Rebekah P.

Rebekah is a writer in upstate New York, just north of the Adirondack Mountains. She holds a Bachelor of Arts and a Master of Education degree. In addition to writing, she also co-manages a farm, where she grows a variety of plants and raises chickens, pigs, and sheep. Her writing interests cover everything from farming and gardening to education, health and wellness, and business.

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Star of Bethlehem (Ornithogalum Plant): Types, How to Grow and Care

In many places, Star of Bethlehem (scientifically known as Ornithogalum) is considered invasive, as it rapidly overtakes flower beds. However, as long as you keep it properly contained, there are plenty of reasons to cultivate it in your garden.  In fact, it can be almost impossible to get rid of the Star of Bethlehem once …

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Rhaphidophora Tetrasperma (Mini Monstera): How to Grow and Care

The rhaphidophora tetrasperma is a plant that is growing in popularity. Often mistaken for a miniature monstera plant, many refer to it as a mini monstera, mini split-leaf, or a Ginny philodendron—although it is not related to any of these varieties. The rhaphidophora tetrasperma is a part of the large Araceae plant family and the …

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African Daisies (Osteospermum Flower): Types, How to Grow and Care

African daisies can make a vibrant addition to your garden, but a warm climate is necessary. The African daisy originates from Africa, and requires a similar climate to grow, even as an annual. These flowers will not tolerate frost—at all—and will die at the first hint of frosty weather. Although African daisies have a similar …

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