How to Trim a Potted Lavender Plant?

Answer Lavender is a perennial, fragrant flowering plant that can be grown directly in the garden or in pots. No matter where it is grown, it benefits from occasional pruning. If you do not trim your lave... Read More »

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How do I trim a potted ficus tree?

Trim no more than one-fourth of the volume of the potted ficus. If you are pruning a lot of the tree, trim the branches over time rather than all at once.Trim long branches back to where they meet ... Read More »

How to Extract Lavender Oil From a Lavender Plant?

Lavender oil can be used for aromatherapy, for scented sachets, potpourri or even a simple perfume. The essential oils of lavender (and other aromatic herbs and flowers) can be extracted using a di... Read More »

How do I defungi plant potting soil in a potted plant?

Getting Rid of FungusRemove any visible fungus with a small hand shovel. Shovel the remaining soil into polypropylene bags, two lb. at a time. Put the bag with the soil into the microwave, and cook... Read More »

How do I trim yellow leaves off of a potted palm tree?

PreparationExercise caution. Palm tree leaves can be sharp, and some potted palms have prickles or spines. Wear gloves and long sleeves. Disinfect your tools. Plant diseases travel readily from an ... Read More »