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Tomatoes for your best harvest

How to Plant and Grow Tomatoes  Biting ripe tomatoes in the first summer of summer is one of the most anticipated events of the season. Although grocery stores and farmers' markets sell a wide variety of exotic varieties, it is difficult to beat the taste and freshness of tomatoes at home. In addition, by growing your own tomato plants, you can try the dazzling rainbow of heirloom and hybrid varieties. From large, juicy beefsteak tomatoes to bite-sized cherry varieties, you can find tomato varieties in any store or market in all sorts of shapes, colors, textures, and flavors. No matter what varieties you choose, here's how to grow tomato plants that will give you a delicious harvest. How to plant tomatoes Whether you want to grow tomato plants in a garden or in a container, choose a place that gets at least 6-8 hours of direct sunlight a day. Although tomato seeds can be sown directly outdoors, you can get a start in the growing season by purchasing alternative plan

The most nutritious vegetables

 The most nutritious vegetables that can grow in your garden One amazing thing we discover at the beginning of our horticultural odyssey is that fruits and vegetables really have to taste good. The shockingly watery version we buy in the store; What we grow in our gardens is bold, fragrant, and has a very intense flavor! The garden table is really the pinnacle of healthy food. Those strong aromas, bright colors, and deep flavors are the perfect indications that the diet is rich in vitamins, minerals, and other essential micronutrients. If you grow food in soil rich in organic matter and harvest it at peak maturity, you can be sure that it will be full of good ingredients. The fruits or vegetables you love to eat will always boost your time and energy. Horticultural crops rich in nutrients Beyond the fresh charge for the delicious garden, we can also choose to grow foods for their amazing health-enhancing properties. You will be surprised to know which crops are more nutriti

Exotic Houseplant Species

 10 Exotic Houseplant  Did you know that there are a lot of surprises in nature? We will all be amazed when we stand and admire the unique shapes and forms in the plant world. And these 10 exotic houseplants are the perfect beauty to add beauty to your living space. 1. Haworthia Cooperi The leaves of Haworthia Cooperi have a distinctive shape that looks like a bunch of bubbles, but in reality, the clusters of small rosettes are formed from succulent green leaves. 2. Euphorbia Obesa   Euphorbia Obesa resembles a ball, hence it is also called the "baseball plant". 3. Corkscrew Grass The green leaves of the corkscrew grass look like someone cutting them with scissors to give them a spiral shape. 4. Platycerium Platiserium has distinctively shaped leaves that look like the horns of an animal, hence the name "Stockhorn fern". 5. Crassula Umbella The shape of  Crassula Umbella is similar to that of small wine cups and its flowers have yellowish-green buds when

Tropical houseplants - wonderful blooms

 Tropical houseplants need to grow for their wonderful blooms Plants that come from the tropics of the world often grow well in our warm homes. In addition to their evergreen leaves, many of these tropical species produce beautiful flowers indoors. Even some fragrances! Some of these plants can grow a little more delicately than others when exposed to water and light, but most are much easier to maintain. Even if you are starting your own home plant collection, most of these varieties will reward you with colorful flowers without much effort on your part. Here are the best flowering tropical plants to grow, with tips to keep them healthy, so you can enjoy their beautiful blooms as much as possible. African Violet A classic favorite among plant parents, the African violet (Saintpaulia) produces velvety green leaves on short leaf stalks. It has single, semi-double or double flowers in white, pink, red, purple, violet, blue, lime green, pale yellow, or both. The petals of this

Vegetables that grow well in the shade

vegetables are high light plant Most vegetables are high light plants because they are needed to produce food. Sunlight helps them with the food production process or photosynthesis. Until they have enough time in the sun, they will not be able to produce enough food for themselves and us. However, there are a number of shade-tolerant vegetables. 1. BOK CHOY Commonly known as Chinese cabbage, this vegetable does not grow any cabbage heads but has large, green-leafed open leaves that spread on long, spoon-shaped leaf stalks. Vitamin A and Vitamin C, as well as carcinogenic glucocorticoids, are the second most nutritious vegetable to Bok Choy CDC. It is suitable for growing in any vegetable garden as a cold season crop but can be grown throughout the summer in partially shaded areas. Get yourself some bogey seeds and start growing this vegetable. 2. KOMATSUNA This Japanese mustard lettuce (Brassica Raba var. Pervirida) is suitable for areas that are in the shade because it ca

