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Planting Lavender FAQ

Growing Lavender in Your Garden

  1. What type of soil is best for growing lavender?

The best soil for growing lavender is well-draining, sandy soil with a pH between 6.5 and 8.5. The soil should also be low in nitrogen and high in phosphorus and potassium. A soil test can be performed to determine the exact nutrient levels in the soil. Additionally, adding a layer of mulch or gravel to the top of the soil can … Read the rest

compost faq

Composting FAQ

All you want to know about composting

  • What is compost? Compost is decomposed organic matter that is used as a soil amendment. Compost is made from a variety of organic materials such as food scraps, leaves, grass clippings, and other yard waste. It is a natural process of breaking down organic matter into a nutrient-rich fertilizer. Compost is a great way to reduce kitchen scraps and yard debris while adding valuable nutrients to your garden.
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Growing Peonies FAQ

Questions and answers on how to plant and grow peonies

  • What is the best time to plant peonies? The best time to plant peonies is in the late fall or early spring, when the soil is cool and moist. Peonies prefer colder climates, so in warmer climates, planting should be delayed until fall. When selecting a planting site, it is important to choose an area that gets full sun and has good drainage. Planting too
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dahlia faq

Growing Dahlias FAQ

Questions and answers about dahlias

  • What is the best soil for growing dahlias? The best soil for growing dahlias is a well-draining, fertile soil with a pH level between 6.5 and 7.5. It should be rich in organic matter and have some sand, silt, and clay for adequate drainage and aeration. If your soil does not meet these requirements, you can add amendments such as compost, peat moss, or sand to improve the soil structure.
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tulip faq

Growing Tulips FAQ

Questions and answers about growing tulips

  • What kind of soil is best for growing tulips? Tulips thrive in well-drained, loamy soils with a slightly acidic pH. The ideal soil is one that is high in organic matter and has a pH of between 6.0 and 7.0. It should be loose enough to allow for good water drainage but still retain enough moisture to keep the bulbs hydrated. Tulips also need plenty of sunlight to flourish,
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