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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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11 Tips For Protecting Your Plants This Winter

Looking to make sure your plants aren't frozen solid this winter? There are a few steps you can take to ensure your plants won't die when the winter frosts hit. In this article, organic gardening expert Logan Hailey walks through her top tips for keeping your plants protected this winter!

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15 Common Problems With Flowering Peonies

Do your peonies look a little more rugged than normal? Peonies are some of the most popular flowers grown each season. However, they aren't without some common issues that can impact their growth. In this article, certified master gardener Laura Elsner looks at the most common problems you'll likely encounter with peonies, and how to fix them!

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Why Are My Cucumbers Flowering So Early This Season?

Are your garden cucumbers flowering early this season? This can happen for a few reasons, most of which are no need to worry about. In this article, gardening expert and former organic farmer Sarah Hyde examines why cucumbers flower early, and what to do about it.

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11 Gardening Tasks You Should Do in November

Fall gardening brings with it plenty of work in order to prepare for spring. There are many garden tasks you can do specifically in the month of November, no matter your climate. In this article, gardening expert Jill Drago shares the gardening activities she plans on tackling in her own garden this November.

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7 Reasons The Flowers Are Falling Off Your Orchids

Are you unsure why the flowers are falling off your orchids? There are many reasons this can happen, and some of which are fairly easy to fix. In this article, gardening expert Melissa Strauss walks through the most common reasons flowers fall off orchids, and how to best address it!

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What Should I Do With My Potted Mums After They Bloom?

Did you purchase a bunch of annual mums this season, and they are slowly losing their blooms? What should you do with them when they've started to look rugged? In this article, gardening expert Liessa Bowen provides five different options you can pursue with your chrysanthemums once their blooms expire.

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5 Reasons Your Orchid is Wilted, Droopy and Dying

Do you have a drooping, browning, dying orchid plant? There are many reasons your ochid might be struggling. In this article, gardening expert Melissa Strauss examines the reasons your ochid may be dying, as well as how to revive it and bring it back to life.

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11 Common Problems With Flowering Begonia Plants

If your begonias are struggling this season, you've come to the right place! Begonias can have many common issues during their lifespan, so it's important to identify common problems early and remedy them as fast as possible. In this article, certified master gardener Laura Elsner looks at the most common issues that plague begonias, and how to fix them.

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9 Reasons The Leaves on Your Calathea Plant are Curling

Leaf curl is a common problem amongst calathea plants. The key is figuring out why it's happening, and then correcting the problem. However, prevention is also the best defense with these popular houseplants. In this article, gardening expert and houseplant enthusiast Madison Moulton examines the primary reasons leaf curl could be happening to your calathea plants, and how to fix it.

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Perlite vs. Vermiculite: What’s The Difference?

Trying to decide between vermiculate and perlite for your garden? It can be difficult to figure out which of these soil additives is better for your garden needs. In this article, gardening expert and former organic gardener Logan Hailey examines the differences between them, and the best uses of both.

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15 Common Problems With Canna Lily Plants

Do your canna lilies have problems this season, but you aren't quite sure what to do? Canna lilies are hardy flowers, but they can be plagued by some common issues. In this article, gardening expert Paige Foley walks through the most common problems with canna lilies and how to prevent them.

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15 Common Problems With Garden Grown Pepper Plants

Are you running into some challenges with your garden grown pepper plants this season? Peppers are pretty low maintenance once they start to mature, but there are a few problems you may run into while trying to grow them. In this article, organic gardening expert Logan Hailey walks through the most common problems gardeners run into with pepper plants, and what to do about them.

Garden carrots that are clustered together and have too many roots. A major problem when grown in the garden.

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15 Common Problems With Garden Grown Carrots

Carrots can be a bit difficult to grow for both beginning gardeners and seasoned experts alike. There are many different problems they can succumb to, depending on your location and how they've been cared for. In this article, organic gardening expert Logan Hailey examines the most common problems with garden carrots and how to fix them!

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Does Your Monstera Have Yellow Leaves? Here’s What to Do

Does your monstera have yellow leaves, but you aren't quite sure why? There are a number of different reasons this can happen, and luckily many can be fixed fairly easily. In this article, gardening expert and houseplant enthusiast Madison Moulton walks through why this can happen, and what your next steps should be to help revive your plant.

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15 Common Problems With Garden Cabbage Plants

Are you having some issues with your garden grown cabbage this season? Unfortunately, cabbage is one of the many veggies that can succumb to a variety of different garden problems. In this article, organic gardening expert Logan Hailey walks through the most common problems you might come across when growing cabbage.

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How to Revive a Dying Azalea in 7 Easy Steps

Do you have an azalea that's dying in your yard or garden, and aren't quite sure how to bring it back to life? There are many reasons an azalea can struggle, but the good news is that reviving them is possible. In this article, gardening expert Jill Drago walks through seven steps to bring your azaleas back if they've started to decline.