Category Archives: Gardening Information

Citrus Nutrient Deficiency – Yellow Leaves

If leaves are yellowing on a citrus tree, it may be a sign of nutrient deficiency, but it may not be, depending on which leaves are yellowing. Older leaves yellowing are quite normal as long as it’s only happening to … Continue reading

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Citrus Problems – Why Is My Citrus Tree Dying?

Why do apparently healthy looking citrus trees suddenly start deteriorating in a matter of days, with leaves curling then dropping, branches dying back, eventually resulting in the loss of the tree? There are several causes, often caused by common gardening … Continue reading

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Horticultural Glues and Tree Banding Trees to Controls Ants and Other Pests

Glue-banding of tree trunks is an effective technique for controlling various pests of fruit trees. A waterproof band covered in horticultural glue, an aggressive long-lasting adhesive, is wrapped around the trunk of the tree to create a sticky barrier which … Continue reading

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15 Herbs You Can Grow Indoors

  Herbs are easy to grow and have many great health benefits, we can use them in the kitchen, for making refreshing teas, or as natural remedies to make us feel better. Herbs can be grown in all spaces, from … Continue reading

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Growing Turmeric in the Ground in Temperate Climates

In the previous article Growing Turmeric in Containers in Temperate Climates, I mentioned that I had also discovered a temperate climate technique for growing turmeric in the ground. For those who like to grow plants out of their climatic range … Continue reading

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Growing Turmeric in Containers in Temperate Climates

.   Turmeric (Curcuma longa syn. C. domestica) is a member of the ginger (Zingiberaceae) family. It’s a subtropical/tropical plant native to Southwest India, and has been grown traditionally as a spice, medicine and as a source of bright yellow … Continue reading

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Layering Overgrown Tomato Plants

Indeterminate (vining) tomatoes are very vigorous growers, and if they’re neglected they can easily become overgrown, with multiple tangled branches sprawling across the ground. If this happens to your tomato plants, all is not lost. In fact, you can take … Continue reading

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