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How To Grow Rhubarb From Seed In Your Backyard Garden

Gardeners may already have the basic idea on how to grow rhubarb from crowns or divisions. However, if you intend to go for a huge rhubarb patch the soonest possible time without having to spend a lot, growing rhubarb from seed is the way to go. Rhubarb’s stems grown from seed won’t have the usual loud red hue. Some stems would be red, but some will have the shade of green. However, the rhubarb taste will just be the same. Should you prefer the stalks to be all red, grab some divisions from your neighbor or friend, or you can freely buy it from the nearest nursery.

Fresh Rhubarb stalks ready to be sold at the farmer’s market

Fresh Rhubarb stalks ready to be sold at the farmer’s market

How To Kill Chickweed In 2 Most Preventive Ways

How do we kill chickweed? At first thought, you’ll quickly find the answer to the question. You simply pull the whole weed right off from the soil, and you can get rid of it in no time. As simple as that. But here’s a follow-up question. Will that method prevent the chickweed from growing back? Most probably not, right?

Chickweed with its green tiny leaves and white little flowers

Chickweed with its green tiny leaves and white little flowers

4 Methods On How To Get Rid Of Dragonflies Without Using Pesticides

When talking about insects, dragonflies, also known as skimmers or mosquito hawks, belong to the harmless group. Their presence can even be beneficial to your yard or garden. They serve as pest control since they prey on mosquitoes, flies, termites, ants, and other insects. They can attract birds to your property, thus, helping in the pollination process. Besides preying on harmful insects and aiding in pollination, they also decorate your garden with their vibrant colors and swift flight sweeping across the open space.

Dragonflies are a colorful addition to a garden, but overpopulation of this insect is an annoyance

Dragonflies are a colorful addition to a garden, but overpopulation of this insect is an annoyance

Garden Ambition Presents – The 44 Best Gardening Blogs To Follow This 2017

Nowadays, more and more people blog about their gardening techniques and experiences. However, thousands of blog contents from numerous different gardening blogs are often repetitive and seem like spun articles of each other.

The contents of great gardening blogs always introduce fresh ideas, give practical advice and provide gardening inspirations, and continually engage readers with their comprehensive illustrations of the latest gardening trends.​

Gardening blogs should keep readers inspired and should motivate people to consider gardening as a fun and productive hobby. They should provide readers with information about gardening without getting too boringly technical.​

The following is a list of 11 of the best gardening blogs that successfully keep their readers inspired with their highly informative videos, articles, and other contents:​

Minimize, Kill And Prevent: Three Tips On How To Get Rid Of Bahiagrass

Bahiagrass, also known as Paspalum Notatum in its biological term, is a wild species of grass native in South America. It is originally planted for forage and erosion control purposes, but through the course of time, it has grown to be an undesired grass every homeowner wants to get rid of from their lawn. It is a tough, perennial species for a wild grass. It is tolerant to drought, grass disease, insect infestation, and even to some brands of herbicides. This is what you need to know to understand just why homeowners like me loathe this kind of grass.

How To Have Fast-Growing Grass Seed? Steal These 5 Effective Tips!

Do you want to achieve a lush and well-manicured lawn through seed? If so, what are the things you need to do select the right seed? Planting grass requires more than your time and effort. You need a fast-growing grass seed, which can suit your climate, and lawn’s intended use. However, choosing a good growing grass seed is quite difficult since there are myriad of options available now on the market.

A hand holding some grass seeds against a defocused background

A hand holding some grass seeds against a defocused background

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