A plant genus of the family LAMIACEAE that contains cyasterone, ajugasterone, 20-hydroxyecdysone, 8-acetylharpagide (an iridoid glycoside).
The unconsolidated mineral or organic matter on the surface of the earth that serves as a natural medium for the growth of land plants.
The presence of bacteria, viruses, and fungi in the soil. This term is not restricted to pathogenic organisms.
Substances which pollute the soil. Use for soil pollutants in general or for which there is no specific heading.
A prosthetic restoration that reproduces the entire surface anatomy of the visible natural crown of a tooth. It may be partial (covering three or more surfaces of a tooth) or complete (covering all surfaces). It is made of gold or other metal, porcelain, or resin.
Collections of facts, assumptions, beliefs, and heuristics that are used in combination with databases to achieve desired results, such as a diagnosis, an interpretation, or a solution to a problem (From McGraw Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed).
A kingdom of eukaryotic, heterotrophic organisms that live parasitically as saprobes, including MUSHROOMS; YEASTS; smuts, molds, etc. They reproduce either sexually or asexually, and have life cycles that range from simple to complex. Filamentous fungi, commonly known as molds, refer to those that grow as multicellular colonies.
Means or process of supplying water (as for a community) usually including reservoirs, tunnels, and pipelines and often the watershed from which the water is ultimately drawn. (Webster, 3d ed)
Expanded structures, usually green, of vascular plants, characteristically consisting of a bladelike expansion attached to a stem, and functioning as the principal organ of photosynthesis and transpiration. (American Heritage Dictionary, 2d ed)
A plant genus, in the IRIDACEAE family, known as a source of Saffron.
The comparative science dealing with the physical characteristics of humans as related to their origin, evolution, and development in the total environment.
Woody, usually tall, perennial higher plants (Angiosperms, Gymnosperms, and some Pterophyta) having usually a main stem and numerous branches.
Phenolic metacyclophanes derived from condensation of PHENOLS and ALDEHYDES. The name derives from the vase-like molecular structures. A bracketed [n] indicates the number of aromatic rings.
A plant genus of the family ROSACEAE. Members contain procyanidins and TANNINS.
A plant growing in a location where it is not wanted, often competing with cultivated plants.
The prevention of growth and or spread of unwanted plants.
A plant genus of the family RANUNCULACEAE that contains protoanemonin, anemonin, and ranunculin.
A plant genus of subsucculent annual or perennial plants in the family BALSAMINACEAE, order Geraniales.
Root-like underground horizontal stem of plants that produces shoots above and roots below. Distinguished from true roots which don't have buds and nodes. Similar to true roots in being underground and thickened by storage deposits.
Facilities which provide care for infants.
Schools for children usually under five years of age.
An algal bloom where the algae produce powerful toxins that can kill fish, birds, and mammals, and ultimately cause illness in humans. The harmful bloom can also cause oxygen depletion in the water due to the death and decomposition of non-toxic algae species.
The reproductive organs of plants.
Hospital facilities which provide care for newborn infants.
A tree of the family Sterculiaceae (or Byttneriaceae), usually Theobroma cacao, or its seeds, which after fermentation and roasting, yield cocoa and chocolate.
Cultivation of PLANTS; (FRUIT; VEGETABLES; MEDICINAL HERBS) on small plots of ground or in containers.
Rate of energy dissipation along the path of charged particles. In radiobiology and health physics, exposure is measured in kiloelectron volts per micrometer of tissue (keV/micrometer T).
The homogeneous mixtures formed by the mixing of a solid, liquid, or gaseous substance (solute) with a liquid (the solvent), from which the dissolved substances can be recovered by physical processes. (From Grant & Hackh's Chemical Dictionary, 5th ed)
Debris resulting from a process that is of no further use to the system producing it. The concept includes materials discharged from or stored in a system in inert form as a by-product of vital activities. (From Webster's New Collegiate Dictionary, 1981)
The discarding or destroying of garbage, sewage, or other waste matter or its transformation into something useful or innocuous.
Insects of the family Formicidae, very common and widespread, probably the most successful of all the insect groups. All ants are social insects, and most colonies contain three castes, queens, males, and workers. Their habits are often very elaborate and a great many studies have been made of ant behavior. Ants produce a number of secretions that function in offense, defense, and communication. (From Borror, et al., An Introduction to the Study of Insects, 4th ed, p676)
Living facilities for humans.
The ability to generate new ideas or images.
Divisions of the year according to some regularly recurrent phenomena usually astronomical or climatic. (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed)
A plant genus of the family SALICACEAE. Balm of Gilead is a common name used for P. candicans, or P. gileadensis, or P. jackii, and sometimes also used for ABIES BALSAMEA or for COMMIPHORA.
Slender-bodies diurnal insects having large, broad wings often strikingly colored and patterned.
Common member of the Gramineae family used as cattle FODDER. It harbors several fungi and other parasites toxic to livestock and people and produces allergenic compounds, especially in its pollen. The most commonly seen varieties are L. perenne, L. multiflorum, and L. rigidum.
Other plants with stolons below the soil surface include many grasses, Ajuga, Mentha, and Stachys. Several species of Irises ... In botany, stolons are stems which grow at the soil surface or just below ground that form adventitious roots at the nodes, and ... In strawberries the base is above the soil surface; in many bulb-forming species and plants with rhizomes, the stolons remain ... A number of plants have soil-level or above-ground rhizomes, including Iris species and many orchid species. T. Holm (1929) ...
It is a geophyte, which has small rhizomes, that are on the surface of the soil, so that they can feel the heat of the sun. ... Ajuga chasmophila, Echium pabotii, Astragalus qatmensis, Astragalus roessleri, Centaurea trachonitica, Salsola zenobiae, ... It grows on volcanic lava, and dry rocky soils. It is a very rare iris, under threat of extinction. It is hardy to European ...
It grows on almost neutral soils in open grassland, heathland and rock ledges. In the Alps, it grows at altitudes of up to ... Ajuga pyramidalis, commonly known as pyramidal bugle, is a flowering plant of the genus Ajuga in the family Lamiaceae. It is a ... "Pyramidal Bugle: Ajuga pyramidalis". NatureGate. Retrieved 2013-12-29. Parnell, J. and Curtis, T. 2012. Webb's An Irish Flora. ... ISBN 0-521-04656-4 Rich, T.C.G.; Kay, G.M.; Sydes, C. (1999). "Distribution and ecology of pyramidal bugle (Ajuga pyramidalis L ...
Ground pine sheds its shiny black seeds close to the parent plant and the seeds can remain alive in the soil for up to 50 years ... Ajuga chamaepitys is a species of flowering plant of the family Lamiaceae. Popularly known as yellow bugle or ground-pine, the ... Ajuga chamaepitys has stimulant, diuretic and emmenagogue action and is considered by herbalists to form a good remedy for gout ... Ajuga chamaepitys is a small herbaceous perennial that reaches 10-40 cm in height. The leaves have an opposite arrangement. ...
