Houseplant Soil Tips

If the white roots are seen to be growing around the side of the pot and the soil is hardly to be seen, then the plant certainly needs re-potting. This bacterial activity breaks down the soil into the necessary chemicals which the plant roots can absorb. So with the addition of humus our soils come…

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Knowing your soil for Growing Herbs

The pH scale is a scale of value for the itogree of acidity or alkalinity of a soil. Soils below 7 are regarded as being acid, those above 7 as alkaline. A pH value of 7 indicates a neutral soil and an ideal garden reading is 6.5. Below 6 on the agile the extreme acidity…

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Your Vegetable Garden and the Soil That It Grows In

You’ve decided that you wanted vegetable garden, but how do you know if it will grow well in the soil that you have? A successful garden starts with a fertile, well-prepared soil. You should know your soil type, if you need fertilizer, what type of fertilizer you should use, and your soils pH. Soil structure…

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