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Indoor Gardening

Indoor gardening can be a rich and rewarding pursuit, and in and of itself is not overly difficult to begin. However, indoor gardeners have much more to consider than season and weather, because with indoor gardens, the gardener is responsible for maintaining all aspects of a healthy environment for the plants, from soil nutrition to sunlight supply, humidity to temperature, water supply to adequate drainage. When starting an indoor garden, the gardener may find that the plants, especially the delicate ones, need more than regular water and a window facing adequate sunlight. In this article, we will discuss the extra steps you can take to develop a healthy, well cared for indoor garden. Indoor plants may have unique lighting requirements when kept inside. Besides that, with proper lighting you can extend your grow season for your indoor garden from seasonal to year round. The Hortilux grow bulb touts itself as one of the leading grow bulbs on the market, both for the variety of types of lighting available and for being environmentally friendly.

Vortex Fan

Humidity can be your worst enemy when it comes to growing plants indoors. If you are growing plants indoors you need to be able to control your climate. One of the best ways to control indoor climate is with a vortex fan. V-Series, inline, and Powerfan vortex fans are all solid options for controlling your climate.

How to Prune and Harvest Herbs

Harvesting and pruning herbs is a great way to make use of herbs but it also benefits the plant. Many herbs can be harvested on a regular basis though the strongest flavor is just before the plant flowers. This is the plant’s volatile oils which gives the plants its aroma and taste, and what should be preserved.

Lavender Garden

Lavender is one of our loveliest garden plants, and because it is so successful in landscapes, one forgets that it is primarily a herb, and an extraordinarily useful one at that. Did You Know? Growing lavender and rose-scented pelargoniums together will enhance their perfume.

Understanding Ratings When Looking At Chipper Shredders For Sale

If you are a first time buyer, understanding all of the ratings surrounding chipper shredders for sale can be a confusing and daunting task. Once you actually understand these different ratings, however, you can find them highly useful in helping you to choose a chipper that meets your needs entirely.

How to Plant a Bulb Garden

Spring-flowering bulbs (tulips, daffodils, hyacinths, crocus, alliums, some lilies, and others) are planted in the fall, ideally several weeks before the ground freezes. Even though the bulb contains most of the energy required for the following spring’s flowers, the bulbs need some time to establish their roots in the soil before it freezes solid.

Keeping Your Orchid Safe During the Trip Home

Everyone would agree that once an orchid has been purchased, it has to be brought home – because a thing of beauty, such as the orchid, offers instant gratification to its new owner. However, there are some things that you should remember to make sure that your new orchid’s trip home is safe. Otherwise, you might end up with a severely shocked plant with fallen buds and leaves.

Horticulture Supplies

A garden creates wonder, amazement, and beauty wherever it grows. The possibilities of one’s own garden are why so many people are attracted to the idea of having their own. Oftentimes, people who want to begin this journey without a backyard hit a wall and become lost as to what they can do. This does not have to be an end to the dream of gardening, though, not with what we have today. Horticulture supplies make it possible to have a large indoor garden that receives everything it needs with few to no problems. With the right equipment and knowledge, everyone can begin growing life and beauty not in their backyard, but inside the home.

Skin Rashes From Garden Plants – How to Avoid

Skin rashes from garden plants can be a plague if you like to spend a lot of time in your garden. Learn how Sarah discovered a way to prevent getting rashes when tending her tomatoes and other garden plants.

Growing An Apple Tree On Your Balcony

Karen had always wanted to have her own garden. Living on the 11 floor in Dallas she had almost given up on her dream to grow an apple tree, but after getting unexpected help and inspiration from a person close to her she set out on her project and is sharing part of the story to help you grow your own apple tree.

Going Green With Lucky Bamboo Tree

Looking to go green indoors? Try the lucky bamboo plants. They are hearty, resilient plants that require very little maintenance.

How To Grow Your Own Roses

This article is aimed in helping you to start growing your own roses. Anyone can grow their own roses, even if you are a beginner.

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