Creative DIY Cactus Planters. Do you ever wonder how to plant the Cactus plant? Or maybe you have planted the Cactus and it is not looking so hot?
One thing that you must understand before you start planting the Cactus is that you must know what kind of soil you are using to plant the Cactus. If you are using a sandy soil then it is best to add some lime to the mix. A little bit of lime is necessary to help with the plant’s root growth and make it healthy. If you choose a soil that is too dry, this can hinder the growth of the plant.
In addition to the soil, you will also need to add a good amount of fertilizer for the Cactus plant. I have listed the levels of fertilizer in the correct amounts to apply to the soil. Then I have listed the time frame in which the fertilizer needs to be applied. Apply the fertilizer in a week or two before you plan on planting the Cactus. Apply the fertilizer a day before you are planning on watering the Cactus.
As I said, the root system of the Cactus plant needs lime to be healthy. So, in order to get the proper amount of lime I recommend you add some lime to the mix. You will need to buy lime from your local garden center. Do not worry, they sell lime because of the huge demand for it. Once you add the lime to the soil mix, use a mechanical spreader to spread the lime on the soil.
Next, water the soil lightly and then allow it to dry out completely. The next step is to weed the soil to make sure there is no dust. This is because if there is any dust, this will interfere with the roots and prevent them from growing properly. Once you have weed the soil, you are now ready to plant the Cactus. Place the seeds at a height that is about an inch above the soil level. You will want to make sure the seeds are spaced out so that they can grow in all kinds of weather conditions. You will also want to add some more nutrients to the soil so that the roots can get the needed nutrients they need.
If you do not have the extra care that is required when planting a Cactus, then I suggest you use a seed drill. A seed drill is the fastest way to plant a Cactus plant. You can also use a strainer or gloves to break up the soil before planting the Cactus plant. Do this once the seeds are ready to germinate.
So before you plan on planting the Cactus you should make sure that you know the proper steps to follow. If you don’t know what to do then you should visit the library to get some information on this subject. Once you know the proper steps, you will be able to enjoy the beautiful green leaves of the Cactus plant.