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Growing a lemon tree is not that difficult. As long as you provide their basic needs, growing lemons can be a very rewarding experience. Typically, lemon tree

How To Grow A Lemon Tree From A Seed

Front yard landscaping

Revit RPC Tree Guide from a Revit User

Great idea to attract butterflies... have you ever tried this?

Looking for some great perennial ground cover? Check out these great suggestions for amazing ground cover that comes back every year.

11 Great Perennial Ground Cover Ideas

"Diphylleia grayi" (Skeleton flower), Gray's Diphylleia or Umbrella Leaf ~ The petals become transparent with the rain. Amazing! Related to the May Apple. www.plantdelights...

Find old windows, replace the glass with mirrors and put these on your fence (if you can). The mirrored image of your garden on the fence will make your yard look bigger. It's an easy trick!

*The Brambleberry Cottage*: Shades of White

7 Classic DIY Garden Walkway Projects • With Tutorials!

7 Classic DIY Garden Walkway Projects | The Garden Glove

Attention all DIYers:  There is an easier way to remove spray paint and stain from your hands!!!  :) I have shared this little secret before (HERE), but it was a quick mention and it's been a while so I thought I would actually show you just how well it works. I don't get manicures very …

The BEST Way to Remove Paint From Your Hands

Poinsettias: How to Rebloom, Rather Than Rebuy | Here's the one slightly tricky part: to rebloom your poinsettia for late December, you'll have to put it in a closet every night starting in late September. Yes, a closet, or box, or any other place that gets no light. Absolute zero — even streetlights can mess it up. Ideally you want the poinsettias to have twelve hours of total darkness per day.

Poinsettias: How to Rebloom, Rather Than Rebuy

Poinsettias: Care of House and Garden Plants

Poinsettias: Care of House and Garden Plants

How to keep your holiday poinsettia ALIVE LONGER!

Keeping your poinsettia alive- U of I Extension

Daylilies and hostas! two hard to kill or in other words, easy to grow plants that make this bed look marvelous! And both plants multiply, too!

Daylilies & Hostas - love the simplicity & how... — Gardening

The first two months are the hardest to keep your succulents alive! Here are 7 tips to keep them healthy and happy.

hello hydrangea: How to Repot Succulents

Take Cuttings - It's easy to take cuttings of established succulents growing in your garden. With small pruning snips, cut stem sections 1-2 inches long. Remove lower leaves. (Roots will sprout from these leaf nodes.) Let cuttings dry on a tray for a few days before you plant them. This curing process causes cut ends to callus (form a thin layer of cells). "It's OK if the cuttings shrivel up a little bit." - Great idea for a garden swap with your friends and neighbors!

Make a Living Succulent Picture

How to Grow and Care for's easier than you may think!

How to Grow and Care For Succulents - Mom 4 Real

Free succulents! Rooting succulents is simple with these helpful tips. jade plant

Get more plants! | Garden Gate eNotes

How to Propagate Succulents- Snap a rosette from the mother plant, leaving a couple inches of stem attached. Set the cutting aside in a dry, protected place, out of direct sun, until the cut end dries and seals (three days to a week). Plant the healed rosette in loose, well-draining potting soil or succulent mix. Water regularly, letting soil dry out between waterings.

Propagate succulents

Succulents and Sunshine: How to Water Succulent Plants.

Succulents and Sunshine | How to Water Succulent Plants

A Visual Compendium of Succulents Infographic., I've needed this for a very long time!!

A Visual Compendium of Succulents |

Punch holes in the plastic instruction tabs that come with your plants and put on a binder ring.

avacado plants...we used to do this with my gma when we were growing up, I have been thinking about starting some avacado plants again lately...I think I will :-)

Food-That-Magically-Regrows-Itself. Did not work for celery for me. Looked like it would but then it just shot up the middle. Most of the others work or should work though

Food That Magically Regrows Itself from Kitchen Scraps

Here are some secrets to successfully transplanting your seedlings.

"Dividing Perennials" - Which ones benefit from being divided and when and how to divide them...

Dividing Perennials

Tips For Growing Your Winter Vegetable Garden: Winter vegetables can be enjoyed long into the late growing season so don't put your garden to bed just yet. Use these tips to grow far into the cold months!

Winter Vegetables - Tips For A Cold Season Garden