... grows on clay soils that are medium to high in nutrients, either on Wianamatta Shale, basalt, or alluvial ... "Ajuga australis". Plant Guide. Australian Native Plants Society (Australia). "Ajuga australis" at the Encyclopedia of Life. ... Ajuga australis can be readily grown in part-shaded or sunny spots in the garden on most soils. It is readily propagated by ... Ajuga australis, commonly known as Austral bugle, is a herbaceous flowering plant native to Eastern Australia. First described ...
It is one of two arable weed communities of light lime-rich soils. It is a widely distributed community in south-east England, ... Ajuga chamaepitys) Shepherd's-needle (Scandix pecten-veneris) A distinctive feature of most occurrences of this community is ... This community occurs widely across south-east England, but, being dependent on lime-rich soils, it occurs only locally, ... but is found only locally, its distribution being restricted to areas of suitable soils. There are four subcommunities. The ...
Wooded areas of Billsmoor Park support alder (Alnus glutinosa) with some hazel (Corylus avellana) on lower lying wet soils, and ... Ajuga reptans) and water mint (Mentha aquatica). Grasslees Wood is dominated by sessile oak (Quercus petraea) with some birch ( ... Betula pubescens). Groundcover indicative of a dry acid soil includes sweet vernal grass, common bent, creeping soft-grass ( ...
Ajuga reptans), yellow pimpernel (Lysimachia nemorum) and meadowsweet (Filipendula ulmaria). Dark and damp areas of the ... and on very acid soil beneath oaks, great wood-rush (Luzula sylvatica), bilberry (Vaccinium myrtillus) and common cow-wheat ( ...
Damp, basic soil is suitable for high S. pratensis frequency. Environmental changes such as acidification and eutrophication ... They have also been observed feeding on Caltha palustris, also known as kingcup or marsh-marigold, and Ajuga reptans, also ... Therefore, abandoned meadows with lime-rich soil have been identified as oviposition sites. Often, E. aurinia will lay eggs at ... Species is not found in Southern Lithuania where sandy soils predominate and in South-Western Lithuania where agriculture is ...
wild potato) Ajuga ophrydis (bugle-plant) Alepidea amatymbica (Lesoko): large serrated (basal) leaves, tall herb. Tea made from ... Endangered species in South Africa Unknown species: common on disturbed soil, small herb (150 mm), leaves are serrated and ... disturbed soil Lobelia spp. Lotononis sp.: : greyish sub-shrub, blue pea-flowers Myssotis semiamplexicaulis (Forget-me-not): ...
It occurs on poorly drained neutral and acidic soils of the lowlands and upland fringe. It is found in the South West of ... Bog asphodel (Narthecium ossifragum) Bog mosses (Sphagnum spp) Bog pimpernel (Anagallis tenella) Bugle (Ajuga reptans) Common ...
The ecoregion contains clay soils derived from Wianamatta Shale. The ecoregion is located on a rain shadow area, usually ... Ajuga australis (Austral bugle) Daucus glochidiatus (Australian carrot) Centella asiatica (Asiatic pennywort) Solanum cinereum ... Shale gravel transition forest - Low in fertility and contains shale-influenced sandy soils that support a constituents of ... it occurs on the secured clay-rich soils of the wavy hills and ranges of western Sydney in around Abbotsbury near Calmsley Hill ...
The original woodland would have been ash Fraxinus excelsior dominating over the limestone soils, with Wych elm Ulmus glabra ... Ajuga reptans), St John's wort (Hypericum hirsutum), and a few Columbine (Aquilegia vulgaris) are found at woodland edges. ...
Ajuga reptans) Catlins Giant supplied by member gardeners in the PlantFiles database at Dav... ... cultivation information about Ajuga, Bugle, Bugleweed, Carpet Bugle ( ... It is easy to propagate Ajuga by cutting off runners as they begin to take root and potting them up in good moist potting soil ... The best ajuga ever! I use it to soften hardscapes and to flow over the sides of containers. They bloom in early April here. ...
The fungus can remain in the soil, so its not a good idea to replant Ajuga in the bed. Its important to improve the drainage ... I had a very nice garden full of Ajuga -- it showed signs of distress late in the summer and early fall. Last year at this time ... Ajuga, or Carpet Bugle, is one of the most carefree and attractive groundcovers around. It is generally without problems, ... I have nothing this year -- disease? soil? fungus? I hate to replant if I will lose it all again.. ...
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Soils pH level affects the amount of nutrients plants can absorb. ... Most plants grow best in neutral soil with a pH that ranges from 6.5 to 7. Levels less than 7 are acidic and levels over 7 are ... Perennials that tolerate alkaline soil include bee balm (Monarda spp.), bugleweed (Ajuga spp.), daylilies (Hemerocallis), pinks ... Soils pH level affects the amount of nutrients plants can absorb. After testing your soil to determine its pH, use soil ...
Find help and information on Ajuga reptans Bugle Carpenters herb Middle consound Yellow bugle Brown bugle Middle compound, ... Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types). Tell us.... Soil drainage:. Moist but well-drained, Well-drained. ... Ajuga Ajuga Species. A. reptans - A. reptans is a mat-forming perennial with spreading dark-green obovate leaves, with erect ... Ajuga Ajuga. Species. A. reptans - A. reptans is a mat-forming perennial with spreading dark-green obovate leaves, with erect ...
Find help and information on Ajuga reptans Atropurpurea Carpenters herb Bugle weed Middle compound Middle consound, ... Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types). Tell us.... Soil drainage:. Moist but well-drained, Well-drained. ... Ajuga Ajuga Variety or Cultivar. Atropurpurea _ Atropurpurea is a mat-forming perennial with spreading dark-purple, obovate ... Ajuga Ajuga. Variety or Cultivar. Atropurpurea _ Atropurpurea is a mat-forming perennial with spreading dark-purple, ...
A new arrival from Italy, this unique Ajuga offers tiny, reddish chocolate-brown foliage. ... Ajuga Chocolate Chip at Digging Dog Mail Order Nursery. ... A moisture-retentive soil is recommended.. Ajuga Chocolate ... Ajuga. Bugleweed. From the Latin abigo, to drive away, Ajuga was thought to drive away disease. To some of us that disease is ... Use Ajuga en masse under a high canopy, or to soften the hard edges of walls and paving. ...
J. F. Ma and E. Takahashi, "Functions of silicon in plant growth," in Soil, Fertilizer, and Plant Silicon Research in Japan, J ... Bluecrop) cuttings," Plant and Soil, vol. 258, no. 1-2, pp. 1-8, 2004. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at ... J. F. Ma, "Role of silicon in enhancing the resistance of plants to biotic and abiotic stresses," Soil Science and Plant ... Z. H. Israili and B. Lyoussi, "Ethnopharmacology of the plants of genus Ajuga," Pakistan Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, ...
Ajuga plants are easy to grow in the shade. Brighter Blooms perennial groundcover gives you rich dramatic chocolate leaves and ... Ajuga perennials perform best in moist soil. Although established plants can handle poor soils, keep plants watered during dry ... Ajuga Perennials (Ajuga spp.). Overview. Ajuga perennials, commonly called bugleweed or carpetweed, are stellar performers in ... Work in a 3"-4" layer of organic matter to improve dry soil and hold in moisture for the newly developing Ajuga plants. ...
