Your All Things Plants newsletter for January 5, 2013
Some numbers from last week:
- 26 new members.
- 114 new threads.
- 2,289 new posts.
- 776 new images to the plant database.
- 31 new comments in the plant database.
There were 7 new gardening ideas posted last week:
January 5, 2013
|Planting onion sets|
|Use the tip of a tube of caulk for making holes when planting onion starts. It's the perfect diameter and depth -- just "dot, dot, dot."|
January 2, 2013
|Microclimates in my garden|
|A microclimate is a small but distinctly different climate within a larger area. Here in my area of Utah there used to be many fruit farms. The farmers planted the trees on the foothills where it was a little warmer. Cold would puddle in the lower valley and often the blossoms would freeze there while those higher in the valley would survive. I see some differences in my own garden. (143 words - Read the full article)|
December 31, 2012
|A quick bulb tip|
|When planting bulbs, make sure the bottom of the bulb is in direct contact with the bottom of the planting hole. A gap can allow an air pocket to form and possibly cause the bulb to rot.
December 30, 2012
|Apple pan dowdy|
|Long, long years ago when our colonists made their way across the ocean, they brought with them valuable things. One of those valuable things was the apple seed. From those seeds came so many different apple colors, textures and flavors, it's difficult today to make a choice. (1,778 words - Read the full article)|