Articles for tag: Pine Needles, Soil Nutrients

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Ponderosa Pine State Tree of Montana

The state tree of Montana is the Ponderosa Pine (Pinus ponderosa). This tree is also known as Pacific ponderosa pine, western yellow pine, yellow pine, pino real pine, pinabete pine, bull pine, black Jack pine, western red pine, western pitch pine, big pine, heavy pine, Sierra brownbark pine, western longleaf, and ponderosa white pine. At ...

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Climbing Rose Bush Varieties Explained

A climbing rose bush is a beautiful and versatile floral addition to any landscape. While the traditional uses for climbing rose bushes have been to cover arbors, trellises or pergolas in the landscape, certain varieties of climbing rose bushes make excellent ground covers or camouflage for unsightly outdoor structures. Rambler Climbing Rose Bush The Rambler ...

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Why You Should Rotate Your Garden Vegetable Plants

One simple way to maintain the health of your vegetable garden is by rotating crops from year to year. Rotating crops means planting peas for example, in the spot where you planted your tomatoes or squash last year. Farmers practice crop rotation as a natural way to keep their farm land healthy and productive. Here’s ...

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Growing Echinacea

I’m sure you’ve seen a flower with a cone-shaped middle surrounded by purple petals growing in a garden before. This wonderful perennial flower is very common to flower gardens. It looks good in many different places as its delicate shape adds to the appearance of any landscape design and is great for attracting butterflies. But ...

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Should You Take Expired Vitamins?

Vitamins or supplements that are past the expiration date may not be potent or fully effective. Expiration dates are for a purpose. You may hate to throw out a 6 month supply of costly vitamins, but that expiration date is for a reason. It’s a guarantee that the ingredients are potent up to the date ...