Soilless Culture

What is water culture? Growth of plants in a watertight container filled with a weak solution of fertilizer salts. What is sand culture? Growth of plants in a container of sand through which a weak fertilizer solution either drops continually, or is poured on at intervals. What house plants can be grown in sand culture? … Read more

Soil Alkalinity and pH

What is the best method for soil reconstruction? Our soil is of a lime structure (moderately alkaline). Our water is hard and slightly chlorinated. Compost at the rate of 1 lb. to a sq. ft. and 2-1/2 lbs. of superphosphate for each 100 sq. ft. This should be thoroughly mixed with the soil. Sow green … Read more