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Why Is My Pine Tree Turning Brown and Losing Needles

Planting pine trees in your yard offers myriad benefits including shade, screening and windbreaks. Some underrated perks of pine trees is the soothing sounds through its branches, and aromatic fragrances from leaves and sap. Pines are known as conifer trees—meaning plants that have cones, and are regarded as evergreen, so they don’t shed their leaves, …

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Henbit — The Purple Flower Weed

What Are The Weeds With Purple Flowers? Henbit, (happily named because hens love eating it!) is a fuzzy little lawn weed with purple flowers and a green to purple square shaped stem. Plants typically grow 5 to 11 inches tall and have heart-shaped leaves with scalloped edges that are veiny on the underside. 

Best Weed Killer for Flower Beds — That Won’t Kill Flowers

Nobody wants weeds in their garden, and especially not around the flowers. It can be heartbreaking to watch weeds ravaging your flower garden, considering the time, money, and amount of gardening work put in. To save your beloved flower garden, weed species should be identified early for easy flower bed weed control and management. If …

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How To Prevent Erosion On A Hill — Gardening On A Slope

Slightly sloping ground is an advantage, for it can make a garden more interesting than if it were perfectly flat. Steep natural hillsides, however, as well as steep banks cut into the ground by the builder when levelling the site for the house, present a problem which involves thought, labor and, often, expensive construction. Some …

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