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Have Gardening Questions?

Hello everyone, please ask your gardening questions by posting comments below. We will reply below. For all plant-related questions, please include the following: • How long have you grown this? • Do you fertilise? Frequency? • How much sun? • How you water? Frequency? • If herbs, how often you prune? This way, it makes […]

Pioneer Membership – Ask Gardening Questions

Hello everyone, please ask your gardening questions by posting comments below. We will send you written answers within 3 – 4 working days. For all plant-related questions, please include the following: • How long have you grown this? • Do you fertilise? Frequency? • How much sun? • How you water? Frequency? • If herbs, […]

Composting

Can I put expired oats / wood chit / used coffee powder / tea leaves into our potted plants? Banana skin, coffee, teas, oats, eggshells are all consider greens in your composting process. Wood chips, leaves are consider browns. In composting, you need to combine the right amount of greens and browns, at right temperature […]

Transplanting & Fertilizing

When to replant after seed sprout? After it grows 3-5 leaves? Generally yes, 3-5 leaves exclude the cotyledons, so 3-5 true leaves. However, for fruiting vegetables, 3 leaves are a bit weak, you need them to be pretty strong before you transplant.  So typically what I do for vegetables and fruiting vegetables is I transplant […]

LED Grow Light

Artificial light didn’t help. Why? What is the specs of your light? What is the PPFD spec of your light? For plants, the plants are looking at this figure. Basically, it’s a measurement of how much proton is hitting on your plant per square meter at a distance. If your seller cannot answer PPFD, he […]

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Pest

Is it safe to use neem oil on edibles to prevent pests? Depends on what type of neem oil, if you go to neighbourhood shop and get the $2 neem oil where people use it for praying, I would say not safe. I use very pure neem oil which is for human consumption, about 100% […]