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How Often To Use Compost Tea

With the number of microorganisms and nutrients compost consists of, it is considered to be an awesome meal for plants. But for plants to better digest this meal, you can also steep compost in the aerated water to create a compost tea solution.Compost tea is a perfect method to naturally enhance the growth of your […]

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How Long Do Basil Plants Live

One of the greatest herbs to plant both out and indoors is basil. It is the most common culinary herbs that can bring your cooking the next level. You can add it to salads, make an awesome pesto or use it as effective seasonings for such dishes as casseroles, sauces and soups. Basil is also […]

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Sta-Green Potting Mix Review

Potting mix is an essential product which you need when planting. Although garden soil already contains nutrients, your plants need more. This is especially true if you’re planning to grow your plants in pots or other types of containers. Out of all the potting mix products out there, one of them stands out – the […]

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Water Fountains and Noise Pollution

Over the past decade or so there has been a sudden increase in water fountain application bordering on mania. We see water fountains in gardens and living rooms, little small fountains for a desk or a reception counter, huge fountains for displaying company logos and soothing fountains for hospitals and dental clinics.Residential developments and areas […]

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How To Reduce Nitrogen In Soil

The most noticeable sign visible to the naked eye that you have a overabundance of nitrogen in your soil is beautiful, lush, green plants with very few or unreasonably small fruits or flowers. You may also find some leaves wilting, then turning yellow to brown, and looking burnt.To be sure, though, you should test the […]

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How To Lower pH In Soil With Vinegar

Plant growers need to have some basic knowledge about the pH factor of their soil. They need to know this before they start their garden. Soil pH, simply defined, is a measure of the soil’s acidity and alkalinity.The measured levels range from 0 to 14, with 7 being neutral, below 7 acidic and above 7 […]

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Smart Pots Reviews: The Smart Gardening Method

Via Amazon.com Here is an innovation to grow healthier and more fruitful plants in your homes. Smart Pots are now the in-thing with potted plant growers. This is because of the features and advantages they offer. They are inexpensive, light, and BPA-free. It’s even rigid enough even though it’s made from porous geo-textile material.The Smart […]

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Best Fertilizer For Pepper Gardening

Peppers are a sensitive plant. They like warm, but not too hot, weather, a long growing season, and just the right amount of additional nutrients to boost the soil.To maximize your pepper crop, it is important to properly fertilize and keep an eye on the plants as they grow so you can adjust their environment […]

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T5 vs LED: What’s The Difference?

We all know that plants need sunlight to survive. It is their source of energy to manufacture their food and promote their growth. For indoor cultivation of plants, artificial lighting can do as well.The past few years have introduced us to products that can provide such lighting – a lighting which is suitable for indoor […]

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