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Why Are Your Basil Leaves Turning Yellow? It Could Be One Of These 5 Reasons!

Why Are Your Basil Leaves Turning Yellow

Basil

Who does not like the flavor of basil? It is used so extensively in cooking because of the way it enhances the taste of any dish. It is also called great basil and belongs to the family of mints. Native to central Africa's regions to Southeast Asia, Basil is a tender plant with many varieties. Its name comes from the Latin ‘Basilius,’ which loosely translates to the ‘kingly plant.’ It is an easy plant to grow in your garden. However, a common issue of basil leaves turning yellow is something you may face while growing this multi-purpose plant. Sometimes you would be left scratching your head and asking why are your basil leaves turning yellow! Read on to learn more about this.

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Learn How To Revive A Fuchsia Plant In 10 Easy Steps

How To Revive A Fuchsia Plant

Beautiful Fuchsia!

Are you looking for that one showstopper flower for the summer season? Look no further. Fuchsias are the mainstay of most summer gardens. The plant produces a mass of beautiful bell-like flowers for months, starting from early June and right up to the first frost of autumn. There are so many fuchsia varieties, and you can plant them in borders, beds, or hanging baskets. Some of these are hard enough to be even used in the hedges, while some require special care.

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How to Kill Sand Spurs in 6 Easy Steps?

How to Kill Sand Spurs

Is your lawn infested by these prickly weeds? Apart from being an eyesore, is it also eating up your lawn space and giving an unkempt look to your garden? Have you tried many remedies, but the enemy has gotten resistant to it?

We cannot agree more that this unwelcome guest in your lawn is sure to cause more harm in the form of painful injuries the dried husks can cause. It can also lead to unwanted infections and painful wounds if it gets stuck to your clothes. These weeds can also spread rather quickly and devour your lawn if you do not act on time. Better late than never, act on time in getting rid of these troublesome weeds from your garden. This tutorial on how to kill sand spurs in 6 easy steps is all you need to make your garden sand spur free.

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How to Get Rid Of Henbit Without Any Fuss!!

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The Henbit Menace

Since a young age, I have loved plants of all kinds and spent a lot of time helping my mother in her gardening. When I could afford a house with a lawn, I was thrilled. I spent a lot of time planning and designing the garden. Soon, my garden was the envy of the neighborhood! Once in a while, I would come across some unknown plants in the lawn and didn’t bother about them.

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