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How to Make a Homemade CO2 Generator
The yeast feed on the sugar and produce CO2 as a product of respiration. Secure the tubing with a small amount of silicon sealant -- allow the sealant to dry overnight.Fill the bottle halfway with water; it should be lukewarm to avoid killing the yeast.
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Santa Monica
Parsley Container Growing – How To Grow Parsley Indoors
Curly types have lacy, frilly foliage that looks great in any setting and flat-leaf varieties are prized for their flavor. If the leaves look dry and brittle, set the plant on top of a tray of pebbles and add water to the tray, leaving the tops of the...
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Willoughby
How to Get Rid of Mushrooms in Potted Plants
The part of the mushroom seen above ground is the fruit of the larger body of the mushroom; threadlike strands of fungus called mycelium colonize the soil before mushrooms emerge. Move your houseplant outside, and apply fungicide to the pot, following...
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Santa Monica
The Remedy for a Musty Smelling House Plant
When repotting, check for slimy or malodorous roots — this is a sign of root rot, and usually means the plant should be discarded, unless most of the root system is still in good condition.
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Santa Monica
How to Propagate Philodendron
To divide, water the plant well to moisten and loosen the soil the morning before dividing the roots. All-purpose potting soil or garden loam are not recommended for plants in containers because they are too heavy, compact easily with repeated watering...
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Santa Monica
How to Extract Lilac Fragrance
Reseal the plates and place them back in the area. Fold the muslin in half and place it over the funnel. Repeat this action six more times for a total of 18 days.Remove the petals from each plate and place the lard into the glass jars so that each is...
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Santa Monica
How to Grow Sugar Cane in Pots
This usually takes about three weeks.Separate and plant the ratoons into individual 6-inch planter pots with drainage holes when the shoots are about 3 inches tall. You'll want each of these "seed pieces" to contain at least six buds.
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How to Braid a Ficus Tree
Young ficus trees are not difficult to braid, and the plant won't be damaged, as the trunks are flexible. Continue braiding up the trunks until you reach the foliage part of the plants.Secure the end of the braid with soft garden twine, then attach the...
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Santa Monica
Homemade Hydroponic Fertilizer
Once mixed into a powder form, mix them with the other ingredients you made.As a rule of thumb, use a ratio of ½ teaspoon of the mixture to 100 gallons of water or mix 1 teaspoon into a quart of water and use 1 liquid ounce from that quart to every 3...
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Santa Monica
If I Cut the Wax Off a Store-Bought Lucky Bamboo Plant Will it Grow?
Growers have learned how to twist and contort this dracaena and leave just enough foliage so that the plant resembles true bamboo.The number of stalks of lucky bamboo determines the type of luck you will receive.Dracaena sanderiana grows in the understory...
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Santa Monica
How to Grow an Avocado Tree from Seed Indoors
You can plant the avocado seed in soil, but it is more entertaining to place the avocado seed in a water glass so you can see it sprout roots as it grows. The roots should sprout within two to five weeks.
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Santa Monica
What Effect Does Distilled Water Have on Plants?
The seeds that received distilled water grew the best, while those watered with tap water had fewer leaves and did not grow to as great a height. The effect is more severe on houseplants, because the chemicals build up in the small amount of soil and...
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Santa Monica
Money Tree Problems
Insecticides may control scale infestations.Mealybugs are related to scale insects and also affect money trees. As with scale insects, affected plants should be quarantined. Dr. Lindquist of Ohio State University recommends not using the same treatment...
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Santa Monica
What to Put in the Bottom of a Large Planter
Mulch is natural and won't interfere with the regular drainage of your soil. If you regularly recycle plastic bottles, leave some whole or cut them into thirds to line the bottom of your planters without adding much weight to the containers.If you are...
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Santa Monica
How to Make a Greenhouse More Humid
Greenhouses are naturally humid from the respiration of plants, but there are times when more moisture must be introduced to maintain the humidity level required for rapid growth and optimum health of those plants.
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Santa Monica
How to Drill Holes in the Bottom of a Plastic Pot
Repeat the process for each hole.Rinse the pot with water, to remove any plastic shavings, before adding soil and your plant. Squeeze the drill trigger and firmly press down until the bit penetrates the pot.
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Santa Monica
How to Transplant Spider Plant Cuttings
These cuttings are easy to root and transplant. Make sure you use a plant container that has a drain hole; spider plants are susceptible to root rot if they sit in standing water for a long period.Remove your spider plant cutting from its water home and...
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Santa Monica
How to Grow Patchouli Indoors
It is still a key ingredient used in manufacturing cosmetics and aromatherapy products, chosen because of its distinguishable scent. Wait about three weeks for the seeds to sprout through the soil.
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Santa Monica
How do I Organically Get Rid of Bugs in a House Plant\'s Soil?
There are methods to rid your plants of these soil bugs that do not require you to re-pot the plant in new soil. The lacerations the bugs incur will cause them to lose moisture and eventually dehydrate.Place the plants in a well-ventilated area and allow...
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Santa Monica
Why Are My Houseplants Sticky?
Keep insecticidal soap spray safely away from pets and children. Although neem oil is safe, it may irritate the skin and eyes and may cause stomach upset if ingested. Put the mixture in a spray bottle and spray the plant with the mixture until it drips...
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Santa Monica
Growing Seeds in a Cup With Cotton
Firm the cotton gently into place with your fingersDribble a little water onto the cotton moistening the surface. The holes allow air circulation around the seeds. The tops of your refrigerator or above a hot water heater are good locations.Remove the...
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Santa Monica
How to Care for Philodendron
Philodendron prospers in a humid atmosphere, particularly in dry homes, which you can provide by setting pots on top of pebbles in water-filled trays.Atypical of many foliage plants, philodendron is a heavy feeder.
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Santa Monica
Advantages & Disadvatages of Indirect Seeding
This method has both advantages and disadvantages over traditional growing practices.Indirect seeding allows you to carefully control the growing conditions of young plants.The indirect seeding method calls for planting seeds into a flat or seedling tray...
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Santa Monica
White Mold on Ferns
Many people enjoy growing houseplants for the decorative and environmental appeal. It is more prevalent on ferns when the plant is kept in a wet environment. This is a common problem for many houseplants, including ferns.Ferns are susceptible to white...
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Santa Monica
Can Urea Fertilizer Be Used in Indoor Plants & How?
It is only slightly soluble in water so the process takes longer than the other formulations. Urea contains high amounts of sodium which act upon a plant hydration system much like it does in humans.
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Santa Monica
How to Use Plastic Pop Bottles to Water Your Indoor Plants
The same system can also be used to reduce plant care duties on a regular basis.Use a 20-oz. Soda bottle to water houseplants automatically.Wash and dry the soda bottles. The water will gradually drip into the soil, keeping soil moist.
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Santa Monica
How to Make Your Own Plant-Leaf Polish
Rub the sides of the cloth together to spread the mayo thin.Rub the mayonnaise on the cloth into the leaves of the plant until they shine. This will remove the mineral deposits or dirt causing the plant to look dull.Turn the cloth over and put a drop...
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Santa Monica
How Much Water for Lucky Bamboo?
The Flower Shop Network advises that you mist lucky bamboo leaves and soil with water to maintain the plant in less humid environments. Remember to keep water levels consistent over time.Lucky bamboo thrives in humidity.
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Santa Monica
How to Grow Bamboo Plants in Water
Traditionally, three stalks signify happiness, five denote wealth and four should be avoided -- it means death.Add 2 to 3 inches of water to the container. Placing the plant in bright light can cause the leaves to burn and turn yellow.
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Santa Monica