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Dry Plant Food for Container Plants

The nutrients in soil-less potting soil generally lasts about six weeks before they are drained away by watering, while soil-based potting soils will retain their nutrients for as much as eight to ten weeks. After that period of time, it is best to offer your plants a granular, slow-release plant food to maintain healthy roots, stems, leaves and flowers. Some types of granular plant food looks like little caviar eggs, or small round pellets.

Bonsai Techniques

Bonsai is an art that takes time to learn and master. Those who haven’t ever done it before should take classes and read literature because one mistake could damage the tree. Here are some of the techniques used when growing the tree.

Bonsai Soil – A Small Plant’s Huge Need

Think of bonsai plants and trees and how cute they would look in your little garden or even inside your home. Now think of the many months, sometimes even years, that a gardener must spend in taking care of these beauties. ‘Still interested to continue? First you need to make a choice: would you buy your soil or would you mix your own?

The Great Weed War – Achieve Victory For Good – Naturally

Organic weed control is actually much, much simpler than most people think. Many people mistakenly believe that the only way to keep weeds out of a lawn is to use chemical weed killers and pre-emergents. It’s simply not true. There are perfectly natural methods of weed control that are much more effective and much less costly. This article will show you how to do it.

March Landscaping Tips

Placing statues in your garden can reflect the kind of personality that you have. You may make the garden’s statue the central theme of your landscape or merely a complimentary piece.

Garden Fertilizers and How to Use Them

This may surprise you, but green plants manufacture their own food. From the atmosphere they take in water, sunlight, and carbon dioxide to create sugar and starch. From the soil they extract water and nitrogen compounds which they use to make protein for forming tissues and seeds.

Choosing The Best Variety Of Sago Palm Trees

This article talks about how Sago Palms can decorate the interior as well as exterior of your homes. It says that proper Sago Palm care is necessary for a stunning looking plant. It talks about reproduction and seeds of palm.

Free Fertilizer – Using Urine In The Garden

Stop wasting free fertilizer! Learn how to save money and the environment while still achieving bumper crops by using urine to add fertility to your garden.

Container Compost

Most people need to keep container gardens because they don’t have the room, backyard or dirt space for full-fledged gardens. Because of that, many people also don’t have the luxury of keeping a full-size compost bin for creating the best potting and compost mixes for their plants or flowers. A container compost bin or bucket is just the answer to those with space problems.

Feeding Your Container Garden Plants

Every type of plant needs a basic amount of nutritious ingredients, much like the human body, in order to function and grow. It doesn’t matter if you plant in the spring, summer or fall; plants need a continuous flow of nutrients to keep them healthy and strong. Some of the most vital elements to healthy plants of all types are nitrogen, which helps stimulate growth, and phosphorus, which helps plants to form healthy, strong roots and potassium to help develop bloom and foliage.

Successful Grafting Conditions

The tissues of both the stock and scion plants must be placed in contact with each other for successful grafting to take place. Both tissues must be kept alive till the graft has taken, which takes a few weeks. Many graft joints are often weakened because the tissues of the two distinct plants, such as wood may not fuse. Budding is also a process that consists of in-grafting the bud of a plant into another plant.

Easy Year-Round Indoor Gardening with Aeroponic Growing Technology

When it comes to growing plants indoors, many people usually think of their experiences with common houseplants growing in the potting soil that the local supermarket always have sitting out front all summer long. But that’s old school. These days, it’s quite possible to grow almost any plant indoors, at any time of the year, with modern no-soil-required growing technology.

Gifts From the Garden

Nothing works best and gives more pleasure than creating specialized gifts for friends and relatives on Christmas. The personal touch that you give adds to the value of the gift that money cannot add.

Hobby Gardner – Kits and Potting Benches to Help Grow your Plant Collection

Ever admired a friend or neighbor’s plant collection only to find out that everything you “wowed” was just another freebie they tossed in. As the conversation goes on, you find out that in fact, these plants didn’t cost a dime. Great for the frugal gardener! But, if you have higher aspirations, not only can you take advantage of gardening on a shoestring, but you can also start increasing and getting more out of your own plant collection.

Plant Nutrition – The Crucial Importance Of Trace Elements For Your Garden Plants

Do not be fooled into believing that the trace elements are any less important for plant nutrition than nitrogen or phosphorus. This article shows the dry climate gardener in particular, how to ensure that the garden plants receive what they need.

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