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Guzmania

Guzmania

The plant guzmania (Guzmania), or gusmania, is a herbaceous epiphyte from the Bromeliad family. This genus includes about 130 different species. They are found in many South American countries, but they are also found in Central America and the southern United States. Guzmania grows in the mountains, choosing open slopes.

Sugar Bon Pea Care: How To Grow A Sugar Bon Pea Plant

Sugar Bon Pea Care: How To Grow A Sugar Bon Pea Plant

By: Mary Ellen EllisFew things taste better straight from the garden than a crisp, fresh, and sweet sugar snap pea. This is a smaller, more compact variety that still produces a heavy yield of delicious pea pods and that has some disease resistance.What are Sugar Bon Peas?When it comes to a great, versatile variety of pea, Sugar Bon is hard to beat.

Aspen Tree Care: Tips For Planting A Quaking Aspen Tree

Aspen Tree Care: Tips For Planting A Quaking Aspen Tree

By: Teo SpenglerQuaking aspen (Populus tremuloides) are lovely in the wild, and enjoy the most extensive native range of any tree on the continent. Their leaves have flattened petioles, so they tremble in every light breeze. You may have admired aspens lighting up park slopes with brilliant yellow fall color.

How To Root Cuttings From Various Shrubs, Bushes And Trees

How To Root Cuttings From Various Shrubs, Bushes And Trees

By: Heather RhoadesMany people say that shrubs, bushes and trees are the backbone of garden design. Many times, these plants provide structure and architecture around which the rest of the garden is created. Unfortunately, shrubs, bushes and trees tend to be the most expensive plants to purchase for your garden.

How to make a greenhouse for cucumbers with your own hands

How to make a greenhouse for cucumbers with your own hands

Growing cucumbers in a greenhouse makes it possible to get early harvests. In regions with a harsh climate, such a structure, especially made by hand, is simply necessary, because it is generally impossible for young shoots with a weak root system to survive without shelter. If the frosts do not have time to pass, then a small greenhouse made of scrap materials can save the crop.

Chinese Lantern Control – How To Get Rid Of Chinese Lantern Plants

Chinese Lantern Control – How To Get Rid Of Chinese Lantern Plants

By: Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban AgriculturistChineselanterns used to fascinate me as a child. They can be pretty charming andwork great in crafts, but are Chinese lanterns invasive? In some regions,gardeners call them Chinese lantern weeds because they spread abundantly. Ifyou mixed them in with your perennials,you may find the lanterns crowding out all your other plants.