If you observe some whitish layer formed on the surface of the soil or some sort of hard crust deposited on the surface, your plant is probably not absorbing the fertilizer due to overdose. This accumulation can attract disease causing microbes and insects and can hamper the normal growth and development of plants.
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Let’s learn to grow mosses at home
It is a little tricky to grow moss on a solid surface as it takes time for the roots to penetrate. You can grow moss on a rock using slurry. Slurry can be made by chopping moss into smaller parts and mixing it with butter milk or yoghurt. If you wish, give the slurry a …
It varies from plant to plant but in general microgreens contain – vitamin A, C, E, B complex, proteins, dietary fibre, folate, niacin, riboflavin, thiamine, sodium, potassium, calcium, copper, iron, magnesium, manganese and zinc. Some of them have anti-cancer properties and are very good for your heart and eyes. And of course, they are perfect for your weight loss regimes.
How to grow water lilies at home?
Each one of us is obsessed with different kind of plants and flowers. And why shouldn’t we? After all they are so fascinating, colourful and have so many different variations. One such variation is that plants can grow both on land and in water. What could be better than having some beautiful flowers floating in pond in your Garden? Water lilies are pretty easy to grow and look magnificent and soothing to the eyes. So, let’s learn how to grow them.
If you see these symptoms, that means your plants need immediate help
our plants can also fall sick due to environmental or nutritional problems. The only difference is that we can speak and ask for help, but our plants don’t have the ability to do that. We need to understand the signs that they are displaying to understand that they are in stress. Let’s have a look at some of the symptoms that suggest that our plants need help
Mushrooms in pots? Really? Is that even possible? Let’s find out…
Mushrooms are becoming increasingly popular in our day to day lives. But did you know that you can use them house plants too!! Boy, wouldn’t that be a beautiful sight? Mesmerizingly beautiful colorful mushrooms in pots!! Kindly note that this post talks about mushrooms for ornamental purposes only. These mushrooms are not meant for consumption.Continue reading “Mushrooms in pots? Really? Is that even possible? Let’s find out…”
You’ll be surprised to know your plant nutrition is not just about NPK…
Almost each one of us know about the application of NPK and how these 3 elements are life line of the plants. But that’s not the full story. Plants require other nutrients too and the deficiency or even excess can lead to certain dysfunctions in plants. Today I want to talk about other essential elements plants require.
Does gardening really help with mental health issues? Let’s find out…
It would be interesting to know that many scientific studies and psych evaluations are carried out which have proven that having plants around actually improve our mental status. Let us have a look at some of these studies.
The Shocking Truth About Soil Flushing: Your Plants Will Thank You!
One of the major problems encountered in houseplants is accumulation of salts due to watering. There are several minerals dissolved in tap water which get deposited in the soil overtime. Salt or mineral deposition can also occur due to application of fertilizers. This problem is usually resolved by changing the potting mix but sometimes it can get worse. That is when flushing of soil comes in very handy