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The Future of Raised Bed Gardening
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The Future of Raised Bed Gardening

Raised bed gardening has become increasingly popular for its numerous advantages. It allows gardeners to cultivate thriving plants even in less-than-ideal soil conditions, and it offers improved drainage, better pest control, and ergonomic benefits. But what if there was a raised bed solution that was even easier to use and offered additional benefits? Smart Pot…

Shrub Rose Responses To Production In Smart Pots And Conventional Containers Using Two Contrasting Substrates
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Shrub Rose Responses To Production In Smart Pots And Conventional Containers Using Two Contrasting Substrates

For years, skeptics have questioned the efficacy of Smart Pots, often citing concerns about overheating in the sun and increased watering needs. But a recent study conducted by the Texas A&M University Department of Horticulture Sciences has put these doubts to rest, delivering compelling evidence that Smart Pots promote superior growth compared to conventional plastic containers.

How to Care for Norfolk Island Pine – Lifelong Houseplant
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How to Care for Norfolk Island Pine – Lifelong Houseplant

From Holiday Tree to vibrant indoor houseplant, here’s how to make your Norfolk Island Pine last for years! Remember that charming Norfolk Island Pine that decked the halls last December? Don’t toss it in the compost bin just yet! These tropical beauties can easily transition from festive centerpiece to year-round houseplant with a little TLC…

Fabric Containers Increased Irrigation Demand but Decreased Leachate Loss of Nitrogen and Phosphorus Compared With Conventional Plastic Containers
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Fabric Containers Increased Irrigation Demand but Decreased Leachate Loss of Nitrogen and Phosphorus Compared With Conventional Plastic Containers

A recent study at the University of Florida found that using fabric Smart Pots had a number of positive effects on both the plant and the environment when compared to growing in standard plastic containers. Published in HortScience, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science, (HortScience 57, 2022) the study found –