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How To Make Your Own Potting Mix

How To Make Your Own Potting Mix

I’ve always made (or had made) my own potting mix. I like to know what is in it, then I can customize it depending on the plant. If you cannot make your own Espoma has a good one.Here is an excellent tutorial with lots of images from The Micro Gardener on a DIY potting soil mix. Follow the link below…JOIN Our FREE Plant Care NewsletterBy entering your email address you agree to receive a daily email newsletter from Plant Care Today.

How To Make Distressed Looking Clay Pots

How To Make Distressed Looking Clay Pots

For me nothing says Spring like Color. I love to see container gardens full of a mixture of colors and textures.That’s one reason it’s always great and easier to start with a color recipe. Nothing says to me “classic garden” like the terracotta pot. I like their easy look, simple design, and versatile use.

What Flowers Do Not Need A Lot Of Sun?

What Flowers Do Not Need A Lot Of Sun?

Do you have an exposure that faces east without much sun?What flower vines or flowers do not need a lot of sun? That’s a question asked over at the Garden Harvest Supply blog. Here’s a few plants they recommend:Abutilon Megapotamicum (Flowering Maple)An evergreen shrub Abutilon (Flaming Maple) with a trailing habit.

Cachepot: How To Double Pot And Display Plants Without Repotting

Cachepot: How To Double Pot And Display Plants Without Repotting

What’s the easiest way to describe the term “cachepot”? Think double potting plants or a pot inside a pot.One mistake many people make as soon as they bring their new plant home is – repotting houseplants. I haven’t quite figured out why. Maybe it makes them feel good or they think the plant will do better.