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Buy Ajuga reptans Black Scallop = Binblasca online, plants available for sale via mail order or visit Urban Jungle nursery ... Grow in any soil, even poor soil in part shade.. Eventual mature plant size :. Height 15cm. ... Ajuga reptans Black Scallop = Binblasca - 1Ltr is unavailable at this time.. Please try searching as it may be available at a ...
Citrinin derivatives from the soil filamentous fungus Penicillium sp. H9318. J Brazil Chem Society. 2011;22:1125-9.View Article ... Hypoglycaemic effects of Ajuga extract in vitro and in vivo. J Func Foods. 2014;6:224-30.View ArticleGoogle Scholar. ... Ajuga Bracteosa Protein kinase inhibitionAntiproliferative activityTHP-1 human leukemia cell lineHep G2 hepatoma cell line ... Ni B, Dong X, Fu J, Yin X, Lin L, Xia Z, Zhao Y, Xue D, Yang C, Ni J. Phytochemical and biological properties of Ajuga ...
Ajuga reptens. 4-6. Ajuga grows well in full shade to full sun and tolerates a wide range of soil conditions as long as soil ... Ajuga genevensis. 4-6. Typical Ajuga with 8 blue flowers in the Spring. Deer Resistant ground cover. 3-9. ... Prefers slightly alkaline soil. 5-10. Mexican Feather Grass. Stipa tenuissima. 1-2 ft.. Mexican Feather Grass forms compact ... Potentillas prefer well-drained, reasonably rich soil, but will tolerate clay, rocky, or even slightly alkaline soils as well. ...
Ajuga is a fast-spreading ground cover requiring sun to light shade and moist soil. It grows 10 cm high, and develops flowers ... The Soil. Soil is the most important element for healthy grass. The roots of grass plants obtain needed moisture and nutrients ... All soils benefit from adding organic matter (like compost or manure) which contains nutrients and improves the soil:. * ... They are ideally suited for acidic soil with a pH range of 5.5 to 6.5 growing in humus rich moist soil in shady spots. ...
ajuga image by Alison Bowden from Fotolia.com Groundcovers help retain soil on slopes, tumble over rocks for interest and ... Avoid planting maples in overly alkaline soils.. *Grown not for its flowers but as a large, beautiful shade tree, the cucumber ... Moist soil helps thriving impatiens to bloom at the beginning of spring until well into the fall months. Impatiens reach a ... It grows to a height of 10 to 20 feet and prefers partial shade to full sun with rich, well-drained soil. Its unusual flowers ...
Good reliable evergreen ground cover that will grow in any soil. Height 15cm (6 inch) Spread 1m (3) ... Good reliable evergreen ground cover that will grow in any soil. Height 15cm (6 inch) Spread 1m (3) ...
It grows on almost neutral soils in open grassland, heathland and rock ledges. In the Alps, it grows at altitudes of up to ... Ajuga pyramidalis, commonly known as pyramidal bugle, is a flowering plant of the genus Ajuga in the family Lamiaceae. It is a ... "Pyramidal Bugle: Ajuga pyramidalis". NatureGate. Retrieved 2013-12-29. Parnell, J. and Curtis, T. 2012. Webbs An Irish Flora. ... ISBN 0-521-04656-4 Rich, T.C.G.; Kay, G.M.; Sydes, C. (1999). "Distribution and ecology of pyramidal bugle (Ajuga pyramidalis L ...
Plant in well drained rich soil with partial sun to full sun, depending on the type of plant. A fast growing, tough little ... ground cover called Black Scallop ajuga (ajuga reptans) will adapt to a variety of conditions, is easy to care for, and has ...
Ajuga reptans (persistent perennial ground cover, violet blue blooms, sides of second entrance stairs) ... Astilbe Red Sentinel (perennials, red blooms, humid soil, massed between Hostas and Euonymus) ... adding a thick blanket of black mulch over all bare soil will help reduce watering and weeding chores as well as assure a sharp ...
average to dry soil. CARPET BUGLE. Ajuga reptans & cultivars Flowers 8 inches high; Foliage 2 inches high ... There are two categories: those preferring average to dry soils, and those preferring average to moist soils. In whatever ... average to moist soils. EUROPEAN GINGER. Asarum europaeum Foliage 6-10 inches high ... Evergreen groundcovers are well-suited to a range of soil conditions found in shade. ...
That the soil be well-drained is Ajugas most important requirement; if necessary, add compost and coarse sand to heavy soils ... Any soil well-drained will do, even poor, gravelly infertile soil, but, of course, good fertile garden soil is best. The ... PLANTING: Agaves will do well in a wide variety of soils as long as the soil is well drained. They will not survive in wet soil ... In general, asters prefer fertile soil, but will tolerate poorer soils as well. Soil should also be well-drained, but take care ...
Oregon grape likes the soil too. Bugle weed ( Ajuga ) flourishes for me out there. I have a circle bed and a soaker hose on a ... Contact your local Extension Agent and they will help you find just the right grape for your altitude, soil and sun conditions ... They will also advise you on any changes you need to make to your soil. ...
Ajuga australis grows on clay soils that are medium to high in nutrients, either on Wianamatta Shale, basalt, or alluvial ... "Ajuga australis". Plant Guide. Australian Native Plants Society (Australia). "Ajuga australis" at the Encyclopedia of Life. ... Ajuga australis can be readily grown in part-shaded or sunny spots in the garden on most soils. It is readily propagated by ... Ajuga australis, commonly known as Austral bugle, is a herbaceous flowering plant native to Eastern Australia. First described ...
Some, such as bugle weed (Ajuga reptans) and vinca (Vinca minor) grow vigorously and would fill in quickly. The native ... Also, the brochure notes that: Sewage effluent is distributed through the soil in the drainfield area. Any root vegetables ... Keywords: Lolium, Ajuga, Vinca, Hedera helix, Festuca, Arctostaphylos, Achillea, Land treatment of wastewater, Ornamental ... You just need to be careful not to pile soil on top of any exposed roots, and try not to scrape or scuff any roots when you are ...
Name: Ajuga reptans. Growing Conditions: Part to full shade and moist, well-drained soil ... Ajuga In spring, ajuga bursts forth with spikes of blue, pink, or white flowers. The plants usually have great foliage, too: ... This easy, adaptable groundcover tolerates a wide range of soil conditions.. Note: It can also grow very quickly -- to the ... Perfect for edging sidewalks and walkways, this slow-growing perennial likes full sun and well-drained soil. Creeping phlox ...
... on rock gardens or in containers with well drained but moisture retentive soils. ... A new diminutive, vigorous, evergreen Ajuga exhibiting striking flowers and foliage. Small mint-green leaves permanently retain ...
Black Scallop Ajuga. Ajuga reptans Binblasca. This low growing plant features dark burgundy, almost black foliage with ... Prefers a location in full sun and well drained soil. Protect in winter. Grows to a height of 3ft and 2ft across. Evergreen in ... Prefers full to part shade and wet or constantly moist soil. Grows to 2ft tall and wide with flower spikes reaching 5-6ft. Also ... Adaptable to many planting conditions but prefers moist, well-drained soil in the full sun. Excellent as a foundation plant or ...
