Brown Thumb Needs Help

Starbuck pmdlandarch at xearthlink.net
Thu Nov 4 14:24:28 EST 1999


Grapes need good drainage.  It doesn't matter how much water it gets, so
long as it can drain away and offer dry soil conditions between waterings.
In it's native range it grows in 100% sand to sandy loam with maybe 25-60
inches of rainfall per year.




Beth Fleischer wrote in message <3821d433_2 at news.gci.net>...
>I have a horrible brown thumb.  Having finally gotten a window office after
>four jobs of inner cubicles I have decided its time to rectify this
>situation.
>
>I purchased an ivy plant and a grapevine, both of which are lovely.  But I
>am not sure how much water they need, how much food I should give them.
All
>I know is brown is not enough water, and losing green is too much water.
>Anyone have more specific info?
>
>Thanks in advance for any advice.
>
>Also, Are there other hanging plants i should look into that would be nice
>for an office?  How about standing plants?
>
>







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