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How do I care for my Aloe? - Cacti & Succulents
... to five times the size of the root ball. 2) Use a well-draining soil. The number of soils A. vera will grow in is quite large, ... be well draining, so even a home-made concoction of 1/3 sand, 1/3 soil, and 1/3 pumice/gravel is better than straight potting soil. Aloes ... dressing. DO NOT WATER IT-it has no roots, so watering the soil will likely cause rot. Instead, mist it every few days. Roots should ...
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Newbie with lots of plants! - Cacti & Succulents Forum - GardenWeb
... Tho cactus and succulents come from different continents, most require the same care. Fast, well draining soil with no peat moss, water in the summer months weekly. Air, Food after they are ...
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Sickly looking aloe vera - Cacti & Succulents Forum - GardenWeb
... soon, but I plan on putting it in a different pot with cactus soil mixed with perlite. Should I put it back outside or leave it inside ... had a chance to establish the roots yet. Put it in dry well draining soil and let it sit until you see new leaves growing, then water, ... I just brought its sister in from outside a minute ago, since the soil got pretty wet from the rain and it's only 50 degrees out ...
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What Climbers should I put where? New Poster - Roses Forum - GardenWeb
... . Heavy clay soil, but excellent drainage. #2 Place - south and southwest side of brick chimney in a sandy, free-draining soil. Would be watered ... enough sun for roses except ZD (see, I have been reading!) Soil is wonderful, nealry all organic, but it's hard to water ... Climber could go here. #4 Place - Patio. This is heavier soil, still wonderful but heavy. It gets watered fairly regularly. West brick ...
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Wildflower Listing by Soil requirements - Wildflower Information.org
... soil. Scarlet Sage Salvia coccinea Adaptable, but prefers gritty, fast-draining conditions. Shasta Daisy Chrysanthemum maximum Adaptable Showy Evening Primrose Oenothera speciosa Needs dry location; prefers loose, fast-draining soil ...
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What type of soil do I use? - Bromeliad
... of soil do I use? - Bromeliad Blogs Garden Voices Blog Directory Forums Garden Forums Home Forums ... Store What type of soil do I use? Ordinary potting soil of good quality is fine for all potted bromeliads. It needs to be fast draining, so I suggest adding about 1 part of pea gravel to 3 parts of soil ...
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How to Check Soil Drainage - eHow.com
... disposal: organic matter. Amending your soil can make sandy soils more moisture-retentive, clay soils better-draining, and loam simply better. (See "Choose a Soil Amendment.") If your soil is hard to dig ... at ServiceMagic.com Topics Addressed How to check soil drainage Types of soil Determine how fast soil drains Steps to determine type of garden soil Report This Article for eHow Staff Review ...
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Soil for Nepenthes
... Soil for Nepenthes Soil: Long fiber sphagnum moss is my choice for potting media. It holds moisture, drains easily, ... the edge of the pot and the soil doesn't retain moisture. But the trade-off is that sphagnum peat isn't as well draining as the long fiber. This is important ...
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Soil
... extreme example. It is a very poor soil and presents real problems. The clay does retain water and prevents mineral salts and fertilizers from draining away into the subsoil. However soils with ... to block trace elements (especially iron) they are extremely poor and require large amounts of soil improvers and regular additions of fertilizers. However chalky soils warm up quickly in spring but ...
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Soil
... but the slightly larger particles make it a little better at draining than clay. Silt is often found in river estauries, because ... iron, manganese, copper, zinc, boron, molybdenum and chlorine. TYPES OF SOIL The soil we garden on is usually the topsoil, the surface layer, ... and an underlying bedrock of chalk will make our topsoil free-draining and alkaline, as well as providing a physical barrier to ...
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