10 Toxic Plants Your Cat Shouldn’t Ingest

If you own a cat but you’re also a plant-lover make sure the flowers in your home are not a threat to your feline. Cats are tempted to eat the leaves by curiosity or boredom. But some of them are poisonous and can cause vomiting, indigestion and kidney blockage. Here’s a top 10 of the most dangerous plants for cats: …

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11 Air-Purifying Plants That Improve Indoor Air Quality

Studies made by NASA specialists have shown that certain houseplants improve air quality by reducing the concentration of toxins existing in the inhabited areas, such as benzene, formaldehyde and ammonia. These studies were made in order to discover what plants could be sent in the future human bases on the Moon or Mars. Some houseplants are not only beautiful but …

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Cactus Care Tips For Beginners – Light, Soil And Watering

An article dedicated to those who love cacti. Cacti are those plants that many adore them but few know how to care for them. They are decorative plants that offer a great show when they bloom, even if their flower lives only a few days. That is why we thought it would not be bad to describe in a few …

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How To Treat Dark Spots On Orchid Leaves

Orchids are plants that hardly get sick. But when they do get sick, the most common disorder is the brown spots on the leaves. What causes the brown spots? Most commonly, the brown spots occur after pathogenic mold infection (fungi). Sometimes, these brown spots are caused by bacteria. The infection causes are diverse, but these are the most common ones: …

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How To Tell It’s Time To Repot Your Orchid

It’s very important to choose the right time to repot your orchid. Direction 1. When over the pot edges occur roots of considerable lengths, it means that the plant requires a larger pot. 2. If the plant has started the flowering process, changing the pot will be delayed until the flowering ends. 3. If the plant is not flowering, the …

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How To Water Your Orchids Correctly – 9 Good To Know Tips

Wrong watering is the most common cause of yellowing the orchids leaves. 1. Water the orchid only in the morning. 2. The basic rule of watering frequency: once a week in the winter and twice a week in the summer. 3. Orchids that have tight pots are watered a little more often than those in larger pots. 4. The decision …

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Super Pest Killer. Homemade Chili Pepper Organic Pesticide

We all want to protect our gardens with organic remedies. This super pest killer we propose today it’s very effective, cheap and not complicated at all. How to prepare 1. Crush and grind 5 chili peppers then put them in 50 ml water. Use less chili if you have super spicy varieties. 2. Cover the mixture and let it macerate …

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How To Determine Soil Fertility Through Its Color

Soil color is an indicator of its chemical composition and a very good sign to determine its fertility. Dark soils reflect a high nutrient content. They are ideal for almost all crops and their value increases accordingly to their depth. Soil fertility decreases from black to brown, rust brown, red, gray, yellow. Chalky soils are less fertile and are not …

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Most Important Rules To Ventilate Your Greenhouse Properly

Learn the most important ventilation rules of your greenhouse, applicable from spring to autumn. Spring In early spring, when the temperature is still low (around 5 ° C), solariums are kept closed to maintain the heat in the interior and to achieve a temperature with 6-10ºC higher than the one from the outside. During this period, ventilation can only be …

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