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Plant families

Plant families

Amaryllidaceae (Latin Amaryllidaceae) are monocotyledonous plants that were previously classified as Liliales, but now, according to the APG classification, included in the order of Asparagales. They number about seventy genera and over a thousand species. Distributed on all continents except Antarctica, but most of them grow in the tropics and subtropics at the foot of the mountains and at altitudes up to 4000m, and only some species of amaryllis prefer a temperate climate.

Root Knot Nematode Of Onion Plants – Controlling Onion Root Knot Nematodes

Root Knot Nematode Of Onion Plants – Controlling Onion Root Knot Nematodes

By: Mary Ellen EllisRoot knot nematode of onion is a pest that can drastically reduce the yield you get from your row of onions in any given year in the garden. There are both chemical and non-chemical management practices you can use to reduce losses.Signs of Root Knot Nematodes on OnionsNematodes are microscopic roundworms that live in the soil, most of which do not damage plants.

Zone 6 Grass Seed – What’s The Best Grass Seed For Zone 6 Landscapes

Zone 6 Grass Seed – What’s The Best Grass Seed For Zone 6 Landscapes

By: Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban AgriculturistA sea of perfect green grass is often a homeowner’s dream; however, success depends upon the type of grass you choose for your landscape. Not every grass seed is adapted to the soil, lighting, drainage and fertility of individual sites. In zone 6, temperatures are mild to warm, but in winter some freezing can occur.

What Is Internal Tipburn: Managing Internal Tipburn Of Cole Crops

What Is Internal Tipburn: Managing Internal Tipburn Of Cole Crops

By: Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban AgriculturistCole crops with internal tipburn can cause significant economic losses. What is internal tipburn? It doesn’t kill the plant and it isn’t caused by a pest or pathogen. Instead, it is thought to be an environmental change and nutrient deficiency. If harvested early, the vegetable will still be edible.

Care Of Gladiolus – How To Grow Gladiolus In Your Garden

Care Of Gladiolus – How To Grow Gladiolus In Your Garden

By: Heather RhoadesGladiolus plants grow wonderfully in the warm weather of summer. You can produce these flowers in sequence by planting some corms every few weeks or so. Learning how to take care of gladiolus will reward you with a huge array of colors and they also work out great for cut flowers. Let’s look at how to grow gladiolus.

Beautifully blooming

Beautifully blooming

This group of flowering plants includes those that are especially attractive or original during flowering. They are presented in different forms: herbaceous, shrub, semi-shrub, succulent and bulbous. However, the belonging of a plant to this group does not mean that only its flowers or inflorescences have decorative value: some species and varieties are beautiful in and of themselves.