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Grasshopper Damage to Roses

Jeffrey Hamilton/Lifesize/Getty ImagesGrasshoppers can do significant damage to rose plants. They breed in tall grass and weeds and feed on roses at night.Grasshopper Life CycleGrasshoppers produce one generation a year. The eggs are laid in the fall and late summer and hatch the following spring. It takes 40 to 60 days for grasshopper nymphs to reach adulthood.
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Types of Lawn Grubs

Grass,lawn image by Greg Pickens from Fotolia.comLawn grubs regularly cause damage to yards. Dig up sections of the lawn to determine if grubs are causing the damage. Identification of the grub type will help determine the control methods needed to eradicate the infestation and return the lawn to health.
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How to Take Care of a Spathiphyllum Plant

Spathiphyllum (Spathiphyllum floribundum), or peace lily, is a popular indoor plant. Native to the tropical Americas, it grows freely on the floor in rain forests, making it adaptive to low-light conditions and a perfect houseplant. Spathiphyllum is relatively easy to grow and, with proper care, will continue to produce large, white spathe flowers and be green and healthy for years to come.
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Typical Italian cured meats: Salame di Brianza DOP

Salame di Brianza DOP DOP recognition: Reg. CE n.1107 / 96. Salame di Brianza DOP is produced in the homonymous area, which extends north of Milan, in the Monza-Brianza Province. The pigs used must come from farms present in Emilia Romagna, Lombardy and Piedmont. For the packaging we proceed to a grinding of the shoulder, together with the fiscoli of bench, the bacon and the throat, besides other lean parts.
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Pear Trees for Florida

Pear image by AGphotographer from Fotolia.comPear trees must have a period of dormancy and an accompanied chilling at 45 degrees Fahrenheit or less in order to bear fruit. Because of this requirement, pear trees generally do not do well south of Orlando and are mostly grown in the northern region of the state.
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Diseases of Climbing Hydrangeas

Climbing hydrangea are hardy plants that are largely disease free. However, if the disease comes back next year, it is time to find your hydrangea a new home.Powdery MildewClimbing hydrangea grown in excessively humid, hot environments where they receive limited direct sunlight are susceptible to developing powdery mildew.
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