Posts Tagged: plant care

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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 […]
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How to avoid overwatering plants
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One of the biggest mistakes we make when it comes to caring for our plants is overwatering. Fortunately, there are a few basic steps and tricks that we can use to prevent this from happening. Here are some essential plant watering tips to keep in mind. Test the soil Dip your finger into the soil […]
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How to revive plants after exposure to the cold
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Despite all the planning during the autumn season, it’s not uncommon to forget to bring one or two plants inside when the temperatures drop. The good news is that a few chilly nights are not necessarily the end of your potted plants. Here are some ways to revive plants after they have been exposed to […]
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Caring for your Christmas cactus
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The Christmas cactus is unlike any other. They are available in several colours, the flowers produced by these plants are bright and captivating. While most cacti are are known for preferring warmer weather, Christmas cacti enjoy cooler conditions. It’s also great news for anyone with pets since these plants are non-toxic to dogs. Important Christmas […]
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Make your own plant food
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Your plants do not survive on water and sunlight alone. They also need a variety of nutrients in order to grow and thrive. Different plants have different needs which is why so many people choose to fertilise the soil. Sometimes this is not enough or sometimes you may want a cheaper option when it comes […]