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The Secrets to Successful Planting

The Secrets to Successful Planting: Get your garden off to a great start with these tips for sowing and transplanting.

There are a few simple things to keep in mind when planting your garden.

 

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DO’S & DON’TS’ for an Indoor Plant

DO NOT over water your plants. The most common cause of houseplant death is over watering. Roots need to breathe.

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ROOTS

KNOW AND UNDERSTAND YOUR ROOTS

There’s a lot more going on down there under the soil than you might think.

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Outdoor Plant Maintainence:

All outdoor plants require at least 5-6 hours of direct sunlight a day to remain healthy, retain their colour, fruit and flower. Depending on the type of plant, remember to place it in an appropriate position where plenty of sunlight is available.

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How to take care of Indoor Plant

Location: Location means everything to your indoor plants. Learn what kind of light requirements your plants want and give it to them.

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Plant Specific Caring Tips: Examples of some Indoor Plants and their Care.

AFRICAN VIOLET plant care

A healthy African violet will bloom for nine months and then rest for three. Despite their delicate appearance, they are not difficult to care for. Keep their soil moist to dry and allow it to dry out between watering to encourage blooming. Because water can damage their leaves, always water them from the bottom by placing the container in a tray of water. Allow the plant to absorb the water for about 30 minutes.

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How to Care for Potted Plants

Tips for keeping plants healthy; plus our favorite flowers and plants for container gardens.

1. Choose the pots.

Make certain there are one or more holes in the bottom of your container to allow water to flow out freely. Insufficient drainage can cause roots to drown, and the plant to die prematurely.

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Lawn Care

Get lawn care tips for green grass, quicker lawn mowing and easier lawn fertilizing.

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What is a Garden Tool?

A garden tool is any one of many tools made for gardens and gardening and overlaps with the range of tools made for agriculture and horticulture.

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List of Garden Tools Every Gardener Must Have...Or Not.

While some would tell you that there is some magic list of garden tools that every gardener should have, the simple fact is, gardeners come in all shapes, sizes and needs.

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Benefits of Organic Fertilizers

Organic fertilizers improve the physical, chemical, and biological properties of the soil

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Why do you Need Fertilizers?

Why do you need fertilizers for gardening or farming? Do plants not grow in the wild without any fertilizers? The answer to this question lies in the fact that you want only specific species of plants to grow in a farm or a garden.

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What are the Benefits of Compost?

The biggest advantage of using compost is that the organic matter in compost is partially decayed and hence its volume is very less. Further, the microorganism activity has started in the compost quite a few days back and hence the concentration of these microorganisms is very high. This makes the compost a concentrated and easy to absorb source of organic matter.

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Golden Rule: stay out of the garden when it is wet.

Preventative Strategies

The strategies below should be seen as a regular part of good gardening practice, they are preventative strategies rather than a response to the actual presence of disease.

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How to Start-a-Garden Checklist

1. Assess your exposure.

If you are planting vegetables, keep in mind that most need at least eight hours of full sun every day. Flowers and other decorative plants have different sunlight needs, depending on their type.

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