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Should You Loosen Roots Before Planting?
Gardeners should loosen roots before planting. Unless the plant is a fragile seedling, loosening up the roots and untangling them before planting helps the plant establish a healthy foundation for future growth.
Is Neem Oil Safe for Plants?
Neem oil has been used as an insecticide on plants in India for over 400 years. Applying neem oil does not harm the plants, vegetables, or people eating them. Precautions do need to be taken when spraying neem oil, as some people may have an allergic or respiratory reaction.
Can You Water Plants with Pool Water?
Planning to drain a swimming pool into the garden? Chlorinated pool water isn’t always safe for plants; find out the facts before watering the plants with pool water.
Does Fertilizer Go Bad or Expire? 5 Tips for Storing Fertilizer
An expiration date is not typically listed on the package of fertilizer. So does fertilizer go bad? Fertilizer will not go bad as long as it’s stored properly.
Do Expandable Garden Hoses Work?
Expandable garden hoses work as long as they are made with high-quality materials. The expandable garden hose should have an inner tube thickness of around 2 or 3 layers of latex. It is also important that it has brass fittings and a durable outer layer.
Can You Water Plants With Tea? Here Are the Facts!
Using leftover or freshly brewed tea can be helpful to hydrate, fertilize, and nourish plants. Be sure to utilize organic brands to limit pesticide use. Also, consider the pH needs of the plants that are being watered. Plants that enjoy marginally acidic soil will do well with the addition of tea.
Caring for Garden Shears: 7 Tips and Tricks
With garden shears, it is essential to clean them between uses and keep them sharp. Other things that can be beneficial to garden shears care include: Disinfection, Rust removal, Lubrication, Handle maintenance, Safe storage
Does Sugar Really Help Plants Grow? Here's the Truth
The short answer is no--plants naturally use the process of photosynthesis to produce their own sugar—or glucose—as they need it. By additional sugar being added, no matter how little the amount, plants could potentially be harmed rather than helped.
How to Grow Mint Indoors (3 Different Methods!)
A few different ways exist to grow mint indoors – gardeners can choose to start from seed or a cutting, and grow in either soil or in water alone. When growing mint indoors, remember to keep the mint pruned and be mindful of pests and diseases.
Difference Between Determinate and Indeterminate Tomatoes
So what is the difference between a determinate and indeterminate tomato plant? Determinate tomato plants are small and bushy, typically no more than four to five feet tall. Indeterminate tomato plants have a more vine type of structure and can grow over ten feet tall.
Growing kale indoors: A gardener's guide to growing indoors
Here's exactly how to grow your own organic kale at home | Home for the Harvest #gardening #organicgardening #microgreens #kale #organickale #groworganicfood
Best Tips for Growing Lettuce in the Summer Heat!
Learn how to grow lettuce in the summer heat. Avoid bitter lettuce by succession planting and learn tips to keep your lettuce cool!