So, what is Mycorrhizal Fungi? It’s a fungus that is naturally occurring but is also available on sale by Agri-tech companies. Unlike normal fungi which act as a predator on whichever substrate, Mycorrhizal fungi are actually very beneficial to plants. Thus, you can safely say that the relationship between fungi and plants is symbiotic.
What’s the best mulch to use in the garden? After many years of using mulch, It is my opinion that they all work. but there are three that I find the best. Compost, straw, and wood chips. We will cover these in more detail further in this article.
So how can you save money with perennial vegetables? Perennial vegetables help you save money in a number of ways: they require less care than annuals and provide many years of harvests with an almost guaranteed result.
Insecticides, herbicides, and pesticides have been linked to cancer, congenital disabilities, autism, brain damage, and depression, to name a few. If you plant organically, you will not want to treat insects with any type of chemical. Fortunately, there are several ways to keep aphids naturally away from plants. These are some of the best natural ways to get rid of aphids.
How much does a vegetable garden cost? It can vary greatly as no garden is identical, and also the resources required can vary on location, soil quality, preparation required, and what you wish to grow. But to answer this further, I asked 24 other gardeners to see what they spent when starting their vegetable gardens.
How to control allium leaf miner? The only surefire way to control allium leaf miner is to cover the plants before they are affected. Enviromesh, insect mesh or even fleece can be used with great effect. Prevention is much better than cure. If crops do have allium leaf miner the safest bet is to burn and destroy the plant to prevent its spread.
What is raised bed gardening? Raised bed gardening is a way to provide growing areas on poor rocky ground or to raise them to a more comfortable level. It protects plants from insect attacks and prevents excessive flooding of the growing area during heavy rains. It also provides warmer soil conditions earlier in the spring.
What Causes Powdery Mildew? Powdery mildew is a fungus caused by micro-organisms. It is problematic when there are damp humid conditions. This fungal disease can affect a wide range of plants leaving behind powdery substances that block the leaves from photosynthesizing.
What houseplants are toxic to cats? The following list is just some that might shock you. Read on for 46 plants that may be poisoning your cats!
It is not uncommon to find that even after doing most of the necessary things to make your plants healthy, you may find that a few leaves begin to turn …