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Starting Seedings Indoors to Kick Start Your Garden

Starting Seedings Indoors to Kick Start Your Garden

Starting seedlings indoors has many benefits for gardeners and can increase the productivity and variety of your garden. It's not difficult, but does take some special considerations to be sure the seedlings can thrive both indoors and when they are transplanted. Why Start Seeds Indoors? Starting seeds indoors is a great idea for gardeners to… Satisfy winter gardening urges when outdoor gardens are not available. Extend the growing season in northern areas. Add garden variety by enjoying produce that needs more growing time. Enjoy an earlier harvest with staggered seedling plantings. Save money by buying seeds rather than plants. Choose...

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The Issue With Overwatering Houseplants

The Issue With Overwatering Houseplants

Houseplants need regular watering in order to take up nutrients from the potting soil, to nourish new growth, and to keep their foliage lush and full. But overwatering can cause a variety of problems, and can even be fatal for a houseplant. The Watering Houseplants Need Different houseplants can have dramatically different watering needs. Understanding the factors that can affect how much water plants need will help you be sure to provide each plant with adequate water without the risk of overwatering. When watering different plants, consider… Species – Many tropical plants with large, lush foliage and bright blooms can...

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