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Carnation Flowers: Types and Plant Growing and Caring Tips

Carnations (scientifically known as Dianthus caryophyllus) are herbaceous perennials widely recognized for their striking flowers. They are used in gardens, landscape designs, and primarily as cut flowers for different types of floral arrangements. Though considered the official Mother’s Day flower, carnations are also a popular flower gift for many occasions like birthdays, anniversaries, and more. …

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How To Treat Mealybugs and Other Succulent Pests

Despite their known resiliency to harsh and unforgiving environments, succulents are still susceptible to a number of pest infestations. The fleshy leaves of a succulent plant mean water-filled, nutrient-rich cells, the very thing that attracts these pesky little insects or fungus such as white fuzzy mold.  If the conditions are met, they will surely make …

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Top 8 Monthly Succulent Delivery Services You Should Try

Like your favorite magazine, you can actually have the latest succulents delivered to your doorstep. And what’s more, you can have these succulent delivery services scheduled every month! That’s right, succulent subscriptions have become available online so you can update and expand your collection without going to the market or nursery. A lot of these …

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Albuca spiralis (Corkscrew Albuca): Facts, How to Grow and Care

Albuca spiralis is a species under the plant family Asparagaceae. It belongs to the extensive genus Albuca along with a hundred other species. Commonly called corkscrew albuca, the plant got its name from its quirky spiral leaves. The plant is native to South Africa where it grows in sandy, stony slopes (1). Facts about Corkscrew …

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