Monday , May 20 2024


How to grow lilies from seed the easy way

Daylily clumps can grow anywhere from six inches to five feet tall. Since they can reach a span between two to four feet wide, space only about three feet apart (or for a more dramatic show in the early years, space about 18 inches apart). Plant roots in early spring …

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How to grow flowers from bulbs at home

When planting, keep in mind that the flowers tend to face the prevailing direction of the sun; in a border seen from the north they will look away from you. Do not separate bulbs that are attached to the base; the smaller bulb (known as an offset or a “daughter” …

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How to grow amazing blooming bonsai types

Many people have a misconception about what bonsai really is. The typical question that many people ask is: “Is bonsai its own type of tree?” No, bonsai is a kind of craft or living art form. Techniques including surface planting, pruning, defoliation, grafting, and root reduction, along with wiring the …

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How to grow and care for charming orchids

An orchid can live happily for a long time in a pot, blooming season after season, but every few years you have to replant the plant. The growing medium breaks down over time and will not anchor the plant properly or provide it with the necessary nutrients. An orchid may …

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How to build tiny charming planter for your kitchen

Blackboard hydroponic planting This slim, attractive container not only allows you to label your herbs for faster cooking, but also packs in hydroponic growing techniques. It comes with a pre-programmed timer, a quiet air pump, a tray of three plant bases, a dirt-free growing medium and a ¾-liter water reservoir. …

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how to create a succulent pot in your home

Succulent roots can thrive in a shallow container. Make sure the container has drainage holes. If the container does not have drainage holes, drill a few holes in the bottom. Standing water can kill a succulent. Using the right kind of soil: You can use any potting mix designed for …

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