Caring for new plants can be difficult. From the shock of being taken from their current environment, transported, and permanently planted outdoors where they are at the mercy of the ever-changing weather, many plants may struggle initially. Make the transition as easy for your plants as possible with the following suggestions.
MAKE SURE THEY ARE GETTING ENOUGH WATER
With the tender state of your new garden plants, they might need some extra water! When you first plant your...
Are pepper plants among the variety of fruits and veggies chosen for your garden this season? If so, here are some great tips to follow in order to keep them happy and gain the most yield.
GROW MULTIPLE VARIETIES
Growing several different varieties of peppers will help lengthen the harvest period, as some varieties mature more quickly than others. Also, by growing an assortment of peppers, you can have mild, meaty peppers for salads or stir-fries, slightly spicy...
Keep your annual flower pots and hanging baskets looking nice and fresh all season! Here are a few guidelines to follow:
Water your container every 2-3 days. In the heat of summer, you may need to water it every day.If you want to feed your plants, use an all-purpose or bloom-boosting plant food every couple of weeks according to package instructions.As you water, remove old blooms to encourage more blooming – a practice called deadheading. Don’t just pull off the dead petals...
With warmer days becoming the norm, it is easy to forget to check the forecast to properly anticipate overnight drops in temperature that could prove fatal for your lovely flowering plants and tender greens.
With a few chilly nights in store this week, we are here with a few tips to help you protect all the hard work you have put into starting a crop or beautifying your porch.