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Perennials.com :: Mulching perennials helps to retain moisture and reduce weeding.
... Perennials.com :: Mulching perennials helps to retain moisture and reduce weeding. November 28, 2006 Learn more here Attribute ------------------- Accent Alpine Butterflies Hummingbirds Border ... Tip of the Day Tip Number: 24 Date: 2001-04-09 Mulching perennials helps to retain moisture and reduce weeding. Many kinds of mulching materials are now available to gardeners. This varies ...
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Organic Vegetable Gardening
... and fertilizers tends to improve the ability of the soil to retain moisture. Also, a good garden mulch will conserve soil moisture. Please observe all local watering regulations. MULCHING A mulch is any ... quite often in recent years. Among the benefits of a mulch are (a) conserves soil moisture, (b) conserves nutrients, (c) reduces soil erosion, (d) reduces crop loss due to nematodes, (e ...
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Bromeliads
... case the heavier clay pot is more stable. Because plastic pots retain moisture longer than clay pots, plants grown in the former need ... of the day. Water Bromeliads are extremely tolerant of low-moisture conditions and will survive prolonged periods of drought. Most of ... usually very low, they are unable to obtain adequate moisture from the air. Moisture can be supplied to these plants by misting or ...
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Iris brevicaulis
... in warmer climes. Soil type: Neutral to acid, lots of humus. Soil moisture: Moist but not wet. Mulch to retain moisture and protect rhizomes from sun burn. Feeding: Feed at onset of growth ...
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Iris giganticaerulea
... shade if any. Soil type: Neutral to acid, lots of humus. Soil moisture: Moist to wet. Mulch to retain moisture and protect rhizomes from sun burn. Feeding: Feed at onset of growth in ...
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VFT in florida - Carnivorous Plants Forum - GardenWeb
... in the medium for pottting causes the roots to rot since it hold too much moisture, is that true or would i be better off leaving the LFSM in the medium ... determine what media works best with what plant. LFS has the quality to allow drainage, retain moisture, and allow for root development. VFT's actually like it when their media is drier ...
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Desirable Vegetable Varieties: Melons
... a drip system is so important. (Check the soil: with plastic mulch, the soil should retain moisture well, so don't waterlog them.) Now: once the first fruit ripens on a plant ... should be kept out of direct contact with soil, lest they molder or otherwise get moisture-damaged. Knowing when to pick melons is crucial. Almost half of a melon's final ...
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Desirable Vegetable Varieties: Watermelons
... medium well, then allow excess moisture to drain; then give the medium a day or two for its moisture content to stabilize. Bring ... so important. (Check the soil: with plastic mulch, the soil should retain moisture well, so don't waterlog them.) Now: once the first ... of direct contact with soil, lest they molder or otherwise get moisture-damaged. If you mulch with plastic, fine; else, provide some ...
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Companion Plants for Rhododendron
... does best in a cool, moist, acid soil with peat moss or sand added. To retain moisture, give it a year-round 2- to 6-inch mulch of wood chips, ground bark ...
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Soil Moisture Problems
... Soil Moisture Problems Soil moisture problems are usually related to soil drainage. Poor drainage can be the result of the soil type or the grade. Excessively drained soil fails to retain moisture. Plants must tolerate dry conditions or be given additional water. Clay soils drain poorly. That is, once clay soils are saturated, they retain moisture longer than other ...
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