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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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Why is My Creeping Jenny Dying? Here are 9 Reasons it Happens

Creeping Jenny can be a wonderful addition to any home garden. But what happens when you notice that your plant isn't growing well, and it appears to be dying? Creeping Jenny can die for a variety of different reasons, and in this article, amateur gardener Jason White looks at 9 specific reasons your plant may be looking a little worse for wear.

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11 Organic Gardening Tips and Hacks To Grow Your Best Organic Garden

Organic gardening can be a bit tricky, especially for newer gardeners just starting out. That's why having a few tips and tricks up your sleeve over the average gardener can pay dividends. While you can't shortcut a perfect organic garden, you can definitely give yourself a running head start. In this article, organic gardening specialist Logan Hailey outlines her 11 favorite tips to make sure you start off planting on the right foot.

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Are Pill Bugs (Rollie Pollies) Good or Bad For Gardens?

Gardening always comes with challenges. Some of these challenges include various pests, bugs, or other garden nuisances. One of these pests, is the pill bug, also known as the rollie pollie. These little bugs are usually targets of small children to play with in the dirt outdoors. But what happens when you see them in the garden? Are pill bugs good or bad for gardening? In this article, organic gardening expert Logan Hailey answers this question.

Ruby Throated Hummingbird in Garden

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What Birds Eat Mosquitoes and How Can I Attract Them to My Garden?

Are you noticing more mosquitoes or other garden bugs hovering around your home garden? Did you know that some birds can act as a natural pest repellent? While there are some animals that benefit your garden, many insects do not. And mosquitoes can make your life miserable during planting season. Find out which birds are good to have around, and how to attract them.

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Plants That Look Like Poison Ivy: 11 Lookalikes To Be Aware Of

Think you may have discovered some Poison Ivy near your home or in your garden? While it’s always good to be on the lookout, what you’ve found may not be Poison Ivy at all - just an incredibly convincing lookalike. Gardening expert Madison Moulton discusses the differences between these lookalikes and the real thing.

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Botanist vs. Horticulturist: What’s the Difference Between Them?

Thinking of becoming a botanist or a horticulturist, but aren't sure what the difference is between the two? These two areas of study are both rooted in the study of plants, but have some distinct differences. In this article, we look at both disciplines, and what you can expect as you further your knowledge in each of them.

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Xeriscape Landscaping: A Complete Guide to a Drought Tolerant Yard

Are you considering setting up your home with the perfect Xeriscape landscaping design? If you are looking for the perfect landscape ideas to save water around your home, Xeriscaping is one of the best and most popular design types. Find out everything you need to know about this type of design, and what you can expect.

Squirrels in Garden

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I’ve Found Squirrels in My Garden: How Can I Get Rid of Them For Good?

If you've found squirrels in your garden, it's agitating to say the least. These little critters can be notorious for making off with some of your harvest. So once you've found them lurking around, how do you get rid of them? And more importantly, how do you prevent them from coming back? In this article, we walk through everything you need to know.

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11 Animals That Can Actually Help Your Garden Grow

Looking for a way to keep pests out of your garden? Did you know there's actually several different types of animals that can help keep garden-destroying pests away from where you plant? In this article, we take a look at eleven different animals that can actually help your garden grow to it's fullest potential.

Neem Oil for Gardens

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Is Neem Oil Safe or Harmful For Organic and Non-Organic Gardens?

Are you starting a garden, either organic or non-organic, and aren't sure if you should use Neem Oil with your plants? Neem oil has many benefits that you can consider, but what does it do when it comes to gardening? In this article, organic gardening expert Logan Hailey takes a look at neem oil and if it's safe to use both in traditional gardens, or if you are gardening organically.

Rodents in Garden

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How Can I Keep Mice, Rats, or Other Rodents Out of My Garden?

If you've found mice, rats, or other rodents in your garden, you are likely concerned and probably lost some of your harvest to these annoying pests. The question remains - what should you do about them once they appear? In this article, we walk through how rodents may get into your garden, how to get rid of them, and how to keep them from coming back.