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Plants for Poor Soils

Primrose image by Andrey Starostin from Fotolia.comGardeners who are stuck with poor soil quality or live in warm and dry environments can still have a robust plant and flower bed. If you live in a warm and dry climate, your home can still be surrounded by a colorful display of plants and flowers.Black JackThe black jack plant is a type of sedum.
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Mammals: Pygmy hippopotamus

Systematic classificationBrand: AnimaliaPhylum: ChordataClass: MammaliaOrder: ArtiodactylaFamily: HippopotamidaeGender: HexaprotodonSpecies: H. liberoensis - Morton, 1849More than 300 specimens are present in many zoos, including the bio-hippopotamus of Rome, Hippopotamus.
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How to Keep Weeds From Growing Through the Pea Gravel

Building a patio, path or driveway out of pea gravel is a process that adds a rustic quality to the look of your home. If left untreated, the weeds can quickly take over your gravel path and make your yard look unkempt. Before laying the gravel it is important to take steps to prevent the likelihood of weeds growing up through it.
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How to Use a Heat Mat to Start Seeds

Carnivorous plants image by Steve Lovegrove from Fotolia.comStarting your own plants from seed is less expensive than purchasing nursery seedlings. The proper temperature is vital to successful seed germination, and is often difficult to replicate indoors. Use a heat mat to start your seeds and ensure that as many seeds as possible are able to germinate.
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Aromatic plants: Rocket Eruca sativa Mill.

Family: Cruciferae - BrassicaceaeSpecies: Eruca sativa Mill.Other common names: Aruca, Erba ruga, Gruritta, Arugula cultivata, Ruchetta.Synonyms: Brassica eruca, Eruca eruca.Generality Annual herbaceous plant known since ancient times. The ancient Romans attributed aphrodisiac properties to rocket and also consumed its seeds.
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How to Grow White Sage From Seed

Sage at Night image by Gary Chorpenning from Fotolia.comWhite sage (Salvia apiana) is a low-growing aromatic shrub that is indigenous to California. Growing white sage by seed is easy and will reward you with fragrant, attractive plants for your herb garden.Germinating White Sage SeedsScoop into planting packs a good quality seed raising mix until each of the cells in the packs are filled to within a quarter inch from the top.
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