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A camellia flower that has been impacted by some type of health problem. The bloom is white, and the exterior rings of the petals are tinged with orange due to the disease or issue that is impacting the plant.

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11 Common Problems With Flowering Camellia Plants

Are your camellias having issues this season, but you aren't quite sure what could be causing them? Camellias can be picky plants and have a few common problems that they encounter. In this article, gardening expert Melissa Strauss looks at some of the most common issues with camellias.

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7 Reasons Your African Violets Are Wilting and Dying

Are your African Violets wilting and dying unexpectedly? There are a number of different reasons that this can happen with these popular flowering houseplants. In this article, gardening expert Liessa Bowen looks at the different reasons your African Violets may be wilting, and dying early.

A beautiful pink peony blooming in a container next to the wall. You can see bricks on the right side of the wall, and the basket is wicker with bright pink flowers blooming in season.

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15 Tips For Growing Beautiful Peonies in Pots or Containers

Thinking of growing peonies in pots or containers? These popular flowers make great container plants, but can be a little picky about their growing conditions. In this article, certified master gardener Laura Elsner shares her favorite tips for beautiful blooming peonies in your container garden this season!

Philodendron gigas leaves growing indoors up close. The leaves are large, and are darker shades of green. There are light green veins running through the top portions of the leaves that are visible.

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How to Plant, Grow and Care For Philodendron Gigas

If you've decided that a philodendron gigas is the next houseplant on your list, you've come to the right place! This lesser known philodendron is seeing an increase in popularity due to it's beautiful foliage, and ease of care. In this article, gardening expert and houseplant enthusiast Madison Moulton looks at all aspects of the philodendron gigas, including maintenance and care.

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Are Petunias Considered Annual, Biennial, or Perennial Flowers?

Thinking of planting some petunias this season but aren't sure if they'll come back each season, or you'll need to replant them year after year? Petunias are a garden favorite, and their low-maintenance blooms are always a welcome addition to any flower garden. In this article, we define the petunia based on your growing location, and if they are considered annual, biennial, or perennial plants!

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21 Different Butterfly Bush varieties For Your Garden

Thinking of adding some butterfly bush to your garden this season but aren't quite sure which type to plant? There are many different varieties you can choose from, depending on your hardiness zone. In this article, gardening expert Jill Drago looks at some of the most popular varieties of butterfly bush you can grow!

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Camellia Colors: What Colors Do Camellias Bloom?

Thinking of adding some camellias to your garden but can't decide what color to plant? Camellias can bloom in many colors, with red being the most commonly thought of. In this article, gardening expert and camellia enthusiast Melissa Strauss looks at all the different colors camellias can bloom in.

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11 Common Problems With Calathea Plants

Does your calathea plant look a bit unwell? There are actually a few common issues that can impact these popular houseplants, depending on how they are grown. In this article, gardening expert and houseplant enthusiast Madison Moulton walks through the most common calathea problems, and how to fix them!

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Is Aloe Vera Considered a Cactus or a Type of Succulent?

Not sure if Aloe vera is considered a type of succulent or a cactus? Or if there's even a difference between the two? This is an important factor to consider in order to understand maintenance requirements. In this article, gardening expert Emily Horn takes you through Aloe's classification so you know what you can expect.

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12 Dwarf Fruit Trees For Small Garden Spaces

Are you looking for a dwarf fruit tree to place in a smaller garden area? These days, a compact growing space isn't necessarily so limiting. There are actually plenty of small fruit trees you can plant, depending on your hardiness zone. In this article, gardening expert Merideth Corhs looks at some of her favorite fruit trees that come in smaller sizes.

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15 Pink Orchid Varieties For Indoor & Outdoor Gardens

Looking for a pink orchid to plant in your indoor or outdoor garden, and can't decide what to choose? There are many different pink varieties to choose from, so picking just one can be a challenge. In this article, gardening expert Melissa Strauss takes a deeper look at some of her favorite orchids that bloom in beautiful shades of pink!

A close up image of an apple tree planted and blossoming at the right time after planting.

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When Should You Plant Apple Trees This Season?

Are you thinking of adding some apple trees to your garden this season, but aren't quite sure when you should actually plant them? Depending on your location, there's a few best practices to follow. In this article, gardening expert Merideth Corhs walks through the best times of year to plant Apple trees in your garden.

A close up image of fruiting blueberries. The fruits are dark blue in color, and they appear next to some un-ripened fruits which are green in color.

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How Long Does it Take For Blueberry Shrubs to Produce Fruit?

Blueberry bushes are well known for producing delicious berries during their fruiting season, but how long after planting should you see them start to produce fruit? In this article, gardening expert Liessa Bowen examines how long it takes for blueberry bushes to become fruit productive, and what you can expect.

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15 Common Problems With Flowering Pansies

Are your pansies struggling this season? Pansies can fall victim to many different issues, so it's important to identify them early and treat them if possible. In this article, certified master gardener Laura Elsner walks through some of the most common problems with pansies, and how to fix them!

A picture of orange canna lilies blooming in the middle of a field in full sun conditions on a day with plenty of sunlight and clear skies.

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Do Canna Lilies Need Full Sun, Partial Shade, or Full Shade?

Are you looking to provide your canna lilies the right amount of sun to enjoy their beautiful blooms? Too much sun can cook your plants, and too little can stunt flowering. In this article, gardening expert Paige Folely examines if canna lilies thrive in full sun, partial shade, or full shade.

A beautiful pink orchid blooming in color with pink petals around the center stamen. The stamen almost looks like a tongue, with yellow at the center and some white with darker purple spots.

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Orchid Flower Colors: What Colors Do Orchids Bloom?

Are you thinking of planting some orchids in your indoor or outdoor garden, but want to know what your color options are? Orchids bloom in a wide variety of colors, so you'll have plenty of options! In this article, gardening expert Melissa Strauss examines the most common colors you'll see orchids bloom!

A beautiful pink rhododendron blooming in the garden. It has bright pink flowers and subtle green foliage.

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Are Rhododendrons Annual, Biennial, or Perennial Plants?

So you've decided you want to add some rhododendrons to your garden this season, but want to know if you'll have to replant them each year before you do? In this article, we take a look at the rhododendron life cycle, and if they are considered annual, biennial, or perennial plants!

A closeup image of butterfly bush, which is bright pink and is the main focus of the image. You can see some green foliage behind it,

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How to Plant, Grow, and Care For Butterfly Bushes

Are you thinking of adding some butterfly bush to your garden this season? Butterfly bush is a beautiful purple blooming perennial plant, and can function well in many different hardiness zones. It's also famous for attracting plenty of butterflies! In this article, gardening expert Jill Drago walks through everything you need to know about the butterfly bush and its care.