We've finally found a solution for people who love houseplants, but don't love when their feline roommates treat the fiddle leaf fig like their own personal litter box. Here are 15 herbs and houseplants that can grow hydroponically, meaning they can survive without potting soil, in just a vase full of water.
Potting Soil Information – Tips On Choosing Soil For Potted Plants
When you have knowledge of the basic components of potting soil and the most common potting soil ingredients, you can select the best product for your particular needs. This article has helpful potting soil information. Click here to learn more.
Propagate new plants from cuttings. Rosemary, lavender, sage. Remove leaves on the bottom of stem. Place cuttings in glass containers with water in a sunny window. In two weeks, there should be roots sprouting. Change the water every four or five days. Add water daily if needed. After roots develop, dip roots in cinnamon or raw honey and plant directly into clean soil. Potting soil if indoors. Gardening soil if outdoors. Organic soil only for plants you eat. by Patsi A Moffatt
Can I re-use last year's potting soil? Or start fresh? Yes, but first do a few things to perk it up—and replace its nutrients. Remove all old plant material. Turn/till soil until light & fluffy. Mix in soil amendment such as compost or bagged plant food (like Plant-Tone Organic Plant Food an organic blend of bone meal, feather meal, poultry manure).
How to Create a Potting Mix for Self-Watering Containers
What does it take to prepare a general purpose potting soil? A potting soil is only as good as the ingredients that go into its making. Unlike garden soil that is continuously subjected to changes due to exposure to the elements, you can have more control on the structure, composition and nutrient content potting soil. To facilitate optimum root run and provide proper drainage, the… [read more]