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6 Reasons Cucumbers Turn Yellow And What You Can Do About It

Cucumbers are a fairly easy plant to grow and can produce large quantities of firm, green vegetables. However, your harvest will sometimes be blighted by an unsightly (and unsavory) yellow cucumber. Unfortunately, there are several reasons your cucumbers might turn yellow.  Letting your cucumbers become overripe on the vine is …

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Benefits Of Planting Marigolds In Your Vegetable Garden

10 Benefits Of Planting Marigolds In Your Vegetable Garden

Marigolds belong in every vegetable garden, and that’s not an exaggeration. Gardeners quickly learn that marigolds offer several benefits to vegetable gardens that cannot be ignored.  Marigolds look lovely no matter where you plant them. They look great in hanging baskets, containers, planters, and garden borders. They also make a …

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How to Get Rid of Gnats in Houseplants

How To Get Rid Of Gnats In Houseplants

One day you see one; the next day a small group… A week on, your house is swarming with many tiny, black flying insects… That’s what happens if you are not careful with fungus gnats, also known as soil gnats. One of the most common problems with houseplants, soil gnats …

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