Growing African Violets in Natural Light


Article by: Sharon Rosenzweig

I have always grown African Violets in natural , Container Gardening light. The growing , Properly Watering Hillside and Sloped Landscaping area in my first house , Abatement and Congregation of Material received morning sun. , Properly Watering Hillside and Sloped Landscaping The next house , Patio Design - Add Awnings As A Colorful Finish For Your Patio Design was shaded and had very little sunlight. My current house , Growing and Caring for Your Bamboo has nothing but sun. , Letting Nature Grow Your Garden As you would expect, my Avs did best in the location , Industrial Blowers with morning sun. , Summer Gardening is All Weeding and Watering!

Growing AVs in natural , Properly Watering Hillside and Sloped Landscaping light causes one to be pre-occupied with the daily weather , How to Build a Waterfall For Your Garden Pond report. The overriding questions I find myself faced with each morning are:

"¢ Will it be sunny today?
"¢ Do I raise the cellular shades or leave them lowered?

Then there are the quirky days when it is raining in the morning and the sun , Introduction to Snow Blowers comes out full force in the afternoon!

Growing in natural , Landscaping, An American Pass Time light can produce a myriad of problems: burn spots on leaves and flowers, , The MorrowPond Garden - Soil Management bleached leaves and flowers, , Garden Sheds - More Than Just Storage small flowers, , Wood Furniture for the Outdoors: Durable, Dependable, and Pleasing to the Eye tight centers, photo tropism (growing toward the source of light) and problems with symmetry - the leaves receiving more light , Patio Design - Add Awnings As A Colorful Finish For Your Patio Design will grow , Home Landscaping Etiquette faster and larger. On the positive side, there are no timers to worry about and no tubes to replace

So, if you have no space for light , Solar Outdoor ing stands, or find them unattractive, you can still have success growing , Cast Aluminum Furniture in natural , Feng Shui In the Garden light if you follow some simple rules:

"¢If possible, select a window , Ten Considerations Before You Buy A Bird House that receives morning sun, , Location, Location, Location: Where to Put Your Water Garden or has a tree , Flower Bulbs: Natures Greatest Gift outside to gently filter the sun. , Winterizing Your Roses

"¢For southern or western exposures, use light , Grow Herbs in your Garden for Pleasure and Profit filtering curtains or shades on bright, sunny days. Raise or open them on rainy, cloudy days (beware of those aforementioned quirky days).

"¢Cut back on fertilizer during the hottest summer , Natural Garden Pest Control months.

"¢Be extra careful not to get water , Abatement and Congregation of Material droplets on leaves to prevent burn spots.

"¢Rotate the plants , Container Gardening ¼ turn in the same direction every week to maintain symmetry.

Good luck and happy growing. , Landscape Lighting
Sharon Rosenzweig has been growing , Gallica Roses African Violets for more than 30 years. She is a Board Member of the Baystate African Violets Society (BSAVS) in Massachusetts. She is the owner of The Planter Depot which specializes in Oyama Self Watering African Violet Planters and other growing , Patio Design - Add Awnings As A Colorful Finish For Your Patio Design supplies. The online , Hydroponics Gardening - An Introduction to Hydroponics Gardening for Beginners (part 16) Temperature store of The Planter Depot can be found at

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