Plant Food Articles
Gain some helpful tips about how to care for perennial plants including which types benefit from deadheading, how often to fertilize and divide, and much more in this informative article.
Essential elements for plant nutrition include nitrogen, phosphorus, potassium, calcium, zinc, copper, molybdenum, magnesium, iron, sulfur, manganese and boron. They come from the soil and from applied fertilizer. Plants obtain carbon, hydrogen and oxygen from the air or through the soil.
Caring for tree-form shrubs is as easy as caring for the normal kind, though pruning needs are different.
Fertilizing plants can be a bit bewildering but to get the most out of your plants, especially container plants, it is essential. This article will go over the basic types of fertilizers and give recommendations on when and how to apply those fertilizers.
Goji is a sprawling shrub with long, flexible canes and clusters of small, grey-green leaves. The flowers are a brilliant royal purple and they appear in late spring/early summer along the length of the canes. They give way to juicy, bright red fruits that resemble small peppers. They grow sweeter as they mature on the plant. Goji plants continue to flower and produce fruit through the first heavy frost.
With the right sun, water, fertilizer and a bit of care you can grow truly super Superbells®.
There’s good news if you find growing roses a challenge. That’s because there are many new easy-care roses on the market.
Adding compost to your garden is one of the best things you can do for your plants. If compost ingredients are carefully mixed you can create compost in a matter of weeks not months. This article explains how.
Any soil can benefit from adding organic matter. To learn more about transforming bad soils to good and making good soils even better read this article.