Planting vegetable seeds indoors

Planting vegetable seeds indoors

It s possible to have a fine vegetable garden by buying young plants. But you will have a much wider range of possibilities if you start your own plants from seeds indoors. Not only is it much cheaper, but you can buy seeds for many more varieties than you will find for sale as plants. That will allow you to experiment with more different flavors, shapes and colors, and to harvest your favorite edibles over a longer period by planting varieties that mature at different times …

Indoor Plant Care Watering Tank

Indoor Plant Care Watering Tank

Give the bromeliad plant adequate light. Bright, filtered or indirect sunlight is best. Different types of bromeliads may have different light requirements. Broad-leafed varieties may “burn” when placed in direct sunlight. A window with southern exposure is usually ideal all year. (In the Northern Hemisphere - or to the North, in Southern climates) Ad Water them properly. Keep the soil evenly moist, but do not over-water or allow the plant roots to stand in water. It is not necessary …

Indoor plants Making people sick

Indoor plants Making people sick

This article was published originally on // Byline: by Christine Engelbrecht, Plant Pathology I frequently give talks to gardeners, and pictures of deformed squash infected with a virus are some of my favorite shots to share. Inevitably, someone asks, Could I catch the virus that made that plant sick? In most cases, the answer is no. The fungi, bacteria, viruses, and nematodes that cause disease in plants are very different from those that cause disease in humans and other animals …

Are indoor plants beneficial

Are indoor plants beneficial

House plants can significantly improve the dynamic of a room. While some are purely decorative, there are others that can have a dramatic effect on air and indoor pollution levels. If you are planning on making a few botanical additions to your home, then why not get the added benefit of choosing plants that will work for you, as well as providing an aesthetic benefit? Here are a few to get you started. Golden P otho – This vine-like plant is very easy to grow, requiring very …

Cheap Indoor plants Dublin

Cheap Indoor plants Dublin

After buying a house, I popped into Armstrong since there don t seem to be many nursery/greenhouse alternatives in my area. It s a small nursery Dublin, with plants that you ll see in your neighbors yards, but nothing extraordinary or even particularly interesting. There is a largeish indoor space where you can buy your fertilizers and fungicides in small quantities and an outdoor area with your run-of-the-mill garden plants and some small trees ready for planting. Woe to you …

Indoor terrarium plants

Indoor terrarium plants

A terrarium is a great way to grow your own miniature forest indoors! Kids will love to help create this cool living craft project, and watering the plants is a great way to give kids some extra responsibility. If you d like to add a little greenery to your home, then gather the kids and get your hands dirty to make this indoor terrarium craft! What you ll need: a large glass fish bowl 2-3 small plants gravel several medium stones a few larger stones moss scissors small plastic …

Indoor tropical foliage plants

Indoor tropical foliage plants

As a habitant of frigid USDA garden zone 5a (a small warm pocket just south of Minneapolis) it pays to overwinter tropical plants to enhance our butterfly garden. The same could be said for most gardeners located below USDA hardiness zone 8. This year, I brought in 20 butterfly plants to overwinter and I’ll start next season with over 50 plants by taking cuttings over the winter. My goal for overwintering plants is to achieve average growth with superior health. These plants will …

Indoor lights for Growing plants

Indoor lights for Growing plants

Two Types of HID Lights There are two categories of HID lamps: metal halide (MH) and high-pressure sodium (HPS). Both emit a much more intense light than fluorescent bulbs, which also pass electricity through a gas-filled tube. MH bulbs emit light that s strongest at the blue end of the spectrum. It s a stark, cool white light that produces compact, leafy growth. Because the light does not distort the colors of the plants and people it illuminates, this type of plant grow light …

Building indoor plants Nursery

Building indoor plants Nursery

Tropical Greenhouse Our tropical greenhouse is overflowing with beautiful foliage and warmth. We have a great selection of low maintenance houseplants and many exotic species. Many tropical plants are adapted to low light conditions. They survive by being ultra-efficient at capturing light and photosynthesizing. Not only do they make your home more beautiful and inviting, houseplants absorb indoor air pollution and keep you healthy. Polluted indoor air is a major cause of headaches …

Indoor plants watering system

Indoor plants watering system

Monitoring is the first step to understanding and fixing almost all issues. As a hobby I have been growing my own chillies with varied success; my issue has been remembering to water the poor things. So after countless disappointing harvests, I decided to monitor my chilli plants and automate their care as much as I could by using cheap, off the shelf components. This post will detail my experiments with electronics, APIs and the Server Density monitoring tool. Chilli Irrigation …