Potted Fatsia Care: Tips On Growing A Fatsia Indoors

Sat, 2020-02-08 18:00
Fatsia japonica, like the species name suggests, is native to Japan and also Korea. It is an evergreen shrub and is a pretty tough and forgiving plant in outdoor gardens, but it is also possible to grow fatsia indoors. Your potted fatsia inside may not get flowers, but you will still be able to enjoy the exotic foliage given proper indoor culture. Growing Fatsia as a Houseplant In nature, these plants grow in shaded to partially shaded areas. It is important that you don’t give your fatsia too much direct sun. In most locations indoors, an eastern exposure window would work very well for these plants. This is not a plant to place in the sunniest window that you have; otherwise, the foliage will burn.  This is one plant that isn’t too picky about the type of soil that it grows in. Regardless, be sure to provide this plant with

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Soft Lemon Fruit – Why Container Grown Lemons Have Gone Soft

Sat, 2020-02-08 15:00
Lemon trees produce marvelous fruit that is equally at home in sweet and savory recipes. The perfect juicy lemon can be the one simple ingredient that puts the “wow” factor into a dish, but what happens if your lemons have gone soft? Lemons may get soft before they are ripe – be it soft lemons on a tree or soft lemon fruit that occurs during storage. Of course, the question you may be asking is “Why are my lemons soft?” Why are My Lemons Soft? Understanding why you may have soft lemons means understanding how lemons ripen. Here’s the thing, lemons may be bright yellow before they are ready to eat or they may still be green but perfectly juicy and citrusy inside. This, of course, means that the ripeness of lemons isn’t easy to decipher based on color alone. While size is somewhat of an indicator, the best way

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