Planting Time: Spring / Summer; Advantages: Pest / Disease Resistant, Attract Butterflies, Great For Mass Plantings; Soil Type ... Pink Lightning Ajuga Pink Lightning Bugleweed PP#22255 Ajuga reptans Pink Lightning PP#22255 .products .old-price.price-label- ... Flower coloration can vary with soil pH: alkaline soil is required for rich pink hues - acidic soils will produce clear blue ... Unique Perennials Agastache Ajuga Aster Astilbe Bee Balm Black Eyed Susan Bleeding Heart Butterfly Bush Clematis Coreopsis ...
Overwintered great in zone 4. Is tolerating the extra moisture at bottom of hill where soil is more moist due to sump dump ... Beautiful variety of ajuga with dark, glossy foliage that tolerates the summer heat. I have it in medium clay that is ... Growing in moist but well drained moderately rich soil, in (bright) partial shade that is open to the sky. ...
Sarcococca is a shade plant that prefers rich organic soil. Try pairing Sarcococca with hosta, heuchera, ajuga, or hellebores ...
  • Growing in dryish clay soil there, it did not obtain it's full size and looked like an ordinary A. reptans. (davesgarden.com)
  • Ajuga reptans (Bugle) will reach a height of 0.15m and a spread of 0.9m after 2-5 years. (shootgardening.co.uk)
  • Ajuga reptans Black Scallop = 'Binblasca' plants for sale, mail order or buy at the nursery. (uk.com)
  • Ajuga reptans Black Scallop = 'Binblasca' - 1Ltr is unavailable at this time. (uk.com)
  • A fast growing, tough little ground cover called 'Black Scallop' ajuga (ajuga reptans) will adapt to a variety of conditions, is easy to care for, and has dramatic foliage color. (naturehills.com)
  • Some, such as bugle weed ( Ajuga reptans ) and vinca ( Vinca minor ) grow vigorously and would fill in quickly. (washington.edu)
  • Ajuga reptans 'Chocolate Chip' - Chocolate Chip Bugleweed has been added to your cart. (gardenerdirect.com)
  • caerulea C.Mackintosh Ajuga reptans var. (bovin13.com)
  • The kind of bugleweed I am talking about, ajuga reptans, is a creeping evergreen plant that … [2] Son naturales de Europa, Asia y África. (bovin13.com)
  • Ajuga reptans and white Iberis sempervirens. (blogspot.pt)
  • I wanted to show this very persistent Ajuga reptans - see, there is almost no soil. (blogspot.pt)
  • Ground covers such as bishop's weed (Aegopodium podagraria), carpet bugle (Ajuga reptans), creeping Jenny (Lysimachia nummularia), epimedium, forget-me-not (Myosotis), Japanese spurge (Pachysandra terminalis), sweet woodruff (Galium odoratum), wild ginger (Asarum), and violets (Viola) offer plenty of options for a shady garden. (hometips.com)
  • The Ajuga reptans is now in full bloom and livens up the shadier area of the garden with its vibrant 6-8 inch high carpet of blue. (blogspot.ca)
  • Ajuga (Ajuga reptans) Zones: 3-9, Max Height 6 in. (luxuriantgardens.com)
  • Ajuga, or Carpet Bugle, is one of the most carefree and attractive groundcovers around. (garden.org)
  • Ajuga pyramidalis, commonly known as pyramidal bugle, is a flowering plant of the genus Ajuga in the family Lamiaceae. (wikipedia.org)
  • The pyramid bugle, like many Ajuga species, is often erroneously claimed to hold medicinal properties and may be used for wound treatment and for metabolic disorders. (wikipedia.org)
  • Bugle weed ( Ajuga ) flourishes for me out there. (atheistnexus.org)
  • Ajuga australis, commonly known as Austral bugle, is a herbaceous flowering plant native to Eastern Australia. (wikipedia.org)
  • You might also consider Fragaria (ornamental strawberry), Ajuga (carpet bugle), or Rosa Rugosa (groundcover roses) as groundcover for your embankment. (garden.org)
  • Ajuga (bugle) is ideal and easy, as are geraniums and early bulbs, such as scillas and daffodils. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Z. H. Israili and B. Lyoussi, "Ethnopharmacology of the plants of genus Ajuga ," Pakistan Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences , vol. 22, no. 4, pp. 425-462, 2009. (hindawi.com)
  • Athyrium is a popular genus of ferns that do well in even the shadiest places, provided soil is rich in organic matter and not allowed to dry out. (renegadegardener.com)
  • A new arrival from Italy, this unique Ajuga offers tiny, reddish chocolate-brown foliage. (diggingdog.com)
  • Even if you use a drip-hose to minimize water loss in the air, wind dries the foliage of plants very quickly, requiring them to take up much more water from the soil than they would otherwise need. (bloomindesigns.com)
  • A new diminutive, vigorous, evergreen Ajuga exhibiting striking flowers and foliage. (terranovanurseries.com)
  • Its fragrant foliage and tolerance of pests, mildew and clay soils make 'Jacob Cline' a true favorite in the perennial bed. (americanmeadows.com)
  • Beautiful variety of ajuga with dark, glossy foliage that tolerates the summer heat. (missouribotanicalgarden.org)
  • Grow it in full sun and well-drained soils if you wish to enjoy the signature blue hues of its foliage to the fullest. (thespruce.com)
  • For sunny sites, the choices multiply: The gray foliage of the wormwoods, the intense blue foliage of Blue Fescue ( Festuca ovina glauca), a multiple carpet of thymes, woolly Yarrow, Speedwell (Veronica), creeping mint (if the soil is moist), Snow-in-Summer (gray foliage and white flowers), Ajuga (bugleweed in varieties of green to variegated to deep purple), to an amazing choice of sedums. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • This unique variety of Ajuga sports relatively small, narrow leaves that weave a tight mat of foliage. (gardenerdirect.com)
  • Fantastic tricolored foliage in shades of creamy-white, rose-burgundy, and dark green make this ajuga different than all the others. (bovin13.com)
  • Thymus Reiter (Reiter Creeping Thyme) is one of the most vigorous creeping thymes with its stems of olive-green foliage rooting as they spread across the soil. (highcountrygardens.com)
  • Then as the season progressed the plants produced a few additional flowers from time to time, and the dark green foliage did a nice job of covering the soil. (humeseeds.com)
  • Which Plants Prefer Acid or Alkaline Soil pH? (ehow.com)
  • Most plants grow best in neutral soil with a pH that ranges from 6.5 to 7. (ehow.com)
  • Alternately, choose species of plants that prefer acidic or alkaline soils. (ehow.com)
  • What Plants Like Alkaline Soil? (ehow.com)
  • I. Sivanesan, C. H. Ko, J. P. Lee, and B. R. Jeong, "Influence of cytokinins on adventitious shoot regeneration from leaf and petiole explants of Ajuga multiflora bunge," Propagation of Ornamental Plants , vol. 11, no. 3, pp. 156-158, 2011. (hindawi.com)
  • Depending on the species, Ajuga perennials can form a dense low-growing groundcover, or they can grow into upright plants. (brighterblooms.com)
  • Ajuga perennials are superior groundcovers for the shade garden, particularly under trees, where many plants can't grow. (brighterblooms.com)
  • Because of the way these plants spread, they anchor the soil in place so it doesn't wash downhill. (brighterblooms.com)
  • You can even use Ajuga as a beautiful container plant to fill in the gaps around other plants. (brighterblooms.com)
  • Ajuga perennials are plants that prosper in full shade. (brighterblooms.com)
  • Find shady spots in your yard and garden that have been challenging for other plants, and Ajuga should do nicely there. (brighterblooms.com)
