This guide will help you make the best use possible of the information on the tags found with your plants in a garden center.
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Making sure that you take only healthy plants home from the garden center can be daunting. This article is a primer for the basics of selecting healthy plant material.
Mulch is any kind of material applied to the soil surface for protection or aesthetic improvement of the area covered.
Apply an organic mulch on most established ornamental plants in mid-spring when the soil has warmed sufficiently for active root growth.
Weeds can make ornamental plantings look unsightly. Weeds also may harbor insects and diseases that may cause problems on more desirable ornamental plants.
The variety of hummingbird attracted to a garden is dependent on the regional area.
Learn how to prune hedges or screens.
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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.