Want to grow chives in your apartment? Here’s how

While you might certainly be familiar with garlic and onion, you probably don’t know much about chives, now do you? Part of the large onion family, chives are perennials, which means they return year after year. And unlike onions, chives are used mostly for their green stalks and not their weakly developed bulbs. These plans […]

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Tips to start growing basil in containers at home

Basil is among the few herbs you are guaranteed to find in any kitchen. Warm-weather loving, this plant tastes great, especially in Italian dishes. Basil is a pretty common aromatic herb that belongs to the mint family, the same that includes other popular spices such as oregano and rosemary. The plant is of course mainly […]

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What do you need to start growing bamboos in containers?

Bamboo is part of the grass family, also known as Poaceae. The plant is native to a number of continents including Asia and Europe. But today, it’s the mostly cultivated in China, Japan and areas in South and Central America. Originally, bamboo grew in lowland plains and mountain regions in Asia, where temperatures drop as […]

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3 essential tips for growing juniper trees in containers

Junipers make up a large genus of coniferous trees. These dense shrubs are evergreen plans and a popular choice among container gardeners due to being low-maintenance. Junipers are native to some regions of Japan, as well as the Russian island of Sakhalin. From there they have spread all over the world, especially in dry climate […]

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