Category

Indoor Gardening

Category

Don’t be fooled into believing that taking care of orchids is difficult. In this indoor orchid care guide, you’ll learn the right techniques to keep your orchids growing healthy and watered sufficiently. You’ll also learn about the best watering techniques to use (and when) as well as the temperature, humidity, and the amount of sunlight needed for different types of orchids. In fact, if you have tried and failed in the past to take care…

The term “hardening off” means to toughen up your tender little indoor seedlings before you completely move them to their outside garden spot. Plants that are raised inside can undergo a significant shock when moved to a new environment. It can be enough of a shock to actually kill some delicate plants, or to at least set back their growth so that the plant doesn’t do well for the rest of the season. 1 -…

Every year, there’s at least $9 to $10 spent per container by gardeners to replenish their potting soil because most potting mixes contain peat-based ingredients, which break down fast. With fast depleting potting mixes, it makes sense financially and environmentally to start rejuvenating old potting soil instead of replacing it all every season. Heavier feeders of plants like tomatoes, cucumber and cabbage will use a lot of the nutrients throughout the year, causing faster nutrient…

Plants are supposed to be green so when plant leaves turn yellow, something’s going wrong in the growing conditions. It’s a frustration even the most experienced gardeners and botanical experts can be left exasperated trying to understand the cause of so they can rectify things and restore a plant to full greenery and blossoming. When plants turn yellow, it’s the plant telling you to change something in the growing conditions. Understanding the Reason for Yellowing…

Plants are more than a gift from Mother Nature. They have their own life force and raise many questions about plants, trees, and how any woodland flowers manage to survive in the wild without any human intervention. How and why plants grow towards light is one of the many fascinating questions that’s baffled botanists for centuries. It’s been extensively researched and various experiments have been done to prove without a shadow of a doubt that…

Did you know there are two types of slugs? Predator slugs and plant-eating slugs. The predator slugs aren’t as big of a problem, but if your garden’s plagued by plant-eating slugs, you need to find a way to stop those from eating your plants or everything will be destroyed. Some of the most effective methods are listed below. The three main types of plant-eating slugs to get rid of from your garden include: The Pacific…

Even the most novice of gardeners knows that indoor plant leaves turning yellow is not a good sign. The problem is that yellow leaves is the most common symptom of a wide range of houseplant ailments, and it can take a little experience to know what the root of the problem is. Sometimes it can be serious, sometimes it’s temporary and sometimes you may have to change up your care routines to fix it. Here…

A lot of problems that come with plants (both inside and out), stem from improper care. Not enough water, too much light, wrong type of fertilizer or the wrong size pot, to name a few examples. Most of these issues come from you and where you chose to plant. But sometimes, there are other external foes you have to contend with. Things like insects or grazing animals. But under the surface of the soil, that…

Pin It