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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.

Powdery Mildew on Plant

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Powdery Mildew: Why Your Plants Have White Powder or Spots

Powdery Mildew can be one of the most common diseases that plant owners experience during especially humid summers. There are several ways that powdery mildew can take a hold of your garden plants, but luckily it's also easy to treat. In this article, we look at 7 factors that contributes to how it spreads, as well as how to treat it!

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14 Common Problems With Hosta Plants

Curious what kind of problems hostas can carry with them once they are planted? Hostas can run into several issues, but many of them are preventable or treatable. In this article, certified master gardener Laura Elsner walks through the most common problems with hosta plants and how to prevent or fix them.

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19 Tomato Diseases: How to Identify, Treat, and Prevent Them

Tomato diseases can disrupt any tomato garden. There are many different kinds of disease that can strike tomatoes at different points in the growing season. In this article, gardening expert and former organic farmer Logan Hailey examines the most common diseases that will likely strike your tomatoes, as well as how to identify, treat, and prevent them from striking your tomato plants.

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9 Reasons Your Dahlias Aren’t Blooming and How to Fix it

Are you missing beautiful blooms from your dahlias this season and aren't quite sure why? There are a few different reasons this may happen, and your approach to correct it will depend on the reason behind it. In this article, certified master gardener Liz Jaros examines why your dahlias aren't blooming this season, and how to address it.

hydrangea flowers turning brown

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Why Are My Hydrangea Flower Blooms Turning Brown?

Are you noticing the flowers on your hydrangea starting to turn brown? There are a couple common reasons why this happens. In this article, gardening expert and hydrangea enthusiast Jill Drago examines why hydrangea blooms turn brown, and how you can fix it once you've noticed it's happening.

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Blossom End Rot: Why Your Tomatoes Have Black Bottoms

Do your tomatoes have black bottoms this season? This is quite common, and is typical of blossom end rot. In this article, gardening expert and former organic farmer Logan Hailey walks through everything you need to know about blossom end rot, including how to treat it, and how to prevent it.

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15 Common Problems With Garden Cucumber Plants

Are your garden grown cucumbers running into some problems this season? Although they are hardy vining vegetables, cucumbers can run into several common issues. In this article, gardening expert and former organic farmer Logan Hailey walks through the most common problems you'll likely run into when growing cucumbers this season.

tomato hornworms

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11 Ways To Prevent & Control Tomato Hornworms This Season

Have you experienced tomato hornworms taking over your garden? It's not a fun experience! Luckily there are many different ways you can prevent this from happening. In this article, gardening expert Merideth Corhs walks through her favorite ways to prevent and control tomato hornworms in your garden this season.

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15 Common Problems With Garden Grown Zucchini Plants

Are you having problems with your garden grown zucchini this season? Zucchini can run into a few issues when being grown in the garden. In this article, organic gardening expert and former organic farmer Logan Hailey walks through the most common zucchini problems, and what to do if you see them this season.

Garden in Heatwave

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15 Tips For Keeping Plants Alive in Hot & Dry Conditions

Looking for some tips to help your garden beat the heat this season? With many places around the world setting records in both heat and with lack of moisture this summer, your plants may start to struggle. In this article, certified master gardener Laura Elsner walks through her top tips for keeping your plants alive in hot and dry conditions.

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7 Ways To Prevent Spider Mites on Fiddle Leaf Figs

Looking to prevent your fiddle leaf fig from getting spider mites? There are a number of different ways you can prevent these annoying houseplant pests. In this article, gardening expert and houseplant enthusiast Madison Moulton examines how to prevent spider mites in 7 different ways.

Blue Hydranagea Blooms Not From Pennies

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Myth or Fact: Can You Turn Hydrangeas Blue With Pennies?

Have you heard that you can turn hydrangeas blue by keeping them planted with a penny? There are a number of hydrangea hacks that claim to improve blooms, or keep their beautiful blue blooms going strong throughout the season. In this article, gardening expert and hydrangea enthusiast Jill Drago examines if planting pennies in the soil actually works.

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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.

Hydrangea With Brown Leaves

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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!

Lilac Tree vs Shrub

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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!