  • Work in a 3"-4" layer of organic matter to improve dry soil and hold in moisture for the newly developing Ajuga plants. (brighterblooms.com)
  • Although established plants can handle poor soils, keep plants watered during dry and hot weather. (brighterblooms.com)
  • If your Ajuga plants become too crowded, you can thin them by dividing clumps of plants every few years and planting the divisions in other shady garden spots. (brighterblooms.com)
  • Most nutrients are used in very small amounts so they are generally available to plants from the natural breakdown of both organic material and mineral components in soil. (ottawa.ca)
  • Plants consume three nutrients from the soil in large quantities: Nitrogen, Phosphate and Potassium. (ottawa.ca)
  • Organic matter dug into the soil or applied annually as topdressing or mulch material is the best way to ensure that the soil is a healthy growing environment for plants. (ottawa.ca)
  • Choose plants that will fit the location, the soil, sunlight and moisture conditions. (ottawa.ca)
  • The better your soil, the faster and more successfully many plants will establish and grow. (bloomindesigns.com)
  • Some plants suffer transplant shock, during which their roots cannot take up water from the soil. (bloomindesigns.com)
  • Plants use resources from the soil very quickly, and without a steady diet of organics and fertilizer, they cannot grow their best. (bloomindesigns.com)
  • Remember that plants in containers need much more water than those in garden soil. (bloomindesigns.com)
  • Both ground cover plants should be grown in soil rich in organic matter . (thespruce.com)
  • If soil has a pH level below 7.0, the herbicide may absorb water at greater rates and move down into the soil away from target plants. (sfgate.com)
  • Be generous when enriching the soil if the plants are under a canopy of trees, as they are competing for the food afford with the big guys! (urbanfarmstourkc.com)
  • Companion plants grown in association with a birch tree need to complement -- not hide or visually overpower -- the ornamental features of the birch and grow in a climate and soil that already favours the birch tree. (ehow.co.uk)
  • Try ground cover plants such as bugleweed (ajuga), plantain lily (hosta), foamflower (tiarella), lilyturf (liriope), tickseed (coreopsis), creeping juniper or sprawling stems of Boston ivy, English ivy or spurge (pachysandra). (ehow.co.uk)
  • You can also display them with other low growing plants such as mosses, ajuga, or creeping thyme. (seedaholic.com)
  • Plants will not grow well in dry, poor soil. (bovin13.com)
  • The project utilized 4,000 plants with the soil-based VGM ® planting system by Tournesol Siteworks and was completed by Greenscaped Buildings . (greenroofs.com)
  • French botanist Patrick Blanc is one of the world's most famous vertical garden designers and realized the potential of vertical gardening after noticing the way some plants were able to grow vertically without soil and started creating ways of using lightweight, low-maintenance vegetation walls. (greenroofs.com)
  • They don't just give the garden a general lift, they're also a valuable foil for larger plants, add colour to the gaps between shrubs and perennials, and deter weeds from colonising bare soil. (gardenersworld.com)
  • Potbound plants do not have enough soil to hold moisture causing leaves to yellow, brown and eventually drop. (cledghana.org)
  • Without spores, it cannot spread by moving on air currents but only as sclerotia in soil or on plants, or by mycelium that grows slowly across the ground from plant to plant. (apsnet.org)
  • Groundcover plants not only cover up unsightly bare spots, but they provide dense soil cover, retard weed growth and prevent soil erosion. (heraldnews.com)
  • Some suggestions for shady areas include these relatively short plants: ajuga, sweet woodruff, lamium, epimedium, wild ginger and pachysandra. (heraldnews.com)
  • 3. Plant large pot (we used a 12-inch clay pot plus smaller potted plants for the ladder part of the chair) filled with yellow sweet potato vine, red verbena, Tango Neon purple geranium, Calibrachoa Dreamsickle, Supertunia Royal Velvet and premium potting soil. (pressherald.com)
  • Price: $25 for soil, flowers, plants and fertilizer. (pressherald.com)
  • These plants will grow quickly in a wide range of climates and soil types across the country. (highcountrygardens.com)
  • The ideal plants for them, especially if the slope is steep, are those that will help control erosion, are able to survive in shallow soil and windy conditions, and won't need much cutting back. (hometips.com)
  • These perennials were chosen to thrive in the sandy soils that seem to kill most other plants. (highcountrygardens.com)
  • Very small pots with delicate plants I put in a large bonsai pots and keep the soil wet. (forumotion.com)
  • To water, gently spritz the soil around plants with a spray bottle, taking care not to overwater. (sunset.com)
  • Plant around the edges with soggy-soil-loving plants like marsh marigold and ragged-robin. (somersetwildlife.org)
  • Simply, water them thoroughly, remove the plants with soil intact, and set them into the new planting soil, making certain they are planted at the same depth as they were planted in the container. (humeseeds.com)
  • If soil preparation is done properly the plants will seldom need feeding. (humeseeds.com)
  • Plants help clean the air through their leaves (important in urban areas), retain moisture in the soil, reduce water runoff, and provide habitats for birds, insects and other animals. (msstate.edu)
  • If you've always assumed that your yard was too dry, too shady, or that the soil was too sandy to support such beautiful plants-guess again. (realsimple.com)
  • The majority of plants are dormant through the winter months as a coping mechanism to dealing with low levels of sunlight, short days, cold soil and hard frosts. (stokeferry.com)
  • Plants with berries come in all shapes and sizes, Gaultheria is a dwarf shrub that's ideal for growing in pots of acid soil (ericaceous), Symphoricarpus (snowberries) will loose their leaves but the large, fleshy berries are retained well into winter. (stokeferry.com)
  • Ajuga 'Black Scallop' is available in all good garden centres, Bunnings, Plants Plus and Mitre 10 stores around the country. (pma.com.au)
  • When impatiens die from downy mildew, those plants will leave behind survival spores that will overwinter in the soil. (prweb.com)
  • It can be found growing under trees, on mountains, and where there are many pine trees - teaberry plants grow in an acidic soil. (hubpages.com)
  • Most perennials prefer a slightly acidic soil with a pH from 6 to 6.8, but some thrive in even more acidic sites. (ehow.com)
  • Perennials that tolerate alkaline soil include bee balm (Monarda spp. (ehow.com)
  • Ajuga perennials, commonly called bugleweed or carpetweed, are stellar performers in the shade garden. (brighterblooms.com)
  • Groundcover Ajugas hug the ground at only a few inches tall, but upright Ajuga perennials may grow to a height of 14 inches. (brighterblooms.com)
  • Ajuga perennials have lush, succulent leaves and stems, but they are resistant to deer browsing. (brighterblooms.com)
  • When they're flowering, Ajuga perennials attract bees, which are valuable pollinators for any garden. (brighterblooms.com)
