Blog List Category: Plant Care

Mycorrhizal Fungi – The Latest Scientific News

I had the pleasure of listening to a seminar given by Dr. Hafiz Maherali, Director of the University of Guelph Phytotron…

Is Fall a Good Time to Plant?

Is fall a good time to plant perennials and trees? Most people plant in spring, but many have suggested that fall might be an…

Watering Seedlings – Bottom or Top Watering?

What is better for your seedlings; top watering or bottom watering? Lots of online sites and social media discussions…

Does Cedar Mulch Repel Pollinators and Other Insects

We all know cedar chests repel moths and cedar shavings are routinely used in homes to control insect pests. Based on this…

When Do Roots Grow – Spring, Summer or Fall?

Common advice is that tree roots grow in spring and fall and take a rest in summer. The tree is too busy in summer taking…

Watering Houseplants – Top or Bottom? Which is Best?

There are two common ways to water houseplants – from the top and from the bottom. The debate about which one is best…
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