PLANTING OUT, MAINTAINING, AND HARVESTING TOMATOES GROWN IN COCO COIR
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 HOW TO SOW TOMATO SEEDS IN POTS There are two main types of tomato: compact bush varieties, and larger cordon varieties. The latter grow better in large growing bags, 30cm pots, or in the ground, and will need to be staked for support. Bush varieties don’t need support as they grow much shorter and bushier. They can be grown in pots and hanging baskets easily. Tomato plants prefer slightly acidic soil, with an ideal pH of 6.0-6.8. They are also thirsty plants, requiring a good amount of water and lots of nourishment. Coco coir falls naturally within this pH ..read more
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Coco Coir Help Home Gardeners “Grow like the Pros”
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  Coco Coir Help Home Gardeners “Grow like the Pros” When a consumer buys those tasty “grown on the vine” tomatoes in their local grocery store, chances are those vines were sprouted and grown in a blend of “Coco Coir” growing medium rather than peat moss. Hydroponic and greenhouse growers around the world are well acquainted with Coco Coir (pronounce “coy-er”) growing compounds, and celebrate its convenience and water, nutrient and labor-saving properties. But as popular as the use of Coco “Peat” or “Coco fiber” in hydroponic and potting mixtures is with commercial growers, Coco Peat i ..read more
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How To Mix Potting Soil – Recipes For Seedlings, Herbs, And Vegetables, And Cacti And Succulents
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  How To Mix Potting Soil – Recipes For Seedlings, Herbs, And Vegetables, And Cacti And Succulents Potting Soil for Seedlings Seedlings like light, airy soil with good moisture retention. Nutrients are not as important for this early stage of plant growth. This soil mixture is for starting seeds before later repotting to richer soil. 3 parts coco coir or sphagnum peat moss 1 part worm castings or compost 1 part vermiculite ½ part perlite Potting Soil for Flowers, Herbs, and Veggies This mixture is great for most herbs and vegetables. So ..read more
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Making Your Own Potting Soil – How To Mix Potting Soil For Indoor Plants
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What Are The Basic Components Of Potting Soil? There are four basic parts of potting soil that you need to account for if you decide to make your own potting soil mix. Different materials can be substituted depending on product availability and your gardening or environmental priorities, but your potting soil mixture will need to contain the following components: Base Substrate Moisture Retention/Aeration Nutrition Drainage Containers are great for a number of reasons, namely that they’re versatile, space-saving, and allow you to be more efficient in yo ..read more
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How to grow cucumber in cocopeat
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1y ago
How to grow cucumber seeds/ plants in India?   Cucumber seeds are easy to grow, which has a lot of nutritional value. It is served as salad, smoothie, cooked as a vegetable, and also it is used to make pickles. So, here is a guide to growing cucumber at home to get access all year round.   Steps to germinate cucumber seeds: For germinating cucumber seeds take a seedling tray and fill it with coco peat. Make a 0.5 inches deep hole and put 2-3 seeds in the hole. Fill the hole with coco peat and spray some water. After the seeds start germinating put them in a container or ground as ..read more
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Cocopeat for gardening uses
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1y ago
 Cocopeat for gardening uses: The cocopeat bricks can be purchased online or directly from the market. Adding warm water to a big bucket of bricks will help them dissolve. You can break the bricks by hand or soak the coir for about two hours in water. It can be planted directly or mixed with soil in a proportion that keeps 40% of the medium. It should always be moistened well before planting. Also, it is advised to check the plant’s water on time. Where is Cocopeat used? Most of us want a rooftop garden but fail to have one because we have to maintain the proper weight in ..read more
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Cocoa peat: Its Benefits & Advantage [2023]
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 Cocoa peat: Its Benefits & Advantage  [2023] This plant material is made from coconut husk and is non-fibrous, spongy, lightweight, and corky. Cocopeat, also known as coconut fiber, coir fiber, or coir, is a naturally growing media made from the husk of a coconut. As a co-product of coconut fiber extraction, it was previously considered a waste product. This plant material is made from coconut husk and is non-fibrous, spongy, lightweight, and corky. It is made from coconut husks and used for planting. As part of processing coconut husk, it is prewashed, machine ..read more
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Using Bone Meal For Plants
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1y ago
  Using Bone Meal For Plants Bone meal fertilizer is often used by organic gardeners to add phosphorus to garden soil, but many people who are unfamiliar with this organic soil amendment may wonder, “What is bone meal?” and “How to use bone meal on flowers?” Keep reading below to learn about using bone meal for plants. What is Bone Meal?  Bone meal fertilizer is essentially what it says it is. It is a meal or powder made from ground up animal bones, normally beef bones, but they can be the bones of any animal commonly slaughtered. The bone meal is steamed to increase its availab ..read more
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Seed Starting In Coir: Using Coconut Coir Pellets For Germination
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 Seed Starting In Coir: Using Coconut Coir Pellets For Germination Starting your own plants from seed is a great way to save money when gardening. Yet dragging bags of starting soil into the house is messy. Filling seed trays is time-consuming and the sterilization needed to prevent disease is a lot of work.  If only there were an easier way… Coir Discs for Seed Planting  If you enjoy raising your plants from seed but hate the hassle, you might want to try coir pellets. For germination of seeds, pellets are an easy, fast, and clean method. When compared to peat pellets, coir ..read more
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How to Use Coconut Husk Chips for Orchids
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1y ago
  How to Use Coconut Husk Chips for Orchids A key to maintaining a beautiful indoor orchid is knowing how to repot it. Most orchids grown as houseplants don't grow in regular potting soil, so a special growing mix is required when the orchid needs to be repotted every year or two. Orchid roots need air; soggy roots kill the plant. A light, absorbent medium like coconut husk chips help the orchid's roots stay healthy and aerated while keeping your orchid's roots from sitting in water. 1. Rinse the coconut husk chips well the day before you plan to repot the orchid. Coconut husk chips ma ..read more
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