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Controlling Pine Tree Diseases – Symptoms Of Pine Gall Rust Disease

Controlling Pine Tree Diseases – Symptoms Of Pine Gall Rust Disease

By: Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden WriterBoth western and eastern pine gall rust are caused by fungi. You can learn more about these destructive pine trees diseases in this article.Rust Pine Tree DiseasesThere are essentially two types of pine gall rust diseases: western pine gall and eastern pine gall.

Japanese Elkhorn Cedar: Tips On Growing An Elkhorn Cedar Plant

Japanese Elkhorn Cedar: Tips On Growing An Elkhorn Cedar Plant

By: Liz BaesslerThe elkhorn cedar goes by many names, including elkhorn cypress, Japanese elkhorn, deerhorn cedar, and hiba arborvitae. Its single scientific name is Thujopsis dolabrata and it is actually not a cypress, cedar or arborvitae. It’s a coniferous evergreen tree native to the wet forests of southern Japan.

Chinese Garden Design: Tips For Creating Chinese Gardens

Chinese Garden Design: Tips For Creating Chinese Gardens

By: Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden WriterA Chinese garden is a place of beauty, serenity and a spiritual connection with nature that provides busy people with much-needed respite from a noisy, stressful world. It isn’t difficult to understand the ever-increasing interest in this ancient art form. Let’s learn more about how to create a Chinese garden of your own.

Scumpia

Scumpia

Scumpia (Cotinus) or popularly "tanning tree", "smoky tree", "wig bush", "zheltinnik" are deciduous shrubs or trees belonging to the Sumakhov family. In their natural environment, plants are common in regions with moderate climatic conditions - in the eastern part of North America and in Eurasia.

A properly arranged compost on the site will help you increase soil fertility and increase yields in greenhouses and garden beds (part 2)

A properly arranged compost on the site will help you increase soil fertility and increase yields in greenhouses and garden beds (part 2)

"The clever grows the crop, and the wise grows the soil." I water everything well with water, Extrasol solution and cover the compost bin with black foil for 2-3 weeks.

Caring For Marigolds In Pots – Tips On Growing Marigolds In Containers

Caring For Marigolds In Pots – Tips On Growing Marigolds In Containers

By: Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden WriterMarigolds are easygoing plants that bloom reliably, even in direct sunlight, punishing heat and poor to average soil. Read on to learn how to grow marigolds in containers.Potted Marigold PlantsAny type of marigold can be grown in containers, but keep in mind that some types, such as African marigolds, can reach heights of up to 3 feet (1 m.