China Rising: How Should the U.S. Adjust to China’s Growing Military Might? U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates arrived in China this week to officially begin mending relations with the Communist government, which has been more or less in the doldrums since President Barack Obama authorized the sale of billions of dollars worth of high tech […]
It can be difficult to grow orchids properly if you don’t know what you’re doing. Gardeners should know a few things before they try to grow an orchid. Some of the tips focus on proper watering, temperature, fertilizer, and light. Here are a few tips about how to care for orchids. Lighting Orchids require proper […]
In the Deep South roses during May are now perhaps in full bloom; in the Louisville area large buds are about to burst forth in a blaze of glory; in the extreme north new growth is very small and tender; but wherever you live nature is doing her best.
There are many wood based industries growing in the market. And along with the growth of these industries the need of wood is growing day by day. Thus the wood splitter is used for cutting the logs and wood in desired shape and size. The wood splitter is used by the wood based industry owner for the commercial purposes as well as by the home owners for residential purposes. Wood splitter provides you with lot of options to cut wood into desired shapes and sizes.
Gardening accessories for growing potatoes can prove useful. Potatoes are starchy tuber growing underground. As they mature, they swell and get larger. Some say they grow 100 pound in a 4 square foot garden area by covering the plants in layers as the greens shoot up.
Plums need soil with a pH of 6.0 to 8.0. Buy standard trees 3 to 6 feet tall, and dwarf trees 3 to 4 feet tall. Japanese and Japanese-American hybrids begin to bear two to four years after planting; European and damson plums begin to bear three to five years after planting. In Zones 4 and 5, plant plum trees in early spring as soon as the ground can be worked; they should be planted during the fall or winter.
There are approximately 60 different species types of the Spider plant, or Genus Sansevieria. Some are called Snake plant, or mother-in-laws-tongue or several other names. Some are native to Africa, but the plant has also been found in Australia, China and many other locations. The plants are easy to grow and take care of, which makes them an ideal addition to your indoor garden.
By mid April the tubers should have begun to sprout, and be ready for division. The main reason for sprouting is to ensure that each division contains at least one growing point, so if division is done without sprouting it may be that the dormant eyes will be damaged and the plant become blind, that is incapable of producing roots. tubers.
Each year, in February, hoof and horn meal should be applied at the rate of about 3 oz. to the sq. yard. This is distributed over the straw and is allowed to wash in. On very light land, likely to be low in potash, wood ashes may be applied at lb. to the sq. yard, or a natural form of sulphate of potash at 2 oz. to the sq. yard. The potash dressing would only be necessary once every three or four years.