According to the Department of Primary Industries, the presence of worms improves the quality of the soil and leads to better plant growth. As worms are decomposers, the dead organic material they eat in an area becomes ... More »

Epsom salt does not help plants grow faster, as indicated by research conducted at Delaware Valley College and at Auburn University. Due to the many variables in the soil, the weather and other conditions, research is on... More »

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Liquids that make plants grow faster include commercial liquid fertilizers, organic liquid extracts such as kelp and fish emulsions, compost tea and manure fertilizer. Commercial liquid fertilizers are complete and provi... More »

Various different wavelengths, or colors, of light have different effects on the growth of different species of plant. Plants, like animals, have a number of unique needs that vary from one species to the next. The light... More »

To grow brandywine tomatoes, till the soil, plant the seeds, water the soil, spread mulch, support the plants with a trellis or stake, and apply starter fertilizer to support additional growth. Use a tiller and a shovel ... More »

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Grow thyme by placing the plant in a sunny location, planting the thyme before the last frost, watering the plant regularly, controlling the growth and mulching the soil around the plants. You need a thyme plant or cutti... More »

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Light affects plant growth in three ways, including quality, quantity and duration. All of these must come together in the proper balance to ensure optimal growth of a plant. More »