turks head cactusThe soils in the Turks and Caicos Islands are based on coral sand and fragmented limestone, which by definition have a high pH. This is not good for plants because it blocks the intake of nutrients that are in the soil. The pH can be reduced by adding organic material such as compost, manure or peat moss. A sulfur based “soil acidifier” will also reduce the soil pH.

Did you know…

Garlic Barrier is a very strong liquid garlic extract that mixes with water and is sprayed on farm and garden plants to keep insects off. It repels mosquitoes as well as many other insects leaving your garden pest-free. The garlic used in Garlic Barrier is a very powerful variety which is much more potent than the garlic found in  the grocery store.

In Provo we are lucky to have Sunshine Nursery and Garden Center that has been around for 25 years and has a large variety of  products. But personally I love just wondering throughout their garden oasis!