We were all taught the basics that all a plant needs to stay alive is sunlight and water, but there’s so much more. Nutrients like potassium, nitrogen and Vitamin B aren’t only for humans! Before we were around, they feasted on nutrients to put out new leaves or flowers to attract pollinators to grow taller and reach more sunlight.
The photosynthesis process we all know and appreciate needs so much more, and we, as growers, are responsible for providing our plants with everything they need to perform this process.
So, how do you provide all these things for your plants every day? Well, it will call for some hard work and dedication, but it’s possible when you follow the advice we’ve put together for you here.
Considering all that goes into nurturing plants, you need as much help as you can get! Gardening tools like watering cans, trowels, and gloves are one part of the equation, but there’s more to this than meets the eye.
Everyone doesn’t still know what plants need to grow? That’s why we’ve created these guides explaining the scientific reasons why plants need sunlight (natural or artificial), water, nutrients, and many other things to survive! When it comes to gardening, it can never hurt to know more about what’s going on in the leaves and under the soil of your favorite plants.
Zinc is an essential micronutrient for plants. But why do plants need it, and what is a zinc deficiency? Here’s a post to tell you all about zinc’s role in plant nutrition and what it means if the plants we eat don’t get enough zinc.
Just like us, plants also breathe. But why do plants even need oxygen, and how can you help make it more accessible to your garden plants. By the way, can’t they just produce it for themselves? That should be enough, right?
Carbon dioxide may be a nuisance to us, but it’s vital to plant growth. Now, it’s time to find out why plants need carbon dioxide and how it contributes to a greener planet even though it has a negative reputation.
We’ve all been taught that plants need sunlight, water, and soil to grow, but can you name something else that affects plant growth? If you can’t, don’t worry, because after reading this article you know everything that plants need to grow.
Whether you grow plants outside or inside your home there is one thing they need; WATER, which means that watering is one of the most important tasks to do, but why do plants need water in the first place?