2 Simple Ways to Plant an Avocado Tree

2 Simple Ways to Plant an Avocado Tree

The next time you eat an avocado or use it in a recipe, save the stone or pit. Planting your own avocado tree is easy and fun. Perfect for all ages – for the garden and indoors- it does a great project for a school class. Prepare the seed Remove the core Cut the avocado carefully so you don’t damage the pit, which is in the middle. To do this, cut once around the entire fruit, about an inch into the skin/pulp, and then twist the two halves in different directions to open the fruit. Carefully remove the core and […]

3 Simple Steps to Recognize if Jade is Real

3 Simple Steps to Recognize if Jade is Real

Jade is a beautiful stone that comes in green, lavender, orange, red, yellow, and white. Its quality is rated A, B and C depending on how it has been treated. Whether you’re shopping for jade or curious about your jewelry collection, it’s helpful to be able to tell real stones from fake ones. First, you should check the stone’s color and texture to ensure it looks smooth, vibrant, and even. Then run some basic tests at home to evaluate the stone. Ultimately, it is best to have the stone examined by a jeweler to verify its authenticity. Examine color and […]

A Complete Guide to Growing Avocados

A Complete Guide to Growing Avocados

Avocados, the smooth, creamy, nutrient-dense fruit that’s the main ingredient in guacamole, can be pulled from the pit left over after the fruit is eaten. Although avocado trees are grown from seed and take a little longer to produce fruit (sometimes 7 to 15 years), growing an avocado tree is a fun, rewarding project that will leave you with a very decorative tree. Once your tree is fully grown, you can wait for it to bear avocados or speed up the process by grafting your tree with productive branches. Regardless of your chosen method, learn how to grow your avocados […]

A Step-by-Step Guide to Saving an Overwatered Plant

A Step-by-Step Guide to Saving an Overwatered Plant

If you’re trying to take extra good care of your plants, it’s easy to water them a little too much. This often happens with potted plants because the water cannot drain out of the pot. Unfortunately, too much water can drown and kill your plants. But fortunately, many overwatered plants can still be saved if you act quickly and drain the roots. Recognize an overwatered plant Check to see if the leaves look light green or yellow. If a plant has received too much water, the color of the leaves will change. They then appear to lose their green color […]

How to Care for Your Lucky Bamboo Properly

How to Care for Your Lucky Bamboo Properly

Lucky bamboo, also known as Lucky Bamboo or Dracaena sanderiana, is actually not bamboo at all. It belongs to the lily family and is found in shady, tropical rain forests. But it is a beautiful, segmented plant that, unlike true bamboo, does well indoors. With a little knowledge and skill, your lucky bamboo will also be happy at home. Caring for it is relatively easy as it is a hardy plant that does not require much effort. And it might even bring you a bit of luck. Choose a lucky bamboo Find a plant that you like. Don’t just take […]

The Ultimate Guide to Cutting Back the Schefflera

The Ultimate Guide to Cutting Back the Schefflera

Schefflera, or umbrella plants, are popular houseplants that are easy to keep. They can thrive with artificial light or under moderately bright light conditions and are only susceptible to a few pests. The Schefflera may need trimming if they become too large or unsightly. This is how you need to trim your Schefflera. The principle is easy to understand. Examine your plant Examine your Schefflera and see if it has one or more trunks. This has a big impact on how you need to prune your plant. Multiple stems Schefflera can be pruned in several ways. They can grow fuller […]

The incentives on offer to players of online sportsbooks

The incentives on offer to players of online sportsbooks

The iGaming sector is a highly competitive industry and this provides a number of benefits to new customers in the form of bonus incentives. Let’s look at the various bonuses and offers provided by online sportsbooks. Bet and Get offers Bet and Get bonuses are a highly popular incentive amongst online sportsbooks. As with most bonuses, your first bet must generally be at minimum odds of -200. You should carefully read the terms and conditions for all bet bonuses. These bonuses are usually offered by online sportsbooks, which provide incentives for sports betting to attract new players. New players are given […]

A Complete Guide to Eradicating Bamboo

A Complete Guide to Eradicating Bamboo

Although bamboo looks pretty, it is also very invasive and spreads quickly. It’s hard to get rid of bamboo, no matter your chosen method. Luckily, eradicating it isn’t impossible. Whether you choose a chemical or non-chemical method, you will spend some time digging up rhizomes (underground rootstocks) and cutting off stems. Of course, the best tactic is not to let the bamboo become a problem in the first place. Fight bamboo with chemicals Cut the bamboo down to ground level and wait for new shoots to form. Before spraying the new bamboo shoots, cut or mow them first and let […]

The Ultimate Guide to Planting Moss

The Ultimate Guide to Planting Moss

If you’ve ever walked barefoot on a forest floor, you probably know how nice the soft, damp moss feels under your feet. Moss is ideal for gardens because it retains moisture and doesn’t need mowing like grass. You can also spread a moss mix on your garden fence, a foundation, or large rocks to give them the aura of an enchanted forest. To plant moss, you only need to do a little work at the beginning; after that, it will take care of itself for years. Plant moss in your garden Collect moss strips in your garden or get moss […]

How to Get an Amaryllis to Bloom Again

How to Get an Amaryllis to Bloom Again

Amaryllis usually flowers for several weeks in winter or spring. They are also known under the name Knight’s Star. Compared to most flowers, getting amaryllis bulbs to bloom multiple times is easy. However, they require the right year-round care, ensuring they develop properly throughout the seasons. If your amaryllis hasn’t bloomed for a while, there is still hope that you will be successful until the fall dormant period has begun. Caring for the amaryllis after the old flower has withered Remove all dead flowers. Use a clean knife to cut off the main stem when a flower has wilted. Be […]