What Plants Like Coffee Grounds and How to Use Them

Plants That Like Coffee Grounds and How to Use Them

Coffee grounds are excellent fertilizers for crops, houseplants and garden flowers. They are basically a concentrate of nutrients, and they are cheap, “green” and ready to use. They also smell nice, unlike other fertilizers. But do you know how to use them? Do you know which plants really like them? …

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Perlite vs. Vermiculite: What’s the Difference?

Perlite vs. Vermiculite: What’s the Difference?

Vermiculite and perlite are common gardening materials used to improve soil, potting mix or growing mediums as a soil amendment. The names sound similar, and many people may think they are basically the same. But they are not. Perlite and vermiculite are quite different in composition and also performance wise. …

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Humus vs. Compost_ What’s the Difference_

Humus vs. Compost: What’s the Difference?

Compost is a familiar term for most gardeners. But, what’s humus? No, it’s not the healthy chickpea dip in the grocery store (although there’s no reason you couldn’t use hummus as a compost ingredient). Humus is the end result of the decompositions process, whereas compost is a word that identifies …

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Neem Oil for Plants

How Use Neem Oil on Plants as an Organic Insecticide

Neem oil is the answer to many needs of gardeners. Do you need a fungicide, an insecticide, an antibacterial for your plants, Houseplants, flowers or crops but you don’t want to use chemical products? Don’t worry, Mother Nature already has the solution: neem oil of course. Its popularity with gardeners and amateurs alike is growing …

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