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Black Spots on Houseplant Leaves and Solutions

 Causes and remedies for Black Spots on houseplant leaves Houseplants can help make dull corners of your home or office happier and brighter. Maybe you pay more attention to your plants, but there may still be issues with plant health and appearance. One problem you may notice is black spots on the leaves of your houseplant. Knowing these spots and possible solutions will help keep your plants free of blackheads. You pour too much water into the plant Excessive watering is the most common killer of houseplants today. The appearance of black spots may be the last call of the plant for help. Damage caused by over-watering your plant will start at the roots and then move upwards. If the leaves are attacked, your plant is on the verge of death and you need to act fast. To see if this is the cause, open the pot of the plant and look at the roots. If they are brown, black, and thin or have a foul odor, it means your plant is too waterlogged and needs help. You can cut off the dam

perennials that are perfect for new gardeners

 Best Perennial Plants for New Gardeners Best perennial fruit for a low maintenance garden If you are a new gardener, you are in for a great adventure! But with so many perennials to choose from, it is difficult to know which one is the best. Do not worry. Continue reading and you will find 15 easy perennials like Heliopsis and Phlox that are a great choice for new gardeners. Which perennial is best for new gardeners? These perennial plants tolerate growing conditions and adapt to most weather conditions gradually. In the complete absence of pests or diseases, this group has fewer problems than some other perennials. And most of them live longer, so you can enjoy their flowers or leaves for many years. If you are new to gardening, these qualities will help you to maximize your success and quickly enjoy the beautiful perennials. Best perennial plants for planting in sunny places The best view of this group of perennials requires 6 to 8 hours of sunlight each day. Heliopsis H

Terrace Garden Ideas For Your Home

Garden Ideas for Your Home If you live in the city and have a small or large terrace, you can count on being lucky. In modern cities, space is less crowded and less crowded. Undoubtedly, the floors of contemporary high-rise apartments and complexes are shrinking day by day. A saving grace is a terrace where you can cool off and relax. If you like clean air and a little greenery all around, here are some awesome terrace garden ideas. Benefits of terrace gardening A garden is a garden that contains flowers, shrubs, herbs, and gardeners. Most of us love greenery; We love fresh air, and many of us feel very at home among the greens. Here are some benefits of setting up a terrace garden. Being close to nature Growing your terrace garden is the easiest way to get close to nature. It calms your mind, body, and soul. In cities across India, rising pollution levels are a pressing concern for most of us. Having a garden on the terrace is definitely relaxation. You can spend as much t

Air Conditioning Bad for Plants

 Is Air Conditioning Bad for Plants? You may want to throw away the AC when it is hot and bitter outside, but how does your plant feel about air conditioning? Many plants thrive in hot and humid climates, especially tropical plants such as cash trees and dragonflies, which belong to the moist forests near the equator. The cool, dry air that is comfortable for us is unfortunately not useful for many houseplants. Here are some signs that your plants are being affected by the cold, conditioned air in your home: Your plant sheds leaves or petals quickly The leaves of your plant will fade or turn yellow The leaves of your plant will turn brown around the edges Your plant is starting to rot Your plant is starting to dry out Your flower is no longer in bloom The good news is, you do not have to turn off your AC or give up your indoor gardening altogether - here are some ways to create the most favorable environment for your plant collection. How to protect your plants from air con

The Health Benefits of Indoor Plants

 Health benefits of indoor plants There are numerous reasons to include plants in your space, but did you know that one of them is the health benefits? From purifying the air to reducing stress, filling your home with houseplants is an easy way to increase happiness and promote a healthier life. For those looking for even more reasons to grow their plant collection, here’s how adding fresh greens to your home can benefit your health. Plants reduce stress In 2010, a Japanese study examined the effects of Shinrin-yoga or "forest bath". The study concluded that spending time in nature reduces stress, lowers blood pressure, and has an overall soothing effect on the body. However, most of us spend 85% of our time indoors and can not wander in the woods every day. Fortunately, houseplants are an easy way to bring outdoors and reap the restorative, calming effects of nature. A study published in the journal Physiology Anthropology shows that active interactions with hous

Your Plants Blooming Continuously And For Longer

These wonderful tips will keep your plants flowering continuously and for a long time These 7 essential tips will help keep your bright and colorful flowers in bloom and last longer. Must see! 1. Removal of a deadhead and withered flowers Deadheading involves removing the discoloration or blooming flowers for the entire period. Not only does it enhance the health of the plant during stress, this process also helps divert the plant’s resources from seed formation to the production of new flowers. Although some flowering plants, such as dahlias and Impatiens, eventually shed flowers, most plants, such as marigolds, ginseng, sweet peas, petunias, and hardy geraniums, produce more flowers from deadheading. 2. Finch Finch Pinching the plants back is a great way to activate growth from dormant lateral shoots and create shrubs. Although this is for a separate purpose, the process is somewhat similar to deadheading. Pinching the back helps maintain the compact structure of the plan

Cabbage cultivation and planting tips in containers

 Cabbage  planting tips in containers Cabbage is very nutritious and there are many dishes we can make from them. They can be roasted, baked, roasted, wrapped, eaten as salads, pickles, and raw. Also, they can grow easily. They do not need large grounds and terraces or raised beds to grow them. In fact, they can be easily grown in containers. You will definitely enjoy growing them. Did you choose which cabbage you want to grow? You can start to reproduce by seeds or seedlings. Make sure the type of cabbage you grow is suitable for the current season and the climatic conditions in your area. When buying a seed packet it will have notes written on it. If you want to start growing cabbage from seedlings, the instructions are attached to them, or talk to the seller. Check with nurseries in your area or online.  If you live in a frost-free area, seedlings can be planted at any time when the temperature is in the range of 50-85 F (10-30 C). When they begin to mature, the ideal te

Preparation of garden soil

 Garden soil Grow on a strong foundation, you will produce healthy, nutritious vegetables and beautiful flowers every year. Healthy soil is the basis of healthy plants and a healthy environment. The need for fertilizers or pesticides is less when the garden soil is in good condition. As a writer and respected gardener, Frank Doser writes, "When you build the soil you can not only improve the health of your plants but also your own." Organic soils are rich in humus, the end result of decaying materials such as leaves, grass clippings, and compost. It retains moisture, but drains well. Good organic garden soil is loose and fluffy - filled with air needed for plant roots - and contains plenty of minerals needed for intensive plant growth. It is alive with living organisms ranging from earthworms to fungi and bacteria that help maintain soil quality. Proper pH is an essential characteristic of healthy soil. So, how do you know if your soil is healthy? What would you d

Urban horticultural techniques

How to make the most of your growing space Modern society has given us many things, but it has not given any of us spacious, rural housing. Most of us live in a tightly packed urban environment with no place to grow anything ... or so we think! I was in this state of mind when I first started gardening. In fact, the first plants I grew were bush cucumbers that were grown hydroponically because I thought there was no light in my little townhouse. Oh, how wrong I was. If you live in an apartment with a small balcony, a townhouse, or a small single-family home, there are plenty of ways to grow your own food. All you have to do is adjust your horticultural technique based on the unique growing environment you are in, and this is what we are going to discuss. Explore your location No two living spaces are created equal, so there are no two growing spaces. Look at your space through the lens of a plant: How much access is there to light, and from what direction is it coming? If y