Tahitian pummelo: growing this melon flavored citrus

Tahitian pummelo: growing this melon flavored citrus

Tahitian pummelo (Citrus maxima ‘Tahitian’) Tahitian pummelo tree overview: The Tahitian pummelo tree produces humongous sized delicious fruit. Tahitian pummelo fruit appearance: This is one huge citrus fruit. The scientific name gives its size away (Citrus maxima).  Pomelo’s (as a ...

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The best way to label your plants

The best way to label your plants

The best plant label Background: There are many different opinions about how to best label your plants.  And admittedly, many non-gardeners may not understand why this is even an issue. However, if you are reading this, you may just appreciate ...

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Free Compost !

Free Compost !

Free compost! Yea, and there is lots of it. You can get totally free compost at this mushroom farm in Escondido. Mountain Meadow Mushrooms 26948 N Broadway (at Bachelor Ln) Escondido, CA 92026 (760) 749-1201 So you don’t live nearby: ...

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Buddha Hand Citron: growing this amazing tree

Buddha Hand Citron: growing this amazing tree

Buddha Hand Citron AKA: Fingered Citron (Citrus medica var. sarcodactylis)   Buddha Hand Citron tree overview: The intriguing shape of the fruit is truly amazing and the fragrance is awesome.  However, the tree requires a few specific growing conditions to thrive. ...

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Strawberry Guava tree

Strawberry Guava tree

Strawberry Guava tree (Psidium cattleianum)   Strawberry Guava tree overview: The strawberry guava is an attractive, carefree, drought-tolerant tree.  It produces abundant amounts of fruit throughout the year.  However, the fruit may be an acquired taste for some. Strawberry Guava ...

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Awesome organic weed killer

Awesome organic weed killer

Organic Weed Control   Vinegar Weed Killer Overview: The best option that I have found for organic weed control is spraying vinegar on the leaves.  It’s rather surprising how well vinegar weed spray works and it is quite cheap.   ...

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Nagami Kumquat: growing information

Nagami Kumquat: growing information

Nagami Kumquat (Fortunella margarita)   Nagami Kumquat Overview: If you like sweet and sour this nugget sized citrus fruit is for you.  This is a rather cold tolerant citrus tree that just gives and gives nearly all year long.   Nagami ...

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Citrus Leafminer: Diagnosis and Treatment

Citrus Leafminer: Diagnosis and Treatment

Citrus Leafminer (Phyllocnistis citrella)   Citrus Leafminer Overview: Citrus Leafminer is a common pest for nearly all citrus growers.  The disease deforms leaves and reduces the plants ability to photosynthesize.  Citrus Leafminer can stunt the growth and fruit production of ...

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