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General Care Being consistent with the watering of each plant makes it easier on the plant and you Always check the soil with a soil probe or water meter or some type of probe before watering this will help maintain a healthy plant.  Cleaning Run a feather duster on...

When a plant ages, so does the soil, its composition changes and compression of the soil in the grow pot breaks down.  This reduces the amount of soil in the grow pot it just literally disappears. Plants are always giving us signs, trying to tell us...

WONDERING ABOUT WATERING FOR THE SUMMER MONTHS?? Proper amounts of water are vital to the overall health of your plants. So we have a new language that will help this watering issue It called plant talk.  A plant will say it is thirsty by showing the oldest leaves turning...

LEAVES MANUFACTURE THEIR OWN FOOD FOR THE REST OF THE PLANT,BY TAKING IN THE CARBON DIOXIDE AND RELEASING THE BY-PRODUCT OXYGEN.  THIS ALSO PROMOTES CLEANER AIR. THE VEINS OF THE LEAF, CARRY FOOD TO THE REST OF THE PLANT PROMOTING GROWTH LEAVES UTILIZE SOME WATER IN...

How to increase your clear air in your home The following list of air filtering plants was complied by NASA as part of a clean air study to assist in cleaning the air in the space stations.  This list of plants will absorb carbon dioxide and...

Growing season is April through September Check each plant for these criteria : How long have you had the plant? What type of light and water does it receive? Is the plant in good health? DO NOT FERTILIZE: Newly purchased plants, stressed or sick plants, plants that have timed release fertilizer...

...That is the question Pruning keeps plants in a desired shape and removes diseased or unsightly branches. Pruning allows you to remove excessive over-long or misshapen branches, it will also open up the canopy to allow light to penetrate.  Pruning promotes plant health, repairs and rejuvenated...

Oh No Jack Frost Came to The Valley!!!! What to do after the frost and to prevent any more damage: DO NOT prune frost damaged, woody growth until the plant begins to grow in the spring. That dead woody stuff acts as a protecting against any further...

Care and Watering of Inside Cacti and Succulents All types of cacti need bright sun light. Usually (here in Arizona) that means the windows facing South are the "Bright" light windows. So you would want to put your cacti or succulents near that window or near...

We drew the winner of our 2nd Annual Holiday Raffle and it was NOEL! Congratulations to him!!! He won a Kamado Joe BBQ plus accessories valuing over $950.00. Thanks to him and everyone else who donated we raised over $1,950.00 for The Salvation Army Christmas...