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Andy's House Plant Rescue
Indoor

What’s Up with my Peace Lily?

A popular houseplant, peace lilies are generally easy to grow, low-maintenance and can tolerate low-light conditions but if you suspect your peace lily isn’t thriving, you’ve come to the right place.

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Harvest

Growing Carrots in Containers

Maybe you’ve read that carrots are a challenging crop to grow? Maybe you’ve tried in the past only to have grown a wee little thing that might somewhat resemble a carrot. I’m here to urge you to try again BUT in a container!

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Zinnias
Bloom

No Fail Guide To Zinnias From Seed

If you’ve ever been curious about watching the stages of a flower – from seed to bloom – over the course of the growing season, the zinnia is a perfect model. In four easy steps, see how easy it is to grow this no-fail flower from seed.

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Indoor

Combine Plants to Save Space on Your Sill

Limited well-lit space for my plants is an issue in my urban apartment, so when I transplanted the spiderettes that were rapidly outgrowing their small pots, I combined them into one container as one plant to save on valuable sill space. You can do this with many different plants, not just spider plants!

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Growing Basil Indoors
Indoor

Growing Basil Indoors

Propel your culinary favours to the next level and grow basil inside your home. Whether you plan to grow basil from seed or from a seedling, follow these tips for indoor basil growing success.

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Harvest

Why I Grow from Seed and How to Get Started

There’s no one right way to start seeds. Seed starting is as personal and diverse as gardeners themselves. But if going to the garden centre and buying seedlings that are ready to plant is so easy… why do I commit to the time and energy it takes to grow from seed?

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Two Tomatillos On A Plant
Harvest

Why I Grow…. Tomatillos

If you were to ask me: “Jaz, what’s your favourite crop to grow in the garden right now?” My answer would be the diligent, delightful and delicious garden goodie: the tomatillo. Here’s why I grow tomatillos…

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3 Must Grow Succulents
Indoor

Three Must-Grow Uniquely Textured Succulents

Funky looking succulents might be what your indoor houseplant collection is missing. Easy-to-grow and maintain these three succulents are low-maintenance (not all succulents are!) and will add life into your interior space with ease.

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