Houseplant sales have skyrocketed as the demand for plants has soared. Here are some shopping tips, along with advice on houseplant etiquette.
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If you’ve never grown transplants for a garden, this could be the year to do it. You can start with a flower or vegetable that’s easy to raise from seed.
While spring is the ideal time to begin digging and growing a traditional vegetable or flower garden, plenty of planning and other tasks can be done at any time of the year. Gardeners spend most of the summer watering, weeding and watching young plants grow. Fall is a good time to plant trees, shrubs, bulbs and some perennials. And winter is a perfect time to start ordering seeds, planning out your rows and getting organized. There’s no wrong time to start — but these tips might make it easier for you!
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Spring is in the air. Even houseplants indoors feel the changing season. So it's a good time for repotting and pruning.
If you brought pots and urns indoors during the winter, you can take them outside once temperatures are consistently above 45 degrees. Place the plants and flowers in appropriate areas around your patio or deck — some plants need shade, while others require direct sunlight. If you grew plants indoors during winter with a hydroponic garden, make sure you have enough pots or urns if you’d like to replant them outdoors.
March is the time to spring into action if you have plans for gardening and yard work. There is no need to wait for frost-free weather or the …
Pruning the stems of a houseplant is just the first step. After a few years, depending on how fast a plant grows, roots will fill a pot until they have no room left to grow. Roots attempting to escape out the drainage hole of a pot is one indication of overcrowding.