How To Grow Spinach In Pots And Containers

How To Grow Spinach In Pots And Containers
Spinach is one of the healthiest and tastiest vegetables ever, and growing spinach in containers is easy, you can even grow it indoors on a windowsill. Sow seeds 1/2 inches deep directly in containers or in a seed tray. Seedlings will germinate in 5-14 days depending on the variety and growing conditions. If you have... 
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How To Take Care Of Orchid Plants Indoors

How To Take Care Of Orchid Plants Indoors
Orchids are some of the most commonly grown houseplants. Provided they have proper growing conditions, it isn’t difficult to learn how to take care of orchid plants. Most orchids require moist, well-draining conditions. There are several types of growing media that can be used with orchid plants—redwood or fir bark, sphagnum peat moss, rocks, cork,... 
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How To Grow Shallots In Your Vegetable Garden

How To Grow Shallots In Your Vegetable Garden
Shallots have a mild, subtle onion flavor that makes them very popular with chefs. How can you grow it yourself? You can cut some of the green tops to use as green onions, but leave some to feed the plants. Fall planted shallots will be ready to harvest early the following summer. Spring planted shallots should... 
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Cleaning Your Garden For Spring: 9 Clever Tips

Cleaning Your Garden For Spring: 9 Clever Tips
Spring is here and it’s high time to clean your garden and order and buy everything you’ll need this season. Here are some points to put your garden in order. Flower garden spring clean-up. Remove and compost any dead annual plants that remained over winter. Begin removing winter mulch and pruning perennials down to ground... 
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How To Grow And Care For Aloe Vera

How To Grow And Care For Aloe Vera
Aloe vera is a very useful plant: if you burn yourself that soothing fresh gel contained in the leaves is right there waiting for you. Here are some tips for growing and taking care of it. In the garden, you want your Aloe vera to get 2 or 3 hours of sun a day. Indoors,... 
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6 Perfect Herbs For Growing In Containers

6 Perfect Herbs For Growing In Containers
These herbs can be tricky in the ground, but pot them up and watch them thrive. Lemon thyme. Lemon thyme is best grown from plants, not seeds, and should overwinter outdoors. The following spring, prune back to new growth. Trim plants over the growing season by cutting back stems. Lemon thyme will flower nicely if... 
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How And When To Prune Raspberries And Blackberries

How And When To Prune Raspberries And Blackberries
Unpruned raspberry bushes won’t yield more berries and can lead to problems and even early die out of the raspberry bushes. Pruning raspberry plants does more than just keep your plants under control. Raspberries can be prone to disease and pruning inhibits the spread of disease throughout your patch. To insure that light and air... 
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How To Grow A Mango Tree in Pot

How To Grow A Mango Tree in Pot
Mango is tart, spicy and sweet in flavor, it isn’t frost tolerant and dies easily if temperature drops below 30 F. Good news is that you can grow mango tree in pot. Propagating it from seed is a bad idea because it may take up to 8 year to produce fruit and even after that... 
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How And When To Prune Roses Right

How And When To Prune Roses Right
While there is a great deal of disagreement among rose experts regarding how and when to prune roses, it is generally agreed that it is better to make a good effort at pruning roses than to let them grow rampant. Pruning roses is good because it encourages new growth and bloom, removes dead wood, improves... 
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How To Grow And Care For Apple Trees in Pots

How To Grow And Care For Apple Trees in Pots
Growing apple tree from seeds is a bad idea. Instead, buy a dwarf or semi-dwarf grafted tree from a nursery. For choosing a right apple tree for your home you need to know a few things. Apple trees are grown from grafting on a rootstock as this has so many benefits. Basically, dwarf apple trees... 
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