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Using Vermiculite Growing Medium

Using Vermiculite Growing Medium

OMC-Seeds 10/03/2016 0
We all know that plants require soil aeration, nutrition and water to thrive. If you find that your garden soil is lacking in any or all of these are...
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Plant hardiness Zones

Plant hardiness Zones

OMC-Seeds 03/03/2016 0
What are Zone Maps? Gardeners need a way to compare their garden climates with  the climate where a plant is known to grow well. That's why climate z...
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How much water does a seed need to germinate?

How much water does a seed need to germinate?

OMC-Seeds 09/09/2016 0
Seeds need evenly moist soil to germinate. In soggy soils, the seeds become waterlogged and can't receive oxygen. They eventually rot and die. In dry soils, the seed coats remain hard so the seed can't germinate. Check the soil daily by sticking you...
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How does a seed germinate?

How does a seed germinate?

OMC-Seeds 14/04/2016 0
Plants that grow from seed pack little miniatures of themselves and a collection of chemicals into these casings. Flowering plants and fruits grow seeds inside the fruit or in pods that ripen and fall from the parent plant at the end of the growing...
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Fast growing plants for privacy hedges

Fast growing plants for privacy hedges

OMC-Seeds 03/03/2017 0
Sometimes you have to plant a privacy screen fast. Whether you have just built a fence that the neighbours think is unsightly or your neighbour has just built a shrine to aliens, sometimes you just need plants that grow fast and can block the view....
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Yellow Seedling Leaves – Why Are My Seedlings Turning Yellow

Yellow Seedling Leaves – Why Are My Seedlings Turning Yellow

OMC-Seeds 25/05/2016 0
Have you started seedlings indoors that began healthy and green, but all of a sudden your seedling leaves turned yellow when you weren’t looking? It’s a common occurrence, and it may or may not be a problem. Keep reading to learn more about yellowin...
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Plant hardiness Zones

Plant hardiness Zones

OMC-Seeds 03/03/2016 0
What are Zone Maps? Gardeners need a way to compare their garden climates with  the climate where a plant is known to grow well. That's why climate zone maps were created. Zone maps are tools that show where various permanent landscape plants can ad...
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Fungus Control When Seed Starting

Fungus Control When Seed Starting

OMC-Seeds 07/04/2016 0
Hours of careful planning are followed by still more hours of planting and tending seed trays, all to fill your garden with beautiful plants, but fungus in seed trays can stop the project before it barely gets started. Depending on the type of funga...
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How to germinate seeds fast?

How to germinate seeds fast?

OMC-Seeds 30/06/2016 0
A gardener wanting to get a few days head start on their planting can germinate the seeds in the house and then plant only the ones that sprout. This gives 100% germination rates, plus gives gardeners a harvest a few days earlier. This technique wor...
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The Fastest Growing Trees for Impatient Gardeners

The Fastest Growing Trees for Impatient Gardeners

OMC-Seeds 17/03/2017 0
Tree plays a very important role – it helps to moderate climate, improve air quality, conserve water, and shelter wildlife, etc. But also they protect our properties, homes, yards and gardens from strong and unpleasant winds, heating sunlight. Trees...
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Using Vermiculite Growing Medium

Using Vermiculite Growing Medium

OMC-Seeds 10/03/2016 0
We all know that plants require soil aeration, nutrition and water to thrive. If you find that your garden soil is lacking in any or all of these arenas, there is something that you can add to improve the soil structure – vermiculite. What is vermic...
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Tips For Attracting Bees: Plants That Attract Bees

Tips For Attracting Bees: Plants That Attract Bees

OMC-Seeds 04/04/2016 0
When it comes to your flowers, you should know that honeybee pollination is so important. You will definitely want to plant flowers or other flowering plants that attract bees because attracting bees will ensure that your plants will grow and multip...
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How to pre-treat seed? Stratification

How to pre-treat seed? Stratification

OMC-Seeds 22/03/2016 0
PRE-TREATMENT REQUIRED. What does it mean? Seed Stratification: Seed stratification is a time for moist seeds to sit preparing to germinate. Many seeds require a cold stratification period in order to germinate while some require a warm stratificati...
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How to Test Soil pH With pH Paper

How to Test Soil pH With pH Paper

OMC-Seeds 09/09/2016 0
Testing the pH of garden soil should be done every 2 or 3 years to maintain optimum soil conditions for growing vegetables and flowers. Even nutrient-rich soil can fail to produce vigorous growth if the pH level is too high or too low for the plant....
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Why to Soak seeds and How?

Why to Soak seeds and How?

OMC-Seeds 28/03/2016 0
Soaking seeds before planting is an old-time gardener’s trick that many new gardeners are not aware of. When you soak seeds before planting, you can significantly decrease the amount of time it takes for a seed to germinate. Let’s look at the reason...
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Reducing Soil Erosion: Using Plants For Erosion Control

Reducing Soil Erosion: Using Plants For Erosion Control

OMC-Seeds 29/02/2016 1
See all the seeds of plants suitable for erosion control in one category  Urban building, natural forces and heavy traffic can wreak havoc on the landscape, causing erosion and loss of topsoil. Reducing soil erosion is important to preserve nutr...
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Seedling Care Tips: Caring For Seedlings After Germination

Seedling Care Tips: Caring For Seedlings After Germination

OMC-Seeds 24/03/2017 0
It’s that time of year when self-starting gardeners have sown their seeds indoors and are contemplating the next steps. Those tiny little sprouts have shown up and need the best care before their planting out into the world. Care for seedlings once ...
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Cheap Seed Starting – How To Germinate Seeds At Home

Cheap Seed Starting – How To Germinate Seeds At Home

OMC-Seeds 05/03/2016 1
Many people will tell you that one of the most expensive parts of gardening is buying the plants. The best way to avoid this problem is to simply grow your own plants from seeds. Once you learn how to germinate seeds, you will always be able to have...
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Seed Starting Times: When To Start Seeds For Your Garden

Seed Starting Times: When To Start Seeds For Your Garden

OMC-Seeds 15/03/2016 0
Spring has sprung — or nearly — and it’s time to start your garden. But when to start seeds? The answer depends upon your zone. Zones are determined by the Departments of Agriculture. They separate the zones according to temperature. It is important...
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Why Are My Seedlings Leggy? How To Prevent It

Why Are My Seedlings Leggy? How To Prevent It

OMC-Seeds 19/02/2017 0
Seed starting  is an exciting time for many gardeners. It seems almost magical to place a tiny seed into some soil and watch a small seedling emerge just a short time later, but sometimes things can go wrong. We watch with excitement as the seedling...
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Seed Coat Stuck. Tips For Removing

Seed Coat Stuck. Tips For Removing

OMC-Seeds 10/02/2017 0
It happens to the best of gardeners. You plant your seeds and a few come up looking a little different. Instead of the cotyledon (the embryonic part of a seed which stores fuel for further growth, some cotyledons are seed leaves which fall off the p...
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A decidious Shrub growing to 2m at a medium rate. It is hardy to zone 5. It is in flower from May t..
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Illuminating the fall landscape with golden yellow needles, golden larch reaches skyward with its ta..
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Fastest Growing Shade Tree! Fast growing and able to establish itself in nearly any landscape situat..
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Among the world’s most stately of evergreen conifers, cedar of Lebanon subspecies stenocoma is the m..
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Sometimes listed as Acer tataricum, Amur maple is a small, low-branched, deciduous tree native to ea..
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