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Hoya Krimson Queen, also known as the Hoya carnosa ‘Tricolor,’ is a variegated wax plant with porcelain-like flower clusters. Each flower in the cluster is star-shaped and opens to reveal a contrasting crimson-colored inner flower with a similar five-petaled star-shaped configuration.
Growing kits are a standard method for growing edible mushrooms at home. Using grow kits, the top varieties to cultivate are Oyster Mushrooms, Lion’s Mane, Button Mushrooms, Morel Mushrooms, Shiitake Mushrooms, and Reishi Mushrooms.
The contained potential of a seed is one of nature’s wonders. This tiny embryonic plant that is constantly ready to grow only needs the right conditions to burst into life and release that abundant potential for us to enjoy.
Air plants are perennial plants that have a life expectancy of 2 – 5 years, depending on the variety you are growing and the plant’s health. However, blooming indicates the end of the Air plant life cycle with several months to live.
Mushrooms are easy to grow, and coffee grounds make a perfect growing medium for mushrooms. It is because mushrooms can obtain all their nutrient requirements from coffee grounds. Also, coffee grounds have sufficient air spaces to allow for the spreading of mushroom spawns.
Getting giving right has always excited me. I suppose it’s why I’m so keen on helping others get their gardens right – I have some skills I got from my Grandfather, so I share them. My love language is giving gifts – it makes me come alive.
Both peat moss and coconut coir are inert growth mediums. You can use pure coconut coir in an analogous non-organic system where nutrients are highly available. Peat moss is unsuitable as a long-term medium on its own.
There is a difference between potting soil and potting mix, even though these two terms are used interchangeably. Potting mix is a strictly soilless medium, whereas potting soil may or may not have soil. Because it does not include soil, it cannot harbor fungus or other diseases; for this reason, potting mix is safer for plants.
Seed saving is an important part of gardening, no matter the scale. Therefore, as a gardener, seed saving techniques should also be part of your repertoire of skills, including how to save heirloom seeds, flower seed saving, and even how to preserve seeds for planting in the following seasons.