Archive for March, 2009

To develop a do-it-yourself hydroponic pot plants

Saturday, March 28th, 2009

Hydroponics plants clean their health, the conservation of features such as easy, and gradually into people’s lives. The first case of a few tables, dining rooms and kitchen, put a bowl of green water culture of plants, look fresh, clean, refreshing.

Now in order to meet the needs of customers, the sale of the city flower of the water culture of plants is also increasing. Sometimes the city can spend at elections to buy ten thousand thousand pick a plant, back home not long wilt the leaves on the branches of a decadent. This is because in order to flower business benefits directly to plant roots washed clean of soil, soak in water plants. And the water culture of plants really are in the very hour of plant cultivation in the water on the adaptation, and has the root growth of water plants. This is not familiar with the water culture of plants for the people, how to distinguish real hydroponic plants is quite difficult. Well, apart from us at the time of purchase need to be carefully selected, the most viable means – home do-it-yourself to cultivate potted plants into hydroponic culture.

The first step to identify targets of water culture

General interior tropical foliage plants can be used to water culture, has the best aerial. Such as rubber trees, green basket, Monstera, Alocasia category, evergreen, pineapple, ferns, Chlorophytum and so on. More than plant the best start in the water culture seedling stage, when the water culture, plants easier to “tame.”

The second step, wash the root

The selected plants, dug up from the soil, gently hand-jitter, beat slowly (not too much force injury to the roots), net soil shaking his roots after all. Add 15-20 minutes, then gently hand-wash the roots of Sophie, after cleaning the water 2-3 times until completely soilless root. Bamboo can be used, if necessary, slowly excavated, the soil must not be left to do that, hydroponics This is an important element of success, must not be negligent. Wash the roots, the more appropriate cut off the old roots, flowers in hydroponics because the roots are viewing the same focus, so it is important to clean the root part.

The third step is root

Is the root-soil root root into the water. Specific practices are: to wash the roots of plants with good nutrition Add soaking liquid in about 10 minutes into the foam board or perlite in it the roots come into contact with the water (Note at any time to increase the oxygen content in water). Plants so treated water can quickly grow the root.

The fourth step, on basin

When roots grow to the water about two centimeters can be placed on the appropriate device in the bottle to the management of the water culture.

DIY: Using Eco-Garden

Monday, March 16th, 2009

To beautify their homes and sometimes does not lie in how much money, as long as you are willing to do, then let the house is full of green, live in harmony with nature to create an atmosphere so that life colorful, fresh and pleasant.

Citation natural break, as long as there is a balcony on the line, because the current fashion is to open up the balcony vegetable garden, plant summer blooming sunflowers, autumn silver Filifolium, Coleus winter lines, spring cyclamen and tulips. Of course, the most convenient are kinds of vegetables can also enjoy viewing, both fish and bear’s paw.

My home just to have a 6-square-meter balcony, you can layout ecological water pool, the development of “one-third of” vegetable garden. Nurture our own seed, plant Chinese cabbage,  cherry tomatoes and so on, and began farming wonderful experience. Daily face “vegetable garden” feel it’s green, than have a private garden feel even more comfortable. If you think in general the small balcony on an apartment building a small eco-pool, it is recommended to select the outer edge of frame 90 × 90 × 25 cm tanks better. Wai corresponding box on the tarps, poured into a bucket placed in the water overnight, but also check for leakage. Next, you put for a fixed plant hydroponics cup, saucer flower, foam Lianshi and pebbles, on the tank under running water. And, put into the eco-pond flower saucer, with a hasp, with the best color and white manner, in line with the aesthetic requirements.