Helping plants grow.

Publisher: Ginn in Oxford

Written in English
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  • Science -- Study and teaching (Elementary) -- Great Britain.

Edition Notes

Cover title.

StatementRosemary Feasey ... [et al.].
SeriesNew star science
ContributionsFeasey, Rosemary.
The Physical Object
Pagination31p. ;
Number of Pages31
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23132789M
ISBN 100602298997

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First Grade Standard The student will demonstrate an understanding of the special characteristics and needs of plants that allow them to survive.

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Twelve years later, and this landmark book was the first notable publication to thoroughly describe another revolutionary technique, the now-ubiquitous Screen of Green (SoG) — in which plants are pruned and trained to produce an even canopy, so that light penetration.

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Plants need liquid to absorb nutrients from the soils. However, gardeners and plant enthusiasts may wish to experiment and see just what kind of liquid works best. There are a number of common options, such as milk, juice and water, and though each one has its merits, pure water is still the most reliable liquid for optimal plant growth.

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The topic covered is "helping plants grow". "synopsis" may belong to another edition of this Paperback. Providing the amount of water a plant needs, not too much, and not too little, results in a healthy plant that grows quickly.

Several other liquids give plants a boost resulting in lush healthy green leaves and lots of flowers and fruits. These liquids contain nitrogen, potassium, phosphorous and other nutrients that plants need to grow.

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Jack W, thank you for sharing your thoughts and experience. I truly appreciate your comments. There are still people who find it hard to believe the effect of music on plant growth despite the fact that there are many living proofs for them to see. Anyway, thanks for dropping by and commenting.

Cheers.The book The Secret Life of Plants by Peter Tompkins and Christopher Bird shares many anecdotes (some more believable than others) about the fascinating relationship between music and plants. Apparently, the right sounds can produce tremendous improvements in growth, and the wrong sounds can do just the opposite.Whether a plant will grow faster if given soda water rather than tap water depends on the plant's needs and the content of the water.

Certain additives in the soda water may be beneficial for some.