Sinking a large container with the proper soil ph and then planting your blueberries will give you perfect growing conditions without leaching into your surrounding garden. Try a Soil Master Soil Test Kit to establish your ph!
4 Tips to Keep Poinsettias Blooming Through the Holidays
<p>These gardening tricks will keep your poinsettias alive and blooming through the holidays and beyond.</p>
Maintaining proper reef tank parameters is essential to the health and well-being of fish, coral and invertebrate inside your aquarium. Fluctuations in a key aquarium parameter, such as temperature, ammonia or nitrate, can result in algae blooms, animal sickness and even death. It is therefore necessary to routinely test an important tank parameter like salinity …
Caring For Primrose Plants: How To Grow And Care For Primrose
Caring For Primrose Plants: How To Grow And Care For Primrose - Primrose flowers (Primula polyantha) bloom in early spring, offering a variety of form, size, and color. They are suitable for use in garden beds and borders as well as in containers or for naturalizing areas of the lawn. In fact, when given the proper growing conditions, these vigorous plants will multiply each year, adding stunning colors to the landscape. Blooming often lasts throughout summer.
In northern areas, Gomphrena should be started indoors by April 15 for July blooms. Transplant l0 in/25 cm apart. It responds to very warm soil conditions for proper germination (80°F/27°C) - so you could not sow it outside until June. This would be too late, as they need about 10 weeks to produce flowers. Gomphrena is a good cut flower, and lasts for days. It is also a fine Everlasting. Flowers dry quickly and easily for winter arrangements-retaining their shape and color.
Why do so many cucumber flowers wilt? Typically there are more male blooms than females, with the males developing earlier. Until there are also female flowers present, and until conditions favor proper pollination once the boys and girls are both around, you don’t get fruit (which would form right behind the female flower, below, with the male flowers dropping off after providing pollen).
SPATHOGLOTTIS 'GRAPETTE' - Spathoglottis unguiculata 'Grapette' is a beautiful, small terrestrial orchid with deep purple flowers one-inch across with a yellow fringed lip. The flowers spikes are long lasting producing successive flowers over time and have a distinct fragrance of grape juice. Under proper conditions they can bloom year round.