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Butter Daisy, a Low Maintenance Annual
The dead plants were pulled from the planter and nothing was left except the pine needle mulch. Even though these students progressed to the seventh grade, I found a few of them sneaking back into the sixth grade area to check on their flowers.
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El Segundo
Plant Profiles for New Gardeners: Cockscomb; Celosia argentea var. cristata
Press them lightly into the mix. They will eventually drop in to the soil and lay dormant until the next spring. The tiny, black seeds can be sown in the garden after danger of frost has past.
California
El Segundo
Plant Profiles for New Gardeners: Coleus
Most perk up right away once they've had a drink, but it does stress the plants when this happens often.Pinch the growing tips to shape your coleus and to prevent flowering. Moisture is important, but they can't stand wet or boggy conditions.
California
El Segundo
Plant Profiles for New Gardeners: Caladiums
If you have a hard time finding them for sale in your area, our Garden Watchdog directory liststhat will be happy to ship some to you. Personally, that's what I do because caladium tubers are cheap and there are many great vendors that ship world-wide.Caladiums...
California
El Segundo
Plant Profiles For New Gardeners: Sempervirens tectorum, Hens and Chicks
This little succulent is native to the dry slopes of southern European mountain ranges like the Alps and has been a familiar house-hold plant for over a thousand years. Many new gardeners are starting to plan their first adventure into our crazy, wonderful...
California
El Segundo
Plant Profiles for New Gardeners: Zinnias
The flowers are irresistible to our winged friends and it isn't unusual to see many species dancing among zinnia blooms on a sunny day. Most direct-seeded zinnias will bloom four to six weeks after they are planted, if the ground is warm and conditions...
California
El Segundo
Plant Profiles for New Gardeners: The Alba Rose
New gardeners wanting to try a rose can not go wrong by choosing an alba. Albas can withstand fairly severe winters, but do not do as well where winters are extremely mild (or non-existent.)My alba is planted in full sun, but it is reported that they...
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El Segundo
Plant Profiles for New Gardeners: Daylilies
Most hybridzers time their plantings so that they can set their seedlings out in spring or early summer. This is usually done in the morning while the pollen is fresh and bees haven't had a chance to rob it.
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El Segundo
Pepper Growing Problems And Bell Pepper Plant Diseases
You need to be sure toto control this particular fungus. This is caused by a fungus in the soil and it attacks the peppers. Everyone loves a fresh pepper from the garden. They suck the plant juice and leave behind discolored areas on the leaves.
Ohio
Willoughby
Can Plants Grow in Other Liquids Besides Water?
Tomato plants, for example, can't absorb most of the nutrients in milk, so if you're watering tomato plants with milk only, the plants will eventually die. Some plants are better able to grow in liquids other than water, while other plants react badly...
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Santa Monica
Indoor House Plants That Do Not Require Sunlight
The Maria has dark green leaves that are 2 feet long and are marked with white. Most dracaenas become large plants and can adapt to house conditions. Never allows ferns to become completely dry.
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Santa Monica
How to Grow Salvia Divinorum
You can also just cover the whole Salvia plant with a big, upside-down jar.Start giving your Salvia a little bit of fertilizer about a month after you first put the Salvia plant into the pot of soil.
California
Santa Monica
Does Bleach Affect Plant Growth?
Moving the plant to another location with as little soil attached as possible may save it, depending on the plant's size. All plants require chlorine in small doses for healthy growth of their chloroplasts, the part of the plant used for the process of...
California
Santa Monica
When to Fertilize Bell Pepper Plants?
Each plant should receive between 1 and 2 cups of the fertilizer.As your bell peppers grow, they will need at least one more fertilizer application. Always follow manufacturer's directions carefully to ensure you don't apply too much.When fertilizing...
California
Santa Monica
How to Use Root Stimulator When Planting
Root stimulators designed for plants, flowers and trees help promote strong root growth. Always follow the instructions and guidelines for proper application.Pour the root stimulator into a watering can and mix it with water according to the package ratio...
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Santa Monica
How Does Altitude Affect Vegetation?
For example, in 2010, researchers at UC Davis found that plants at the base of the Siskiyou Mountains of Oregon were dramatically affected by recent climate change, which has reduced the amount of water available for low elevation plants.The nutrients...
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Santa Monica
Fooled You Jalapeno Peppers--A Painless Flavor Sensation
I love the flavor but I'm just a wimp when it comes to spicy foods. The chemical that gives hot peppers their "heat" is called capsaicin.Some people believe that eating foods containing capsaicin (namely hot peppers) releases endorphins, allowing them...
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El Segundo
Ten Texas Native and Wild Plants
Many of these wild herbs are beautiful and would make lovely additions to the home flower garden. Simply surviving the harsh Southwestern climate for centuries is a story in itself.
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El Segundo
Spicing Up Your Houseplant Collection
Columbus actually stumbled across the Americas by accident, when they got in his way as he was seeking a new spice route to the East Indies! It wasn't until after Cortez invaded Mexico, however, that Europe "discovered" vanilla and chocolate.
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El Segundo
Canterbury Bells Plant: How To Grow Canterbury Bells
It's also a good way to save seeds for new additions. In fact, they may even require staking to keep them upright. ) is a popular biennial (perennial in some areas) garden plant reaching about two feet or slightly more.
Ohio
Willoughby
Can Plants Live Without Sunlight?
Rather, sunlight contains red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo and violet-colored light. Leaves that don't benefit from light will begin to droop, as will their branches and stems (where smaller numbers of photoreceptors lie).
California
Santa Monica
Is Plant Food the Same As Fertilizer?
Soil can be amended with lime or elemental sulfur to lower or raise the pH level. Carbon dioxide from the air enters the plant through the foliage. Organic nutrients take longer to break down into the soil, but they are also sometimes less expensive,...
California
Santa Monica
How to Cut Dieffenbachia Plants
Continue cutting the remaining overgrown stems as the last one cut produces new growth.Minimize irrigation as the foliage grows back on the plant. Dieffenbachia houseplants require minimal care to produce their abundance of large, variegated leaves.
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Santa Monica
How Plants Grow with Different Kinds of Liquids
Saltwater, even in small concentrations, is deadly to plant cells. Substances such as fat and sugars are left in the soil. As saltwater enters the plant cells, all other moisture instantly leaves through the cells permeable membrane.
California
Santa Monica
How to Prune a Pothos
Cut at a point just above a leaf so as not to create an unsightly leafless stem.Continue trimming the vines until the plant starts to take on the desired shape, as pruning will promote more compact and bushier growth.
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Santa Monica
How to Grow Ferns From Clippings
This makes for a more sterile environment. There are a few ways to collect the tiny spores. This is what makes them relatively easy to grow from clippings.Most families of ferns hail from tropical origins.
California
Santa Monica
Nitrogen-Loving Garden Plants
Nitrogen is one of the main nutrients all plants need to thrive. Even if you enrich your soil with manure, which has a high content of this macronutrient, an additional nitrogen application midseason helps ensure a healthy crop.Looking just like small...
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Santa Monica
Using Aqua Globes to Water Plants
When the displaced water wets the soil, the pores close again and the air flow stops. Salts from fertilizers or your tap water can build up in the soil and eventually harm the plant's roots.
California
Santa Monica
The Effect of Infrared Light on Plant Growth
This can be done using special horticultural lights, or simply by adding incandescent light bulbs.According to Planta, increased infrared waves can affect the speed at which plant stems grow.
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Santa Monica