Author Archives: Altifarm Enverde

Homesteading 101: Getting Started

The world is heating up and landfills are overflowing, and because of this more and more people are starting to take notice of the impact they have on the environment and are trying to do their part by reducing their dependence on natural resources. Many people are moving back to the countryside and homesteading, growing […]

Gardening Trends to Dig Into in 2021

With everything going on in the world, many people are discovering the solace that comes from gardening and adding green to their lives, and experienced gardeners are diving deeper into their gardening activities and trying new things. So without further ado, here are the following gardening activities that are expected to be popular during 2021 More […]

Ways to Decorate Your Home with Plants

A plant-filled home is a happy home. When it comes to decorating with plants, there’s no shortage of ideas for making them part of your decor, be it a tall leafy tree in the living room or an arrangement of low-light plants and cacti for your office. But knowing what greenery to bring in and […]

Indoor Gardening Tips for Thriving Houseplants

Indoor plants have multiple benefits, from stress reduction to air purification, to aesthetics. Keeping a plant alive may seem daunting. But it’s very possible to get plants to grow and thrive indoors! Here are some tips to help you out. Since you’ll be growing indoors, it’s important to consider the conditions of your gardening space. […]

5-Tips to Grow Your Succulents Faster

Succulents are beautiful and colorful, they don’t require much care and can withstand almost all environments. However, these are mostly slow-growing plants. Even fast-growers among them can take months to grow up to the mature state. Still, if you want to trigger your succulent to grow faster, but remain healthy and happy, there are some […]

Gardening Towards Environmental Sustainability

The idea behind sustainability is to minimize the impact that humans have on the earth. It is basically making sure we leave behind a planet that is safe for future generations to live and thrive. When it comes to gardening, following sustainable practices at home includes avoiding polluting chemicals, preserving natural resources, and reducing waste […]

5-Top Tips for Harvesting Herbs

Herbs

Growing our own herbs at home is always a good idea to get fresh and most flavourful herbs that could make our everyday dishes from good to great. When harvesting herbs is really dependent on the type you are growing and the plant part you intend to use. For example, when harvesting mint, you’ll just […]

10 Pro Tips for Fertilizing Your Container Plants

Plants growing in containers have a limited amount of soil from which to obtain nutrients. The newly potted plant can take up nutrients present in the soil. But eventually, the nutrient source becomes depleted. You can of course repot the plant into a new container but fertilizing the existing pot is far easier and better […]

Workplace Sustainability in 2021

The idea of what a workplace looks like is already all set to change post-Covid 19, but even more so with sustainability and global warming coming to the forefront of discussions at every level.  Here are some key ways organisations are already going green: Increasing flexibility by allowing remote working, thereby reducing the need to […]

Get Your Plants Ready for Spring

As we pack away our winter clothes and prepare for spring, our plants are getting ready too. While in nature, plants work in sync with the seasons to make sure they are ready for the next one, indoor plants need some assistance from their human caregivers. Here are some procedures to follow to make sure […]