I have plenty of compost this time of year, but it likely includes plenty of weed seeds, which doesn't matter when it's sequestered more than 2 inches (5cm) below the soil's surface.
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How to grow: Agastache (Growing Guide)
Heavy winter mulching can cause the dormant plants to rot. Small agastache plants grow slowly at first, and gain size and bloom in late summer. Agastache attracts bees and other beneficial insects.
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How to grow: Lavender (Growing Guide)
Our Garden Planner can produce a personalized calendar of when to sow, plant and harvest for your area. Lavender demands excellent drainage, and benefits from dry, airy conditions.
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How to grow: Cleome (Growing Guide)
Troubleshooting As cleome plants mature, the lowest leaves wither and fall to the ground. Some new varieties do not have this problem. Harvesting Snip off spent blossoms to keep plants looking neat, and to prolong flowering.
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How to grow: Lavatera (Growing Guide)
Our Garden Planner can produce a personalized calendar of when to sow, plant and harvest for your area. Companions Rose, Catnip and Salvia. Locate lavatera near the edges of beds to make it easy to gather stems for indoor arrangements.
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How to grow: Coreopsis (Growing Guide)
Plants will reseed themselves with a little encouragement. Annual coreopsis is an excellent flower to grow in wildflower meadows. Companions Lettuce and Pomegranate. Planting and Harvesting Calendar < Back to All Plants Pests which Affect Coreopsis Aphids...
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How to grow: Tulip (Growing Guide)
Perennial candytuft makes an ideal companion plant. Harvesting Cut tulips to use as cut flowers just as the buds open. Feeding Topdress with rich compost in spring, when new growth appears.
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How to grow: Iris (Growing Guide)
Notes Iris may not bloom for a year after they are moved. Fertilize with a liquid fertilizer in midsummer. Siberian iris roots should be planted 6in (15cm) apart. Several newer varieties will re-bloom in the fall with good care.
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How to grow: Daylily (Growing Guide)
Notes Many newer daylilies will re-bloom all summer when provided with regular water and fertilizer. Fertilize with a liquid fertilizer in midsummer to support strong re-blooming. Daylilies can be planted closer when you are using them to cover a slope.
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How to grow: Chives (Growing Guide)
Harvesting Use scissors to gather handfuls of leaves from early spring onward. Troubleshooting Can be invasive in cold climates. Our Garden Planner can produce a personalized calendar of when to sow, plant and harvest for your area.
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How to grow: Marigold (Growing Guide)
Frost tolerant None. Companions Tomato, Cabbage, Squash, Pumpkin, Cucumber, Melon, Cauliflower, Kale, Potatoes, Black Currant, Red Currant, White Currant, Beans, Orange, Lime and Lemon.
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Free Mulch! How to Make It and Where to Get More
When dug in, they are said to ‘rob' nitrogen from the soil as they rot down. Mulch thinly with grass clippings every week or two throughout the summer. Leafmold mulch contributes to a healthier garden Leafmold (rotted leaves from deciduous trees) is...
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How to grow: Allium (Ornamental) (Growing Guide)
Our Garden Planner can produce a personalized calendar of when to sow, plant and harvest for your area. Fertilize with a liquid fertilizer in early summer, when the plants are in full leaf.
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How to grow: Snapdragon (Growing Guide)
Harvesting Snapdragons make wonderful cut flowers. Frost tolerant Good. Gather stems when two-thirds of the flowers on the spike have opened. Notes Some varieties can grow tall enough to need staking.
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How to grow: Echinacea (Growing Guide)
Harvesting Dig plants in early fall to harvest the roots. For enhancing immunity to colds, echinacea tinctures or teas are taken every few hours for several days. Our Garden Planner can produce a personalized calendar of when to sow, plant and harvest...
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How to grow: Larkspur (Growing Guide)
As flowers fade, snip them off with scissors to keep the plants looking neat. Frost tolerant Good. Pull up plants when blooms become scarce. Colors include pink, purple, lavender, white and many bicolors.
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