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How to Grow a Stevia Plant

 Here's a great low-glycemic, zero-calorie, healthy sugar replacement that you can grow yourself! Sweetleaf (Stevia Rebaudiana) is a native of South America and has been used for 1,500 years to … Read Full Article

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How to Grow from Cuttings

THE SIMPLEST WAY TO GROW FROM CUTTINGS If you have a tree or plant you wish to clone, look no further. This method is uncomplicated and quite easy to do. Materials needed: · Healthy cutting from a tree of your choice · Potting soil or local soil or an … Read Full Article

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How to Prune a Hibiscus Plant

This is a very sorry tropical hibiscus plant that the deer munched on all summer, I was going to toss it out but decided to try and revitalize it for this project. This  photo shows the damage the deer did, the plant never bloomed this year, because the … Read Full Article

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How to Grow an Avocado Tree From Seed

After eating your favorite avocado, don’t throw the seed away! Grow a beautiful decorative houseplant or even your own avocado tree following these simple steps. Materials needed: ·    Avocado pit/seed ·    Small, clear bottle in order to see the roots … Read Full Article

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Complete Guide to Soil pH Testing

Soil pH is very important for optimum plant growth.  The term pH is a measure of how acidic or alkaline a substance is, in this case, the soil.  It ranges from 1.0-14.0, with 7.0 being called neutral. The lower the number the higher the acidity.  The higher … Read Full Article