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All You Need To Know About Soil & Growing Media

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All You Need To Know About Soil & Growing Media

Growing media is a crucial ingredint through which plant roots grow and extract water and nutrients. Selecting a good growing medium is fun­damental to good plant care and is the foundation of a healthy root system.

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How To Make Your Own Kitchen Garden

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How To Make Your Own Kitchen Garden

Have you ever thought of starting a home veggie or herb garden? With the food prices rising and more people trying to save money due to the economy, home gardening has taken off in a big way in recent years. Many vegetable seed companies report sales increase by 30-50% which is a clear indicator that more people are putting on their gardening gloves and getting to work. Home gardening is a hobby that can bring great joy to your life, enable you to get some free exercise and bring the entire family together. Although it may not sound exciting on...

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All You Need To Know About Tillandsia Air Plants

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All You Need To Know About Tillandsia Air Plants

No luck with houseplants or just want something new? Try an air plant! They don't need potting soil and require only minimal care. Tiny scales on their leaves, called trichomes, absorb water and nutrients directly from the air, and even help shade the plant from scorching sun. The plants' "roots" are used only for clinging and do not absorb water and nutrients like earthbound plants.

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How To Make Terrariums

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How To Make Terrariums

If you have a green thumb but minimal green, why not create your own mini-world full of lush and beautiful plants by making your own terrarium?

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Why You Should Bring Plants To Your Office

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Why You Should Bring Plants To Your Office

Our cities need more greenery and fresh air, and yet most of us see almost none, spending half our lives at the office. We all want to make our workspaces healthier and livelier, and I'm excited to write about this today. Why have indoor plants? 1. Happier workforce Several studies found that people report lower levels of fatigue and discomfort in presence of plants. 2. Reduce energy consumption We observed hourly temperatures in a room for 3 days without plants and 3 days with 3 plants. We found that plants reduce cooling requirements (especially in glass buildings) and extreme temperatures. Temperature...

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