Satisfy that urge to grow by setting up your own seedling nursery. It’s fun, fulfilling, and saves you money. Here’s how to get started. Choose the Right Growing Mix Choose a potting mix specifically formulated for seed sowing, such as Miracle-Gro® Seed Starter Potting Mix. You don’t want disease pathogens that could damage young plants.
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I’ve been lucky in the Peony department. Like many plants, which can frustrate even the most masterful gardener, Peonies can be fussy bloomers. I consider it little more than luck that my Peonies bloom with a predictable beauty few plants in my garden can rival. This is what I feed them How to grow a
Even when they’re not blooming, bulbs need a little TLC so that they’ll flower better next time around. Remove spent flowers of large- flowered bulbs, such as tulips and daffodils, as soon as they fade. The plants’ energy is then channeled into forming large bulbs and offsets rather than into setting seeds. Allow smaller bulbs (muscari