Author Archives: Shreya Sairam

FLOWERS YOU SHOULD GROW IN THE GARDEN

In the wake of modern lifestyle mores amongst other things, it is becoming less and less common for people to own a backyard or a stretch of land where they can set up a garden. As a consequence, people turned to indoor gardening techniques in order to sustain an interest that is otherwise difficult to […]

PLANTS THAT REPEL SNAKE

While interactions with snakes can be quite uncommon depending on how deep in the concrete jungle you live, they are certainly not outside the realm of possibility given how fast human beings are eroding their habitats, leaving them with not much space to move around in. In the scenario you live in an area frequented […]

PLANTS THAT GROW ONLY IN WATER

Thankfully, nature bestowed upon us plants that only grow in water. Here are some plants that grow in water. Spider plant – use non-chlorinated water for spider plants. Make sure that the leaves are outside the water. Keep changing the water every 2-3 days. Keep the plant under indirect sunlight. Begonia – to start a […]

HOME REMEDIES TO GET RID OF GNATS

If you’re someone who has a proclivity for causing a bit of a mess while eating or performing other daily activities which leave behind organic matter strewn across the household, you might find yourself bang in the center of a gnat infestation. Gnats are tiny, albeit there are different kinds of gnats and you may […]

TIPS FOR PRESERVING BASIL ALL YEAR LONG

Basil is that key ingredient that can add certain oomph to almost any sort of cuisine. With that said, many probably wish for a method that’ll allow them to preserve basil they’ve grown all year long. Here are some methods you can utilize to preserve the basil. Salt – wash the basil in water and […]

MUSIC FOR PLANTS

The relationship between a plant and music is very interesting. Playing music for plants encourages quick and healthy growth! One should be mindful about what type of music is being played for the plants, as the wrong sounds can bring a negative effect to the plants. Here are some points about the different genres and […]

HOW TO GROW BLUEBERRIES IN CONTAINERS

Blueberries are one of the most popular berries and people’s most favorite. They can be used in sweet dishes, beverages, and salads. They also have a lot of health benefits if you eat them daily. They are high in nutrients and low in calories. They have nutrients like fiber, vitamin C, vitamin K, and manganese […]

BENEFICIAL PLANTS FOR YOUR MEDICINAL GARDEN

Humans have a strong connection to nature. It is always beneficial for us humans to grow plants that have some medicinal value as it would help improve one’s physical and mental health. Here is a list of few plants that you must grow in your medicinal garden.  Pot marigold – one of the best medicinal […]

TINY HOUSEPLANTS THAT LOOK AMAZING

Do you love gardening and wish to keep your surroundings green and beautiful but do not have much space to grow plants? Why not try growing tiny houseplants that are easy to care for and will thrive well without compromising with your elbow room. Here’s a list of tiny plants that look amazing for your […]

GROW AN AVOCADO TREE IN A SMALL CONTAINER AT HOME

Avocado is a type of berry, also known as butter fruit or alligator pears. They have a lot of health benefits and hence, one must consider including them in their daily diet. Avocados have a lot of calories and are high in good fat. Avocados also have a lot of vitamins and minerals in them […]