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Looking for important plant information for your garden or indoor plants? Maybe you just need information on how to keep pests out of your garden? Perhaps you can't figure out why the leaves on your plants are yellow, brown, or dying? In this section, you'll get answers to common gardening questions, plant problems, and more.

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13 Common Problems With Indoor Jade Plants

Having problems with your Jade Plant but aren't quite sure where to start? There can be many Jade Plant problems, and many of them seem similar to one another even though they have different remedies. In this article, gardenine expert and houseplant enthusiast Madison Moulton examines the most common problems Jade Plants experience as well as their remedies.

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Hydrangea Leaves Turning Brown? Here’s Why, and How to Fix it!

If the leaves on your hydrangea have started turning brown and crispy, there's several reasons why this can happen. The good news is that it can be fixed in most circumstances, and if you catch it early enough, it likely won't cause your plant to die. In this article, gardening expert and hydrangea enthusiast Jill Drago examines the most common reasons for browning hydrangea leaves, and how to fix it!

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Lilac Trees vs. Lilac Shrubs and Bushes: What’s The Difference?

Lilac trees and lilac shrubs are different but share some similarities. But how can you tell the difference between the two? And how exactly do they differ? In this article, certified master gardener Liz Jaros examines lilac trees vs. shrubs, and breaks down how to tell them apart by their appearances, as well as their other differences & similarities.

Lavender Affected By Aphids

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11 Lavender Pests & Diseases To Watch For This Season

Lavender is an extremely hardy plant. They fall victim to few pests, and very few diseases. But despite their hardiness, pests and diseases do still take hold of these plants. In this article, organic gardening expert Logan Hailey (who has worked at a large lavender farm) walks through the most common lavender pests and diseases, as well as how to preven them!

Wilted and Drooping Hydrangea Flowers

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How to Revive Wilted and Drooping Hydrangeas

Are your hydrangeas wilting or drooping and you aren't sure why? There are a few common causes for wilted and droopy hydrangeas. In this article, gardening expert and hydrangea enthusiast Jill Drago walks through why your hydrangeas are droopy or wilting, and how to address the situation to revive your beautiful blooming shrubs!

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15 Companion Planting Mistakes to Avoid This Season

Companion planting in your garden can be as much of an art as it is science. There are many considerations to take, especially when trying to plant for pest prevention, or other symbiotic benefits. In this article, organic gardening expert Logan Hailey walks through some of the top companion planting mistakes you'll want to avoid this season!

African Violet Growing on Windowsill

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13 Mistakes You Might Be Making With Your African Violets

There are many common mistakes that indoor houseplant owners make when growing African Violets. To support their beautiful blooms, it's important to avoid common mistakes that plague many houseplant owners. In this artticle, gardening expert and houseplant enthusiast Madison Moulton examines the most common African Violet mistakes, as well as how to ensure you don't make them!

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16 Common Problems With Fiddle Leaf Fig Plants

Does your fiddle leaf fig plant have problems that you can't seem to fix? Perhaps they have wilted leaves, or your plant is just dying outright. There are many different causes, depending on what's happening with your plant. In this article, gardening expert and houseplant enthusiast Madison Moulton takes a look at the most common problems with fiddle leaf fig plants!

Delphiniums Growing With Garden Mistakes

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13 Mistakes to Avoid When Growing Delphinium This Season

Are you growing delphinium this season, but want to make sure you have absolutely beautiful blooms? In this article, certified master gardener Laura Elsner walks through the most common mistakes both novice and experienced gardeners make when it comes to growing delphinium in their garden!

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11 Reasons Your Hellebores Aren’t Blooming and How to Fix it

Did you recently plant hellebore flowers but are frustrated by the fact that they don't seem to be blooming? Hellebores can be picky, which means you have to meet their essential needs for them to flowers to show at their best. In this article, gardening expert Jill Drago walks through common reasons your hellebores aren't blooming, and how to fix it!

lilacs not blooming

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11 Reasons Your Lilacs Aren’t Blooming and How To Fix it

Are your lilacs struggling to bloom this season? There are actually quite a few reasons your lilacs may not be blooming. In this article, certified master gardener Liz Jaros examines all the reasons your lilacs may not be blooming to their full potential, and how you can set them back on the right path for beautiful blooms.

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Ants on Cucumbers: Why it Happens & Prevention

Are there ants on your garden cucumbers? They could be enjoying your hard grown veggies for a number of different reasons. In this article, gardening expert and former organic farmer Sarah Hyde examines why ants can be attracted to cucumbers, what to do if you notice them, and how to prevent them from coming around your cucumbers in the first place!

Blue Hydrangeas After Coffee Grounds in Garden

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Myth or Fact: Can Coffee Grounds Turn Hydrangeas Blue?

Have you heard that coffee grounds can turn the blooms of your hydrangeas blue? Or perhaps they can make your blue hydrangeas have even brighter blooms this season? In this article, gardening expert and hydrangea enthusiast Jill Drago gets to the bottom of this "garden hack" to help you determine if it's myth, fact, or somewhere in between.

Beetle Pest on Hydrangea Flower

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11 Common Hydrangea Pests: How to Prevent and Treat Them

Hydreangeas are one of the most popular flowering shrubs. Unfortunately pests like them almost as much as many gardeners do. In this article, gardening expert and hydrangea enthusiast Jill Drago examines the most common pests that can take over your hydrangeas. She'll also walk through how to identify, prevent, and treat each of them!

Blue Hydrangea Flower After Color Mistake

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13 Mistakes To Avoid When Growing Hydrangeas This Season

Hydrangeas are some of the most popular ornamental shrubs planted around the world. But they can be sensitive, making them prone to many common mistakes by both new and experienced gardeners. In this article, gardening expert Jill Drago walks through the most common mistakes she sees when gardeners decide to plant hydrangeas.

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17 Common Problems With Hydrangeas and How to Avoid Them

Are you planting hydrangeas this season, but looking to avoid some of the most common problems that plague hydrangea owners? There are several common problems that hydrangeas can face after they are planted, and in this ariticle, gardening expert and hydrangea enthusiast Jill Drago will take you through each problem, and how to avoid them!

Deer Hostas

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Do Deer Eat Hostas? Will They Attract Deer to My Garden?

Are you thinking of planting some hostas this season, but want to make sure they won't end up as deer chow before you start? In this article, certified master gardener and hosta enthusiast Laura Elsner walks through what you can expect from your local deer population if you decide to start adding hostas to your garden this season.

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13 Zucchini Diseases: How to Identify, Prevent, and Treat Them

Are you noticing some diseases on your zucchini this season? There are many common diseases that can affect garden grown zucchini. In this article, organic gardening expert Logan Hailey walks through the 13 most common diseases you'll likely see when growing zucchini this season, as well as how to identify them, prevent them, and treat them!