Sunday , May 26 2024


Caring for petunias

The soil should drain well and not remain soggy, especially in containers. It should also be moderately fertile to promote best growth. Amend poor soil with ready compost before planting. When to plant petunias It is easiest to buy young plants from a nursery that sells petunias in apartments. Look …

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Amazing sea shell desings with flowers

When I think of summer, I think about seashells. Collecting shells is something that I have been doing all of my life. A trip to the beach wouldn’t be complete without returning with a bag of shells. Seashells are lovely keepsakes and can add a coastal touch to your home’s …

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Design a rainbow garden

Ever since its release in 1988, the children’s book Planting a Rainbow by Lois Ehlert has been one of the favorite means for green-thumbed parents to instill a love of gardening and nature in their children. Undoubtedly numerous rainbow gardens have been started (and some forgotten) by kids eager to …

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How to grow tradescantia the easy way

Where to grow: Indoors, place near a window that receives strong indirect light. Outdoors, place in a location that receives full sun (with protection from afternoon sun in the hottest regions) to shade, depending on variety. Indoor houseplants can be placed outdoors in a light shady area during warmer months. …

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How to grow Calla Lily and Liles from bulbils

There are two main types of lilies to grow: oriental lily and Asiatic lily. Oriental lilies usually have large, fragrant pink flowers. They thrive in acidic soils and should therefore be grown in containers with ericaceous compost. Asiatic lilies have a greater variety of colors including yellow, orange, red and …

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How to easily design a pretty planter garden

Before anything else, choose the right planters for your garden if you don’t already have them. If you have a smart, modern space, choose simple matching pieces. Alternatively, if yours is an Italian or garden style, why not splash out on elaborate stone or terracotta urns? You can mix and …

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Growing and caring for coloful freesia flowers

Water newly planted tubers regularly and keep them moist and shaded – a cool greenhouse or conservatory is ideal if they are in pots. When tubers begin to sprout, move pots to full sunlight and continue watering. If you have planted freesia in September to November, leave the pots outside …

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