How To Treat, Control And Get Rid Of Fungus Gnats Outside Naturally

The first and foremost important step you need to take is to keep the soil free from excess moisture. If you still get an infestation, use a safe insecticide, neem oil, or sticky traps to get rid of gnats.   The tiny black flies you see buzzing around the indoor plants that get on to […]

How To Get Rid Of Aphids Naturally To Eliminate Them

It is best to prevent aphids by keeping weeds in check and keeping the plant healthy. If you still have an infestation, using a homemade or store bought spray can help. In worst case you might have to cut off the infected branches.   Sadly, not many know that most gardeners host a bunch of […]

Crabapple Tree Lifespan – How Long Do These Trees Live?

Crabapple trees do not have a very long lifespan. On average they live for thirty to forty years. Sometimes only do they go beyond this under perfect growing conditions.   When choosing a tree to plant in your yard, it’s important to consider its expected lifespan as well as other factors such as its size, […]

How To Plant Lemongrass Seeds (Easy Germination)

You must plant lemongrass seeds 1/4th inch deep in loamy soil. These seeds also require full sun, warm temperature, high humidity, and moisture to thrive.   Native to the tropical regions of Southern India and Sri Lanka, lemongrass loves constant heat. Thus, it grows best in containers in most parts of America and Europe, where […]

How To Sow Cosmos Seeds To Start & Grow Cosmos Flowers?

Cosmos seeds need no special preparation for sowing them. These are one of the most hassle free flowers that can be grown via seeds.     Cosmos are eye-catching garden flowers that reach maturity in around two months. Though they can be slow to germinate, they quickly bloom post-germination and continue to bloom across the […]

How To Grow Sphagnum Moss From Dried or Live Moss?

Humid conditions and ample moisture content is a must for sphagnum moss to grow both indoors and outdoors. Also, do not put the sphagnum moss in bright direct sunlight. It will ruin it.   Sphagnums are the essential non-vascular plants on this planet. Strangely so, these pioneer plants can thrive and grow in places where […]

How To Plant & Grow Hazelnuts (Filbert) Trees

You can grow hazelnut trees through seeds, stem cuttings, or nursery bought seedlings. Plant them in full sun and well drained loamy, acidic or alkaline soil – they aren’t picky. They require lesser space than other nut trees to grow as well.   Hazelnut belongs to the birch family Betulaceae and has a natural distribution […]

Ginkgo Tree Varieties: Different Types of Biloba Cultivars & Species

Gingko trees have only one major species – Ginkgo Biloba. But, over the years several Biloba cultivars and varieties have been developed and used for their numerous benefits.   Ginkgo Trees are living fossils. They are unique as they survive for around 200 million years. They have fan-shaped, pretty leaves. These trees can be female […]

Hazelnut (Filbert) Tree Care – How To Start Caring For Hazelnut Trees?

For hazelnut trees to grow well, plant them in full sun  with rich, well-drained slightly acidic soil free from weeds. Also, provide the tree with moderate watering once it establishes and a balanced fertilizer in spring.   Hazelnut trees are deciduous trees that are widely cultivated for the nut (hazelnut) that they bear. Hazelnut trees […]

Hazelnut Tree Lifespan – How Long Do These Trees Live?

Most hazelnut trees live for 30-40 years under ideal growing conditions. However, some trees may survive up to 50 years.   Hazelnuts are a good source of protein and are extremely nutritious. Different species in the Corylus genus produce edible nuts known as hazelnuts or filberts. It can take 6 to 8 years for the […]