  • Ajuga perennials that are grown as groundcovers may not know when to stop spreading, so they may grow into your lawn or your flower beds, and they can creep into your walking paths. (brighterblooms.com)
  • Although Ajuga perennials will tolerate some filtered sun or partial sun, the leaves may become scorched in too much sun. (brighterblooms.com)
  • It's important when planting Ajuga perennials not to set them too deeply. (brighterblooms.com)
  • Ajuga perennials perform best in moist soil. (brighterblooms.com)
  • Because they're adapted to soils with low fertility, you only have to fertilize Ajuga perennials once a year, at the beginning of the growing season, with an all-purpose fertilizer. (brighterblooms.com)
  • Reliably tough, even in poor soil, brunneras are perennials with a daintier side, with pretty forget-me-not flowers in spring. (gardenersworld.com)
  • Remember that proper soil preparation is the key to healthy, vigorous blooming perennials. (highcountrygardens.com)
  • They are also handy in in between more substantial perennials, as they aid to suppress weeds and preserve the soil moist and cool. (iktogo.com)
  • Great choices for groundcover perennials are creeping thyme, ajuga, a variety of sedums, alyssum and armeria. (iktogo.com)
  • Evergreen perennials such as Heuchera, Bergenia, Ajuga and Euphorbia will all create interest in a winter garden, as will evergreen grasses such as stipa tenuissima, Festuca, and Luzula. (stokeferry.com)
  • Don't hoe any deeper because this can spread pieces of cut perennial weed roots through the soil, allowing them to re-grow and spread. (naturalnews.com)
  • The common name for the Hardy perennial Ajuga is Bugleweed. (bovin13.com)
  • Chocolate Chip Bugleweed is an evergreen, ground-hugging perennial with oval chocolate leaves and burgundy highlights with bluish-purple flower spikes which bloom in mid to … Ajuga, reptant #1 $13.00 AJUGA, CATLINS GIANT Perennial. (bovin13.com)
  • Common Name Description Latin Name #1 $13.00 AJUGA, BURGANDY GLOW Perennial- plant in full to part shade. (bovin13.com)
  • Ajuga is a low-growing perennial ground cover that thrives in both sun and shade to quickly fill in a large area. (reference.com)
  • Here is another view of the perennial garden showing hosta, ajuga and nepeta. (blogspot.ca)
  • Although best sited in semi-shade for most reliable performance, 'Black Scallop' is a hardy perennial which can grow well in full sun positions as long as the soil is well draining but moist and sheltered from strong afternoon sun. (pma.com.au)
  • Try pairing Sarcococca with hosta, heuchera, ajuga, or hellebores for an attractive shade garden bed. (plantdelights.com)
  • It is easy to propagate Ajuga by cutting off runners as they begin to take root and potting them up in good moist potting soil. (davesgarden.com)
  • Move beyond ivy and consider other options, such as lungwort, periwinkle (also known as vinca minor,) ajuga, lily-of-the-valley, pachysandra, wild violets and ginger. (gardenguides.com)
  • Shade loving ground covers like vinca, pachysandra, sweet woodruff and ajuga can be bought in flats of 24 or 36 and spaced 6-12" apart. (illinois.edu)
  • A popular ground cover such as periwinkle (Vinca minor) cannot be grown in poorly draining soils or soils with a low pH (less than 6.5). (yumpu.com)
  • When gardeners say they can't grow anything in full shade, Ajuga comes to the rescue. (brighterblooms.com)
  • Grow in any soil, even poor soil in part shade. (uk.com)
  • Evergreen groundcovers are well-suited to a range of soil conditions found in shade. (swansonsnursery.com)
  • Sarcococca is a shade plant that prefers rich organic soil. (plantdelights.com)
  • Growing in moist but well drained moderately rich soil, in (bright) partial shade that is open to the sky. (missouribotanicalgarden.org)
  • Birch trees prosper in fertile, moist, well-drained soils in full sun or lightly dappled shade. (ehow.co.uk)
  • It prefers acidic, moist soil and partial shade. (hubpages.com)
  • After testing your soil to determine its pH, use soil amendments such as sphagnum peat or organic mulch to increase acidity or wood ash to increase alkalinity. (ehow.com)
  • Once the grass is removed, a divider made of pavers installed and new vegetation planted, adding a thick blanket of black mulch over all bare soil will help reduce watering and weeding chores as well as assure a sharp contrast with the yellow, red, blue and white botanical. (montrealgazette.com)
  • If you use organic mulch material, plant first and then cover the bare soil with your organic material. (garden.org)
  • Apply under the mulch, and avoid applications in sludgy soils. (sfgate.com)
  • Place a mulch ring around the base of the tree to retain moisture, limit soil erosion, improve aesthetics and prevent lawn mower damage. (illinois.edu)
  • For over 25 years, Pacific Bark Blowers has specialized in the use of blower-trucks to install bark mulch, compost and soil products. (bclna.com)
  • A extremely important step to bear in mind when planting a rose is to use soil, mulch or compost to mound at the base of the plant all the way to the 1st canes. (qowap.com)
  • Black Scallop' Ajuga is a fast-growing and attractive groundcover with burgundy-black leaves and spiky, violet-blue flowers. (americanmeadows.com)
  • Just be careful not to wander barefoot through a groundcover carpet of Ajuga while they're in bloom! (brighterblooms.com)
  • Ajuga is another pushy plant that soon grows into a carpet of 4- to 8-inch high, fleshy stems. (ehow.com)
  • Varieties of Ajuga spread quickly to form a tough, low carpet of self-contrasting form and color, with variegated leaves that range through combinations of green-blue-red-ivory-bronze-purple. (renegadegardener.com)
  • For a warmly colored tapestry effect, plant 'Chocolate Chip' en masse with Acaena 'Purpurea' alongside. (diggingdog.com)
  • The ability of a plant to endure dry conditions varies with sun exposure, humidity and soil type. (diggingdog.com)
  • J. F. Ma and E. Takahashi, "Functions of silicon in plant growth," in Soil, Fertilizer, and Plant Silicon Research in Japan , J. F. Ma and E. Takahashi, Eds. (hindawi.com)
  • N. Tanaka and T. Matsumoto, "Regenerants from Ajuga hairy roots with high productivity of 20-hydroxyecdysone," Plant Cell Reports , vol. 13, no. 2, pp. 87-90, 1993. (hindawi.com)
  • One such higher plant with enriched pharmacological properties is Ajuga bracteosa Wall. (biomedcentral.com)
  • They also supply micro-nutrients needed for plant growth, and feed the earthworms and other organisms that live in the soil. (ottawa.ca)
  • Plant in well drained rich soil with partial sun to full sun, depending on the type of plant. (naturehills.com)
  • In whatever conditions, a newly planted plant should be provided with adequate water, moderate fertilization or amended soil until well established, especially if planted in autumn. (swansonsnursery.com)
  • If it is a container plant, discard any packing material clinging to the leaves or soil, then water it thoroughly, until water runs out of the holes at the bottom of the pot. (bloomindesigns.com)
  • If it is a bareroot plant (which means no soil around the roots and usually no leaves), inspect the plant to make sure it is moist but not soggy. (bloomindesigns.com)
