Fish Pellets as Fertilizer
Whenever I can I like to use organic fertilizers. People ask me all the time how I grow such mammoth rhubarb plants and I always grin and I say I’m not sure. That grin should be a tell all – I do know, I’m just not telling. Until today. Fish pellets as fertilizer is the secret.
How To Care For Houseplants When You Go On Vacation
How do you care for houseplants when on vacation ? There was a time when I would hire a house and pet sitter for our home. At the time, we had 2 dogs and our children came with us during our travels. Back then, it was easier and less of a headache to just have a house sitter/pet sitter water our plants for us when she was letting out the dogs.
Selecting Garden Plant Bulbs
I’m a person that likes to see and hold my bulbs in my hand when selecting garden plant bulbs. So, ordering my bulbs from an online source is out of the question for me. But, sometimes, it happens that I have to order online. In that case, I cross my fingers and hope I get good ones. After they arrive I still go over the 4 simple steps below. If they fail, the postmaster will get them back.
Getting African Violet to Bloom
I was never one to be able to keep African violets alive, let alone getting an African violet to bloom. My grandmother was the master of healthy violets.
Storing Tuberous Begonia for Winter
Did you believe you had to throw out your beautiful plants at the end of each season? Nope. Don’t! I’ll show you how easy storing tuberous begonia for winter really is.
Digging Up Canna Bulbs for Winter
In the Midwest we find ourselves digging up canna bulbs to store for winter.
If we chose not to; we will lose our plant and have to purchase new bulbs the following spring. Some gardeners prefer to purchase yearly.
Others, including myself, will lift our bulbs and reuse them.
Collect Seeds From Your Rhubarb Plant
Question. “Can we plant the seed that is growing from our rhubarb?” Short answer. Yes, you can. However, there is a certain time to collect seeds from your rhubarb plant.
Repotting a Money Plant
Today, I’m repotting a money plant. The money tree plant is a hardy, climbing plant that will grow in just about any soil or even flourish in water. Besides being called a Money Plant it is also called Devil’s Ivy and Golden Pothos.