What is Horticultural Grit? [A Gardener’s Best Friend!]

What is Horticultural Grit? [A Gardener’s Best Friend!]

Horticultural Grit can be a gardener’s best friend in preventing compact and waterlogged soil! How does one use them effectively? Finally, is it horticultural grit or is it horticultural sand? Horticultural Grit is composed of crushed rocks, mainly silica, limestone, quartzite, or a few others. Such stones are 1) extracted from the ground, 2) crushed,…

What To Do When Christmas Tree Won’t Drink Water? [Keep Chopped Tree Fresh]

What To Do When Christmas Tree Won’t Drink Water? [Keep Chopped Tree Fresh]

Real, living Christmas trees have an aesthetic beauty and fragrance that artificial Christmas trees simply cannot match. But watering a real tree, especially if indoors in a container, is not an easy task! It requires consistency. The only way to keep a chopped Christmas tree hydrated throughout the holiday season is to 1) remove the…

White Powder On Cactus? How To Remove Mealybugs in 6 Simple Ways

White Powder On Cactus? How To Remove Mealybugs in 6 Simple Ways

Have you noticed some white powdery substance hiding on the crevices of your cactus stems? Did your cactus experience growth deformation and discoloration? Inspect your plant right away as it may be infested with mealybugs! Mealybugs are white, fuzzy insects, 2-3mm long with filaments around their body. A mealybug infestation looks like a cottony mass…