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Easy Maintenance Plants in Florida

Hibiscus image by adrimar imaging from Fotolia.comGardeners living in all regions of Florida have many choices for easy maintenance plants to add to their landscapes. Take into consideration whether you live directly on the coast, as some plants will do better near the ocean due to their salt tolerance.
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Flower Plants With Seeds That Pop Open

Hemera Technologies/PhotoObjects.net/Getty ImagesWhile some flowers have seeds without any armor at all and depend on insects or other plants for pollination, some have seeds that either have a very hard skin or are enclosed in a pod or shell. The majority of these types of seeds will pop open at some point during the plant& 39;s life cycle, and some are even catapulted in several directions at the slightest touch.
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Common Household Bugs in North Dakota

Stockbyte/Stockbyte/Getty ImagesJust as in any state, people living in North Dakota have to deal with household pests. However, with the proper precautions, residents of North Dakota can limit invasions from insects.CockroachesCockroaches tend to congregate in your kitchen, feasting on crumbs in the night.
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How to Take Care of Hawaiian Lava Rock Plants

Lava rock image by Alison Bowden from Fotolia.comThe fine art of bonsai arrived in Hawaii when the first Japanese immigrants came to work sugar plantations in the late 1800s. Bonsai masters in Hawaii continued to shape dwarf trees in the traditional manner until the 1940s, when many Japanese Hawaiians destroyed or abandoned their bonsais to avoid being persecuted as pro-Japanese sympathizers.
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St. Augustine Grass Disease

St. Unfortunately, the grass is not drought tolerant and will quickly turn brown without adequate irrigation or rainfall. The grass also suffers from numerous diseases which can be difficult to treat.Types of DiseasesSt. Augustine grass is often afflicted by brown patch fungus (Rhizoctonia spp.) and gray leaf spot fungus (Pyricularia grisea).
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