Brice The Botanist

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Growing up in Ventura, California famous for it's rich gardens. Brice has spent most of his life trying to help make the world greener. Studying Botany at CSRA, he's made it a lifelong passion to greenify every home.

Is It Okay To Use Reverse Osmosis Water For Plants?

Reverse osmosis, also known as RO or R/O, is a water purification process that uses technology identical to ultrafiltration. This process removes a wide assortment of contaminants (ions and molecules) that are usually found in private as well as public water supplies. Some of these contaminants include bacteria and microorganisms which are harmful to the […]

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20 Outstanding DIY Vertical Gardens (With Pictures)

The term vertical gardening refers to the growing of plants in vertical spaces rather than on flat horizontal surfaces peculiar to traditional gardens. Most times, the plants are left hanging on specially designed containers in areas with enough sunlight.  Traditional gardening mimics vertical gardening by planting climbing plants on trellises. With a vertical garden, non-climbing […]

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Try These 9 DIY Gardening Tools to Save Money

Gardening takes time and an equal amount of effort in delivering the best-expected results. But then what is the benefit of doing so? While this is not something that you would dare to ask a gardening enthusiast, if taking in general, there are several benefits and advantages of having a well-grown blooming garden in your […]

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How to Sharpen Hedge Trimmer Blades?

You shouldn’t wait until cutting instruments like hedge trimmers show signs of serious wear and tear before you make the move to sharpen them. To get the most out of your blades we have written this guide on how to sharpen hedge trimmer blades. Ideally, after about 50-70 hours of use the blades need to be […]

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How to Use a Hedge Trimmer?

Hedge trimmers come in various types. Electric hedge trimmers are popular because they are quieter, environmentally friendly and lighter than gas models. However, gas trimmers offer more cutting power and are the preferred choice for large scale operation. Trimmers require a lot of maintenance so be ready to put in the extra effort to keep […]

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How to Remove Troy Bilt Trimmer Head?

Knowing how to remove the trimmer head from a Troy-Bilt trimmer can help you get trimming jobs done in time. But why remove the trimmer head?  For two reasons: 1. In case of damage. If the trimmer head is damaged you will need to replaceit with a new one 2. Secondly, Troy-Bilt manufactures a universal trimmer head […]

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