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Gazania Pruning

Gazania (Gazania ringens) is a hardy, sun-loving, drought-tolerant plant grown for its vibrant daisy-like flowers in hues of intense yellows, oranges, reds and pinks, and bicolors, all with centres of contrasting colours. A compact plant, Gazania reaches heights of 6 to 8 inches at maturity. The plant’s tough temperament makes it a good choice for Read more about Gazania Pruning[…]

The way to Prune a Foxtail Bush

Occasionally called asparagus fern, foxtail bush (Asparagus densiflorus “Myersii”) is a small evergreen shrub grown for its fuzzy, cylindrical fronds and trailing or semi-erect growth addiction. It’s widely grown throughout U.S. Department of Agriculture hardiness zones 9 to 12, where it thrives equally well indoors or in gardens. Foxtail bushes require small hands-on care to Read more about The way to Prune a Foxtail Bush[…]

Size of a Jalapeno Plant

The increase of jalapeno (Capsicum annum) plants is influenced by the growing states. Under optimum circumstances, a jalapeno plant can grow an average of 3 feet tall and can spread equally broad. The magnitude of the jalapeno plant may vary depending on factors including area, environmental conditions, endometriosis, and structural assistance. Spacing Requirements Jalapeno plants Read more about Size of a Jalapeno Plant[…]

How to Unscrew a Socket From a Old Floor Lamp

As time passes, the lighting socket on an old lamp might need to be repaired or replaced. Older fiber-insulated copper wires can wear thin in the connections within the socket or the socket no longer stays intact to support a bulb. Unscrewing and carrying off the socket isn’t difficult. Everything starts with removing the lamp Read more about How to Unscrew a Socket From a Old Floor Lamp[…]