Tree descriptions refer to two classes of trees: some with shallow roots and others with deep taproots. Those with taproots have most of their roots deeper in the ground, where they get most of their water and nutrients. These deep-rooted trees are claimed to be better for gardens because digging in the garden will notContinue Reading Myth #76: Some trees have deep taproots
Why use a balanced fertilser when plants do not use all nutrients equally?
When the public talks about orchids, they are usually talking about the Phalaenopsis moth orchid. It is very popular and available from many retail outlets at reasonable prices. They make an exceptional houseplant that can flower for most of the year. Orchids have a reputation of being difficult to grow because many people kill theirContinue Reading Title: Myth #88: Orchids are difficult to grow