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How to use Banana peels as a Natural Fertilizers

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Banana peels are as useful as the banana. They contain antifungal, antibiotic and enzymatic properties that can be put to good use. They contain nutrients that are essential for healthy potted plants. However, they don't contain everything your plant needs. As they decompose, banana peels add potassium as well as small amounts of nitrogen, phosphorus and magnesium to the soil in a similar fashion as a slow-release fertilizer. Organic matter like banana peels returned to the soil helps activate microbes which in turn release the minerals into the soil so the plants. How to prepare Banana Peel Tea 1. Put the banana peels...

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How to Grow Basil at Home?

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Growing basil indoors is easy. Container grown basil should be planted in well-drained, nutrient-rich soil. Sweet basil is a bushy annual, 1 to 2 feet high, with glossy opposite leaves and spikes of white flowers. Basil leaves are used in cooking, imparting their anise (licorice) flavor to dishes. Basil seeds are back in colour. The seedlings are fragile and damage easily during the transplanting process, so many gardeners prefer to start the plant from seed. Choose a terra cotta pot with proper drainage. Fill 3/4 of the container with soil. Allow the soil to remain loose; do not pack it into...

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How to grow green peas at home in pots?

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Green peas are relatively easy to grow, making them a good choice for a first-time gardener or a new garden plot. Keep in mind that pot grown peas require more water than garden grown, possibly up to three times a day. Here are few simple steps to grow green peas in containers. Buy green peas seeds and soak it in water overnight, then sow the seeds 5 centimeters (two inches) apart. Plant 8 seeds in a pot. Choose a terra cotta pot which having 12-inch diameter in the bottom and 16- 18 inch across on the top. Leaving 1-2 inch space...

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6 Easy Steps to grow Cauliflower at home in pots.

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Cauliflower is a summer plant. It is grown for its edible buds which form a solid head atop single stalks. Heads are sometimes called curds. Heads can be cream, white, purple, or green colored. Broccoflower is a hybrid cross between a cauliflower and a broccoli; broccoflowers have green heads.   Image Credit: Bsntech networks Cauliflower grows best in rich, well-drained, moisture-retentive soil with a pH within the 6.5 to 8.0 range. Plant cauliflower in full sun. Broccoflower prefers partial shade. Add aged compost to planting beds before planting. Here are some steps to grow cauliflower at home garden in pots.  Buy...

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How to grow balsam plant at home using seeds

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Balsam has the exotic flair of modern hybrid impatiens, it grows true with seeds. Balsminaceae impatiens is the scientific name for the plant. It is a common sun to partial shade flowering plant. It is easy to grow at home in pots and needs less maintenance. Impatiens balsamina is known by the common name balsam or by the umbrella moniker of impatiens, which covers a wide variety of forms and tones. Balsam may also be found as “Rose Balsam.” Here are simple tips to grow balsam plant at home using balsam seeds. 1. Buy balsam seeds which is small black in color....

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