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Controlling Pests of Orchid Plant

Pests is a nuisance animal of plant. Which can lead to impaired growth, can even cause plant death. We must control orchid plant pests. However, orchid plants tend to be more resistant to pests. Especially orchids with good care. Plant hygiene and environmental conditions are well maintained. Plant growth and controlled properly maintained.

Orchid plant pests, suggesting that these plants received less attention from the owner. Eradication of pests do not wait until widespread. So that the ill effects from pests can be avoided. With the control and supervision each day, the early symptoms of pest attack can be quickly detected. So that control measures are quickly done. Prevention is better to make prior to pest attack occurs.

Some pests of orchid plant:
1. The ants

Ants like to come in droves, while the orchid plants are budding or begin removing flower buds. Ants will bite the young shoots and flower buds. So that the injured part. Cell fluid that comes out from the wound as ant foo…
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How To Cultivate Tomato Palnts

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In general, the tomatoes can be planted in the lowlands to the highlands. Tomatoes require loose soil, porous, fertile soil acidity (pH) between 5-6, 750-1 rainfall. 250 mm / year and 25% relative humidity.

Technical tomato cultivation can vary from region to region and depending on soil conditions, altitude, agro-climate conditions, habits and skills of farmers concerned and available financing. Therefore essential before seeking an intensive tomatoes should consult with a technical officer or the local agricultural extension, but in general technical tomato cultivation can we say briefly as follows:

Preparation of Land

Choose a loose, fertile land with good irrigation. Select …

How to Harvest Bananas

After we do a good banana tree care,  banana plant the age of 80-100 days is ready to harvest. Bananas are ready to harvest usually have a lot of dry leaves and the fruit began to pale.

Characteristic of the flag leaf crops are drying up. Fruit 80-100 days with a right-angled pieces that are still unclear to almost spherical.Bananas are harvested together with the bunches. Bunch length is taken as 30 cm from the base of the comb at the top. Use a clean sharp knife and cut the bunches.Banana bunches stored in the inverted position so that the sap from the cut trickle down without a polluting units.After it is cut up banana stem tuber eliminated altogether. In a fairly extensive banana plantations, harvesting can be done 3-10 days depending on the number of productive plants. That's a little tips if you want to harvest the bananas, keep doing the best care for your cultivated bananas plants in order to produce fruit a lot of that have good qualities.

How To Care For Cactus Plants

Care for cactus plants is easy but tricky. You may not often watered your cactus plants, because excess water can actually make it die. Often the owner of the cactus plants found the cactus dead rotting due to water-saturated stem from too frequent watering. Once a week is a sufficient amount in the dry season, and do not water the soil is too wet. Flush your cactus when the medium has dried completely, then let it be watered again until after the new dry watering again. If it is dry it means cactus for water again.

You do not need watering every day. Well, in the rainy season you can simply flush the cactus once a month, and remember: if the input cactus rain is too heavy! Do not ever let your cactus pot filled with water, because it can cause decay on the roots. Watering frequency also depends on the type and size of the pot. Cactus in ceramic pots need more frequent watering than cactus planted in a plastic or clay pots. Similarly, a small cactus in pots require more frequent wate…

How To Cultivate Rose Plants

Do you looking for information about techniques of cultivation the rose. Rose seeds can be propagated by stem cuttings, grafts, and the most popular is the grafting. Cultivation by stem cuttings used for rootstock and hedge roses are commonly used as rootstock, because this kind of strong, fast growing, disease resistant and easily propagated by cuttings.

Most employers cut flowers rose in Indonesia is still importing seeds from Holland. Seedlings are shipped usually a result of grafting plants that have been aged three months and a half year-old seedlings. When using a three-month-old seedlings of new plants the results obtained after 6 months of planting. These seeds are imported form other than seeds scraped without media (stump), also can be a seed in artificial media, such as roockwool. Half-year-old seedlings usually a stump, the seedlings without roots and without leaves. These seeds are the result may be taken four months after planting by providin…

How To Take Care Orchid Plants

How to take care orchid plants, maybe Orchid plants require more attention than some other types of other ornamental plants.

But, you can make it grow fast, if you take good care and can set the environment that appropriate and suitable for its growth.

Here are tips on how to plant and care for orchids to add an exotic feel of your home:

1. Place your orchids in the area exposed to natural sunlight, but the area should not be too hot.

If when putting orchids in the window and was still exposed to direct sunlight is too hot, move the orchid to the nearest table or in a corner who can still receive indirect sunlight.

2. Buy a plant light. If placed indoors, it is likely to be deprived of light orchids. If this happens, use light instead of sunlight. To be healthy, orchids should be getting enough light.

3. Keep your orchid plant to keep it moist. Orchids are tropical plants and their natural environment is a moist area. Do not give too much water on orchids. Too much water it w…

Controlling Pests And Diseases of Rose Plants

Pest and disease control, it is necessary to make the roses still thrive. With a good pest control will result the beautiful roses.

 There are many pests on roses include:

    Mites (Tetranicus urticae). And symptoms of this pest is the emergence of nekrosa spots on the leaves in large numbers. There is a kind of spider webs are subtle, especially on the underside of the leaves when the attack is severe. These pests will easily arise when the temperature in the shade of tall plants in the house, with low humidity.

    Aphids. Aphids ('Aphids') common in the plant when the conditions are hot and dry. These pests will suck plant fluids at the end of the leaves and buds of young plants and young flowers, which will lead to the ends of the plant to be 'wrong shape' when mature. Ticks are often invited to leave a sooty secretions.

    Thrips. These pests like plant shade house conditions are hot and dry as the mites. This pest plants will absorb the liquid, es…