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With any luck, it will flower again next year. To make an amaryllis bloom in the following year, is not that difficult. If you want to try it, here are some helpful tips.

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Designing a garden that offers up novel impressions for every season is an exciting challenge. After the leaves have fallen, you’ll discover that a number of warm-weather woody plants, with their unusual branches, can also provide shapely elements over the course of a long winter.

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The Yucca comes from the Agaveaceae family, which includes houseplants such as Dracena, Beaucarnea and Cordyline. In the wild it is found in warm and dry areas in North and South America and the Caribbean. The plants often have thick, leathery leaves with a sharp point and white flowers. These leaves grow straight out of the soil or on one or more stems.

Bird feeding
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This is the time of year, after many trees and shrubs have lost their leaves, to observe birds particularly closely. They’ll be particularly numerous at a birdhouse placed next to a window or in the yard. When feeding birds, consider the animals’ varying nutritional needs and you’ll draw even more winged guests to the feeding spot.