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Ramgo Seed Company

Ramgo Seed Company

Ramgo offers different types of leaf and fruit vegetable seeds for your garden.

Ramgo is responsible for many of us who started and will be starting our journey to the wonderful world of gardening. Ramgo seed company is a gardening supply manufacturer is a good source of basic gardening needs. They have pots, fertilizers, tools, media and different types of paraphernalia related to the hobby or business to some.

I source my seeds, pots and hydroponic mediums from Ramgo’s retailers and these retailers aren’t hard to find here in Manila. One of their most accessible retailers is Ace Hardware which you can find in many SM Malls. Another retailer is Handyman which Continue ►►

Choosing Hybrid or Heirloom Seeds

Whenever I buy seeds or someone gives me a pack of seeds, I would always ask whether these are hybrid seeds or heirloom seeds. The reason is because I would like to know whether these plants would give me generations of seeds or whether they’re only good for a single season. To put it in better perspective, heirlooms and hybrids are to be considered two different cultivars when it comes to fruit baring plants. Not because they produce different type of fruits but these two type of plants are genetically modified through either open and cross pollination for their purpose. Reproducing these two types of plants isn’t easy and one shouldn’t bother with planting seeds of the other if you aren’t sure what the outcome would be. CONTINUE ►►

Between Hydroponics or Soil Gardening

People often ask the question if whether a certain plant is best suited for hydroponics or pots (commonly known as container gardening). To answer this question, there are very few things to consider. One of of which is how fast do these plants grow. Some plants do grow pretty fast (less than 2 months from seed to harvest) and some barely grow an inch in their first couple of months.

Another factor to consider is the size of the plant specifically the main stem to which branches grow out of. Because common hydroponic systems use small pots and light hydroponics mediums, the plant my fall over because the medium cannot support the whole plant when there’s strong winds or the over all weight of the plant outweighs the hydroponic mediums capability to support it. CONTINUE ►►

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