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Healthy Indoor Herbs | Care2 Healthy & Green Living: By The Editors of Organic Gardening Follow these tips to ke...

Healthy Indoor Herbs | Care2 Healthy & Green Living: By The Editors of Organic Gardening Follow these tips to ke...

By The Editors of Organic Gardening Follow these tips to keep your indoor plants healthy and productive: 1. You must prevent your herbs’ roots from rotting if you want productive plants. Re-pot your herbs with a well-draining soil mix. Specialty cactus-growing mediums work great because they are designed to drain extremely well, but you can also mix sand into a soil-less medium using a 1-to-4 ratio. Make sure you allow the soil to dry down to about your second knuckle between waterings. Fertilize your plants once a month with diluted fish fertilizer (don’t worry, the smell goes away quickly, I promise). The best herbs for spring 2. Herbs don’t like soggy soil, but they prefer humid air. Solve this paradoxical problem by setting your pots on a tray of pebbles. Then fill the tray with water, making sure that the bottoms of the pots don’t come in contact with the water. Viol!...

Full article: http://www.care2.com/greenliving/healthy-indoor-herbs.html

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