RAINY DAY FUN...
For fun cut off the top inch from a fully grown
carrot.Put the cut end facing down in the soil in a 5-6 inch pot leaving the top exposed.Within a month there will be a pretty
display of green feathery foliage.Keep in a cool partially shaded spot.
Cacti and Succulents for Kids...
Cacti and Succulents are great starter plants for
kids they can put up with long periods of neglect and are very easy to maintain.
Cacti and Succulents are also very interesting
and odd looking plants which come in all kinds of varieties for kids to choose from and have fun with.
Cactus's are thick juicy plants usually covered in needles or hair.The requirements are simple;average warmth from spring
to autumn and keep cooler in winter also,choose the sunniest spot available.Water like a normal houseplant during summer but
keep almost dry from mid autumn on,watering only once a month.Fresh air is a good idea during summer as no air humidity is
Cacti and Succulents actually have a lot in common as Cacti
is a distinct group of Succulents.Succulents are plants with thick,fleshy leaves that store water.The requirements are as
follows;average warmth in spring and summer and a little cooler during winter.Keep in a bright window with no direct sunlight
and water normally in summer and once a month during winter.
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