Category Archives: Guide to gardening

Vegetables You Can Grow in Pots and Containers

Do you wish to grow your own vegetables but you don’t have a vast space or in-ground garden patch? Then this article is just for you. Here are a few vegetables that you can grow in pots and containers. Growing food in pots is often the easiest. Beans – most of the beans are climbers […]

Plants That Keep Mosquitoes Away

No matter what the season is, mosquitoes are found in every corner of our house. If you don’t want to douse yourself or your garden in chemical bug sprays you can grow some of the mosquito repellent plants to help keep mosquitoes away naturally. Here are a few plants that keep mosquitoes away and are […]

Reasons to Have a Jade Plant at Home

Jade plants have other names such as Money Vine, Dollar Plant, Fortunate Plant, and Friendship Plant. This beautiful succulent plant is another low-maintenance, perennial shrub with delicate pink or white flowers that develop in the summer. Mentioned below are a few reasons to have a Jade plant at home. A good luck symbol – The […]

Easy and Safe Kitchen Remedies to Get a Handle on Garden Pests

There cannot be anything more disheartening when a hopeful garden season ends abruptly because of a pest infestation. Preventing garden pests is a crucial part of your garden maintenance plan. Luckily, nature offers plenty of harmless ways to discourage and manage harmful insects. Here are a few easy and safe pest remedies that can be […]

Baking Soda – Gardener’s Best Friend

Baking soda is a staple for every household. It is a versatile product that you can use for yourself, your home, and for your garden too. Yes, baking soda can be your magic wand in the garden. Baking soda, instead of the synthetic chemicals, is a safer and cheaper way to take care of your […]

Popular Types of Dracaenas Used Indoors and Outdoors

The dracaena plant is a popular ornamental houseplant, grown both indoors and outdoors in subtropical climates. The name dracaena, is derived from a Romanized version of the ancient Greek word, drakaina, which means female dragon. In its native habitat, this plant can grow up to 20 feet tall. However, in your home, it can reach […]

The Best Houseplants for Low Light

If adding a little life to the dull corner of your house is on your wishlist, then we suggest you consider getting some gardening done inside your home. Here are a few best houseplants for low light. Chinese Evergreen (Aglaonema) – this is a pretty good indoor plant as the requirement for sunlight is very […]

Playing with Houseplants for Indoor Garden Therapy

An indoor garden can be your safe haven from the outside world, and for many a great source of joy. Most people like having beautiful plants around. But there’s more to it. Physically, an indoor garden contributes to cleaner, healthier air for us to breathe as they reduce indoor dust by 20%, therefore, improving our […]

Year-Round Salad Gardening: How to Build an Indoor Plant Shelf

If you can’t imagine your world without fresh greens within your reach, then this blog is for you. For year-round indoor salad gardening, it is important to look around your home and choose the right spot to grow your greens. It should also be a spot that’s away from cold drafts and heat sources, as […]

Experiments with Sun Tea

Up for a simple and eco-friendly tea? Yes, you heard it right! Rather than boiling water on your stove or heating it up in the microwave, sunlight provides gentle heating that, over time, can brew the tea leaves you’ve selected. The container you use to make sun tea should be clear, to allow the sun’s […]