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G&G Cover Story – Left Coast Wholesale Integrated Pest Management

Horticulturists using integrated pest management programs appreciate the convenience of a one-stop-shop. Unique to each garden, an integrated pest management …

Home Remedies from Pest Control to Leaf Shine for Houseplants

A lot of folks are big believers in trying to be as “organic” as possible when controlling ailments in their plant collections, or just trying to spruce …

Hibiscus is a Great Greenhouse Plant

Plant Name: Hibiscus rosa-sinensis Common Names: Hibiscus, China Rose Light Needs: High light Best Temperatures: Warm conditions between 60-70ºF (16-21ºC) …

Testing Soil pH Levels Without a Meter or Kit

The other day, I was trying to measure the pH level of my pot where I planted a beautiful houseplant. While waiting for the meter to settle, I wondered if I …

Budget-Friendly Landscaping Ideas

A beautiful landscape can make even a simple house look elegant. And the good news is, you don’t need a professional gardener or a massive budget to achieve …

Effective Integrated Pest Management or IPM

Holistic medicine is defined as a form of healing that considers the whole person: body, mind, spirit, and emotions. Holistic practitioners believe this …

Improving Soil Quality Using Management Practices

Soil quality is the most important factor for long term agricultural productivity. A good soil manager will monitor the organic content of the soil, water …

10 Steps to Supercharged Cuttings

Reproducing your own plants from cuttings provides control over the supply and quality of seedlings.  It also enables you to replicate your favorite strain. …