Posts Tagged: plant care

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Watering your potted plants while you’re away
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Going away on holiday will mean that your plants will be left unattended. If you want to make sure that you don’t return to wilted or dead potted plants. Fortunately, there are a number of handy tricks you can use to keep them happy. If you are not sure which one will work best for […]
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How to keep bugs away from plants and flowers
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One of the most disappointing things that can happen to your plants and flowers is a bug infestation. Different insects prefer different plants and it’s important to know how to get rid of these bugs before the multiply out of control and destroy your plant. Here are some remedies you should keep in mind. Flies […]
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Types of tropical plants you can grow
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Tropical plants do not necessarily only grow in tropical regions. The word tropical often scares gardeners off when they could be enjoying some of the most amazing blooms. As long as you provide the plant with a warm environment and enough water, it should do really well for many years. Here are some of the […]
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Summer orchid care tips
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Orchids have a reputation for being difficult to grow. However, these exotic plants will thrive if their basic needs are met. These needs are generally the same but you will need to adjust your orchid care approach during the summer. Here are some essential tips to follow. Sunlight Orchids love light but not direct sunlight. […]
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Essential plant care tips for the summer
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Summer can be particularly grueling for plants and flowers. If you want to keep your potted plants healthy during the warmer months of the year, you should keep these plant care tips in mind. It’s also important to remember that some plants have very specific needs. Most plants are in their growing phase during these […]
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Essential tips for repotting plants
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All plants will eventually outgrow their pots. When the time comes for repotting plants, it is important to do so with care and patience. The roots and stems of most plants are quite delicate. Bending and breaking them can cause the plant to perish. Prepare the new pot Before you begin repotting plants, you will […]
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Tips for growing bromeliads
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Bromeliads are beautiful plants with a truly unique appearance. Just like any other type of plant, growing bromeliads requires the right care and conditions. Here’s what you need to know about cultivating them in your home. Soil Plant gain nutrients from the soil in which they grow. It is also important for the soil to […]
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Houseplants that require extra special care
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If you have decided to decorate your home with potted plants, it’s always important to make the right choices. You need to consider several factors that will affect your houseplants. These include the type of environment that you have to offer as well as the challenges associated with growing different plants. If you are new […]
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Tips for deadheading flowers in your garden
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When you read about gardening and plant care tips, you may hear the term deadheading flowers. If you have not deadheaded flowers in the past, not to worry. This process is easier than you think and it will benefit your plants in so many ways. Why you should deadhead flowers Before learning about the process […]
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Prevent frost from damaging spring flowers
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Spring can be a bit of a tricky season. This is because temperatures tend to fluctuate quite a bit and you can easily be caught off guard by spring frost. Just as your garden starts coming back to life, the frost hits and your spring flowers suffer as a result. While you cannot stop the […]