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Fertilizer Basics — How to Feed Plants - Houseplants - About.com
All general-purpose fertilizers contain the basic macronutrients that plants need to grow, including nitrogen, phosphorous and potash. Each macronutrient has a ...
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How to Grow Healthy Succulent Plants - Houseplants - About.com
Technically, a succulent is any plant with thick, fleshy (succulent) water storage organs. Succulents store water in their leaves, their stems or their roots.
http://houseplants.about.com/od/growinghealthyhouseplants/a/SucculentsBasic.htm
How to Grow Palm Trees Indoors - Houseplants - About.com
Palm Growing: The Basics. Like all plants, palms need the right balance of moisture, light, fertilizer and warmth to thrive. This varies among the different kinds of ...
http://houseplants.about.com/od/pickingahouseplan1/a/PalmBasics.htm
Seed Starting - The Basics of Growing Plants from Seed - Gardening
Starting plants from seed gives you a huge selection of plant varieties to choose from. Seed starting is easy and doesn't require much more than soil, seeds and ...
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Gardening Basics - How to Start a Garden
A little planning goes a long way, when starting a garden. Here's some guidance for deciding where to put it, what you'll need, where to begin and what to plant.
http://gardening.about.com/od/gettingstarted/tp/How-To-Start-A-Garden.htm
Garden Design Elements and Planting Basics
Before You Start Planting, Garden Design Basics to Save You Future Headaches ... Without a main feature, the viewer's eye is more likely to flit from plant to ...
http://gardening.about.com/od/gardendesign/bb/Design_FAQ.htm
Vegetable Container Gardening - About.com
However, vegetable container gardening can be a frustrating and expensive endeavor if your plants don't thrive and produce. The following list of basic tips ...
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Herb Container Garden Basics - Container Gardening - About.com
Plants like chives, parsley, marjoram and mint would be good candidates for growing in self-watering pots. Other herbs, like oregano, thyme, rosemary, and basil ...
http://containergardening.about.com/od/vegetablesandherbs/a/Herbcontainers.htm
Getting Started in the Garden - Basic Techniques and Terms for the ...
Gardening basics to get any gardener off to a good start, including evaluating a site, selecting healthy plants and analyzing the soil.
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Seed Starting - How to Start Seeds Indoors - Gardening - About.com
Starting plants from seed is a great, inexpensive way to get exactly the plant varieties you want to grow. Starting seeds indoors requires the same basic elements ...
http://gardening.about.com/od/seedstarting/a/SeedStartingFAQ.htm
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