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How to Protect Your Plants During a Harsh Summer.

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Summer might be very hash to the plants. Many saplings might dry out due to the heat of the sun. To prevent this there is a simple hack where you can protect saplings and small plants drying out in summer.   Cover a terracotta pot on the seedlings or saplings when the temperature is high for some time which protects the seedlings from drying.   Remember - Do not place the pot in the morning as morning sunlight is necessary for the plants to grow.   

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How to Grow Cabbage at Home

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Cabbage growing is easy but sometimes small things can hamper it's growth. Check out simple methods to grow cabbage at home in pots.  1. Purchase a cabbage seeds at Trustbasket and choose container with a depth of 12 inches and a diameter of 18 inches2. Fill up the pot with potting soil and Plant the cabbage plant deep enough that the second leaf is just above the surface of the soil.3. Place the container where the cabbage is exposed to sunlight for at least 6 hours per day.4. As cabbage is a cool season crop, should not leave the soil to...

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How to Keep Soil Moist Without Excessive Watering During Summer? ‪

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To make soil moist throughout the summer, here is the simple way. Step 1: Take a plastic empty bottle and drill a hole in the cap of the bottle.   Step 2: Cut the bottom of the bottle so that you can pour water and store it.   Step 3: Close the cap and place the bottle in the pot and then fill up with the gardening soil.   Step 4: Make sure the back side of the bottle should be 1 inch or more from the soil base.     Step 5: Fill the bottle with water.   Step...

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How to Grow Green Chilli at Home

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1. Get chilli seeds which is heart shaped and brown in color. Chilli seeds require 20° C to germinate. 2. You can sow several seeds per pot. Place your chilli seeds on top of the soil ( sprinkle the seeds on soil ) and cover with thin layer of soil.3. Use plastic container tather than terra cotta as it draws moisture out of the soil. Chilli ( Capsicumannuum ) like warm and humid conditions.4. Use a multipurpose compost mix. Water your green chile seedlings twice a week throughout the growing season to keep the soil moist to a depth of...

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Simple Gardening Tips and Tricks

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1. Use Sticky Cellophane Tape to get rid of Garden PestsInstead of using water to remove the small insect pests which sticks underneath the leaves and on the stem, wrap the sticky tape in such way that the sticky side on top and remove the pests easily.   2. Don't use garden soil as potting soil in containers. The quality and texture of the garden soil is variable and it may drain poorly or too loose and drain too quickly. It is also more likely to contain diseases, weed seeds and insects. Follow trustbasket.com for more tips.  

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