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When to plant lettuce: How to help your plants thrive

When to plant lettuce: How to help your plants thrive

Lettuce is a good option for beginners, it’s easy to grow and can thrive in a container on a balcony owing to its shallow roots. There are many var [...]
When to plant out marigolds – the best time to help your plants thrive

When to plant out marigolds – the best time to help your plants thrive

Marigolds are a firm favourite in household gardens due to their vibrant colours. Marigolds can be dazzling shades of yellow or orange, but other g [...]
How to care for an indoor yucca plant

How to care for an indoor yucca plant

However, the soil should dry between waterings so it doesn’t become water-logged and prevent adequate draining.In the autumn and winter months, yuc [...]
When to plant auriculas – the key dates to watch for

When to plant auriculas – the key dates to watch for

This is why many gardeners opt to grow them in pots rather than in the bare ground, to maintain a free-draining soil environment.In spring, Gardene [...]
How to look after a spider plant: Three tips to keep your plants healthy

How to look after a spider plant: Three tips to keep your plants healthy

As evergreen plants, spider plants are a popular choice in homes. Spider plants have long narrow leaves which are distinctively striped green and w [...]
How to plant sunflower seeds: How deep to plant them and key timings explained

How to plant sunflower seeds: How deep to plant them and key timings explained

There are several different types of sunflowers, so it's worth doing some research to find out which species of the plant you want to grow. Some su [...]
Japanese knotweed: Mortgage lender shares ‘seven metre rule’ for homes near problem plant

Japanese knotweed: Mortgage lender shares ‘seven metre rule’ for homes near problem plant

Japanese knotweed is a weed that can grow extremely quickly and cost thousands to remove. The plant has fast-growing, tall, dense stems that regrow [...]
Rolling Blackouts Hit Taiwan After Accident at Power Plant

Rolling Blackouts Hit Taiwan After Accident at Power Plant

TAIPEI, Taiwan — An accident at a power plant in southern Taiwan on Thursday prompted the authorities to institute an emergency rolling blackout ac [...]
The U.S. asks Mexico to investigate allegations of labor violations at a G.M. plant.

The U.S. asks Mexico to investigate allegations of labor violations at a G.M. plant.

The Biden administration announced Wednesday that it was asking Mexico to review whether labor violations had occurred at a General Motors plant in [...]
How to paint plastic plant pots

How to paint plastic plant pots

Pots will often require several coats to get thick and uniform paint coverage.Anyone who wants to streamline the process can opt for spray paint.Sp [...]
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