Managing insects on indoor plants

Pest problems are less in healthy plants Prevent or reduce pest problems in indoor plants by selecting the right plants and providing good overall care. Learn about the basic care and growing requirements for your plant. Grow plants in the best conditions Select plants with growing needs that are suitable for the indoor environment (humidity, light, temperature). Plants cannot fight pests when they are struggling to grow in very low light, high humidity or dry soil, high temperature or very cold air temperature. The plants need regular watering Find out how much water your plant needs. Water the soil at the base of the plant, not the leaves. Make sure the plant pot is well-drained. Avoid letting plants stand in water. Excessive watering and poor drainage can promote root rot and fungal mosquitoes and other insect problems. Understand the nutritional needs of your plant Apply half the amount of fertilizer at the recommended strength. Fertilize when the plant is actively grow

bring more butterflies into your garden

 Five ways to bring more butterflies into your garden Want to attract more butterflies to your garden? Use these five simple design tips. 1. Provide shelter for butterflies If your garden is well ventilated, provide ventilation. Pink (Syringa spp. And hybrids) is good as a hedge because it provides food in the spring and shelter for the rest of the season. Walls and fences reduce wind speed and create a good backdrop for plants. 2. Create a drinking pool Some butterflies take nutrients and salts from muddy ponds through their long, straw-like mouth areas. You can make a permanent mud puddle with a plastic or terra-cotta saucer. Fill it with half sand and half compost. Pour water and put a ripe banana on top of it and see how many butterflies are standing. 3. A start in the sun Butterflies can rest and sleep in wooded areas and fly well only when their wings are warm and dry. A rock in a sunny spot is a good place to prepare them to fly one day. 4. Family-friendly place Butt

The best succulent plants

 The best succulent plants to grow in your home or garden Whether you are already a dedicated plant parent or just starting your green collection, there is nothing better than having a beautiful succulent in your home office or on the window sill. Succulents are widely liked not only for their toughness but also for their incredible variety - and if you’ve been on Instagram recently, you know. Take a look at our favorites. The Sill Succulent Assortment Not sure where to start, but excited to go? We love this little starter collection that sucks from the chip. Get different varieties in three, six, or twelve small growers. Ponytail Palm It may look like a palm tree, but the ponytail palm is actually succulent. Among its distinctive features are the bud-like stem and hair-like leaves - hence the name. Other name: Beaucarnea Recurvat Genus: Beaucarnea Family: Asparagaceae Snake plant This succulent plant is commonly called the "snake plant" or "mother-in-law ton

Adding a Living Mulch

popular living mulches Red Clover - If you want a live mulch that does double duty and attracts a lot of pollinators, consider growing red clover. Your local bee people will thank you. Roman Chamomile - This short relative of the German chamomile is often used as a floor covering to enjoy nature and make a good living mulch. Smaller vining crops - Let your cucumbers roam freely, or the Cuckoos will run wild and not rule out that patty bun squash. By allowing the winery crops to grow where they want, you have got an excellent low-growing mulch that you can eat. White Clover - An ideal living mulch to use around low-growing crops that will not grow too tall and provide shade for your vegetables. Be sure to prune it before going to seed at the end of the season. Buckwheat - Buckwheat not only grows fast, it stifles weeds, but it is also a phosphorus fixer. Chop before going to seed. Alfalfa - It is common practice to use this nitrogen-fixer as green manure, but it makes a

How to maintain a money tree

 How to maintain  Only four leaves give good luck! With our tips, these tropical bears have good luck and will thrive indoors, even for new plant parents. There are endless choices for succulent plants or cactus gardens or plants for your bathroom, bedroom, or living room. But how many people will bring you luck, positive energy, and financial success? Legend has it that the cash tree or Pachira Aquatica will do just that. Believe in folk tales if you like, but the glossy green leaves of the cash tree will be the perfect tropical addition to any interior space in your home. They have been shown to reduce internal volatile organic compounds and are not difficult to maintain! You can find cash trees in the form of braided stems or bonsai. In their native Central and South America, they grow as forests in wetlands (hence the scientific name "aquatic"), but they are well adapted to houseplant life. "It's a good choice for new plant parents because it's no