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The International Code of Nomenclature for Cultivated Plants

The International Code of Nomenclature for Cultivated Plants: The New Edition

The International Code of Botanical Nomenclature establishes the rules which govern the scientific naming of both wild and cultivated plants. The cultivated plants are all those plants which mankind has developed and selected to grow, cultivate and use and the origin of which is chiefly due to intentional human activity. The International Code of Nomenclature lists […]

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How to Plant a Tree

How to Plant a Tree: Grow a Healthy Tree that Will Benefit You, the Humanity and the Earth

How to Plant a Tree A Perfect Time to Plant a TreeA Perfect Place to Plant a TreeOverhead LinesUnderground LinesGeneral Guide through the Process of Planting Trees1. Dig an appropriate hole2. Identify the trunk flare3. Prepare the tree for planting4. Position the tree in the hole5. Fill the hole6. Stake the tree7. Mulch the base of the tree8. Provide […]

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When To Pick Spaghetti Squash

A Short Guide On When To Pick Spaghetti Squash?

When To Pick Spaghetti Squash? The BasicsHow does it look?Nutrient powerWinter or summer squashes – what’s the difference?Growing the winter (spaghetti) and summer squashesWhen to pick spaghetti squash? The BasicsOriginating from Central America and Mexico, spaghetti squash represents a big group within Cucurbita, which is a cucumber family. In Mexico, spaghetti squash was planted as […]

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How to Grow Saffron

How to Grow Saffron The Right Way

The allure of the Spanish and French cuisine lays in its abundant use of saffron as a spice. Rather small amounts of these long red strands – stigmas of mature saffron flowers that are handpicked and dried, are sold for great deals of money – enough to say that saffron costs more than its weight […]

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how to clone plants

How to Clone Plants the Easy Way

Things not turning out exactly the way you want is a natural part of gardening that you’re probably familiar with. A sudden disease might strike your crop when you least expect it, the soil might contain something you haven’t planned for, or vermin might crop up out of nowhere. For me, however, nothing is more […]

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