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 wicking
Conveying by capillary action, as a stem pulls moisture upward.
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 What makes a good mold?
QUESTION What makes a good mold? What doesn't? Why do some molds stick and others not? What materials make the best molds (and worst)? Where can you find good molds? ANSWERS Hello everyone! On the subject of good molds vs. bad molds.
  Frequently Asked Question  -   Found at:   Hypertufa Forum FAQ Directory

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 How do I ship rooted cuttings?
If you are digging roses from the garden, you'll want to remove all soil from the roots before you ship. Garden soil can host insects, microbes, and pathogens which might not be compatible with the area to where the roses are being sent. Be a good
  Frequently Asked Question  -   Found at:   Rose Propagation Forum FAQ Directory

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 What is s/h or semi-hydro
s/h and semi-hydro are shortened terms for semi-hydroponics, a method of growing plants using a non-organic medium. Because it is not an ebb and flow method, it isn't true hydroponics. Common materials used as a growing medium are LECA (clay pellet
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 What books are recommended for New England gardeners?
New gardeners, or experienced gardeners who move to New England from very different climates, often ask for recommended books that are appropriate to our region. This is a compilation of three related threads that were posted on the New England G
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 Basic care of African violets
LIGHT: African violets are grown indoors. They like bright, but filtered, sunlight. Do not place in direct sun. They can also be grown under florescent lights. The lights are usually suspended 12 to 18 inches above the violet for 8 to 14 hours a day.
  Frequently Asked Question  -   Found at:   African Violets Forum FAQ Directory

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 Problems after wicking
       • Posted by: azpedsrn Arizona on Sat, Jan 11, 14 at 21:37
              • 62 follow-ups, last one posted on Fri, Feb 21, 14 at 5:40
I've been growing African Violets for many years and should be an expert by now but still struggle with many of my plants. Big box store african violets aside, I'd say only 20% of my violets grow well. I seldom have one die, they just grow terri
  Forum Message  -   Found at:   African Violets Forum

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 Mini Wick Pot Solution Found!
       • Posted by: oriole6 9b on Mon, Apr 11, 11 at 9:25
              • 32 follow-ups, last one posted on Mon, Aug 26, 13 at 9:48
My hubby actually came up with this one -- he's like a dog with a bone when it comes to solving a problem. While strolling through the glassware section of WalMart, he found these Ball canning jars... they're the 4 oz. jelly jars with the lid tha
  Forum Message  -   Found at:   African Violets Forum

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 Wick Watering
       • Posted by: JohnVa Z7 Va on Sun, Dec 25, 05 at 17:46
              • 24 follow-ups, last one posted on Wed, Apr 20, 11 at 8:51
Hi, U all, Since I have some grossly overcrowded Balloon flowers growing in a 6 inch pot and drinking around 20 oz a day with wick watering I have begin to wonder if maybe one of the major faults of growing is insufficient water on a 24 hour b
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 Leaves shooting up after wicking
       • Posted by: frank325 Z6 on Fri, May 1, 09 at 6:18
              • 29 follow-ups, last one posted on Mon, Jun 22, 09 at 23:48
I've noticed at night my AV leaves are standing almost straight up on some of my plants since I have started wicking them 2 weeks ago. Would the extra moisture cause that? Follow-Up Postings: RE: Leaves shooting up after wicking
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 First wicking experience failed - what did I do wrong?
       • Posted by: Begonia2005 7 on Sat, Sep 7, 13 at 22:35
              • 22 follow-ups, last one posted on Tue, Oct 8, 13 at 14:04
I have some very nice plantlets growing in 3 oz cups and recently I had decided to wick them. I didn't want to do this experiment on all of my plants for fear of not doing something wrong and killing all of them so I started with 2 Ti
  Forum Message  -   Found at:   African Violets Forum

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 Wicking Question
       • Posted by: nwgatreasures on Thu, Mar 12, 09 at 17:31
              • 16 follow-ups, last one posted on Sat, Jun 27, 09 at 1:48
Taking a survey and hoping that I can communicate clearly what I'm asking about. Here's what I already know: wick comes into container through hole in bottom of container. Perlite or gravel is added to the bottom of the inside of cup. Wick
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 Sip vs wick watering?
       • Posted by: Itzims none on Thu, Feb 14, 13 at 17:36
              • 19 follow-ups, last one posted on Tue, Mar 4, 14 at 19:51
Although I've kept houseplants over the years, i just recently have become reenchanted with african violets. I have been searching the net trying to get a breakdown of the differences or similarities between a sub irrigated planter (think rec
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 I'm thinking of converting everything to wick watering
       • Posted by: quinnfyre z7 PA on Sat, Jul 25, 09 at 2:27
              • 17 follow-ups, last one posted on Thu, Aug 6, 09 at 16:39
I'm in the process of looking for a new job. So in the meantime, I've had lots of time to devote to caring for my AVs (and other plants). But while they are all doing pretty well, I'm becoming aware of how much time it is taking to go through and
  Forum Message  -   Found at:   African Violets Forum

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 Wick watering
       • Posted by: fortyseven on Tue, Dec 3, 13 at 18:43
              • 18 follow-ups, last one posted on Mon, Dec 9, 13 at 1:38
Hi Linda, Irina and All, I have wick-watered a few Optimaras with wick pots. I purchased the #18 Mason Line that is recommended. I will have to use saucers, or deli containers. Years ago, I lost plants when I used th
  Forum Message  -   Found at:   African Violets Forum

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 propagating new leaves, wick watering
       • Posted by: calshaye none on Sat, Aug 25, 12 at 10:08
              • 16 follow-ups, last one posted on Tue, Aug 28, 12 at 11:44
Hi, I'm new to the forum and I decided to ask for some advice on starting new leaves using wick watering containers. I have had a great chance to use the forum and it's info and I greatly appreciate all the posts. As I mentioned just started
  Forum Message  -   Found at:   African Violets Forum

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 Water containers for wicking
       • Posted by: luvofroses So UT on Thu, Mar 19, 09 at 15:41
              • 15 follow-ups, last one posted on Mon, Apr 22, 13 at 12:04
I am getting ready to re-pot again with the right mixture of soil and I want to try wicking but i need ideas on what the water containers that the pots sit in could be. I guess I am a little lost but I will get it soon I hope.My pots are 3 inch p
  Forum Message  -   Found at:   African Violets Forum

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 Any suggestions for wick material?
       • Posted by: stefblac on Sun, Aug 3, 08 at 4:18
              • 12 follow-ups, last one posted on Thu, May 5, 11 at 10:21
Hello all I have recently begun planning a few small hydroponic systems. I have no practical experience with hydroponics thus far and so am going to try a few different methods to see what I like best. I had originally envisaged building an NF
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 My Wicking is still too wet!
       • Posted by: ocelaris 6 on Mon, Nov 21, 11 at 1:31
              • 13 follow-ups, last one posted on Sat, Dec 24, 11 at 0:43
Ok, last weekend I repotted like half of my 20 some violets. But my wick mix is still too wet! I went to like 4-2-1 perlite, vermiculite, peat. I sprayed everyone with phyton 27 AND Forbid 4F (probable mites on 2 local nursery bought ones). T
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 Feeling bored & wicked
       • Posted by: bigred z8 Ark. on Thu, Jan 22, 09 at 8:23
              • 14 follow-ups, last one posted on Tue, Jan 27, 09 at 19:47
It's a such a boring morning so I'm running down the list of forums to see which one to horn in on...oh Excuse...to join in on..*BGG* and here we go... Gardening with Kids...I really do need to know if you plant them lil boogers just as you wo
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