If we talk about the ideal pH for plants then it would be a little difficult to generalize as different plants have different requirements. But most of the plants growing in our backyards and in our houses are more or less of the same nature. Their nutritional requirements, water requirements and pH level requirements areContinue reading “Ideal pH for plants and how to measure soil pH at home!”
What is Vermiculite? Vermiculite is a hydrous phyllosilicate mineral which undergoes significant expansion when heated. Exfoliation occurs when the mineral is heated sufficiently, and commercial furnaces can routinely produce this effect. Vermiculite forms by the weathering or hydrothermal alteration of biotite or phlogopite. Advantages: 1. Very light in weight 2. HelpsContinue reading “Vermiculite”
Ever wondered what is perlite? How it is used? Is it really necessary? Well, I heard you, and here’s everything that you need to know about perlite.
A beautiful video for beginners to develop perspective.
It all begins and ends with Soil. She Provides. She Nurtures. Whether you want to learn about Gardening, Farming, Philosophy, Spirituality or Psychology – soil is the best place to start with. You understand her and she will understand you. You take care of her and she will nourish you. You love her and youContinue reading “From Dust You Came and To Dust You Shall Return”
Understanding Agriculture was the first crucial step to becoming a farmer. So here I was completely baffled as to where to do I start from. Does it begin with understanding crop cycle? Does it begin with understanding soil? Is it the region, climate and rainfall? The irrigation… The different agricultural practices… How and where doContinue reading “The Journey Begins!”
Be it Clay or Loam, You can correct it using Organic Compost to get desired result! Read on to Know more!
Silt: Silt is a very fertile soil mainly found near river banks. The soil particles of silt are smaller than sand and bigger than clay. It is one the best soils for any type of plantation. However silt is not easily available everywhere. Loam Soil: Loam (also known as Red Soil because of its redContinue reading “Silt & Loam”
The soil particles of clay soil (also called as black soil because of its color) are very minute and are tightly bonded to each other. So tightly are they attached to each other that it is difficult for both air and water to penetrate. Water percolates very slowly through the soil. Clay soil is aContinue reading “CLAY SOIL”