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Do Plants Need Silicon in the Garden?

Do Plants Need Silicon in the Garden
Gardeners know that elements of nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium or NPK are necessary for healthy plants. However, a lesser-known element can go a long way in your garden: silicon. Silicon is found everywhere and in the middle of the earth,…

Plants That Thrive in Sandy Soil

Your sand garden can be difficult at times, but don’t despair! Thanks to these long lists of “The best plants for sandy soils” you can create a beautiful garden with blooming flowers. The key to success in your sandy soil…

How to Lower Potassium Levels in Soil

How to Lower Potassium Levels in Soil
Potassium is the least known of the three nutrients that all plants need in larger quantities. Unlike nitrogen and phosphorus, potassium is not part of the plant but is found in the soil where it acts as a catalyst for…

How to Reduce High Phosphorus Levels in Soil

How to Reduce High Phosphorus Levels in Soil
Analyzing and maintaining the right amount of nutrients in the soil is an important aspect of growing a beautiful garden. Phosphorus, potassium, and Nitrogen are essential nutrients in plant growth. While nitrogen helps plants produce lush foliage and leaves, phosphorus…

How Compost Helps Your Soil: Learn How to Make Compost

How Compost Helps Your Soil
Soil improvement is an important process for plant health. One of the most frequent and simple amending is composting. The combination of soil and compost can improve aeration, beneficial micro-organisms, nutrient content, water retention, and much more. You can also…

How To Use Coco Peat For Garden Plants & Seeds

How To Use Coco Peat
Coconut peat is a multifunctional based nutrient for the plants. Coconut fiber is pre-washed, dried, sieved, and cleaned of sand and other impurities such as animal and vegetable waste. Coconut peat is an excellent alternative to traditional stone wool and…

6 Tips To Building A Sustainable Garden

Sustainable Garden
The term “sustainable gardening” is used more often and for many people, it leaves behind images of gardens like the jungle, where plants do their work, garden beds are made of baths tubs or rusty wavy sheets, and the only…