Bamboo is a highly aggressive, invasive exotic plant species. It owes its reputation to the fact that it is the fastest-growing class of grass on earth. Bamboo can choke natural vegetation in a brief period, effectively crowding out native flora. It is imperative to realize that it is challenging to get rid of bamboo once it has taken root.
The fight to keep Polytunnels grounded in the face of storms is continuous – until it is solved. Here we explore how to keep your Polytunnel, with its low size-to-weight ratio, from being blown away by the powerful and often destructive force – wind. We take a brief look at the science behind it and then look at how to mitigate the risk factors.
For a spring garden, it’s best to dig your new garden in the fall because weeds will die off in the colder weather. After the initial digging, tilling should be done right before you are ready to plant in the spring.
Soaking tomato seeds before you plant them can increase the rate at which they sprout and germinate. Ultimately resulting in healthier and stronger tomato plants. Letting your tomato seeds sprout on a damp paper towel is another great way to keep the seeds moist, increasing the rate at which they start sprouting.
The best garden hose nozzle is dependent on your grip strength and garden watering needs. An adjustable pattern sprayer hose nozzle that offers various patterns and features while being comfortable to operate is definitely on my top list.
The tips of plant leaves turn brown for several reasons. Underwatering is usually the cause of tips leaves turning brown, but if you are convinced you are watering right, it could also be a build-up of salt, Damaged roots, Constricted roots, or poor nonabsorbent soil.
Polytunnels and greenhouses work to grow plants in a controlled environment, but that’s where the similarities end. Differences in versatility, cost, aesthetic, durability, labor, and maintenance are some of the pros and cons of polytunnels and greenhouses every grower should know about.
It makes perfect sense, and once considered, seems so obvious. Firstly, you save space, which for many is at a premium. Additionally, you can capitalize on gravity for watering, and it is visually appealing, has a real calming effect, and is really fun to do.
Grass grows taller and forms clumps, The stems turn woody, and the grass pushes out a seed head. This creates patchy areas within the lawn. Nutrients are used and not replaced, and this provides the appropriate conditions for weeds to germinate. Eventually, the lawn will be overrun by weeds and return to a natural state.
Save leggy tomato seedlings by planting right up to the cotyledon leaves when potting on. Then identify what caused it. Common factors responsible are lack of light after germination, inconsistent soil moisture, overcrowding, and poor ventilation. Resolve these issues after potting on to ensure strong future growth.