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Plant care

Caring for plants may seem like a straightforward task, but there is actually a lot of science involved. Watering, lighting, and temperature all play a role in keeping plants healthy. For example, most plants need at least six hours of sunlight per day in order to photosynthesize properly. However, too much direct sunlight can damage leaves, so it is important to find the right balance.
Hosta "Lunar Orbit" 2019-5-24

Hostas: How to care for hostas, what are they, how often to water them, how to propagate hostas, light, fertilizing, and when do hostas flower

Hostas are perennial plants, meaning they live for more than two years. The most common type of hosta is the genus Hosta, which is native to northeast Asia. Hostas were introduced to Europe in the early 19th century and became popular as ornamental plants in the mid-20th century. Today, they are widely cultivated worldwide and popular for home gardens. There are more than 3,000 species of hosta, with new hybrids being created every year. Hostas come in various shapes and sizes; their leaves can be variegated or solid-colored. They typically bloom in the summer, producing clusters of white or lavender flowers.

Mung Bean Field

Mung bean plants: What conditions do mung beans like, how long does it take to grow mung beans, how difficult are they to grow, and how to plant mung beans successfully

Mung beans are a type of legume that is native to Asia. They are small, green, and oval-shaped and have a sweet taste. Mung beans are often used in soups and stews, and vegetarian dishes. In addition to their culinary uses, mung beans have a long history of traditional medicinal use. In Chinese medicine, they are used to treat various conditions, including fatigue, anxiety, and digestive problems. Mung beans are also a good protein, fiber, and vitamins.

Grove of pony tail palms

Ponytail palm: how to care for, how often to water, how to repot, propagate, and other ponytail palm questions answered

The ponytail palm ( Beaucarnea recurvata) is a unique and interesting-looking houseplant that is native to Mexico. It gets its common name from its long, thin leaves that cascade down from the top of the plant like a ponytail. The ponytail palm is a slow-growing plant, but it can eventually reach heights of 6-10 feet tall. While it is related to true palms, the ponytail palm is actually more closely related to agaves and yuccas.

Cyclamen persicum

Cyclamen: How to care for them, what are cyclamen, how often to water a cyclamen, how to propagate them, and when do they flower

Cyclamen is a genus of plants in the primrose family (Primulaceae). There are about 20 species of cyclamen, all of which are native to Europe, the Mediterranean Basin, and Africa. Cyclamens are low-growing plants with showy flowers bloom in the fall or winter. The flowers are typically white or pink and have a distinctive shape with reflexed petals. The leaves of cyclamen plants are heart-shaped and often have a silver or marbled pattern on the surface. Cyclamen is a popular houseplant and is also used as an annual bedding plant in some parts of the world.

Snail Rex Begonia

Rex begonia: How to care for rex begonia, how much light & water they need

Rex begonias are beautiful plants that can add a touch of elegance to any home. However, they can be finicky when it comes to care, and one of the most important things to consider is how much light they need. Rex begonias prefer bright, indirect light and will do best if they are placed in a spot that receives several hours of sunlight each day. However, they should not be placed in direct sun, as this can scorch their leaves.