How To Prevent Cracks In Terra Cotta Planters In Winter

How To Prevent Cracks In Terra Cotta Planters In Winter
Clay pots are as classic a garden feature as they come. But clay cracks. It expands and contracts as temperatures changes. As winter approaches, here’s everything you need to know about why terra cotta planters fall apart—and how to prevent yours from cracking. The main risk to terra cotta planters is that water trapped inside... 
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How To Organize A Saucer For Your Houseplant

How To Organize A Saucer For Your Houseplant
Basic plant and planter facts: almost every plant needs drainage, using rocks instead of drainage only kinda works sometimes—and only if you’re really lucky, every ceramic pot and saucer has the potential to “sweat” if left with standing water in them. Take a saucer and fill it with pretty rocks, glass, or marbles. Another way... 
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How To Care For Trees In Drought

How To Care For Trees In Drought
We need trees, especially during a drought. Trees reduce air pollution and erosion, create habitat for wildlife and other plants, and reduce the urban heat island—even hotter, drier conditions that arise in cities as a result of too much reflective pavement. Here’s how to best care for your trees. Water beyond the drip line. Most... 
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5 Useful Ways To Drain A Planter Or A Pot

5 Useful Ways To Drain A Planter Or A Pot
If you love gardening, then you know that making drainage is an important thing because it means that your plants will survive. Right drainage prevents plants from rotting and makes the soil not so humid. What are the best materials to drain the pots? First of all, it’s clay – just put one layer on... 
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