  • No matter how moist the soil around the plant looks, most will benefit from ''muddying in'' the first few days in the garden. (bloomindesigns.com)
  • To do this, build a thin, circular wall of soil an inch or two high and just a bit wider than the hole you have dug for your new plant. (bloomindesigns.com)
  • If you plant in spring, your soil will need amendments regardless of how rich and fertile it appears at planting time. (bloomindesigns.com)
  • A week or two after planting, when your plant is settled into its new home, begin a regular program of organic feeding, or a slow-release fertilizer that can be worked into the soil for use throughout the season. (bloomindesigns.com)
  • Check the moisture level of your soil periodically by sinking your index finger up to the second knuckle in the soil beside your plant. (bloomindesigns.com)
  • Since Tybee has soil that is mostly sand, it's important to plant hellebor es. (walterreeves.com)
  • The plant grows on very moist soils, often the roots can be in the water. (rxmed.com)
  • The range of possible plant species to use as ground cover is large and depends on soil quality and moisture as well as how much light the birch tree allows to reach the ground beneath. (ehow.co.uk)
  • soak for 24 hours in water and then plant in the soil (do not leave to germ). (appropedia.org)
  • Plant in acid-free free-draining soil in a sheltered, sunny position. (seedaholic.com)
  • Jade is a beautiful, ornamental plant that thrives in well-drained soil. (reference.com)
  • However, overwatering this plant or keeping it in heavy soil can cause root rot. (reference.com)
  • The crown of thorns plant is not soil picky. (cledghana.org)
  • Sclerotia are compact, hardy structures and can survive temperatures well below freezing, either in plant debris or at the soil surface. (apsnet.org)
  • Once petiole rot has entered a planting, it is easily spread by sclerotia clinging to soil on shoes, tools, plant material, and running water. (apsnet.org)
  • The distribution pattern and influential factors of the plant communities were also analysed by testing edaphic, topographic and soil variables of vegetation sampled by Point centered quarter method for trees. (academicjournals.org)
  • They could be beneficial when working near to the soil on very low-progress plant life. (all4webs.com)
  • Ajuga, and Gentians this plant is one of the best blue flowering ground covers. (humeseeds.com)
  • Remember the plant must be moved with soil attached to the root system, as they will not successfully transplant bare-root. (humeseeds.com)
  • Plus, ajuga comes back every year, so you can plant it once and enjoy it for years to come. (realsimple.com)
  • Local Name English Name Flowering Period Status Part Used Habit Habitat Maki, Makka, Makkiia Maize July-August Common cultivated plant Whole plant A cultivated annual herb, cultivated in fertile loamy soil. (medicinalplantsarchive.us)
  • Realizing the sort of soil, tools, and when you should plant the seeds are widespread gardening queries. (host-sc.com)
  • Homeowners can grow teaberry around pine trees because the plant enjoys the acidic soil provided by the pine needles. (hubpages.com)
  • Several species of trees grow well in acidic soil, including the American beech (Fagus grandifolia), black gum (Nyssa sylvatica), dogwoods (Cornus spp. (ehow.com)
  • Species that tolerate alkaline soils include European hornbeam (Carpinus betulus), honeylocust (Gleditsia triacanthos), most maples (Acer spp. (ehow.com)
  • The Asian form of this species is better known as Ajuga bracteosa, but it is now considered to be the same species as the African form (Ajuga integrifolia), which was named first and therefore has priority. (bovin13.com)
  • Among the understorey vegetation frequent species were Indigofera gerardiana , Artemisia maritima , Plantago lanceolata , Rumex dentatus , Micromeria biflora , Fragaria vesca , Geranium rotundifolium , Ajuga bracteosa , Daphne oleoides and seedling of Q. baloot and Q. dilitata . (academicjournals.org)
  • Use organic fertilizer such as compost, to improve soil fertility. (ottawa.ca)
  • Break up the soil with a garden fork or rototiller and dig in composted organic matter, such as material from your backyard composter, mushroom compost or well-rotted manure. (ottawa.ca)
  • While the soil is upturned, take the opportunity to amend it with compost or other organics. (bloomindesigns.com)
  • It is easy to add some organic matter to the soil like compost to give the roots a chance to spread and take hold. (illinois.edu)
  • When sowing in pots (rather than in the soil) we can use sowing soil: mixture of compost/green fertiliser: often too wet, since it keeps too much moisture, add sand, dough watch the PH (other substances can be added to attain the correct balance again). (appropedia.org)
  • Fill pots with an acid-free, free-draining soil seed compost. (seedaholic.com)
  • When the weeds are gone, till the area to a depth of 6 to 8 inches and add organic matter (compost) to improve the soil tilth. (heraldnews.com)
  • Use Yum Yum Mix and a high quality compost at recommended rates to prepare the soil. (highcountrygardens.com)
  • Add potting soil and well-rotted compost. (dprk-tour.com)
  • Prepare the planting soil by mixing compost, peat moss or processed manure with your existing soil. (humeseeds.com)
  • Compost piles are composed of organic and natural material that slowly and gradually deteriorates generating a nutrient-abundant soil. (host-sc.com)
  • Groundcovers help retain soil on slopes, tumble over rocks for interest and soften edges in designed beds. (gardenguides.com)
  • La ajuga es una planta originaria de Europa que pertenece a la familia Lamiaceae y también es conocida como Bújula o Lechuguilla. (bovin13.com)
  • Years ago, a previous resident planted a row of Ajuga - sometimes called Bugleweed. (blogsmonroe.com)
  • 1] It grows on almost neutral soils in open grassland, heathland and rock ledges. (wikipedia.org)
  • Ajuga australis grows on clay soils that are medium to high in nutrients, either on Wianamatta Shale, basalt, or alluvial quartzite. (wikipedia.org)
  • A medium-sized shrub, grows in dry soil. (medicinalplantsarchive.us)
  • Polarity based characterization of biologically active extracts of Ajuga bracteosa Wall. (biomedcentral.com)
  • Therefore, the ameliorative characteristics of Ajuga bracteosa were studied. (biomedcentral.com)
  • Ajuga bracteosa Wall. (bovin13.com)
  • Ground covers spread over the soil surface, and thus irrigation must follow immediately after an application of fertilizer to wash away residue on leaves and prevent fertilizer burn. (yumpu.com)
  • S and y soils generally need fertilizer supplementation more frequently than clay soils. (yumpu.com)
  • 5. After planting, spread a slow-release fertilizer and then cover the soil with sphagnum moss for a finished look. (pressherald.com)
  • By tests the garden garden soil to find out which nutrients and vitamins it really is missing, you can avoid investing extra money on a sophisticated fertilizer, and alternatively invest in a fertilizer made up of only the nutrition that your particular earth needs. (all4webs.com)
  • Examination your soil just before buying fertilizer. (host-sc.com)
