Gardening Tips - Sunlight
March 16, 2007 3:21am CST
When we decide to do some gardening, it's usually the beautifully colored flowers that gives use the inspiration. Our aim is grow plants to give us an attractive and productive setting. When we start-planting garden plants there a few things that we must comply too. Top on the list is the sunlight; the amount of sunlight it receives plays a vital role on its growth. If you are interested to know more visit www.mdarma.com/gardening/sunlight.html
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16 Mar 07
To increase water conservation, look for drought-resistant plants. Usually these plants have silver leaves, deep taproots and small leaves. Succulents are also able to withstand dry weather. When planting, take into consideration the plant's size at maturity. Layer by height and bloom time for emphasis and constant color. Plant newly purchased plants during the late evening or on a cloudy day. They have a much better chance of surviving if planted during cloudy, rainy weather than dry, sunny weather. There is no need to work the soil deeply when adding compost or soil amendments. Eighty five percent of a plant's roots are found in the top 6" of soil.