Growing Tips forum: Slow down drying medium

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Mar 22, 2013 10:22 AM CST
Name: Carol Noel
Hawaii (near Hilo)
It's all about choices.
Yesterday I learned a neat 'tip' from some nursery friends who were visiting.....: If you put the plant you don't want to dry out inside of another pot ON a bed of sand, the sand will dry out first before the medium in the growing pot. I think it's a good idea to put screen in the bottom of the larger pot so the sand doesn't leak.

I'm going to try this with some Hoyas that really shouldn't dry up.

Leap. The net will appear.
Mar 22, 2013 3:46 PM CST
Name: Olesya Golland
New Jersey
Pretty interesting...! Thanks for sharing! Smiling

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