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Archive for September, 2010

   Sep 29

Growing Kratom Indoors: How to Grow the Easy way

It seems that some people make growing kratom seem harder than it really is. But don’t be scared off from getting one of these wonderful plants because the truth is that kratom is rather easy to grow and will put on growth rapidly compared to a lot of other plants. Some guides have made it seem like if you do not have an expensive lighting system or a special soil, your kratom plants are doomed. Well, we’ve had a bit of experience with growing kratom indoors over the years, in all sorts of environments, and we’ve come to realize that a lot of that information leads to a lot of unnecessary worrying.

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   Sep 22

Why Mulch?

Mulching your garden will improve your plants’ health and save you time in the garden. They say time equals money. Well, mulching equals more spare time for you. So, if you are not already doing it, here is some “valuable” information. Many of us might already be mulching our flower beds to control weeds. But the benefits of mulching are not just limited to weed control. Mulching allows the soil to retain moisture and heat longer. It can extend a growing season. It also provides an environment that houses beneficial insects and works to improve your soil over time. Mulching can even reduce infestation.

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   Sep 10

Growing Watermelon from Seed with a Few Bonus Tips

Watermelon is a long-season warm-weather crop that requires space and a good water supply. You will need at least three months of temperatures between 70-90 degrees during which the watermelon can develop and ripen. So depending on where you live, you can still start watermelons at any point when you will still be able to provide these conditions. In the north, they should be started as soon as the soil has warmed up.

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