  • By tests your yard soil to see which vitamins and minerals it is missing, you can stay away from shelling out additional money on a sophisticated fertilizer, and rather buy a fertilizer made up of only the vitamins and minerals that your soil demands. (host-sc.com)
  • Ajuga is also helpful on shady slopes to control erosion. (brighterblooms.com)
  • Consider trying something new in shady areas or in soil where grass does not do well. (ottawa.ca)
  • Some of these areas might be wet, dry or shady, or possess infertile soil. (ndsu.edu)
  • Learn about varieties which help to replenish nutrients to your soil. (americanmeadows.com)
  • Ajuga varieties include bronze beauty, wi. (reference.com)
  • Try several of our favorite sand-loving varieties in this newly offered My Soil Is Like A Beach Collection. (highcountrygardens.com)
  • Ajuga 'Black Scallop' performs better in the heat than most other varieties and will withstand frosts and very low temperatures. (pma.com.au)
  • They improve the condition of the soil making it more porous, leading to better water drainage and water storage. (ottawa.ca)
  • Unless your soil drainage is very poor, too much water is not as much of a problem as too little. (bloomindesigns.com)
  • Is tolerating the extra moisture at bottom of hill where soil is more moist due to sump dump drainage. (missouribotanicalgarden.org)
  • Poor aeration or drainage of clayey soils prevents root development in deeper soil layers. (umn.edu)
  • A moisture-retentive soil is recommended. (diggingdog.com)
  • An ideal low ground-cover in restricted spaces, on rock gardens or in containers with well drained but moisture retentive soils. (terranovanurseries.com)
  • We also offer pots, soil mixes, and other gardening needs! (cledghana.org)
  • Fill a mini greenhouse, box or even pots with good quality seed soil. (dprk-tour.com)
  • Area some tiny 4 inch plastic pots within the holes with the rims slightly uncovered and fill with soil. (iktogo.com)
  • Ajuga is hardy in USDA planting zones 3 to 10. (ehow.com)
  • A tree with a poorly developed root system has a reduced ability to absorb moisture and nutrients from the soil. (umn.edu)
  • Fertilizing is not critical unless the soil is particularly poor in nutrients. (yumpu.com)
  • Have your soil analyzed by a laboratory for a modest payment so that you know which nutrients you need to add. (qowap.com)
  • One key factor is the amount of organic matter in your soil there. (walterreeves.com)
  • Some gardening is required, but you can handle it: Amend soil with ample organic matter and have it tested if you are not sure your soil is slightly acidic (pH around 6.0 to 6.5, common across most of the Twin Cities). (renegadegardener.com)
  • If your soil is not naturally sandy or gravelly, it might be necessary to dig to a depth of about 5 cm (2 in), incorporating plenty of grit or gravel and some well-rotted organic matter. (somersetwildlife.org)
  • There is a misconception about the location of tree roots: most absorbing roots are in the upper few inches of soil (as shown in the illustration below, Harris, Clark, Matheny ). (umn.edu)
  • Find the place where the roots start to grow and place them at soil level. (illinois.edu)
  • This improves the sum of oxygen that receives to a plant's roots, enhances h2o retention ability, and retains the soil free and workable. (qowap.com)
  • The soil can be amended with organics at planting time, but you do not want to encourage too much new growth before winter, lest frost kills the tender new shoots. (bloomindesigns.com)
  • Adaptable to many planting conditions but prefers moist, well-drained soil in the full sun. (artsnursery.com)
  • Some people recommend planting a few radishes in rows with slower germinating crops to break through the surface of the soil and so you can see where things should appear. (gardenrant.com)
  • If planting on a slope, lay down a fiber netting first to hold the soil in place. (heraldnews.com)
  • Seeds need moist soils for germination, and low-soluble herbicides usually need watering after application and steady rainfall thereafter to activate the herbicides for targeting weeds. (sfgate.com)
  • After sowing, the sowing trench is gently filled by raking the soil over it, and slightly pressing it (i.e., with the back of the rake), so that the seeds make good contact with the soil. (appropedia.org)
  • A closer look often shows small spheres, about the size of mustard seeds, sprinkled on the soil surface. (apsnet.org)
  • Sedums are at home in poor soil and have drought-tolerant capabilities that are second to none. (seedaholic.com)
  • rubra C.Mackintosh Ajuga stolonifera Jeanb. (bovin13.com)
  • Azaleas must be grown in an acid soil, with a pH of 5.0 to 6.5 . (thegardenhelper.com)
  • Ajuga australis can be readily grown in part-shaded or sunny spots in the garden on most soils. (wikipedia.org)
  • It can be grown in all draining soils. (dprk-tour.com)
  • Prefers moist, humus rich, well drained soils. (terranovanurseries.com)
  • Prefers little to moderate watering and any soil as long as it is well drained. (artsnursery.com)
  • Prefers a location in full sun and well drained soil. (artsnursery.com)
  • Prefers sun to part sun and well drained soils. (artsnursery.com)
  • Growing only 4 to 6 inches tall and flowering in late spring, 'Black Scallop' is fairly forgiving when it comes to soil and sunlight, but prefers things on the moist side. (americanmeadows.com)
  • Northern Maidenhair prefers a soil that is rich and organic, evenly moist, and well-drained. (tnnursery.net)
  • Shrubs that grow well in alkaline soil include arrowood (Viburnum dentatum), glossy abelia (Abelia x grandiflora), boxwood (Buxus microphylla), cranberry cotoneaster (Cotoneaster spiculatus (cranberry cotoneaaster), many junipers (Juniperus spp. (ehow.com)
  • Although similar to the lychee, the longan is easier to grow and less particular about soil and growing conditions. (gardenguides.com)
  • It can grow on the poorest soils as long as it's well draining. (cledghana.org)
  • This easy, adaptable groundcover tolerates a wide range of soil conditions. (bhg.com)
  • It is growing in well amended, well drained but moist sandy soil in part sun and it achieved it's full size in a single season. (davesgarden.com)
  • Fragrant, flowering dianthus will not only survive in sandy soil, but it will also fill your backyard with color and a lovely, slightly spicy scent. (realsimple.com)
  • Alliums are sun-lovers and prefer well-drained, even sandy, soil. (whiteflowerfarm.com)
  • Check pH levels of soil, and do not apply chemical herbicides in acidic conditions below 7.0. (sfgate.com)
  • View cart "All Purpose Potting Soil 16QT - Proven Winners" has been added to your cart. (gardencrossings.com)
  • Using these grass alternatives can help prevent soil erosion. (ottawa.ca)
  • Where the soil is poor, blue false indigo (Baptisia australis) could be used. (ndsu.edu)
  • Ask yourself a few questions before walking into a greenhouse or nursery like: What kind of soil do I have? (illinois.edu)
  • IN adequately lit but fairly dry positions, some of the Scillas and autumn-flowering cyclamen will do quite well, but you will need to improve the soil first. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Goat hooves can also help scarify or aerate the soil as they graze. (naturalnews.com)
  • By way of tunneling and their nitrogen-wealthy castings, they can assist to aerate the soil. (qowap.com)