different types of shrubs

25 Examples of Shrubs

A shrub is a woody plant that has many stems and grows to be no taller than 10 m. Shrubs are characterized by having several from 1 to 5 inches in diameter. Some common types of shrubs include privet, hawthorn, and juniper bush. In this article, we are going to go through the various types …

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do plants like music

Do Plants Like Music?

While there is some research pointing towards plants being able to sense and react to sound, it’s still difficult to say whether or not music has a tangible effect on your plants. Anecdotally, many gardeners have personal anecdotes about how they play music for their plants while harvesting produce and the results are fruits with …

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do plants attract bugs

Do Plants Attract Bugs?

Bugs are often attracted to plants for the same reasons people are, namely, they want something green and leafy to munch on. And while it might seem strange that plants attract bugs, it’s actually a fairly common occurrence. In this article we go into detail if plants attract bugs and why does that happen. Do …

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what makes plants grow

What Do Plants Need to Grow?

Plants need a number of things in order for them to grow. In this article, we are going to explore what plants need for them to grow. What Plants Need to Grow: 1. sunlight: All plants need sunlight for them to grow. Without the sun, they cannot produce chlorophyll which is essential for photosynthesis. Chlorophyll …

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wood ash

is wood ash good for grass?

Some of you may wonder why you should add wood ashes to your lawn. The people who ask this question are probably aware that wood ashes contain potassium and phosphorus which is needed by plants for good growth. They are also aware of the fact that garden soil can be deficient in potassium and phosphorus. …

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do plants die of old age

Can Plants Die of Old Age?

We all know that plants “live”  but do they die as well? And if so, why? Only time will tell. But for now, the answer to this question is, yes. To fully explore what it means for a plant to die of old age, we must first examine how plants grow and mature over time. …

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